Barn Daze.

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Since we have finally received some rain, it’s so nice to see the hills so green!  I put Maz in this plush, beautiful and green pasture to play with his brother Phillip (the white horse in the photos).  They were having a great time so I brought my camera and snapped some pics of them.  As much as I love winter, there’s nothing like a sunny barn day to relax and hang out.

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Maz was really loving running around!

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After they’d run around for a while, they’d stop and pluck some grass.

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Then I let them join their other horse friend, Joia, and the birds came swooping in.  I wish there was such a thing as a professional horse photographer, I’d be all over that 🙂

School Days.

DSC_1117I am not sure if I was lucky or not because I didn’t have to wear a uniform to school. On one hand, it would have been easy enough to know what to wear to class each day and on the other I would have looked just like everyone else. I wasn’t a super fashionable kid growing up, I was obsessed with rock music and basically wore a band tee to school every day but that was my thing. So, I guess I am happy that I didn’t have to wear a uniform to school- but if I did I would want it to look like this.

(Shirt- thrift store find, Necklace- J. Crew, Skirt & Tights- Forever 21, Shoes- Charlotte Russe, Bag- Kate Spade)

DSC_1106(I love a chunky necklace tucked under a collar. It’s simple and cute)

DSC_1108(A thick cotton skirt is perfect for winter)

DSC_1112(I have had these oxford style booties for about 7 years and I love them more and more every time I put them on. They are classic and will work for me until the end of time. I repair smudges with a black sharpie…shhh, that is our secret)

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I hope everyone had a lovely MLK Jr. Day!

Moto Leggings.

DSC_1032A couple of months ago a few friends and I checked out some cute boutiques in Petaluma, California. It was there that I found these great leggings that come in various colors. They have quickly become a staple in my closet because they spice up any outfit.

Sweater- Vince, Leggings- Beulah, Hat- Forever 21, Necklace- Alex and Ani, Booties- Sam Edelman, Purse- L.A.M.B

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Biking in Napa.

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 Rob and I spent last weekend in Napa hanging out after I won a free night’s stay at the Carneros Inn.  I know!  I used to be one of those people that said “I never win anything” until I won this great stay :).  The resort is beautiful and posh so if you’re looking for a fancy weekend away in Napa, this is definitely the spot.  We took the property bikes out for the day when we got there and spent some time pedaling around the back roads.  It was beautiful and it felt great to be cruising around the orange and red vineyards.

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Making sure we were following the back roads map 🙂

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Snapping pics along the way.

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Goodbye Fall, It’s Been Nice.

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This weekend we walked through downtown Petaluma and you could have sworn we were in Boston by the color of the trees. I had to stop and take pictures of these gorgeous maples turning from green to red.

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Lastly, these gorgeous yellow leaves against the brilliant blue sky.

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It was a beautiful day for primary colors! Now the trees will be leafless and the rain will come, I do love that too!

Fall Farewell.

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If you read this blog, you know what a huge horse fan I am.  Some of my favorite moments are spent at the barn no matter what the weather is.  When the sun is going down, I find great solace in spending time at the barn during the golden hour as I like to call it :).  I brought my camera out the last time I was there for a sunset and snapped some photos to be able to share this magical time.

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All of the local animals are out at this time.

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The lighting is beautiful.

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As we say farewell to Fall, I look forward to snowy winters in the mountains.