Month: November 2016
Hiking in Marin County

10 Ideas for Young Overnight Guests

Getting Ready for the Littlest Travelers It’s the holidays and many people will either be hosting overnight guests or be staying with out-of-town family. While we make sure parents are happy, I find it especially important to create a home-away-from-home environment for the youngest overnight guests. With a few…

Small Business Saturday

Shop Small Business Saturday

Celebrate the many amazing, creative small businesses and choose products that are carefully sourced made locally. Think handmade and innovative gifts for children that can be passed down to favorite friends and family. It’s not just about supporting Small Business Saturday for one day, it’s about being…

Holiday looks for kids

Kids’ Holiday Fashion

From playful tulle and holiday plaids to marvelous metallics and beautiful brocade, there’s an option for everyone this season. Accessorize her favorite party dress with faux fur for  just the right amount of wow or opt for gala-inspired look with a just-like-dad tuxedo set for a festive black tie.…

Gift Guide for Sweet William: Toys

Monroe Workshop is a small Los Angeles-based company committed to craftsmanship with natural wood in furniture and toys. The pieces are simple and beautiful. When I read that Matt Monroe, founder, used to work at BDDW (one of my favorite furniture designers), it all made complete sense. Rocking Horse,…

Custom Gold Bar Necklace at Etsy

Gift Guide: Jewelry for Her

Dear Holiday Shoppers, Support local artisans and small businesses this season. Etsy is my go-to source for handmade, sustainable, fun, and unique gifts for friends and family. This curated gift guide includes my jewelry picks for mom. Happy Shopping, Lizelle Love this box collection, it’s four gifts in…

Montoose

Montoose Girls Holiday Dresses

It’s party-dress season! From satin and silk to beads and lace, you’ll find the usual festive range of girls dresses at your favorite stores and boutiques. This year, I’m trying to shop small and look for emerging designers who are passionate about craftsmanship. Enter Maryam Ghajar,…