Blazin in Britney

This is one of my favorite looks - a blazer over jeans with a T-shirt underneath. Completely influenced by Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman - you know, the fire escape scene at the end?

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Instead of a plain white tee, I'm rocking this Britney Spears shirt I found in the men's section at Target. Excuse me, I just wrote that as if I stumbled upon it. I 100% went on a special trip to the store to buy it. Abe just got back from a Brother Orange reunion in China and his buddy Matt (Britney's #1 fan) was rocking this in every picture. I promise to share it with Abe.

The blazer is by Kooples - roll up the sleeves and there's a fun polka dot surprise underneath. I borrowed it from Rent the Runway. I'm trying out their Unlimited Subscription since I'm speaking at GOOD, a wellness festival, early February and needed a cute outfit. So far, I love it - for $159 you get any 4 pieces you want at a time - and if you sign up via this link - both you and I will get $30 off! The only thing is I get a bit impatient waiting for new items to ship (it takes an average of 5 days) but I will say, feeling pressured to wear really nice stuff makes me go out and do things more than lounging around in my yoga pants.

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Basic Black at The Broad

One of my intentions for 2018 is to simplify things. I've been getting back to basics, but still can't resist a little fun trend.

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J'adore these Black Velour Overalls. They fit like leggings and are super comfortable. The only problem is that the inner lining started ripping after only two wears. Here's a similar pair - maybe those hold up better?

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The perfect museum outfit at The Broad - paired with a black turtleneck, black kicks, denim jacket, giant hoops, and my newest obsession - a gift from one of my favorite brands Nisolo - their brand new Maya Folded Purse.

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The purse is buttery soft, and surprisingly roomy! I fit just the necessities in there - my phone, keys, credit card/ID and a couple candies.

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Big Bear/Lake Arrowhead Weekend

One of my favorite parts about living in Los Angeles is the ability to just go away for a last-minute trip where you feel like you're worlds away. I feel like I've done pretty much all the quintessential LA getaways - Santa Barbara, San Diego, Julian, Oak Glen, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Ojai, Palm Springs, Temecula, Borrego Springs, Solvang - the one place I've been hearing about for years but never visited was Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead.

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We drove up on Saturday morning to Big Bear. The town is full of interesting shops that are rather niche for your typical tourist spot. I wound up buying a fitted LA Dodgers hat - even more fitting that I wound up watching the documentary Long Shot on Netflix that night (if you haven't seen it, it's really incredible. Especially if you're a Curb Your Enthusiasm fan like me and Abe).

Food-wise we just brought our own meals/snacks and went to the grocery store - with my gluten allergy it was just easier.

Our hotel (Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa) check-in wasn't until 4pm so we stopped by SkyPark at Santa's Village - a newly reopened theme park totally devoted to Christmas! Longtime readers know I'm a freak about the holidays (because I was born on Xmas Eve). It's never too early for me to start celebrating. You can watch more in the video at the bottom of this post.

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The hotel is a bit overpriced for what it is, but most of the other places I looked at required two nights. Next time I'd like to get a house with friends and stay a little longer. We woke up early in the morning and headed to the Heart Rock Trail for a morning hike.

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Take your GPS to 250 N Highway 138 Crestline, CA - when you see the "Camp Seely" sign, drive up the one-way dirt road to a small parking area. Follow the trail past the pool and make your way (about 20 minutes) to the rock with the heart in it! For the most part this was an easy hike, though I did need to find a large stick to help get me up the steep parts near the end.

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