Month: June 2016

Barcelona – Travel Style Guide

  When you’re planning a trip there are a ton of details to figure out, not the least of which is how to pack for both comfort and style. While I am certainly stoked that the athleisure trend seems to be here to stay,  I personally prefer something a bit less gym-tastic. Especially seeing as the Spaniards invented possibly my fav summer shoe – the espadrille – I relished the opportunity to put these from my […]

The House Blend Featured on Independent Fashion Bloggers!

I’m so excited to share that The House Blend has been featured on Independent Fashion Bloggers site this week! It’s always nice to be recognized by my fellow fashion bloggers! Thanks to IFB for the support! Links à la Mode, June 16 Aesthetic Distance: Jawbreaker: An Ode to to High School Girl Squad Movies A Handful of Stories: Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe Attire Club: The Best Dressed Men of the 2016 Tony Awards Cat Eyes […]

Park Guell

Park Guell contains more work by Barcelona’s arguably most beloved figure Gaudí. These viaducts are stunning and I couldn’t get over them! Eusebi Guell commissioned this park out of his desire to help develop more public spaces in Barcelona. It’s located on Carmel Hill so you get beautiful views of the city. I’m putting together a little travel guide from my time in Spain so keep your eyes open for it coming soon! In addition […]

Madrid in May

I’ve been so excited to share these photos from my trip to Spain with you! My hubby and I celebrated 10 years last August but it’s been so crazy we haven’t been able to get away until this past May. It’s been a dream of mine to visit and the hubs was nice enough to take me there! Yeah, I got a good one ;). Over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing more about […]

Spring Leather

One of my favorite things about the colder seasons is the need for warmth and leather layers. So when I discovered this blush and black leather jacket I jumped at the chance to wear leather a little longer. We all know spring is tricky because of the warmer days but still chilly nights so we need a nice jacket to throw on when the weather changes its mind ;). While I am super stoked that […]