Bicycle Dreaming

July 2, 2014 Lifestyle
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I’m totally loving this image shot by famed photographer Bruce Weber in my hometown of Detroit! The image is part of a series commissioned by Shinola to capture the spirt of the Motor City and stars supermodel Carolyn Murphy with a group of stylish locals riding out on their colorful Shinola bikes - my latest obsession! I’m totally loving Shinola’s Bixby bicycle. Like all Shinol …

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The Best Eco Friendly Cleaning Products for Your Home

April 22, 2014 House Keeping
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At home I try to live a mostly all-natural lifestyle which applies to everything from the foods I eat to the products I use to clean my home. So many conventional cleaning products are filled with toxic chemicals that can be harmful to your health and the environment, so I feel that using products that are more earth friendly is just one tiny way I can make a more positive impact. Of cou …

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Cuteness Alert!: H&M’s Halloween Collection for Kids

October 22, 2013 Lifestyle
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Halloween is quickly approaching and while I’m not usually one for playing dress up, I couldn’t resist sharing these adorable pictures of H&M’s All for Children Collection of Halloween costumes for kids! The looks are all inspired by an 18th century masquerade ball so you can dress your kiddo as a plundering pirate, a hooded batman, a mini Marie Antoinette, a little mermaid and more …

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Haute Hotel: Amanyara

September 21, 2012 Travel
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We’re in the last dog days of summer and now that the weather is starting to cool I’m already longing for a warm beach getaway! One of my favorite warm weather destinations is Turks & Caicos where there’s plenty of sunshine, white sandy beaches and the most beautiful, clear turquoise water I’ve ever seen. When I visited in the Winter of 2010 I stayed at a luxury resort called Amanyar …

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I Want to Go Here: Hotel Iturregi in Basque Country, Spain

July 25, 2012 Travel
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Street style fashion blogger Vanessa Jackman recently posted a recap of her trip to Spain and I was captivated by these images of the Hotel Iturregi where she stayed. Located in Basque Country, a scenic region of Northern Spain bordering France with beautiful rolling landscapes, vineyards, wineries and some of the best food in the world, Hotel Iturregi features just 8 well-appointed roo …

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Pictures from London & Paris

March 8, 2012 Notes from Nicole
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Two colorful front doors in Kensington…

 Last month I spent a week in London with a quick jaunt to Paris at the tail end of the trip and I had such a wonderful experience! I took a ton of photos so I thought I’d share a few here. The architecture is quite stunning and there’s so much history and charm in these two beautiful cities! Here’s a quick photo tour of my adventure! 

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