Susan Monaco Top

Finally, the days are getting longer and sweeter… spring is in the air. I’m the type of person who’s inspired and smiles by the sight of fresh blooms, green mountain views, and pretty skies. I love being a part of nature, especially during Spring...

Cafe Réveille



San Francisco is notorious for our coffee. We love our coffee and cafes continue to surface all over the city. Several weeks ago, I stumbled across Cafe Réveille in Mission Bay. And I fell a little bit in love. Cafe Réveille is a great spot for several reasons whether you are a jam and need a quick cup of joe, are desperate for brunch spot with some quality avocado toast or for the laptop loving working girl there is a cup of coffee awaiting you at Cafe Réveille...

Spring White

In San Francisco, it's time to pack those chunky sweaters and bust out the spring wear! One of the biggest color trends to help step up and simplify your seasonal shift is white. The monochromatic look is clean and immediately makes a statement, and I'm a big proponent...

Spring Stripes

I know it’s only the beginning of March, but I can’t help warming up my color palettes and shopping for resort and spring wear every chance I get....

Pretty in Pink

I scored this lovely blush coat by Guess at Nordstrom's which is currently on sale ($149.00). Big coats like these are timeless and one's you can keep in your closet infinitely. For example, my mother has a closet full of coats from the 80's that still ring true to current style today...

Pink Skies Good Vibes

In light of the valentine's holiday quickly approaching I slipped on this vintage inspired bomber jacket by ban.do and I'm quite frankly not planning on taking it off. Ban.do is a lifestyle brand that is really something else....

Best Donuts in San Francisco

There is really nothing quite like biting into a warm donut and you really can't go wrong when it comes to finding a good spot. However there are places that... well... are just better than others. Like when they make belly buster sized donuts, pile on the sprinkles like never before, serve them hot, fresh and delightfully doughy. Enter Bob's Donuts....

Girl Boss

We all have friends that contain a little bit more badassry than others. The ones that you have no idea how they do it. Just pure girl boss phenomenon's. With the Monday blues upon us why not give a little more love to those you love, in particular for the go-getters in the your life. Or even for yourself....

Plaid Cape

I'm currently in route for a holiday trip to Cleveland, Ohio for a Christmas with the entire Nordine crew. Being the midwest is well...the midwest. Meaning it's cold as heck. I'm planning on bringing a few different combinations of big coats, jeans, a few knit sweaters and capes.....

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Fitness Fanatic

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list is hard. In an attempt to make things easier for ya, I've rounded up the ultimate list for the fitness fanatic friend, coworker or family member in your life. Everything from atheleisure to protein that won't break the bank and who know, you may find something to treat yourself too....

Get Out of Your Shell and Wear Turtlenecks

This year the cyber sales started long before Monday so naturally I took advantage. I’ve found so many perfect items for gift giving as well as one’s that I’ve gifted to myself. If you are in need of hitting refresh on your winter wardrobe JCrew is one brand that really has got you covered.... 

Slip-On Loafers to Replace my Sneakers

Growing up a tomboy I tend to gravitate towards sneakers, loafers, and flats. Today, I still embrace my sporty flare, however, I’ve evolved and sprinkled on some glam as time passes. Instead of my usual neutral sneakers, lately, I’ve been reaching for more pairs of vibrant out of my box loafers to wear with everything...

Perfect Dress for the Holidays

It’s time. Holiday party's and yes, they are already starting to roll in. It’s the perfect excuse to dress up fancy schmancy. With mid-November upon us, I’ve been searching for the latest and greatest party dresses. Scouring the web for the perfect holiday dress...

3 Things To Do During Fall in San Francisco

"The coldest Winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." - Mark Twain Thank goodness Winter is over. While the rest of the country may be cooling down and fall is in full effect, in San Francisco this means Indian Summer is here. It’s the season every San Franciscan looks forward to most, yet it seems none of the tourists have caught on. In case you need more persuading, here are 3 more reasons to book a trip to the City By the Bay in the fall....