4 Must-Read Summer Beach Reads

I’ll admit, I don’t have much time to read these days, but it’s one of my favorite things to do. I pick up books at local bookstores all the time in SF or order ones that look appealing on Amazon Prime, so I keep a constant stockpile of books I want to crack open on my desk.

Here are four that I’m loving this summer (that would all make great summer beach reads).


1. The Goldfinch.


2. What Alice Forgot.


3. The Career Code.


4. Luckiest Girl Alive.

New Business Cards From Moo

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I’m a huge fan of paper products, including stationery and business cards. I’m currently re-designing Dear Serendipity (I can’t wait to show you guys!) and because I’ve spent so many long nights working on the new site, I rewarded myself with these great new business cards from Moo.

My favorite things about Moo’s cards: their branding is unreal (how cute is this case they come in?!), they’re so inexpensive, and the quality/paper thickness is so expensive feeling. Not sponsored, just the truth!

Check out Moo and all of their business cards here — I got this design. Happy shopping!

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[VIDEO] Packing Tips For a Weekend Getaway

I’m heading off to NYC this morning bright and early (hi, 7 AM flight) for a girls weekend and then a work trip. I’m gone for five days, and I get asked all of the time what I pack for these trips, so I thought I would document my process in a silly little video. Be prepared: there is wine, a lot of OCD tendencies and some actually good packing tips to come. Check out the video below!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Must-Haves


Every year, I love shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I don’t have a Nordstrom card, so I start shopping the same day everyone else does. Here are some items I can’t ignore from this year’s sale: