Tasting Fall in Wine Country

L'Aventure Tasting_4 L'Aventure Tasting_1 L'Aventure Tasting_2 L'Aventure Tasting_3 L'Aventure Tasting_5 L'Aventure Tasting_6 We got our first taste of fall recently. I thought I wasn't ready to let go of long summer days, but now I find myself craving all things fall. I want to go apple picking, carve pumpkins, wrap myself in plaid throws, and sip apple cider in front of a fire. The white blazer is a staple in my wardrobe. No matter how sloppy I feel, I know I can throw it on with jeans and a pair of heels and my day will instantly become brighter. I don't buy into the whole no white after Labor Day rule, so you can be sure to see this many more times as summer fades and fall really gets underway. Jacket: J. Crew, white color n/a| Jeans: Madewell | Sunglasses: Michael Kors, old, similar | Watch: Michael Kors | Ring: Lucky Brand, old | Boots: Joie | Bag: Kate Spade, color n/a

Summer Blues

Summer Blues_7 Summer Blues_8 Summer Blues_6 Summer Blues_1 Summer Blues_3 Summer Blues_5 Summer Blues_9 Summer Blues_2 Summer Blues_4Summer blues: blue eyes, boat shoes, denim, and gingham are a sure win look for any summer activity. It is especially excellent for running through grape vines with a toddler, cuddling with a sleeping infant in the children's museum, and sipping on a glass of fantastic GSM while the rest of the clan is asleep. If find yourself in Paso Robles with little ones, the Children's Museum is must-do activity - as is the newly installed kids' play area at the park downtown. After the kiddos are sufficiently exhausted, head to one of the excellent local wineries or breweries, taste, purchase a bottle (or 3), and enjoy an hour plus of quiet bliss sipping on your beverage of choice while the little ones recharge their batteries. Shirt: J. Crew, old, similar | Shorts: J. Crew | Shoes: Sperry, old, similar | Bag: Kate Spade, color n/a | Necklace: Lucky Brand, old | Belt: Madewell, old