Sea Ranch Lodge - Weekend Trips North of San Francisco on Modern Stripes
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Weekend Trips North of San Francisco

My roommate and I are looking for a weekend getaway North of San Francisco. Something scenic, something different, something a little inexpensive. Not so sure it exists, but after hours of some curious research I’ve made a little list of some unique contenders that…

Making Feel Good Goals for the Week

Making Feel Good Goals For the Week

Lately I’ve been in a bit of slacker. I stopped writing posts, I stopped taking photos, I stopped reading, I even stopped going to the gym and I’m not even sure why… but if it looks like a rut, smells like a rut, sounds…

Spring Cleaning for Real Girls

Spring Cleaning for Real Girls

It’s that time of year – flowers are blooming, the days are longer, the air is crisp, iced coffee is in order and you better be doing some spring cleaning! I feel like it’s just so necessary to put away all of that winter stuff that’s…

Pie Crust Pop Tarts

Pie Crust Pop Tarts

I love pie crust. It’s my favorite part of any pie! If I could scoop out most of the filling and add a dollop of Cool Whip Lord knows that slice would be gone in 30 seconds flat. I was looking around Pinterest for a recipe…

Marengo Wine Whiskey and Sliders
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Where to Grab a Glass of Wine in San Francisco

In case you haven’t noticed, my drink of choice is almost, always wine. There’s nothing better than enjoying a glass of red at happy hour with the girls or while watching my favorite shows like The Bachelor and Scandal (#TGIT anyone?) Have you ever noticed…

Molde Norway

Traveling To Europe With Just A Carry On

A very important Girl Boss in my life preaches “you always need to have an adventure on the books.” She’s right – it’s so important to have something to look forward to! The everyday rise and grind can have you questioning all kinds of…

Wine Bottles

Wine Tasting with Williams- Sonoma

It’s FRIDAY & as an official member of what I like to call “Team Happy Hour,” you bet I’m looking forward to that glass of wine waiting for me after work! I’m a wine-o through and through. In fact, a weekend of wine tasting…

Pink Peonies

Why “Modern Stripes”?

Hi there, thanks for stopping by 🙂 I’m so excited to (finally) be publishing my first post on Modern Stripes! I created this site as a place to share the everyday details and things that inspire me most. A little background info: My daily uniform…