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Marissa
Northern California
Collecting and sharing life's moments.
Interests: Fashion, amateur photography, books, arts & crafts, cooking/baking, shopping, gardening, DIY projects, family, friends and pets.
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The hubby and I had an early morning start this Saturday as we headed over to the Vintage Fashion Expo for the first time at San Francisco, California. It's being held at a San Francisco County Building near the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Golden Gate Park all weekend so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Ninna Lu
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I'm not really one to put myself out there for a blog post. But I thought why not give it a try this time. I do have the worst timing ever because of all days to pick an outfit post I chose a rainy day. But during our weekends we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Thank you Chris!
Toggle Commented Feb 3, 2015 on DIY Mini Ballerina Pet Costume at Ninna Lu
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I fell in love with Dot & Bo's Love You To The Moon pillow below. So I got inspired to make my own version. I thought it would be a perfect addition to the new vintage entryway bench I got at the Sacramento Antique Faire a couple weeks ago. It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Ninna Lu
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Jan 18, 2015
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For my birthday this year, I indulged a bit on subscription boxes from fashion, lifestyle, beauty and stationery. Subscription boxes are these monthly goodies that come delightfully packaged and arrive once a month when you subscribe to it, which for some you can cancel anytime. I've been obviously unaware of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at Ninna Lu
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Happy New Year! So this is the beginning of my 365 page story and I'm starting a blank page with a good one! Instead of filling my page with unpractical, unrealistic resolutions, I have compiled 12 intentions for the year 2015. Here's to the beginning of my story! 1: I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Ninna Lu
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Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays to all!!! I'm looking forward to spending quality time with family and friends today. To start off our Christmas day, this morning for breakfast I made spiced hot apple cider (unspiked) and an eggs benedict casserole. This may be a start of a new tradition... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at Ninna Lu
It's a three day countdown to Christmas Eve! Merry Christmas everyone!!! If you're all finished with your holiday shopping, congratulations but don't forget yourself this holiday season. Here are a few set creations that I made through Polyvore for my personal take on this year's winter style inspiration. I'd love... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Ninna Lu
Where I'm from at still 100 degree weather, transitioning to boots, oversized sweaters and ponte leggings won't be until January next year. But I can't seem to gear away from stripes, open toed shoes, wedged ankle boots, and chic accessories for fall this year. I've created these outfit sets around... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at Ninna Lu
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It's now mid way through August and it's been quite some time since my last blog post, yikes! I wanted to share some memorable moments in DIY and travel that I've done in the past three months but have never found the time to post. Follow @ninnalu on Instagram! ::... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Ninna Lu
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This weekend at the small, historic town of Sutter Creek is the 12th Annual Trash and Treasures event. We were able to take a short stroll through the main street of antique shops, art galleries. wine tasting bars and restaurants. My husband and I feel quite lucky to be so... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2014 at Ninna Lu
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As I've been working my full-time day job for over the last nine months, I've been distant with my other passion in life. This month of March 2014 marks Ninna Lu's three year anniversary and I really have to remind myself that no matter what I'm doing in life, I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Ninna Lu
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Here are just a few of my fave midi skirts from Polyvore. I adore all the colors, textures, fabrics and prints. For details on the brands, please visit Ninna Lu on Polyvore @marissalu38. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at Ninna Lu
It is officially three months and 21 days away from my 40th birthday and yes I am counting down. It makes me do nothing but think of what's ahead and I'm looking forward to the age not because I'm going to be 40 years of age but it feels like... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at Ninna Lu
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This Sunday afternoon was nice and cool enough to make a quick trip to Downtown Sacramento to check out the Indie Craft Fair on 14th and E Streets. There were lots of jewelry and vintage clothing vendors plus a Kombucha truck which we tried and had a sip of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2013 at Ninna Lu
Hi Sheila! I will ship your vintage clutch first thing tomorrow. Thank you so much for your purchase and congratulations!!!
Toggle Commented Aug 9, 2013 on social e-Shop at Ninna Lu
At the beginning of the year, I started a blog series called Soul Feed to discuss my personal life transformations as I read the book "May Cause Miracles" by Gabrielle Bernstein. You can find and read the blog series here. Seven months later, I still find myself analyzing and looking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at Ninna Lu
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On June 21st, Etsy celebrated the craftmaking community across the globe and called it the Etsy Craft Party. HelloXOXO hosted its Sacramento Etsy Craft Party locally here in Sacramento, CA along with Popcycle Creamery, Giggle & Riot FunBooth and This N That Thrift & Gift. Overall, it was a fantasticly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Ninna Lu
Summer is fast approaching and my style wishlist includes a plethora of easy, fresh as well as fast pieces as go to items for a busy season of events for Ninna Lu ahead. Pieces such as a simple black silk romper, a fringe crossbody messenger bag, an ombre maxi dress,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2013 at Ninna Lu
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Being almost halfway through the year, now that it's getting closer to turning 40 for me next year, I find myself reconnecting with my Mom and my younger sister more than ever before. The times that we do share together are very precious to me so I'd like to share... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2013 at Ninna Lu
Remembering old friendships has me thinking of blooming flowers all over the place. Cherishing those old friendships should be strongly valued even when you don't call each other everyday due to our busy lives with family, career and children. This beautiful old dogwood is a pretty picture that represents how... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2013 at Ninna Lu
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This amazing S P R I N G weather has me thinking of the coming key trends, soon to come in an upcoming blog post, so stay tuned!!! The first day of the spring season officially starts on March 20th. What beauty and style plans do you have for this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2013 at Ninna Lu