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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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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 7 days ago 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!!!
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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
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
I'd like to start off with a big returning "H e l l o" to my fellow blog supporters and friends. I just recently came back from a long hiatus of absolutely no social media activity in my life for literally the past 30 days, meaning no blogging as well.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at Ninna Lu
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Feb 16, 2013
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January was filled with miracles, as it was my 39th birthday just recently. Here is my Pinterest board on my birthday wish to spend some great quality time with some great friends by enjoying an outdoor picnic at a local oyster farm in Inverness, CA. :: At the foot of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2013 at Ninna Lu
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On January 10th, my sister Vivian and I went on a roadtrip over to San Francisco, CA to join other fellow Spirit Junkies who closely follow the author of the newly launched book, "May Cause Miracles", by Gabrielle Bernstein. If you are not aware of who she is, here is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2013 at Ninna Lu
It's 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 Ninna Lu Polyvore within the past several weeks for my personal winter style inspiration. I'd love to share... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2012 at Ninna Lu
HOME is where the heart lives and grows. ~ HOUSE + LOVE = HOME ~ Whereever we are together that is HOME. ~ LOVE is spoken here. ~ HOME is happiness made simple. ~ HOME is the place you want to return to over and over. ~ Those were just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at Ninna Lu
Boutique Envy is a new series of blog posts within Ninna Lu that shares my five reasons of why I envy a particular boutique. Feel free to visit the blog series here. With Cyber Monday on November 26th, this boutique of boutiques can only be found online. This unique e-commerce... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2012 at Ninna Lu
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I must confess. I have a strong fetish for fashion jewelry. I recently became strongly fascinated with Elena Howell's one of a kind geometric designs for TOMTOM Jewelry with most of her collection being on my personal wishlist. The gold and silver metals have that perfect vintage quality finish and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2012 at Ninna Lu
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If you're hosting Thanksgiving for your family, here are a few of my personal recipe picks. {Appetizer} : Brie and Cranberry Tartlets {Sauce} : Apple & Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Crystallized Ginger {Brine} : Apple Cider Brined Turkey {Side Dish} : David Chang's Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Asian Vinaigrette... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2012 at Ninna Lu
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The nailheads I ordered have finally arrived in the mail today. It was perfect as I was off today from work. Happy Veteran's Day! I've been so anxiously waiting as I had a few things in mind that I'd like to stylishly update. All for $4.98 (plus shipping of course),... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at Ninna Lu
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A last minute pet costume shopping trip to find my mini doxies their Halloween attire lead me to create something special instead. See the DIY here. I did luckily find a black skeleton hoodie for Pawley but for Maddie, I just couldn't find anything aside from the normal pumpkin pet... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at Ninna Lu
Hi everyone! It's time to bust out the boots and scarves. Here are just a few of my outfit set creations for Fall 2012 on Polyvore. From a warm sweater coat, comfy burgundy riding boots, striking cobalt blue accessories, edgy skulls and spikes, I just couldn't stop creating these outfits... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2012 at Ninna Lu