Coffee Please! A Fav Pick Me Up

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After a flare or generally feeling less than healthy, I love to pull myself together and go for a coffee run. There’s no shortage of delicious options in Long Beach. Today’s stop was Portfolio Coffeehouse where the Hemp Milk Lattรฉ is on point.

I’m thrilled about this brief return of wet weather! I have always lived in Southern California so I’m admittedly spoiled (sometimes tortured!) by the warm weather, but I can’t get enough of the rain. Any opportunity I can have to gather my fall clothes is fantastic.

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Items In This Post:

  1. Shades/Hat – Forever 21
  2. Shoes – Indigo Rd.
  3. Cape – Macy’s
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Welcome to BlakeV.com. Let’s Hang in DTLB!

Well hello and welcome to the new BlakeV.com!

On this blog I’ll be embarking on some explorations of personal fashion favorites, fabulous travel points and destinations, and the alchemy of health, wellness and chronic illness so…thanks for hanging out! I’m eager to share the things that I love, that interest me and that bring awareness to various causes that touch my life.ย  Let’s connect – let me know what you think here and on Insta or Twitter @BlakeVmedia

I’m a resident of Long Beach, CA and a huge fan of the Downtown area. A massive rehab to The Pike and Shoreline area in recent years makes it an excellent hang, especially on a weekday when tourists are on the dl and you have all the fun to yourself!

Other things I’m about – fall and fall fashion. Of which we don’t get nearly enough in Southern California….

Items In This Post:

  1. Shades – Forever 21
  2. Shoes – Mia
  3. Jacket – Thalia
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