For My Father

Happy Father’s Day to my awesome dad. Your support and encouragement has been so appreciated in my life, especially lately. I’m so glad for the many ways you’ve influenced my life and I’m proud of our many similarities.
Thank you for inspiring my love of cooking, backpacking, and road-tripping. Thanks for influencing my musical tastes and my artistic abilities. You truly were an original hipster; I even got my DIY tendencies from you.
Thanks for your even-keeled and easy-going personality, but also for your ability to handle my fierce streak. Thanks for teaching me good values… All that shopping practice helped me be a patient shopper later in life when I developed Veganism and Celiac Disease and therefore the need to read every ingredients label on every single product I want to purchase. And most of all, thanks for my height– just kidding… Thanks for loving me.

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New Website


That’s right! I finally have a new website for Clear the Way! Check it out and let me know what you think!

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For Bright Daisies

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September is almost here and I feel okay about it. We still have twenty-six days of Summer left and I fully intend to make the best of it. This Summer has been great for me because it hasn’t been as hot as some of the Summers I’ve experienced in my past. That meant layers were still appropriate and not causing overheating.

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Green Skirt Details 1

I love the Sun in the Summertime evenings when it’s really low in the sky, lighting up all the dead grass on the hills. The rolling golden hills in California will forever hold a special place in my heart. They remind me of playing outside as a child, going on long road trips as a teenager, and going on even longer road trips as a young adult. Do you have rolling golden hills where you live?

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These photos were all taken by the lovely and talented Olivia from Rio the Dreamcatcher. My entire outfit is thrifted except the sweater (old Target) and the necklace which was gifted by Olivia.


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For Arrow Jewelry

Clear the Way Inspired Arrow Jewelry

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For a Lucite Heels Look

Lucite Heels Look

earrings / necklace / dress / bag (similar) / shoes / sunglasses / ring / bracelets (blue / gold)

I love a good, simple dress I can just throw on and accessorize. And seriously, how great are these lucite wedges? (I love emerald green.) How do you guys feel about the lucite trend? I think it’s both edgy and professional, and I love it. I think it’s a great way to add some extra intrigue to an outfit in a subtle way.

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For the Lucite Heels Trend

Lucite Heels

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For Subtle Colors

This house is another from Jessica Helgerson just like the last Spaces post. What I like about this place is the professional vibe and the mix of basically-monochromatic rooms with some really nice bright colors added in subtle areas. What do you think of this space? Like it better than the other?


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Dining Room

Room and Bathroom Details

Living Room

P.S. How great is this office and music space?



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