California Vacation Part II

Good Morning ASW readers!! I hope everyone’s day got off to a great start! It’s quite early over here on the west coast so my day hasn’t really started yet. In a few hours my family and I will be leaving San Francisco to head over to Napa Valley better known as Wine Country. This will be my first time traveling to Napa so I am curious to see what this city looks like. Before I head out to my next destination I would like to show you pictures from the tour that we were on yesterday morning and afternoon.

The photo above ↑ is the house where the movie Mrs. Doubtfire was taped. (I love that movie)

Top:Target//Pants:Free People//Jacket:Loehmann’s//Boots:OLD//Earrings:Miami Accessory shop//Purse:Forest and Culver (Here)

As I informed you all yesterday, it is quite chilly in the bay area so I have no choice but to bundle up. Looking back over my outfit, I notice that I am wearing earth tones which are my absolute favorite. They are easy to mix and compliment my skin pretty well. I love my Free People cargo pants. I purchased them this past spring and I have worn this pair on many occasions. My boots are 6 years old…yea I know I probably need to retire them but they are my favorite because they are easy to put on and they go with so many of my fall and winter outfits.

A few of you may know that I have won several giveaways in the past year. About three months ago, I entered a giveaway to win a Hobo handbag valued at $378 courtesy of Purse Pixie and Forest & Culver. Shortly after entering the contest, I received an email congratulating me on becoming the new owner of the bag. I was ecstatic. This is the biggest item that I have won so far and its perfect for the fall and winter season. The purse is quite spacious and has various compartments for small items that I want to keep separate and not misplace. I am very thankful for this purse and this bag will be shown plenty of times in the next couple of months.

At the de Young Museum! 

Golden Gate Bridge!
My sister and I near the Golden Gate Bridge! It was very windy and cold so we had to snap pictures quickly and head back to the tour bus.

The Alcatraz Prison which was open from 1934-1963.

My tasty ceasar salad and clam chowder bread bowl.

Before entering Alcatraz cell housing

Can you spot my sister and mom in this photo? Everyone is listening to an audio tour guide which allows you to view the prison in an organized fashion. My father on the other hand roamed the prison at his own leisure, not following the instructions given by the audio tour guide.

Could you imagine living in this prison, in a cold cell, every single night with no access to the outside world? Some of the actual inmates who helped tell the story informed us that in the many years living in this prison no family members came to visit them or sent any letters.

I’m standing outside of an Alcatraz facility and the San Francisco Bay skyline is directly behind me. Isn’t it beautiful?

Well folks, I hope you all have a great Thursday and thanks for stopping by.

*ASW’s Entrepreneur Spotlight will be postponed until next Friday!

With Love,


17 Responses to California Vacation Part II

  1. Carsedra

    Great photos!! Looks like alot of fun, well minus the Alcatraz tour, that would’ve freaked me out!!

    Carsedra of:

  2. bunnymysweet

    Super cute outfit!
    ( /)
    ( . .)

  3. ifreenaturally

    Great pictures! Looks like a fun trip

  4. Fashion Pad

    So jeals of your vacay! You look like great and I can’t wait to travel back to Cali!!!

  5. Mally

    Woww that clam chowder look so tasty!

  6. Amira Lewis

    First time visiting via the BLM Group.

    I LOVE both of your bags, they are too cute. I’m an earth tone girl and am finding I need to add some more color to my wardrobe. Actually adding more clothes to my wardrobe would be wonderful. Lol

    I don’t know why, since it’s closed, am I surprised that they allow pictures to be taken inside the prison. Even with it being closed…such a scary place.

    Hope you had a wonderful vacation.

  7. MissFathiyyah

    The food you had looks soooo good! Glad you had fun! It looked like a nice family vacation :-)

  8. Gregory Despain

    I just want to tell you that I’m all new to blogging and really liked you’re web-site. Very likely I’m likely to bookmark your website . You definitely come with really good stories. Many thanks for sharing your website.

  9. Bula Bussey

    this site is cool!! thx read

  10. Arlinda Beger

    good blog! this site is cool!! thx read

  11. read post

    Between me and my husband we’ve owned more MP3 players over the years than I can count, including Sansas, iRivers, iPods (classic & touch), the Ibiza Rhapsody, etc. But, the last few years I’ve settled down to one line of players. Why? Because I was happy to discover how well-designed and fun to use the underappreciated (and widely mocked) Zunes are.

  12. good post

    This is getting a bit more subjective, but I much prefer the Zune Marketplace. The interface is colorful, has more flair, and some cool features like ‘Mixview’ that let you quickly see related albums, songs, or other users related to what you’re listening to. Clicking on one of those will center on that item, and another set of “neighbors” will come into view, allowing you to navigate around exploring by similar artists, songs, or users. Speaking of users, the Zune “Social” is also great fun, letting you find others with shared tastes and becoming friends with them. You then can listen to a playlist created based on an amalgamation of what all your friends are listening to, which is also enjoyable. Those concerned with privacy will be relieved to know you can prevent the public from seeing your personal listening habits if you so choose.

  13. browse website

    I’ll gear this review to 2 types of people: current Zune owners who are considering an upgrade, and people trying to decide between a Zune and an iPod. (There are other players worth considering out there, like the Sony Walkman X, but I hope this gives you enough info to make an informed decision of the Zune vs players other than the iPod line as well.)

  14. penny stock egghead

    Great work! This is the type of information that should be shared around the net. Shame on the search engines for not positioning this post higher! Come on over and visit my web site . Thanks =)

  15. read content

    Zune and iPod: Most people compare the Zune to the Touch, but after seeing how slim and surprisingly small and light it is, I consider it to be a rather unique hybrid that combines qualities of both the Touch and the Nano. It’s very colorful and lovely OLED screen is slightly smaller than the touch screen, but the player itself feels quite a bit smaller and lighter. It weighs about 2/3 as much, and is noticeably smaller in width and height, while being just a hair thicker.

  16. Auto approve list

    I like what you guys are up also. Such intelligent work and reporting! Carry on the excellent works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my blogroll. I think it will improve the value of my web site :). “As is a tale, so is life not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.” by Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

  17. myadvertisingpays

    Thank you for this post, very interesting!

Add a Comment

Please wait...

Subscribe to AsassyWoman.Com

Want to be notified when our article is published? Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know.