Different Places :: Different Faces



Today is the day!

We took our 7:00 am flight from DFW to LAX, and in a few hours we’ll be island bound!

Claudio is from California, so we’re going to take advantage of the West Coast while we can!

If it isn’t evident…I love Instagram. So I’ll be giving sneak peaks of our trip as seen by my iPhone.

We’re doing a lot of traveling this season and we love going back and reminiscing.

So we had to make a hashtag. (Can you see our kids in 10 years? “Mom, hashtags are so old school.”)

So check out #lvtakehawaii and the ever present #losvallejos for more fun along the way!

I hope everyone finds some time to relax this weekend!

Wife C

Making Waves

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I am so ready to take a little time for some serious R&R.

Even though this year is just barely a fourth of the way through, it has been one crazy year so far.

When planning a trip, deciding what I am going to take and wear is among one of my favorite parts. This year, it seems I have developed a jewel-toned street style.

Recently, I discovered that the mens t-shirts at H&M fit perfectly and give me that effortless look I’ve been searching for. I have obtained quite a few since that discovery and I love just throwing one on and giving it a little front tuck on the way out the door.

My girlfriend Ashley sent me a picture of those cat-eye sunnies at Nordstrom and I have been pretty much obsessed with them. I love the retro vibe they give off, so I’m totally stoked to wear them with my streamlined high-waisted swimsuit.

A little over one week and counting to relaxation station.


Wife C

The Austin Batch | Los Vallejos

A beautiful friend is getting married this month. Over the weekend we had the opportunity to celebrate her in the best city. So much laughter and wine!

We coined the hashtag #theaustinbatch

Check out the other photos with the hashtag on my Instagram

What we did:

Food: Hopfields & Kerby Lane

Tour: Discover Texas Wine Tour, specificallly the Hill Country Tour (Yeah Salt Lick Cellars!)

Vinyl: Breakaway Records

Vintage: Blue Velvet


Wife C

Travel Season

We love to travel, and, thankfully, we’re fortunate enough to have many opportunities to do so. It is such a joy to share our travels with the world here at LV. This year we’re planning a few excursions!

Los Vallejos | Summer Vacation

We’ll take many trips to Austin, our muse, during the summer. It’s a fun and easy get away. It’s always a good idea to try and find a way to stay with friends. It’s inexpensive, and you get quality time with people you don’t see very often.

We’re running away to the islands in May with Claudio’s family. It will be my only week off of school for the entire year…so where better to spend it than soaking up the sun and sipping out of a pineapple?

Finally, we’re making our way up to Chi-town with some friends later in the summer. We have wanted to visit the Windy City for a while now and we’re thrilled to be traveling with such great friends!

In June we’ll celebrate our first year of marriage. We haven’t decided where we’re going, but you can be sure we’ll be jumping on a plane to somewhere! Any suggestions?


Wife C

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CV + CV :: Hashtag Showlife // ACL 2013


Our ACL journey was totally rad. Mind if I tell you about it?


We are usually SXSW people, but this year we ventured to the infamous Austin City Limits.

The line up was just as hot as the temperatures outside. Well-known and underground artists gracing the same stages for 3 days of outdoor hippie bliss.

Our main attractions were HAIM (learn more about this sister trio in our AS feature), Grimes, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys and finally… 

We have loved Local Natives for years. Unfortunately, in the past each time an opportunity has presented itself to see them live… something has always gotten in our way.

Not this time!


(excuse the cheesy thumbs up. I was clearly suffering from heat exhaustion + excitement)

These guys were totally rad and humble. It only deepened my appreciation for their music.


If you haven’t figured it out by now… I have a totally healthy obsession with these girls. HAIM has become a staple on my Spotify and the only vinyl I want to play.

You go girl

Grimes. What to say about Grimes? She’s not for the faint of heart or the severely dehydrated. So much dancing and spooky, funky, weird sounds all blended together by one blonde weirdo.


If you’ve never been to ACL, it’s a massive festival spanning 3 days across Zilker Park in Austin. It’s difficult to see everyone you want to see and want to be in the front? Forget about it!

But it’s an experience worth having and we would recommend it to anyone!

Check back later for some ACL tips and tricks we picked up along the way.


There is always more to come.


Wife C

CV + CV :: We’re Back // Busy Beavers


We have been in a music festivals going-baby shower planning-house hunting-new chapter in our lives whirlwind! It is a very exciting time to be a part of.

We have so much to share in the coming weeks, but I will start with a few photos from our favorite moments.

I hope everyone has a great weekend!



There is always more to come.


Wife C