Love List

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Easy plants for a new plant owner!

Hello my loves! If you follow me on Instagram or Tiktok you know that I have a new found love for plants. If not welcome back to the show lol. This year I discovered I not only love plants, but I love cultivating them. So on top of blogging about my favorite products, fashion, and life… we now have a plant section. I also have an Etsy shop where I am selling my plants online! So excited. I will also be taking a pause on orders next week. I will be out of town for a few weeks for the holidays visiting my boyfriend’s family. 

My Etsy store is linked here if you want to check it out - Carley’s Plants 

Instagram, Tiktok and Amazon favorites: fashion, home decor, plants-  linked in here: linktree 

Best plants for beginners.  Philodendrons are some of my favorite plants and are very similar to a pothos. They only need to be watered once they are dry about halfway down their pot, and they handle neglect decently too. Here are two very beautiful plants that are perfect for a beginner and are a little more rare than a pothos plant. 

Brazil Philodendron: Philodendrons are so similar to pothos but are not normally a new plant owners first choice. They have beautiful coloring and love indirect light. Grows like a weed and is very easy to propagate. Makes a great gift for planty friends. Caring for a philodendron is so easy which is why these make great first plants. 

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Philodendron Micans: 

Another beautiful first plant and very easy to care.Both of these philodendrons like a well draining soil. They do well in indirect sunlight and are just so pretty. These are a green purpley red color with a velvet finish on their leaves.  They have this almost purpley gold glisten in the light. Stunninggggg. People will be impressed with this baby. 

What was your first plant? 

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Updating My Apartment with Desenio Posters and Prints

Hello My Loves! As always find me on instagram- @Carleybe and TikTok and I hope you love the post below! 

After moving into my apartment in February, we have slowly been adding some final touches and Desenio was nice enough to help up with that. They sent over 3 different posters and frames and I love each of them. They work with the aesthetic of my home and could easily go in any room in my apartment. I’m obsessed with line art prints which is why I picked the smaller two pieces.

My aesthetic is modern Bohemain. We have a blue couch and these adorable wooden coffee tables that are a Bohemian dream. My favorite piece of the 3 is the largest piece

Again modern piece but the line art and colors make it a little more boho. Fits this area of the house perfectly. Cannot say enough good things about these prints. Add a splash of art to your home with Desenio wall art.

If you order would love to know what you purchased. Always looking to add more pieces :). 

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Date Night at the Rooftop Cinema Downtown San Diego

 Since the reopening of activities in California Rooftop Cinema has been on my list of things to try. They asked me to stop by and I was more than willing. We signed up for the movie  A Star is Born. They play multiple movies a day and have showings daily. They serve alcoholic beverages from beer and wine to cocktails and soda. 

Along with a variety of snacks, they have larger menu items for lunch or dinner. I think it is totally worth the experience. Note this is on the 4th floor of the Grand Hyatt hotel. Parking is not free. The parking structure is a part of the hotel and it’s under $20.  Use code Carleybe20 for 20% off of Rooftop Cinema tickets. Tag me on ig @carleybe if you check it out! Happy Watching :). 

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Target Summer Fashion Review

Welcome to my blog Carley’s World Of Beauty. Find me on Instagram and Tiktok @carleybe. Target has been hit or miss that past few months, but these are some great pieces at a great price. Everything is linked below. 

Women's Side-Tie Cropped Muscle Tank 

Summer is here and so is the rising temperature. I live in tank tops all summer and while I love a basic tee or tank. I also like a pop of color. So cute. Need it in my closet.

Scunci Medium No Slip Grip Jaw Clips

If you’ve jumped on this neutral trend then these clips or perfect for you. I where them all the time and these are so aesthetic… LOVE!

Ruched Side Bodycon Dress

Short cinched dresses are everywhere this summer. If you are interested in a cute dress at an affordable price I would try this out. 

I am also loving the accessory section. 
These bags are so on trend and I can’t get enough. Target has been switching up this section a lot and I’m here for it. 

I only wear gold jewelry and I end up picking up something from this section every time I go. These are $12 and I love them. 

Target has so many fun graphic tees. I have so many of their tee’s because they are so comfortable. A must try.

I have this bag and blue and it is so cute! Great for a brunch or dinner. I could pair so many fun outfits with and I use it frequently :). 

This is their camera bag, but it looks like the Lulu Lemon cross body. I need to get my hands on this. 

Monday, June 13, 2022

Ulivo Italian Food San Diego

Welcome to my page! My name is carley and I am a San Diego Native re-discovering my area. Follow my daily Journey on Instagram and Tiktok @carleybe. 

I love a local Restaurant and Ulivo in Ocean Beach is a favorite. The food is authentic Italian Cuisine. Locally owned and run, it is a great spot. Come hungry because the portions are large and delicious. They have amazing specials and every day dishes that they rotate on the menu.

 The Short Rib with papardelle is my favorite regular item on the menu…. And the specials are always amazing. The short rib with the polenta was a favorite but isn’t always on the menu. 

The dessert is also a necessity when visiting Ulivo. I had tiramisu and it’s heavenly. Enough to split with someone ( if they’re lucky) and they are always coming up with new dishes. It’s a great small Italian spot. Great for families or small parties. They also take reservations if you have a larger a group. Cannot say enough good things. You have to try it!  


Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Honey’s Bistro and Bakery: My Favorite Brunch Spot in Encinitas

Welcome to Carley’s World Of Beauty. Find me on ig and Tiktok @carleybe. Honey’s review is below and thank you for stopping by! Let me know if you’ve been! 

I could eat at a different brunch spot everyday of my life. I love to eat and I am starving when I wake up. For my Birthday my friend Brittany took me to Honey’s Bistro and it was insane. 

They have shrimp Bloody Mary’s, amazing mimosas and so many other drinks (alcoholic and nonalcoholic). All the food was amazing. I’ve never had such amazing French toast at a restaurant.

 Not to sweet and they were delicious. We were starving when we arrived and more than satisfied when we left. I will definitely be taking my boyfriend there and I cannot wait to go back. What’s your favorite brunch spot in San Diego?

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Azuki Sushi. One of My Favorite Sushi Spots.

Down town San Diego has some of my favorite restaurants in the whole county. Sushi is one of my favorites and their are so many great places to go being right next to the water. A new favorite spot is Azuki sushi. This cute little spot down town has a beautiful cozy outdoor back patio, indoor seating, and a beautiful bistro style front seating area. 

They have little cafe table set ups and it makes for some beautiful ambiance. We had garlic edamame and miso soup. Both delicious. As far as rolls go we had stardust and scorpion. Stardust was an albacore, gobo, avocado topped with yellowtail, lemon slices, garlic ponzu roll. Lemon and fish is my favorite and a little lemon slice with any type of sushi and I’m in. Adds that little acidic bite. 

The Scorpion roll had tempura softshell crab, snow crab, avocado, cucumber, gobo wrapped in soy paper. If a roll has  Tempura soft shell crab in in it… i'm probably getting it. On top of the rolls we had blue fin tuna nigiri. Was melt in your mouth amazing. Could not be happier with all the food we had. I can’t wait to go back. If you’ve been let me know in the comments below. 

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Javier’s in La Jolla

Find me on Instagram and Tiktok  @carleybe  

Stopped by Javier’s last night after trouble shooting some issues at the apple store. Javier’s is located in UTC and is a beautiful location. The ambience is amazing, the lighting is perfect, and the over all aesthetic is perfect for the beachy area it’s located in. 


We ordered the queso fundido and empanadas to start. Fundido is a type of queso that is thicker and more stringy then a regular queso. It’s amazing but if you are looking for liquid gold this is not for you. I’ve always loved it but it’s not for everyone. 

These shrimp empanadas are insaaaaannnneeeee. They are filled with shrimp and a cilantro jalapeño sauce. It’s 3 bites of delicious goodness and it is filling. Plate comes with 3. We just couldn’t wait to eat it before I grabbed a photo. 

I ordered beef enchiladas and tacos. Great flavors and was over all so happy with this meal. Will be going back. Have you been? Let me know would love to hear about your experience. 
Xoxo- Carley 

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

SunBum Sunscreen Review

I have changed up my skincare so much in the passed 2 years it’s insane. I’m finally loving my routine and can’t wait to talk about more of the products I’ve been loving. One of those products is SunBum Sunscreen. SunBum offers a variety of sunscreen products. The two I love the most are the facial mist sunscreen and the roller ball sunscreen. 

Both are Easy to reapply when you’re on the go and absorbs quickly which is essential if I’m putting makeup on over it. They don’t break me out and I have sensitive skin. Here is some information from their site. Let me know if you’ve used their products. 

Daily Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 30

Our Daily Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 30 is a lightweight, non-nano zinc-based formula that works as a protective base layer for our daily skin care routine. This unique blend uses antioxidant-rich Banana, Wild Rosella and Niacinamide to create a moisture barrier on the skin that helps restore healthy hydration and protect against daily skin stressors.”


“We live and love in the sun, so we made a simple and effective skin care routine that fits our adventurous and easy-going lifestyle.” SunBum 

Original Sunscreen Roll-On Lotion - SPF 50

Our SPF 50 Sunscreen Roll-On Lotion is formulated to protect our skin from harmful UV rays while keeping it soft and hydrated with antioxidant-rich Vitamin E.

Trust The Bum®

Broad Spectrum Protection, Water Resistant (80 Minutes), Sun Bum® Original Scent, Vegan, Cruelty Free, Hypoallergenic, Paraben Free“ SunBum 

Friday, February 25, 2022

Espresso Lab New Coffee Shop In San Diego

 There is the cutest coffee shop by the beach in OB. The coffee shop is called the espresso lab and isn’t new but is new to me*. They offer breakfast and lunch items, along with Açaí  Bowls. The Coffee is smooth and tastes so freaking good. I get the Carmel latte, but they also have lavender and matcha along with a wide variety of other flavors.  I just moved to ocean beach so I’m so excited to have found this little gem. What’s your favorite coffee spot in San Diego? Let me know :).  XoXo - Carley 

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Dr. Dennis Gross Retinol Review


Today is all about my favorite retinol. Dr. Dennis Gross has the best retinol. I ordered this during the pandemic and I’ve been obsessed ever since. I apply this product at night and wake up with a beautiful glow. Retinols “reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing the production of collagen. They also stimulate the production of new blood vessels in the skin, which improves skin color. Additional benefits include fading age spots and softening rough patches of skin.”

I use this 2-3x a week and my skin has never been better. If you are looking for a retinol to try… this is worth the cost. You also use the least bit of product so It lasts for a few months.

Below is some information from Sephora. This retinol is my fave . Let me know if you’ve tried this in the comments below! 

“What it is:  A gentle, daily texture-renewing serum powered by ingredients that promote clearer-looking skin and a visibly smooth texture and target the appearance of pores, oil, and fine lines.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily 

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, Blemishes 

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol: A vitamin A derivative that supports collagen production to reverse visible signs of photoaging and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while caring for UV-induced free-radical damage; it also reduces the overproduction of blemish-causing sebum and visibly fades dark spots.
- Bakuchiol: This retinol-like botanical active demonstrates the same level of efficacy as retinol without redness or irritation, is proven to support the production of collagen, and diminishes the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and photodamage.
- Rambutan: This gentle, botanical active effectively targets fine lines and wrinkles while visibly supporting skin's elasticity. 

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This advanced retinol serum is gentle yet effective enough to visibly refine skin's bumpy texture, address first signs of aging, and target clogged pores and breakouts. The Phyto-Retinol Blend™, powered by retinol and soothing botanicals, provides benefits and results without irritation. An ideal serum for a first-time retinol user or someone looking to boost their daily regimen for a smoother, renewed complexion, this formula is safe for sensitive skin.

Clinical Results: In a 4-week clinical study conducted on 40 subjects with Fitzpatrick Skin Types I–VI:
- 100% saw smoother and less oily skin with no irritation in just 1 week 

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab” - Sephora