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HOW TO HAVE A PERFECT DAY IN MALIBU
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HOW TO HAVE A PERFECT DAY IN MALIBU

  Malibu is serenity defined. On one hand, you are literally standing on the edge of the world, where the water meets the land. And on the other, you’re surrounded by beautiful homes, delicious food, and a winding road that some how never gets old. It’s perfectly perfect and out of the way, so that...

11 TOTALLY AWESOME THINGS TO DO IN LA THIS SUMMER
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11 TOTALLY AWESOME THINGS TO DO IN LA THIS SUMMER

Summer has officially begun. Well. Almost. You know what I mean. And before we ride off into the metaphorical sunset that might include getting on a plane and leaving this beautiful place we call home, I wanted to list out some of the top things happening in our own backyard that you won’t want to miss....

10 THINGS THAT MAKE ME HAPPY IN LA
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10 THINGS THAT MAKE ME HAPPY IN LA

In honor of World Happiness Day – which seriously puts a smile on my face for no other reason than the fact it’s a day dedicated to smiling, basically – I’m putting together a list of 10 things that I love about living in Los Angeles!  

THE BEST PLACES TO GO & THINGS TO DO IN LA TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY
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THE BEST PLACES TO GO & THINGS TO DO IN LA TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY

[Photo cred: Casey’s Irish Pub via Instagram] Don’t you just love holidays that don’t actually mean anything (to you), yet, are still SO. FUN. to celebrate? I do, I do!   St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays for me. Technically, the “Day of the Festival of Patrick”, is a cultural and religious celebration held on March 17, marking the...

N. HOOVER ST IS A TOTAL BLOCK PARTY. HERE’S WHY.
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N. HOOVER ST IS A TOTAL BLOCK PARTY. HERE’S WHY.

[photo via @shoprecollectionla / Instagram]   You know that little part of Hoover St, between Bellevue and Melrose? You might not actually not on first thought, because it consists of literally two blocks. But it’s turning into two blocks of pure joy. One might even say… a block party, if you will. I appreciate these...

A GUIDE TO THE MOST PERFECT DAY ON VERMONT ST
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A GUIDE TO THE MOST PERFECT DAY ON VERMONT ST

The little pockets of LA are what get me going. I mean, we have SO. MANY. PLACES. to choose from; the list of things to do doesn’t end. One of my favorite pockets is in Los Feliz. There’s one block in particular, where that small town feel meets the energy of a big city. Nestled...

MEET ME IN THE CITY OF ANGELS
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MEET ME IN THE CITY OF ANGELS

  For as long as I could write and draw, I have had an obsession with beautiful stationery. It may have once started somewhere with Lisa Frank and Gelly Roll pens, but to this day if I’m in the presence of stunningly crafted paper goods, I’m likely to feel inspired to buy something. Or in...

NIGHT OUT AT THE LA COUNTY FAIR
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NIGHT OUT AT THE LA COUNTY FAIR

  Nothing says “Summer in America” quite like a good old fashioned trip to the local county fair. I have so many memories from a number of fairs I’ve visited over the years, and even as I get older these silly fairs still maintain a bit of their strange nostalgic luster. I suppose the reality...