For the last 7 years, I've been lucky enough to call Huntington Beach my home where I lived a few blocks from the water. It's everything you imagine it would be...amazing weather, casual atmosphere, walkable errands, and gorgeous landscape at every turn. Orange County, in general, is a such a beautiful place to live (and work). … Continue reading Dear Diary, I Just Up & Moved (Back) to Los Angeles!
The Valentine’s we currently know is a sweet little made up holiday everyone just sort of buys into, albeit against their will in most cases. If you’re attached, there’s the pressure of doing something; if you’re single there’s the pressure of ignoring it and having those in relationships ask if you're "doing something" while you're … Continue reading The Ladies Guide to Valentine’s Day
As promised, I’m bringing the realness to my blog and I’m starting with a very personal matter. Weight loss! This is just one of many new ventures I’ll be recording here and through social media along with some seriously awesome collabs in 2018. I’m so excited about sharing all of this with you and I … Continue reading Weight Loss Diary: Getting Started Is The Hardest Part
Today I'm sharing some of my favorite cold weather essentials that are getting me through the season in comfort and style. What follows is a smorgasbord of some serious must-haves for fall/winter - even though as I write this it's a sunny 76 degrees outside! So Cal climate during the holidays is completely confusing to … Continue reading Winter Essentials: Things You Need Now
Unlike last year, I decided to do my gift shopping early this year. In fact, I'm already done! Wow, I didn't think I'd ever say that this early in the season, but man it feels great! My main goal was to be able to enjoy the fun of the holiday season without any stress or … Continue reading Holiday Gifting Made Easy: Gifts They’ll Love Getting
This week-in-review, I'm excited to introduce you to a few new things taking precedence and setting precedents in my life currently...mind, body, and soul!
When I was a kid we used to spend our entire day outdoors, riding bikes until sun down and having to be dragged inside for dinner against our will. Fast forward to adulthood where taking time to walk outside of our office building for lunch is a luxury. Prioritizing our needs and our wants is a balance, so making … Continue reading Let’s Go: Hiking in Irvine | California
In my early 20s my then boyfriend tried to pay me a compliment by telling me one of the things he admired about me most was the fact that I always have my nails done. At the time, that 20-something girl looked down at her hands and thought, what's the big deal? This now 30-something gal (while rolling … Continue reading Girl, Get Your Nails Did: A Review
So you still have a few gifts to buy? Well, you're not alone. Most of us leave it to the last minute, but don't worry, I've got you covered with my no-nonsense gift guide for LITERALLY everyone in your life. The hope is that the gift-giving part of the holiday season doesn't overwhelm the drink-drinking part … Continue reading Gifts For (LITERALLY) Everyone in Your Life
In May I celebrated a special anniversary... my Orange County anniversary to be exact. I've had the fortune of living in Huntington Beach, or Surf City, USA as it's famously known, for the last four years. Although, I'm a city girl at heart, the OC has imprinted on me deeply. From jogging on the beach to dining … Continue reading Happy OC Anniversary To Me