Takeout & Wine Pairings

Elevate your takeout with wine! As much as I love going out to eat, there’s something so satisfying about ordering in. If the restaurant delivers, I don’t have to suffer through L.A. traffic and I definitely don’t have to get dressed up. And you better believe that whenever I break open those boxes of my favorite takeout…

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Beach-Inspired Succulent Garden

A simple yet inspired DIY After my trip to the beach last week, I felt like creating a succulent garden that draws inspiration from the gorgeous southern California coast and its surrounding vegetation. California-native cacti and succulents often carpet the cliff crevices and rock formations of the beaches here, further adding to the natural beauty of the West Coast. I’ve made succulent gardens…

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Winter Brights

Most of us have those colors in our wardrobe that we turn to endlessly. For me, it’s neutrals like navy, white, and the occasional black. Yet while those classic color staples serve a wardrobe well, they can get a little ho-hum when January rolls around. That’s why I love incorporating brights into my everyday wardrobe. Just…

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You know those women who open their purses to what appears to be one big, noisy mess of makeup products? That woman is me. Weeks into the first month in the new year, I’m finally taking action and de-cluttering my purse. Buh-bye pesky gum wrappers and worn down tubes of lipstick! I’m making way for the products I utilize most. While…

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Pour a little Port

There’s something wildly satisfying about having a little glass of Port wine after dinner, especially on a cold winter’s night. It’s my equivalent of a cozy evening spent fireside with tons of blankets and my favorite dessert. There are a few different styles, but aged tawny Port is my current favorite. If you’re not sure where to start with this Portuguese fortified wine…

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Christmas in New York City

New York City is perhaps one of the most idyllic cities to spend the holidays and this year, my family and I did just that. None of us had ever been to the Big Apple, so our week-long itinerary was packed with tourist excursions, Michelin-star restaurant reservations, and tickets to a hilarious Broadway show (The Book of…

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