In the six years I’ve lived in Los Angeles, this city is everything I dreamed it would be and more. Whether you only know L.A. through the movie screen or you yourself have packed a bag and moved here like me, this is a city of constant discovery. It’s not all palm tree-lined streets and…

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The Month for Mistletoe

Trekking out to the “mistletoe trees” at our ranch has quickly become a December tradition in my family. Longtime blog followers may remember last year’s wild mistletoe post. The retrieval isn’t always easy, especially for someone as short as me, but the reward is a festive yet all too easily forgotten holiday touch. Far beyond the vineyards…

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Support Wine Country This Thanksgiving

It seems as though Thanksgiving sneaks up on us all, temporarily disappearing under the Halloween displays that quickly morph into Christmas decor and talk of New Year’s Eve plans. Yet Thanksgiving is a holiday not to be glossed over. Though we should give thanks in our daily lives, as gratitude makes for a more meaningful…

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Fast-Forward Into Fall

Living in Los Angeles has been a dream of mine since I was a young girl, so actually building a life here can feel a little surreal at times. But every autumn, I find myself wishing I was back “home” in Northern California to revel in the beauty of the vineyard harvest and the substantial…

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Vitamin Sea & Me

If you’ve ever spent a day in Malibu, you can appreciate Miley Cyrus’ popular song about this beach city. Even if you don’t have a Liam Hemsworth to watch the sun go down with, the experience is honestly just as enjoyable alone. You see, I am someone who isn’t afraid of doing things alone. Whereas…

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Cox Vineyards Update: Springtime at the Ranch

While I spend most of my time in Los Angeles, it’s always nice to come back to my roots and recharge. After all, nothing can rival the fresh, smog-free air and peaceful nature of my family’s ranch. It truly is heaven on Earth. Springtime on the ranch is without-a-doubt my favorite. Although the more-than-generous amounts of rain…

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