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Secrets to a Classic Wardrobe: Black Pumps

Secrets to a Classic Wardrobe: Black Pumps

I’m starting a new segment on my blog called “Secrets to a Classic Wardrobe”, where I will discuss staple, classic wardrobe pieces that you will have for years.  One major wardrobe classic are black pumps.  I got my first high-end pair of simple black pumps in 2007 and I still have them.  I’m wearing them […]

Guess What? Labor Day is Not the End of Summer

Guess What? Labor Day is Not the End of Summer

That’s right, Labor Day is not the end of summer, well officially that is.  Many of us are used to thinking of Labor Day as the end of summer, because the weather can change and many summery things close down.  When I lived in New York City it certainly started feeling like fall shortly after […]

Paso Robles Guide – What Not to Miss

Paso Robles Guide – What Not to Miss

So if you’ve seen my Instagram, you know that I love to go wine tasting. In addition to going to the Santa Ynez Valley I also like to go to Paso Robles which is 3 to 4 hours away from Los Angeles.  When we go to Paso Robles we usually spend 2-3 days, after that […]

My Current Beauty Favorites

My Current Beauty Favorites

Today I’m sharing some of my favorite beauty products that I currently use all the time and cannot see myself living without anytime soon. I always seem to have conversations with my girlfriends about skin care and products that we’re currently loving.  These 3 items recently came up in conversation and I wanted to make […]

Bubbles and Berries Cocktail

Bubbles and Berries Cocktail

Today on the blog I’m sharing a recipe for a drink called Bubbles and Berries. It’s inspired by the Bubbles and Berries cocktail at the restaurant Beauty and Essex in Los Angeles. If you follow me on Instagram and see my Instastories, you know that I thoroughly love Beauty and Essex. I’ve been in contact […]

7 Simple Tips for Hosting a Cocktail Party

7 Simple Tips for Hosting a Cocktail Party

I believe that the cocktail party has changed since I started hosting them 10-ish years ago.  Cocktail parties went from an event with great food and cocktails, to an event that is simply Pinterest/ Instagram ready. I always think that layout, the look and feel are important.  I feel that often times people are so […]

Spending the Day in Venice Beach

Spending the Day in Venice Beach

Los Angeles is synonymous with summer … living in the Hollywood Hills means sometimes you just need to add the beach to the equation. One of my favorite day trips is Venice Beach. It’s got a flavor all its own and only 30 minutes away …when there’s no traffic (which is never) … or 2 […]

Simple and Delicious Rose Sangria

Simple and Delicious Rose Sangria

Rose sangria is synonymous with summer for me.   That’s why I love to make this easy and tasty summer drink every summer.  It’s always a hit.  Specifically it reminds me of summers spent on Shelter Island, New York with my husband.  We spent many summers there and loved to go to the Sunset Beach […]