[FITNESS] 13 Tips for a ClassPass Newbie

For the last 18 months, I tried very hard to convince myself I was motivated enough to go to the gym on my own free will to lift weights.  It worked… when Jesse dragged me out of bed kicking and screaming at 6:30 in the morning.  And by worked, I mean not of my own…

[WELLNESS] A New Year Intention Setting Practice

“Intention is the starting point of every dream. It is the creative power that fulfills all of our needs, whether for money, relationships, spiritual awakening, or love.” -Deepak Chopra, M.D. This year, I’ve had several people ask what my “New Years Resolution” was.  I found it hard to answer that question.  At first I said,…

[TRAVEL] Antelope Valley Poppy Fields

This past weekend I invited 4 women to join me in a weekend, girls-only, camping getaway.  The trip was based around making it to see the poppy fields.  There are a few options for someone looking to see poppies in southern California, the most well known being Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the Antelope Valley…

[TRAVEL] Camping Near Los Angeles at Saddleback Butte State Park

This past weekend I hosted a weekend camping getaway for myself and 4 other women. We had one goal in mind: to see the poppies in Antelope Valley! In searching for a place to camp, I found Saddleback Butte State Park, just a short 45 minute drive from the Poppy Reserve and about an hour…

[EVENT] Artisanal LA Spring Show 2017

For the past two years, Jesse and I have been attending Artisanal LA’s Spring and Fall shows.  This biannual, pop-up show brings together nearly 100 small businesses from around the country offerings a variety of goods including food, clothing, beverages, skincare and more.  I instantly fell in love with this event the first time I…

[DIY] Hanging Wooden Shelf

For this month’s craft night with the ladies, I wanted to make something functional and decorative.  I saw someone selling a set of wooden hanging shelves and figured it would be the perfect home decor to replicate.  After reading several blogs explaining different methods and styles to make, I decided to take on the adventure through…

[EVENT] Their Wanderlust Los Angeles Event Calendar Announced!

Thank you all for your continued support!  In order to better serve my fellow Angelenos and keep you in the know, we’ve created a new menu item seen on the bar on the top of my website titled “LA Calendar.” We’ve been sifting through the events in the LA and the greater vicinity and adding the information…

[EVENT] Dirtybird Campout 2017 Dates & Contest Announced

Dirtybird Campout just announced their 2017 dates!  This year’s event will be taking place October 6 – 8, 2017, with tickets going on an early-bird, flash sale June 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM PST.  Make sure you mark your calendars! For those of you unfamiliar with Dirtybird Campout, it’s well known DJ, Claude VonStroke’s, 3-day…

[EVENT] CoffeeCon Los Angeles 2017

Video shot using iPhone 6 and DJI Osmo Mobile for stabilization. This weekend, Downtown Los Angeles was host to the 3rd ever CoffeeCon to take place in Southern California. Located at the Reef, a creative space just south of the 10 Freeway off of Broadway, hundreds of baristas, coffee shop owners, and coffee fanatics gathered…

[DIY] Hand-Painted Leather Feather Necklaces

For the last year, I’ve been finding craft inspiration via Pinterest and inviting a group of 30 women in Los Angeles to come together for a monthly craft night.  I cost out the craft and ask for a contribution from anyone that wants to participate.  It’s a great way for my friends and friends-of-friends to…