20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Indoor-outdoor living is synonymous with Palm Springs. The design and architecture meshed with the desert landscape are the best in the country. Just hop on your bike in neighborhoods near Villa Royale, Del Marcos, Miramonte Resort and Spa, or Hotel Triada and swoon at the mid-century homes with a pop of color at each door or imagine what lies behind the hedges and swaying palm … Continue reading 20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

EcoLuxe Lounge drive-thru boosts spirits during uncertain times

Debbie Durkin does it again, but this time her 15th Annual EcoLuxe Awards Season Luxury Gifting Lounge on April 23 at the Beverly Hilton was a different kind of experience – drive-thru style – where guests stopped along the way to learn about new products and services.  To celebrate the 2021 Awards Season nominees in film, guests took home boxes from the Beverly Hilton chef team … Continue reading EcoLuxe Lounge drive-thru boosts spirits during uncertain times

A Mammoth Road Trip – California’s Outdoor Adventure

The first time I drove to Mammoth from LA was at night with a group of friends to celebrate New Year’s sometime around 2008. I had just flown from Connecticut and remember the dark drive as creepy and eerie. Fast forward 12 years later and I’m finally returning to the ski the mammoth mountains of California, which has been put off for far too long … Continue reading A Mammoth Road Trip – California’s Outdoor Adventure

Revtown – Find your perfect jean fit with a few clicks

A little over a year since the pandemic shut down in California and I have finally transitioned from my pandemic pants (sweats) to jeans thanks to Revtown USA. A digital tailor helps you create the perfect fit online. Pick your color (Everyday Indigo for me), your fit (Skinny Jeans for me), your body shape, then answer a few questions about your height, weight, and jean … Continue reading Revtown – Find your perfect jean fit with a few clicks

Interview with Emanuele Ponzo of Crateful Catering

Crateful Catering and meal delivery service, founded by Emanuele Ponzo, comes with quite the backstory. Emanuele pivoted from being a world-class athlete to building a multi-million dollar business. Crateful Catering known as Crateful offers indulgent menus for luxury and corporate clients created by celebrity chefs with an emphasis on healthy ingredients and nutritional value.   Crateful boasts luxury and celeb clients such as Paris Hilton, … Continue reading Interview with Emanuele Ponzo of Crateful Catering

Clink glasses at home this Awards Season with one of these red carpet cocktails

Send a virtual toast to the stars this Awards Season with one of these winners. While you may not be stomping from one awards party to the next in 2021, celebrate by dressing up at home in your finest red carpet style garb and clink glasses with one of these Absolute Vodka cocktails. Absolut Gold Ingredients: 1 Part Absolut Original .5 Parts Peach Liqueur  .5 … Continue reading Clink glasses at home this Awards Season with one of these red carpet cocktails

The Best Card Rooms in LA

Card rooms are very popular in Los Angeles County. This is mainly because California has very specific rules about what’s allowed in terms of gaming. This includes Native American casinos in reservations, the state’s lottery, certain sports betting, and card rooms. Since there are no Native American reservations within LA, card rooms have become the primary entertainment for many gamblers. So, let’s check out some of the best card … Continue reading The Best Card Rooms in LA

Treat yourself or your Valentine

During the pandemic we all need a little self-care to get us through these days of uncertainty, so surprise your loved one (or buy it for yourself) this Valentine’s Day with a little pick me up to show them they are loved. A small token of appreciation goes a long way – whether it’s a box of homemade scones or a stylish chapeau. Here’s the … Continue reading Treat yourself or your Valentine

Pandemic fashion – a stylish hat from Heron and Pine

The pandemic has most of us in LA living in sweats, only leaving the house to grab takeout. But on the chance you want to spruce things up a bit, like say when you go to the grocery store, a hat is one of your only stylish options.  Pair with jeans, a long skirt, or even sweats, a Heron and Pine hat made from 100% … Continue reading Pandemic fashion – a stylish hat from Heron and Pine

Pro Safety Beauty Summit

“Better Safety, Better Work” is the motto of this year’s first beauty industry summit. Due to the pandemic a shift must occur in many businesses, and with this online virtual summit, the beauty experts will share the most up-to-date safety products and protocols. Get an education on best practices, safety measures, and employee protocals to ensure confidence and profitability in a changing world. The Pro … Continue reading Pro Safety Beauty Summit