Find Your Summertime Oasis

The recent heat wave in the usually mild month of April portends sweltering weather come late summer. It got me thinking about a contingency plan should the mercury reach the triple digits. An evacuation drill was in order. The safety bunker would need to be someplace reachable within a couple of hours’ drive lest we risk some kind of vehicular breakdown under the scorching sun, … Continue reading Find Your Summertime Oasis

Guide to Planning a Wedding in L.A.

People travel to Los Angeles every year to see the famous Hollywood sign and tour historical locations. They also arrive to scout wedding venues. It’s a popular place to get married, making it incredibly competitive. Anyone can use this guide to planning a wedding in L.A. to create the ultimate ceremony without too much stress. 1. Plan a Bigger Budget The cost of living in … Continue reading Guide to Planning a Wedding in L.A.

Southern California Gardens are medicine to the soul

Sometimes you need to get away from it all and find some peace. Escape to one of these Southern California gardens to find solace. Read our latest article in print in Southern California Life Magazine in full here: Find your Zen in One of These Southern California Gardens (Spring 2022). Wildfires, the pandemic lingering, nonstop traffic…the overall state of the world can feel anxiety-producing. Take … Continue reading Southern California Gardens are medicine to the soul

Celebs celebrate pre-Oscars at the eBay and GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge

GBK Brand Bar, the team behind the decade’s most exclusive gifting lounges, hosted the 2022 eBay & GBK Brand Bar Pre-Oscar Luxury Lounge at the Beverly Wilshire with a private retail activation and personalized closet cleanout program in support of the American Red Cross to benefit Ukraine. Celebrities and VIPs had a chance to donate, socialize, and be introduced to a plethora of new brands. … Continue reading Celebs celebrate pre-Oscars at the eBay and GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge

Expand Your Chill With New Takes on CBD and Cannabis

Listen, if you’re still limiting your cannabinoid consumption to pipe hits, brownies, and the occasional CBD gummy…I’m not going to say you’re doing it wrong, but you honestly may be missing out on your best high. In recent years, there has been incredible innovation in both how we consume as well as the substances themselves- and while there is no shame in sticking to what … Continue reading Expand Your Chill With New Takes on CBD and Cannabis

Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Lounge 2022 celebrates the Oscars

For over ten years, Debbie Durkin has proudly hosted award nominees, directors, producers, screenwriters, VIP talent, and more with a luxury ‘Walk-Thru’ party gifting event with countless sponsors. This outdoor spring affair at The Beverly Hilton Hotel allowed guests to mingle over a scrumptious buffet lunch, clink gold shimmery champagne toasts, and even adopt a pet on-site thanks to Wagmor Pets, a non-profit dog rescue … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Lounge 2022 celebrates the Oscars

5 Unique Sports You Can Find Locations & Groups for in LA

The Los Angeles metropolitan area has an abundance of recreational activities for its residents to enjoy. Whether you just moved here or have lived in the city for years, you can always find something new to try. Expand your athletic horizons and give these five sports a try, if you’re up to the challenge! Curling We usually don’t think of winter sports in Los Angeles, … Continue reading 5 Unique Sports You Can Find Locations & Groups for in LA

10 Outdoor Exercise Spots for People Living in LA

LA is one of the best cities if you’re looking for nature. Not many other places have the opportunity for all of the California beauty alongside the excitement of the city, which also means that during COVID-19, you can find plenty of creative spaces to hike, run, and explore the outdoors at a safe social distance. If you’re on the hunt for some fun nature … Continue reading 10 Outdoor Exercise Spots for People Living in LA

Don’t miss Mariposa, the Gold Rush Gateway to Yosemite

This article was first published on Parks & Points in December 2021. Read the full article on Parks & Points. This article was also published in three San Francisco Bay area newspapers – the East Bay Times, the San Jose Mercury News, and Marin Independent Journal. Yosemite National Park is the size of Rhode Island and pre-pandemic almost 5 million people flocked annually until measures … Continue reading Don’t miss Mariposa, the Gold Rush Gateway to Yosemite

Feel renewed in Los Cabos at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort 

Not every Cabo resort is made the same (and we have stayed at many). What sets Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort apart is its intimate location – an ideal spot for a romantic getaway or a close group of friends. Set at the tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula and about a 40-minute drive from the airport, the setting is an enchanting oasis of … Continue reading Feel renewed in Los Cabos at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort