7 best side hustles to thrive in L.A.

Do you need to earn extra cash? Despite what the Dow does, millions of Americans struggle to get by on one paycheck, let alone save for the extras. How can you pick up the additional cash? Why not adopt a side hustle? These money-making avenues work magic in helping you finally establish that emergency fund without tying yourself to another boss to obey. Get inspired … Continue reading 7 best side hustles to thrive in L.A.

A Paso Robles Weekender Primer

The cliché is that it’s what Napa used to be. But Paso Robles doesn’t seem to care for the comparisons with the long-established wine country to the north. Oh, they’re happy to provide fruit for those big “Napa Valley” Zins and Cabs, but appear happy to carve out their own distinct niche in the wine world. Less than four hours north on the 101 in … Continue reading A Paso Robles Weekender Primer

What to do for Fun in LA when it rains

The old song fibbed — sometimes, it does rain in southern California. When you can’t head to the beach to tan, what do you do for fun? Only whatever you want! The City of Angels offers a plethora of fun things to do. Whether you want to get scientific or explore your creative side, you’ll find plenty to do and see regardless of the weather. … Continue reading What to do for Fun in LA when it rains

Your Guide to Planning the Perfect Picnic in LA

Picnics are tons of fun for spring, summer or fall. Luckily for Californians, the state offers year-round sunny skies — winter or summer, you’re bound to experience some pleasant weather. Whichever time you choose is sure to bring excitement — but before you go, check out a few tips for planning an enjoyable picnic! Pack Smart Choose food that doesn’t require hassle or leave behind … Continue reading Your Guide to Planning the Perfect Picnic in LA

Exclusive: Dave Navarro & Billy Morrison On September 16th’s “Above Ground” Benefit Show, Upcoming Projects & More

Scheduled to take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Monday, September 16th, guitarists Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) have put together a must-attend event: the second annual Above Ground benefit concert. As with last year’s successful event, this immersive evening of art and music will celebrate the vinyl album as an art form, and at the same time raise … Continue reading Exclusive: Dave Navarro & Billy Morrison On September 16th’s “Above Ground” Benefit Show, Upcoming Projects & More

20 New Food, Drink and Kitchen Discoveries

Whether you are hosting a gathering at home, celebrating New Year’s, partaking in an NFL Sunday or attending a holiday party, it pays to have an equipped kitchen and pantry. However, it is not always easy to keep up with the latest and greatest brands out there on the market. As a frequent reader of industry trades, a prolific interviewer of brand ambassadors and a … Continue reading 20 New Food, Drink and Kitchen Discoveries

10 Must-Try Brands For 2019’s National CBD Day

In 2018, August 8th was declared National CBD Day. Well, this week marks the first anniversary of that inaugural National CBD Day. In turn, below are 10 must-try CBD-related brands making some of the best CBD products available on the market. 1) Koi CBD Koi CBD was established in 2015 with the mission to create a standard of quality for CBD products. Koi uses 99 … Continue reading 10 Must-Try Brands For 2019’s National CBD Day

20 Beauty and Wellness Products You Should Try NOW

From Coachella gift bags to beauty and spa events, we have tried hundreds of new products in 2019. Here are our favorite new beauty and wellness finds. Charcoal is an ingredient we see popping up in many new products while trusty coconut oil and tingly peppermint oil are transitioning to products you might not expect. There seems to be more of an emphasis on using … Continue reading 20 Beauty and Wellness Products You Should Try NOW

Museum of Weed begins its journey in LA

On the eve of my 12 year anniversary with Los Angeles, I found myself in an unimaginable place, a place I wouldn’t expect to exist when I first arrived at the Museum of Weed. But that is why I adore living in the City of Angels. My mind is constantly stretched, excited, delighted, and inspired by the people, the ideas, the forward thinking. When I … Continue reading Museum of Weed begins its journey in LA

5 Budgeting Tips to Live Well While Saving Money in LA

Sunny California offers a lot of excitement and fun, but the strains of budgeting can admittedly be difficult. Los Angeles ranks as one of America’s most difficult areas to save money, which can make matters tough for those struggling financially. Don’t let monetary fears scare you away, though! LA is an awesome place to visit and live if you learn how to budget right. If … Continue reading 5 Budgeting Tips to Live Well While Saving Money in LA