The anti-bride: How I planned our Malibu wedding

Wedding planning made me sick and 100% stressed. I never wanted to throw a big bash all about US. I felt like the anti-bride. I found great love and now I was expected to throw a party that could cost over $30,000. It all seemed ridiculous! My husband didn’t even own a suit. It was never my dream to have a bunch of girlfriends follow … Continue reading The anti-bride: How I planned our Malibu wedding

D’Amore’s, the nation’s best “healthy” pizza

If you live in Los Angeles, you are most likely familiar with D’Amore’s Pizza with locations in West Hollywood (open daily until 4 am), Malibu, Westwood, Thousand Oaks, Tarzana, Camarillo, Calabasas, and Canoga Park. The founder Joseph or “Joe” D’Amore is a super personable guy, just like most Italians we know, greeting and talking to each customer, serving them, and introducing us to one of … Continue reading D’Amore’s, the nation’s best “healthy” pizza

Make your life easier with Boxed.com for all your bulk needs, plus wine and holiday cocktails

No time for the grocery store? No time to run around buying gifts? Who wants to be stuck in traffic? Who wants to waste valuable time in long lines? Who actually wants to go to Costco? Who wants to lug wine or spirits home from the store to the car when a click of a button can have a wine selection like “Globetrotting Red Wines” … Continue reading Make your life easier with Boxed.com for all your bulk needs, plus wine and holiday cocktails

Staycation: LA’s 4 Leading Hotels of the World

This article was first posted on Resident Magazine online, November 2017. As I get older, I prefer a more unique hotel stay, one that feels like it might be my own home or villa. Now with AirBnb and  Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., enjoying a luxurious uncommon property is totally possible. Recently, I learned of Leading Hotels of the World, a category of independent, … Continue reading Staycation: LA’s 4 Leading Hotels of the World

Take the road less traveled in Malibu

Got a few days to unwind and soak up Malibu? Los Angeles’s beach city provides 27 miles of coastline. Known as “The Bu,” the Mediterranean climate may be one of the most desirable destinations in America. Instead of always going to the well known spots in this laid back California enclave, try some less scene-y jaunts, or secure a beach where it’s only you and … Continue reading Take the road less traveled in Malibu

I did it! How I created an outdoor living space in Malibu

This article was first posted on Resident Magazine online, June 2017. To own a place in Los Angeles is almost impossible, unless you have a couple million in the bank. Rents are steadily increasing, and Santa Monica now boasts a one bedroom with no views for around $3500 a month. LA Weekly reported that you can find a two bedroom for $5000 in Venice, and … Continue reading I did it! How I created an outdoor living space in Malibu

Emerald Exchange III in Malibu – Raising the bar for Cannabis Culture

Next Saturday on Spring Equinox (March 18), from noon to midnight, join the cannabis industry in an environment where cutting edge business opportunities and education will mingle at a private ranch in Malibu Canyon for the third Emerald Exchange, known as “EmEx.” Spend the day connecting with cannabis products, health and wellness brands, education visionaries, emerging leaders and patient communities amongst the rustic, natural beauty … Continue reading Emerald Exchange III in Malibu – Raising the bar for Cannabis Culture

WIN: LaLaScoop’s 12 Days of Giving in January

The holidays are finally over. Christmas and New Year’s eve sometimes feel like prom, where your expectations can be so grand and there’s always some sort of let down or sigh of relief when it is over. We all know we need to feel better after last year’s SH$TSHOW, so we thought what better way to start 2017 by giving away some of our favorite … Continue reading WIN: LaLaScoop’s 12 Days of Giving in January

Green Commuter’s Tesla X program makes ride sharing affordable in LA

This article was posted first on WeSaidGoTravel. Uber, Lyft, and Los Angeles‘s new metro rail have shifted the way Angelenos travel. Many people have opted to take public transportation for convenience and affordability, while some have even decided to get rid of their pricey vehicles. Now, add to the LA transportation game, a car sharing program called Green Commuter, an innovative clean energy company that will … Continue reading Green Commuter’s Tesla X program makes ride sharing affordable in LA

Malibu’s Cure Salon and Med Spa

Get cured! The best Salon and Med Spa in America is most certainly Cure Salon and Spa in Malibu, right across the street from Nobu Malibu overlooking the Pacific Ocean for miles. Why? Not only does this white airy luxurious space sit high over the Pacific Coast Highway, but it is like a one stop shop for the best beauty, medical, and wellness treatments.   … Continue reading Malibu’s Cure Salon and Med Spa