Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

With our safer at home restrictions just extended indefinitely in Los Angeles, now more than ever, it will be important to think about creating your own summer oasis to stay sane and fulfilled. We reached out to a few local experts to find out how to upgrade our outdoor space for the warmer days ahead. Jordan Goodman, the CEO of Aquaview, the leader in glass … Continue reading Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

Quarantine Cuisine – Stuffed Crust Pizza with Hormel Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp (+Zucchini version)

If you are like me, you have been cooking up a storm during the pandemic, more than you ever have before. Although it is very important to order out and support restaurants, it can get very pricy, especially here in Malibu. Recently, I’ve been watching my favorite chefs on Instagram Live prepare some of their best dishes. This weekend we bring you the LaLaScoop from … Continue reading Quarantine Cuisine – Stuffed Crust Pizza with Hormel Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp (+Zucchini version)

Geoff Erwin performs virtually to raise money for First Responders Children’s Foundation

In uncertain times like 2020, kindness really matters. One such organization providing support to those in the helping professions is the First Responders Children’s Foundation. First responders and their families who are enduring financial hardship due to the coronavirus outbreak are assisted AND the foundation will continue to help first responders for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Singer/songwriter/comedian Geoff Erwin performed his first virtual fundraising … Continue reading Geoff Erwin performs virtually to raise money for First Responders Children’s Foundation

Todos Santos, Mexico – Baja Pitstops Along the Way

There is no better time to lay out your wish list of travel destinations than now, locked down at home for weeks. This COVID-19 house arrest is the time to reflect on your travel goals and contemplate the best time to go to the destination of your dreams – when it is safe to travel again. Mexico is a place we visited six times in … Continue reading Todos Santos, Mexico – Baja Pitstops Along the Way

Support your local Malibu restaurants during the Covid lockdown

The world seems to be at a standstill. Our biggest joy was dining out and enjoying exciting food with friends. Now for all of us, that has been put on hold as we learn to eat alone daily in our homes or with our families. When you tire of cooking at home, treat yourself and your loved ones to NOT a night-out, but a night-in … Continue reading Support your local Malibu restaurants during the Covid lockdown

Sunday Funday brunch at LOCALA inside the Mayfair Hotel

Inside the revamped historic 1926 Mayfair Hotel in the emerging Westlake neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles, find an indulgent brunch at LOCALA Kitchen + Bar. Pass the stunning grandiose light-filtering foyer with original 1926 columns and bravado art from well-known street artists to enter LOCALA. This mid-century mod restaurant comes with reasonable prices, more than most brunch spots in LA. Helmed by Wolfgang Puck protégé … Continue reading Sunday Funday brunch at LOCALA inside the Mayfair Hotel

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.

Lionel Richie Understands the Sweet Smell of Success

Lionel Richie just seems synonymous with seduction, doesn’t he? I’m reminded of the scene in “Election” in which Mr. Novotny sneaks young Tracy Flick into his house, gets her a can of root beer and what does he put on? You’re once… twice…  “Three Times a Lady.”  So, it’s only natural that someone who’s been so integral in engineering intimate encounters would branch out into … Continue reading Lionel Richie Understands the Sweet Smell of Success

Will you brave a shorter bob? Bomane Hair Salon snips the perfect cut

Bobs and short short hairstyles are back in fashion. Maybe its the New Year sparking change, a 90’s revival, or a newfound freedom, but we’ve been spotting shorter cuts all over LA. Gone are the days that just long free flowing hair is sexy because today’s 2020 short manes are hotter than ever. These short face-framing ‘dos cropped to showcase a beautiful face can also … Continue reading Will you brave a shorter bob? Bomane Hair Salon snips the perfect cut

Carmel, from the coast to the valley

Sometimes it takes an escape from city life to rejuvenate your spirit. Carmel – also known as Carmel-by-the-Sea – is one of those idyllic California seaside towns that can make you feel worlds away from urban chaos. The air here on the Monterey Peninsula feels more oxygenated and easier to breathe, the stars shine brighter, and the ability to sense things in nature is so … Continue reading Carmel, from the coast to the valley