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

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

Celebrate America in Malibu this July 4

This article was previously posted on Resident Magazine. We can’t think of a better place in America to be for July 4 but Malibu. Like the Hamptons of the west coast without the New York prep and glitz, plan to leave early for the BU before traffic ensues on the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). Stumble upon endless beachfront parties with fireworks shooting from the water … Continue reading Celebrate America in Malibu this July 4