My Favorite Plant-Based Recipes From My Go-To Vegan Cookbooks—Part 1

Every Monday and Wednesday, Billy and I receive fresh, pre-made vegan dishes from the meal delivery service Thistle. Three dinners (plus breakfast, lunch, and snacks) arrive at our doorstep and they’re ready within 5 minutes. This makes planning what we’re having for dinner three nights out of the week, pretty easy. The other four nights  we try to come up with something just as nutritious. In December Billy became a vegan so when I’m cooking for the two of us, I have a few go-to cookbooks that provide me with flavorful dairy-free recipes. Recently I went through each one and placed a post-it on theRead More →

One of my favorite things about traveling is having the option of dressing differently than in my everyday life. This past December I spent time in New York City and Massachusetts, which meant shopping for winter attire. Before I left Los Angeles, I bought a Rachel Zoe leopard print coat, faux leather leggings, combat boots, a new black beanie along with a few more pieces. The thing with visiting the East Coast during the winter is that the weather is so unpredictable. I’ve been there when it’s below zero and when it’s in the upper 50s. This vacation, it was ideal—not so cold that walkingRead More →

My East Coast trip: visiting Central Park

Since I began blogging over three years ago, I’ve never taken any real time off. I’ve gone on a ton of trips, but I always found time to work throughout them. I’d wake up early and write before I started my day, head back to the hotel and edit photos or do SEO late at night (which technically didn’t feel like work because of the beautiful environments that I would vacation in). This past December, Billy and I took our annual trip to the East Coast. We spent five days in New York City, followed by time at my parents’ home in Massachusetts to celebrateRead More →

Gift Recommendations For Your Boss and Co-Workers

Coming up with gift ideas for your boss and co-workers can be a difficult task—especially if you don’t know them well. Our 20 recommendations are ideal for everyone in your workplace: the person whose name you pulled out of a hat for secret Santa (but hardly know), the cute guy you’ve been talking to, the co-workers you enjoy spending time with (outside the office), your work bestie and the boss you want to impress. These gift ideas will show appreciation and there are plenty to choose from that aren’t too personal.  1. Holiday Gifting Bar Soap | George & Viv | $10 2. Office OnRead More →

The Friendship Gift Guide (For Your Ride or Die BFFL)

Our friendship gift guide was curated for your favorite best girlfriend—the woman that knows you like no other! Whether that’s your mom, sister or the girl you met in yoga class years ago, these gifts will leave a memorable mark. Our hand selected items start as low as $20 and include a range of ideas (my favorites are the Fashion in LA Coffee Table Book, or the “Life Isn’t Perfect” Print) but in actuality, I’d love to give (or receive) any of these! 1. Getaway Weekender Bag | $50 + Travel Planner | $30 $22.99 (Ban.do)  2. BFF Necklace Set | Frasier Sterling | $68Read More →

Innovative Gifts Ideas For Tots to Teens

Our gift ideas for tots to teens features a curated selection of toys, books, tech items, DIY products, and more! Everything on our list will keep even the hardest to please entertained for hours. With a variety of price points, you can be sure to find the quintessential gift for all the young ones on your list.   1. Classic Metal Ride-On Pedal Car | Baghera | $239.99 2. Astronaut Ice Cream Sandwich | Paper Source | $5.95 3. Toy Table-Top Drum Set Mat | FAO Schwarz | $49.99 4. Tourmaline Cruiser Bluetooth Record Player | Crosley | $69 5. Crystal Fragrance Kit | Paper SourceRead More →

Impressive Gifts For The Guy In Your Life

Shopping for the guy in your life can be challenging. But rest assured, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for ideas for your boyfriend, brother, finance, father or best guy friend, our list has a ton of options. From travel and tech, to essentials like basic tees and toiletries, here are 20 items that won’t disappoint. 1. Tartan Reusable Travel Mug | Barbour | $17 2. Sunday Cologne | Byredo | $260 3. Pizza Passion Collection | Villeroy & Boch | $35 – $65 4. Skull-Motif Leather Passport Case | Connor | $98 $83 5. Wireless Headphones | Solo 3 | $300 6. UKegRead More →