All About the Botox and Envē California Aesthetics

Let’s get real for a minute you guys. As I have gotten older (hello 39 knocking on the door) I have realized how important keeping myself feeling and looking young is. My family has naturally crepe prone skin that just honestly doesn’t age very well. I have been good over the years about facials, dermaplane […]

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My favorite Covid purchases

Since the world came to a screeching halt in March, and I have been comfortably camped out at home for most of the last 5 months, the things I once used daily have quickly become obsolete. You too? Raise your hand if your car, bras, jeans, and heels are all things you remember being super […]

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Darling Dishes: What I Have Been Making During Quarantine

It’s officially been a month of quarantine and I have been (trying) to keep busy the best way I can think of, in the kitchen.  I shared my easy abondigas soup recipe and the sourdough crepes I made…those are just the tip of my culinary iceberg.  I have been busy making everything from gluten free […]

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Darling Dishes: Sourdough Crepes

In the midst of this crazy Quarantine I decided that making my own sourdough bread would be a fun project.  I started researching how to create a starter, how to properly care for it, and what to do with the leftover…there is wayyyyy more to sourdough than I even imagined!  I promise that once my […]

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Darling Dishes: Quick & Easy Abondigas Soup

Looking for a quick and easy meal for dinner that you probably already have ingredients for?  Abondigas soup is a personal favorite thanks to its tasty broth, hearty potatoes, and protein packed meatballs….especially on cool Winter evenings. I threw this batch together with ingredients that I already had in just about an hour (although the […]

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Getting Fall Ready with Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Raise your hand if you are ready for Fall 2019!  By this time every year I am ready to retire my swimsuits and sundresses but am quickly reminded that in Palm Springs, Fall doesn’t actually begin until November.  Despite the high temps and sunny days I have been craving some Fall wardrobe updates so when […]

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Travel Guide: Santa Barbara

Picture an idyllic city full of white stucco buildings, red tile roofs, the Pacific Ocean to the West and the Santa Ynez Mountains to the East.  There are palm trees and bougainvillea everywhere you turn and the ocean breeze keeps the Summer temps mild.  Sounds like heaven, right?  That is probably because for so many […]

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Travel Guide: Los Alamos

Imagine a small town somewhere North of Santa Barbara.  There is only one main street through town and not a single traffic light to be found.  There are open fields, plenty of cattle, and rows upon rows of grape vines growing in the distance. Now, imagine that this small town offers tasting rooms on every […]

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24 Hours in Lake Arrowhead

There is nothing quite as special this time of year as a quick trip home to Lake Arrowhead.  This past weekend Chris, Sarge and I hopped in the car and made a mad dash for cooler weather (it was 118 degrees when we left Palm Springs at 5pm and 80 degrees when we parked on […]

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My Health & Fitness Journey

I have had an up and down relationship with fitness my entire adult life.  There have been times where I am dedicated and consistent with my routine and other times where the routine is non existent.  It’s not that I don’t enjoy working out and feeling my best, it’s more about the things I could […]

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