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RELAX and have fun! Depending on what your doing for the weekend, please don’t take it tooo seriously! Pick out your starter piece, or your staple… (this could literally even be a piece of jewelry). Once you have this work around it!…

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These good-for-you cookies made with quinoa and pumpkin spice are the perfect Fall treat, whether you have them for breakfast, snack or a post workout bite!
Quinoa is a great ingredient that I’ve been seeing in lots of new great foods and in many cases, can be used to replace oats  in baking, which can make cookies that much more healthy and they are just as delicious!…

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I’ve been really excited to see the evolution of foods available at local stores in recent years, especially at places like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.
One of my favorite things to check out lately have been all the amazing new selections of juices, shakes and drinks – but like any fad, there are lots of hits and misses.…

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Can you say STRESS?  From the wedding/reception venue, to flowers, to bridesmaid dresses, to catering, to music…planning a wedding has taken on another life of it’s own!!!
Once again, I’M SOO SORRY for my absence lately..I’m busy wardrobing clients and working at Ohh La La Boutique, just trying to do it all!…

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I have a new found love that has everything to do with a womans’ body. My dream bikini= this… BoHo chic with a pinch of sophistication.  The line is called “Ola Vida”, which means, “wave life”! This swimwear line is made for the beach added with a dash of fashion.…

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09
Sep

With the combination of hopeless romantics, beach lovers and free spirits, a company called  Private Arts came about! Two sisters and a bestie collaborated in LA in 2009. Minds collided! I first fell in love with this line when my boss gave me a pair of rocker undies for Christmas.…

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This past year, a lot of major chain stores have begun to up their game, by providing new lines of stellar clothing, jewelry and accessories at affordable prices. This summer, one of the popular jewelry lines to premier is offered exclusively at J.C.…

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29
Aug

I am so sorry for being MIA!! I knew that launching a website, working full time and not to mention getting engaged would lead to procrastination. …but here I am! Oh, and  in addition we’ve been moving!
No more excuses!  I want to share with you some of LJFFF and our little engagement party!…

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Guess whose creating away with her talented self? American Gypsy! Recently, Angelica and I took on a pretty big wedding collaboration. Her gorgeous handcrafted pieces are “to die”, not to mention she’s insanely gorgeous herself. She specializes in one-of-a-kind re-worked vintage jewelry, and she is also trained in wire wrapping and beading.…

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Follow my recipe below to bake and create your own personalized Fresh Fruit Tarts. They are so much fun, easy to make and beautiful with any combination of fresh fruit and berries.
Sweet Tart Dough:
12 oz Butter
10.5 oz Powder sugar
13 Egg Yolks
1 Egg
28 oz All Purpose
1.…

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There’s something about summer that makes me want to workout and work up a sweat! I have been running a lot more. (or maybe it’s my engagement party coming up?) LOL! I’ve mentioned it before, I love to run…it’s my therapy, but don’t we also like to look put-together and fashionable when we work out?…

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Running is literally my drug. Yes, I have anxiety and when I go on my beach run I come home feeling amazingly refreshed! I feel on top of the world within 2 seconds of stepping out of the house with my black lab (Marley) and my blaring music.…

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I adore anything that has to do with beauty, and this line is my new#1 love. Sircuit Cosmeceuticals is an LA based company that maintains “green” chemical free products, that work with the body not against it. Celeb Sienna Miller raves about this line, and now I see why!…

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Doesn’t every bride need a little sparkle? This headpiece trend is flawless for all of you brides! I have to confess that I am a bejeweled and bedazzled girl! I adore  sparkles, metallic, glitz  and really anything glam.  Try adding a modest clip, headpiece or even a dainty hair pin on your special day and this hair accessory will give your wedding the perfect last touch.…

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Southern California is known for its consistent 75 degree weather, clear,sunny skies and cool, ocean breeze. If you ask me, this is the ultimate weather combination and when you are used to walking outside to this just about seven days a week, you tend to become a bit spoiled.…

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26
Jul

Wanna go big? Get the oversized look with some of my favorite sunglasses! Who doesn’t love an accessory that makes your whole look even hotter? These four shades will definitely do the trick. Accessories are all about transforming your look in seconds, whether it’s your girly summer dress, or a post workout add on.…

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24
Jul

Stitch me up.

Thank you Kevin Murphy for the brilliant idea of using sewing as a technique to do an awesome, funky updo.

Using Kevin Murphy’s linen thread, take about a 3 inch piece and tie it around your hair in a low pony (replacing hair tie with linen thread)
Using another 3 inch piece of thread, tie it around your pony half way down.…

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My top three picks for your summer scents are from Bond No.9 for men and women!
While doing a shoot with my favorite makeup artist and bff Albeee Alvarado, he quickly introduced me to three hot summer scents for women & men from the Bond No.…

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After a long day of exercise and hanging out at the beach you don’t want to take much time getting ready. We were so excited to socialize with our friends and family in beautiful del mar, and obviously wanted to look good but didn’t feel like taking the time to get pretty.…

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Moving into mid July we are right in the heart of summer and at the peak of back yard barbecue season. Savory, smokey smells fill the evening air and campfires light the beaches where everyone comes together to draw out each summer day long past sunset.…

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