how to declutter

How to Declutter When You’re Secretly a Hoarder

I consider myself to be a minimalist, but I didn’t realize how much of a hoarder I am until Honey Bear moved into my apartment. I thought I knew how to declutter, but the experience is different when combining lives with another person. In addition to creating room in my apartment for his stuff, we […]

diy margarita recipe

DIY Margarita Recipe (Single Serving)

In Los Angeles, Cinco de Mayo is definitely a thing. Mexico is a major influence on the city’s culture. In the words of the late great rhythmic American poet Tupac Shakur, “It wouldn’t be LA without Mexicans. Black love, Brown pride, and the sets again…” Besides celebrating the success of resistance, Cinco de Mayo is […]

420 day

High Times: Happy 420 Day

I know you don’t smoke weed. But I’m gonna get you high today… Do you use cannabis? Come on out of the closet, it’s ok. I remember when people looked down on marijuana smokers. These days, weed is chic. I’m an advocate for marijuana both in the recreational and medicinal sense. I think it’s cool […]

beach life

The Beach Life: My Happy Place

In Los Angeles, we are about that beach life. When the weather forecast is exceptionally good, everyone gets the same idea to go to the beach before (or during) work to enjoy a few moments of surf and sand. I’ve known people from school and work who go to the beach at sunrise to surf […]