father's day gift guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide – 2017

Another hallmark holiday, this time for the Dads. As with moms, great fathers are worth appreciating throughout the year. Familial relationships can be quite complex, but our fathers are the men who gave us life. At least we can honor them while they are still with us, even if it’s in a small way. I […]

rainy day essentials

6 Rainy Day Style Essentials

Thanks to the heavy rain storms California received last winter, Los Angeles County is finally out of its five-year drought. I’m aware that Angelenos get no sympathy from the rest of the country in terms of weather.  But when it rains here, it’s a big deal because we get so little of it. Angelenos fall into […]

DIY Distressed Denim Cutoff Shorts

DIY Distressed Denim Cutoff Shorts

There is no point in ever buying denim shorts (sorry retailers!) It’s simply pointless; it’s far too easy to DIY distressed denim cutoff shorts using an old pair of jeans, a pair of scissors, and a free weekend afternoon. I made two pairs of cutoffs in summer of 2015 and have practically lived in them ever […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I know, I know. Another hallmark holiday. But a thoughtfully chosen gift can go a long way in expressing appreciation to the maternal ones in your life. After all, who has your back more than Mom? Check out this Mother’s Day gift guide with ideas for moms, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, and best friends. Mother’s Day […]