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Local Eats: Burgerim Los Angeles (Hollywood)

In an effort to bring fresh content to this blog, I’m starting a new series called “local eats” reviewing local eateries in the Los Angeles area. The food scene is booming here, especially in Hollywood, Westside/South Bay and Koreatown, where I live. Hopefully, the readers that live in Southern California or have plans on visiting […]

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In the Trenches: Lightweight Coats for Spring

Two springs ago, I invested in a classic trench coat. I usually style my trench with chucks and jeans or uplift it with dresses and heels. Either way, whenever I wear it, I feel like a chic Parisian, although I’m an urban Californian. 1st Row: cupcakes and cashmere Alani Sueded Double Lapel Trench • Cupcakes […]

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7 Easy Weekend Recipes to Make During Your Downtime

Cooking on the weekends is so relaxing. I can take my time in the kitchen, without feeling rushed to put a meal on the table. If I don’t cook for the entire week, I know that by Sunday I’ll have made something hearty and satisfying with enough leftovers to make into tacos, sandwiches, or salad […]

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Avocado, Honey & Grapefruit Zest Face Mask

Every morning, after his workout, Honey Bear eats a wedge of grapefruit, two hard boiled eggs, and a cup of green tea for breakfast. And each day, he tosses the grapefruit rind into the garbage, without either of us giving it a second thought. On a recent morning, the phone rang, distracting him from the […]