Five Reds To Turn Him or Her On This Valentine’s Day

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Knock ’em dead in red this Valentine’s Day with these California inspired gifts. I have a favorite new lipstick gloss called Superstar Lipline that I discovered at Unique LAseveral months ago. Made in Alhambra, CA, it makes my lips look shiny and juicy red, not cheap red. The best part […]

Botany Flowers In Santa Monica

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Botany Flowers, created by Stephanie Schur is an absolutely wonderful little floral studio nestled into the outer edge of The Brentwood Country Mart. I first learned about Botany from the first edition of Crave Los Angeles, the ultimate guide to the places women crave in Los Angeles.The first time I came to the flower […]

The Best Holiday Gifts For Your Girlfriends In LA

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Need a neat gift idea? Here are some of my latest LA discoveries that I wish Santa was leaving under my tree this year.

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Jewelry from Strim Vintage Collection caught my attention in Venice Beach and outside Umami Burger in the nearby outdoor market in […]

Color Me Mine: Painting Fun for Everyone


When you think ‘arts and crafts’, images of five year old’s gathered around a kindergarten table, sticky with glue and covered in glitter, is probably what comes to mind. Color Me Mine, a paint-your-own-ceramics studio, quickly dispels that notion and replaces it with a genuine excitement to get crafty.

At Color Me Mine, […]