Kumquat Malabi (vegan) //

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of changes, inspirations, and important events. While I'm grateful for every single minute of this sweet busy season, sometimes your body will finally force you to get some much needed rest. After months of prepping and planning, I hosted my first Off The Grid retreat last weekend [...]

Headshot Happy Hour!

Hello, friends! I am so excited to announce that registration is officially open for my Headshot Happy Hour! This networking event will be taking place from 5-7pm on Thursday, May 18th at SunCafe Organic in Studio City. Your registration includes: -Quick portrait shoot with 3 edited+retouched images delivered the very next day -One glass of sangria [...]

Suncafe //

   I have known Ron Russell (co-owner and a chef at Suncafe) for many years, so it was an absolute honor when he invited Abby (AKA Troll) and I to come dine at the restaurant last night. Ron is one of the kindest, most welcoming hosts I have ever known, and being at Suncafe just [...]

Homemade Lavender+Rose Water Spray // The Homebody

   Today I am sharing one of my favorite new creations that also happens to be ridiculously easy! You might even have what you need lying around your humble abode. I use this lavender rose water spray on a daily basis, and you only need 3 things to get started: -Dried lavender (I get mine [...]

Homemade Lavender Sachets & Homemade Memories // The Homebody

   This past Sunday, I was walking my dog around Toluca Lake prior to coffee at Priscilla's (as usual) and a day of shooting. I do this quite often, but something was different about this particular occasion. This time, I was watching moms carrying toddlers in one arm and a casserole in the other, heading [...]

Loving The Girl Under The Makeup.

I love makeup. It's such a fun way for us to feel girly and feminine. However, sometimes in my attempt to highlight my features, I cover them. We want to show our beauty, not change it! So while I have my regular MAC foundation that I swear by and love, I've decided not to wear [...]

Homemade Sugar Scrub

This afternoon, my handsome boyfriend was suffering from dry hands from the Southern California heat. As I looked at his hands, I remembered years ago when my mom and I got this incredible, all natural vanilla honey sugar scrub. We would leave it by the sink and exfoliate our hands daily with the amazing scrub, [...]