Fave Winter Coats /New York Shopping Haul

Winter is coming, y’all, aka the most wonderful time of the year! As much as I’m looking forward to the holidays, I’m not so sure if I’m ready for the cold! It’s as if, Los Angeles goes into crisis mode when the temperature drops below 70 degrees…or maybe that’s just me! Us Californians, have it easy […]

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Holiday Dessert: Pumpkin Pie

As the holidays are kicking off, we are likely to be invited to more and more family gatherings and holiday parties. This season, don’t show up empty handed or even worse…with a store bought pie! A few years back, I had decorated the house with a grip of pumpkins. Out of curiosity, I thought I’d […]

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Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany

‘Tis the season to throw on your lederhosen or dirndl, grab a fat pretzel and stein and prost at the world’s largest Volksfest. In honor of the opening day of the 184th Oktoberfest in Munich, I thought I’d share a little bit about my crazy experience while there. Two weeks prior to Oktoberfest, we bought a […]

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Kauai Recap

Aloha and welcome to paradise! Kauai, aka the “Garden Island,” truly lives up to it’s name. There was so much surrounding beauty, I’d hardly seen anything like it. Laid back vibes, tropical landscapes, amazing cuisine…it was like walking on a dream (que song). This family vacation was uber special: we celebrated not only two birthdays […]

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Practicing Gratitude

Post-vacation blues has hit me like a ton of bricks! Like for real, I low-key cried today while looking through pics. My time in Hawaii was more than magical (will be posting my trip very soon), so coming back to the monotonous office life was dreadful, to say the least. In the past couple of […]

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How to Pack for Hawaii /Shopping Haul

Screaming of excitement because your girl is going to Kauai! For the past year, I have been day-dreaming of sipping on Piña Coladas under the tropical sun. This will be my first time in Hawaii, so you knowwwwww, I have to bring a new wardrobe with me! Since our trip is so jam packed, I have compiled […]

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Spinach & Feta Turkey Burgers

For this week’s meal prep, I wanted to keep it healthy but still somehow give into my cravings. Since we are in the thick of Summer, I’ve had this hunger for burgers (and for me… Summer = grilling). Sooooo, I decided to try out : Spinach & Feta Turkey Burgers with Greek yogurt avocado spread. […]

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DIY Wine and Cheese Date

Not too long ago, my girlfriends and I headed to our local winery in hopes of unwinding over a few glasses of wine. Turns out, everyone else in LA had the same exact idea! There was a wait of over 2 hours long with a minimum purchase of two bottles per group. This seemed pretty […]

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How to End a Toxic Relationship

Toxic relationships come in many shapes and forms. I’d say, it’s pretty safe to assume that many of us have been in one at some point or another. They are destructive and poison our health and well-being from the inside-out. I’m clearly not a relationship expert but from shared experiences with friends over the years, […]

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Homemade Chicken Vegetable Pizza

New week = new meal prep recipe idea! I finally took the plunge and decided to take my large shopping trip to Trader Joe’s. & UMM, why have I been wasting my time & money at these other markets?!! I was in foodie heavennnnn. I heard great things about TJ’s pizza crust options so I decided […]

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Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

Indeed, an Instagrammer’s dream, this vast land is made up of a mix of Joshua trees and dramatic rock formations. This oasis of sorts, transports you into what (in my mind) would look like another dimension. There is this eerie feeling to this colossal landscape. It is peaceful, it is lonely, it is unbothered by the city chaos […]

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The Willingness to Explore Unfamiliar Terrains

  Whether it may be intellectual or land, we must be willing to explore new terrain. Roma. O, Roma. La Città Eterna. The zest of this city made me feel so full. In fact, Italy was by far my favorite European country out of the eight I visited. From Venice -> Cinque Terre-> Florence -> Tuscany […]

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How to Stay Body Positive Even When you Have yet to Reach your Fitness Goals

In an era of “perfect” IG models and in the new wave of uber-trendy, health-conscious, Millennial products, it’s seemingly impossible for one to look past. Naturally, we want to join the latest fads and dabble into whatever the next best thing is. From meal-prepping (diet-plans), to cycle classes, to Kombucha, to whey-protein, there has been […]

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Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

It’s no secret, my obsession with Chipotle is concerning. Their rice?…I mean, come onnn!! But since I made a pledge to make 2017 my healthiest year yet, I had to painfully put down the massive burritos and practice weekly meal prepping. Every Sunday, I prep the same meal: rice, veggies, and chicken. As it can […]

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