romantic date at home

Since I’m not planning on going out for a Valentines Day dinner, I have to get a little creative this year! You guys might remember my amazingly talented friend Shawna Yamamoto from our DIY Tablesc...

the awesome oregon coast

Suddenly, it’s summer; school is winding down and temperatures are climbing as you scramble for vacation ideas. The Pacific Northwest is the ultimate outdoor experience — hiking the cool, majestic...

a gift for the ages

Hope everyone had a lovely weekend! Spent the weekend in complete relaxation with the laptop buried far far away. I’ve gotten quite good at “shutting off”  (instagram doesn’t count..haha) du...

grilled fruit and salad

It can be hard to figure out what to eat when you need to lose weight, and a diet that only includes a few types of foods may be tempting because it is simple. (more…)

5 french beauty tips

Traveling is all about learning new things and expanding your horizons. Some people like to try new and exotic foods when they travel, but me? I like to discover beauty tips! (Okay, and food too! ) On...

park city hike

Taking you back to sunny Hong Kong,  poolside at The Grand Hyatt hotel.  Although i’m back in LA, I can’t stop thinking about Hong Kong, and I feel as if it’s calling my name to be back very s...

romantic bridal

The architecture of Đà Lạt is dominated by the style of the French colonial period. Đà Lạt Railway Station, built in 1938, was designed in the Art Deco architectural style by French architects...

bahamas photo diary

One of my favorite things about traveling is being able to interact with the locals. Because what’s the point of traveling if I’m not able to go outside of my comfort zone to learn something new? ...

daytime beauty

When Fall comes along, everyone goes for a deep red or burgundy as their go-to color. As beautiful & classic as that is, it’s fun to think outside of the box and be adventurous! Of course there ...