DIY: ‘Vacation Mode’ Pompom Beach Tote

Ever since I lived in Spain, I became obsessed with pompom beach totes.  Almost every woman I met there had a “Capazo” from either Julietta Barcelona or El Corte Ingles. In Spain they retail for less than $100.  When I searched for them in the United States, I was surprised to see how expensive they were. This Kate Spade bag retails for $298: I decided to make my own. I started by  looking for inexpensive woven bags and found these for only $1 and shipping on Wish. If you don’ want to wait for

20 wedding cake alternatives your guests will love

I have a confession, I hate cake. I know that I am in the minority.  You would be surprised by the amount of times people have force fed me cupcakes or cake, even after I tell them I don’t like it. “Oh you will love this cake, it’s different!” or my favorite, “Cupcakes aren’t cake.” For those of you that understand me, or just want something different for your wedding, here are some beautiful wedding cake alternatives your guests will love. 1.Cookie tower via La Cuoca Ciccia 2. Macaron tower via Deer Pearl

Review: OY-L Zero Chemical Skin Care plus 10% off coupon

Last week I received two items from  OY-L  for testing purposes. I am so glad I did! After only one week they have completely changed my skin from dull to amazing! USE OUR COUPON CODE CATALINA10 FOR 10% OFF YOUR NEXT OY-L PURCHASE It is very difficult for me to find skincare items that don’t irritate my skin after continuous daily use. I have used the OY-L Face wash daily and it has made my skin better and better each day. My skin feels soft and clean and my large

Review: L’Eclisse Cosmetics plus 10% off coupon

I recently received free items for testing purposes from L’Eclisse Cosmetics, an all natural cosmetics brand. As you know, I have very sensitive skin. This makes it very difficult to find cosmetic products that I like and don’t make me break out. I loved that L’Eclisse Cosmetics have no talc, sulfates, artificial scents, or colors. Making it the perfect brand for those of us with  sensitive skin. I also adored the packaging it is girly and beautiful!   The pressed mineral foundation comes in a beautiful silver compact and is crafted

25 gifts under $25 for women who love Mermaids

Do you love Mermaids? Have you watched the Little Mermaid on loop? Prefer the beach and sparkly thingamabobs over anything else? Asked your parents to name your little sister Ariel because it was the coolest name ever? (No, just me?)  This list is for the mermaid obsessed girl in all of us. Boohoo “Certified Mermaid” Slogan Scoop Swimsuit, $17 Let’s Be Mermaids Light box, $16.99 Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter and Glow Glitter Eye Shadows, $24/each Blue Mermaid and Sparkle Stud Earring Set, on sale for $9 Mermaid Song bath Bomb, $6/each Mermaid Tail

The best fried chicken in Los Angeles: Gus’s

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken opened up a location in Los Angeles in June of 2016 on the corner of Crenshaw and West Pico. Since then, many people agree that it is one of the tastiest fried chickens in town. If you like spicy, you will love Gus’s. Originating in Mason, Tennessee the chain has grown to 15 locations across the Unites States. It was even voted in the top 100 places to eat in the United States on Yelp for 2016. The Los Angeles location is large and homey with

Wolf + Gypsy Boutique: The best styles for Spring 2017

I recently came across Wolf + Gypsy Boutique and fell in love with the bohemian-style clothing and affordable pricing. Everything in the store is less than $100, and best of all, shipping is free! Receive 10% OFF your order using COUPON CODE: EVERYTHINGSPIFFY10 I Am Very Busy Zipper Dress, $35 Penny Lane Lace Top, $37 The boutique was created with the 1960’s “wild and free” vibe and includes many florals and vintage-inspired pieces. Wolf + Gypsy Boutique is the destination for women who live free through fashion, music, art and travel. Wild Floral

The Korean beauty brand you need to know about

Korean Beauty brands have become a staple in American stores from Sephora to Target. With their cute packaging and promise of baby soft skin, it is easy to see why we are so infatuated with k-beauty. Although I love my high priced Korean beauty brands, I recently found out about Nature Republic and I can’t get enough! If you haven’t heard of them yet, you must try them! They have all the benefits of Korean brands you would usually find at Peach and Lily but at much lower prices. They opened a large store in Koreatown after they closed

Red Wine Hot Chocolate Recipe

Make this Valentines Day extra special with this recipe for red wine hot chocolate! It is the perfect thing to make for celebrating with your gal pals, your significant other, or by yourself. The mixture of red wine and dark chocolate is enough to warm any heart!

Brunch at The Larchmont: Gilt City Deal

Remember Gilt City? Yes, it still exists and they still have the best values out of any bargain website. I have been using Gilt City for many years to find great deals on high end restaurants. Back in November, my boyfriend and I enjoyed a delicious brunch with endless mimosas for only $59 at The Larchmont! It is an adorable restaurant built in a old Craftsman style home. When we arrived at 11 a.m. they had just opened and the restaurant was empty.  We decided to sit in the patio area because it was a