Gettin’ Festive at The Grove

Mid-December: the dreaded time of year for last minute shoppers. However, last minute shopping doesn’t have to be dreadful. Why not shop in a winter wonderland? This week’s Secret of SoCal ...

A Unique Idea

It’s a unique idea: the belief in the power of people. This belief inspired Sonja Rasula’s brainchild and a movement that not only helps the local economy, but that brings people together. The we...

It’s the Little Things

You know how everyone always talks about the bigger picture? Look at the bigger picture. Think about the bigger picture. In the scheme of the bigger picture, the little things don’t matter. But what...

The One Where We Almost Ended Up in Mexico.

The holiday season is rapidly approaching and you know what that means?! Pumpkin spice lattes, consumerism, and lots of family time, OH MY! If you’re anything like me, the holidays are the best time...

Text Ya Later!

Nowadays, social media plays a huge role in helping society stay connected. However, having so many different mediums makes dating that much harder! He liked your pictures on Instagram, he friended ...

Portraits of Hope

It is one thing to have a life motto, and it is an entirely different thing to live your life motto. I frequently declare that we need to, “take care of this moment” but occasionally overlook i...

Wingin’ it.

Southern California is home to innumerable hidden gems and scenic adventures. With all of these countless possibilities, I generally don’t blog about the same topic more than once. However, this wee...

Trailblazing in Hollywood

So, we were profusely sweating in the 100 degree weather. So, we were caked in dirt. So, we were very, very lost. However, as I looked out onto the city of Los Angeles and the 3.89 million habitants, ...

URTH to Erica.

URTH to Erica! I have a huge midterm in less than 24 hours! So why am I drooling and thinking of carrot cake instead of studying? This week’s Secret of SoCal is Urth Caffe in Laguna Beach. In late ...