Mosaic Tile House

This week’s Secret of SoCal is the Mosaic Tile House. Located in Venice Beach, the Mosaic Tile House is the brainchild of Cheri Pann and Gonzolo Duran. What started as a remodel and a bit of nesting...

Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch

Let’s face it, I have truly never been anywhere like this week’s Secret of SoCal. As I looked around at the eclectic knickknacks and glass bottles, the unadulterated sound of wind chimes and bird ...

Urban Light: Part One of Three

The largest museum in the western United States, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) holds endless exhibits featuring everything from ancient to modern collections. As I strolled along Wilsh...

Goodbye Starbucks & Hello Philz Coffee

Someone wise once told me, “you will never find the right if you do not let go of the wrong.” In other words, goodbye Starbucks and helloooo Philz Coffee! This week’s Secret of SoCal is Philz Co...

The Naked Truth About Pirate’s Cove

Calm after the storm; an expression that doesn’t quite articulate the beauty that was found down a muddy path and through a rocky opening at a local beach in Central California. After the stormy wea...

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 ...

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...