Alpine Village: Oktoberfest 2010!

October 20, 2010

Sometimes living in a sunny city covered in year round green palm trees, like LA, makes it difficult to realize what season you’re actually in.  So for me, when October rolls around, I always welcome it with open arms because the orange, yellow and black décor that pervades every supermarket, pumpkin [...]

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Hollywood: Thrillist’s Best of the Best Food Truck Rally

October 9, 2010

I’m not one to subscribe to too many newsletters but I have to admit, I’m a sucker for Thrillist’s witty and all too sarcastic blurbs about their hidden finds of up and coming designers, web apps, restaurants and bars in the LA area. They have an eye for picking out the most [...]

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An American girl in Paris.

June 18, 2010

kimchi blue ruffle top; abercrombie & fitch denim shorts; guess thigh high boots; forever 21 monogram ring; vintage shield ring
There’s really nothing like being inspired by your own life story, experiences and travels. During one of my most recent (and rare) trips to the mall, my affinity for all things French could not be contained [...]

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Travel guides: For the people. By the people.

June 17, 2010

Who said print was dead? By combining the immediacy and ingenuity of online technology with the portability, comfort and tactile familiarity of print, has created the perfect balance in travel guides for the unique, organized and engaged traveler in all of us.  My latest and most favoritest website allows folks, like you and I, [...]

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LA’s Greek Festival: Where OMG! meets OPA!

June 1, 2010

So I live in LA, the city (Los Angeles); not the state (Louisiana).*  And to me, LA is special.  LA is home.  However, it wasn’t always that way.  LA and I, we’ve had a very tumultuous relationship resulting in numerous fights, break ups and makeups.  You see, I’m originally from a small cow town up [...]

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Chicago: Hot Doug’s.

April 14, 2010

I like to take pride in the fact that I don’t get swayed too much by public opinion, peer pressure or advertising.  For instance, even though I lived with three potheads and a lesbian during college, I didn’t do the trendy thing and 1) convert to the church of “bi” and muff dive for the [...]

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The Travelholic.

March 12, 2010

Probably not unlike many of you, I’m a child of the eighties and the nineties.  The year I was born, Ronald Reagan, a former Hollywood actor, was president and we were in the middle of a cold war.  Within the next decade we were able to put an end to that war through diplomatic actions [...]

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