People are always asking me for recommendations on places to stay when visiting LA and I struggle to come up with something that is equal parts charming central and affordable. So I'm extremely excited to share that my friends Beatrice Valenzuela and Ramsey Conder have designed a new home in More »
Each fall, I look forward to the extremely cozy activity of apple picking. The best place for this in Southern California is out by Palm Springs in a mountain town called Yucaipa. Usually we drive out and back in one day but seeing as my pregnant body isn't quite up More »
Just came back from a few days spent in Ojai, my favorite spot for a weekend getaway. I know I've written about it before (here, here and here) but I can't help coming back to it on LA in Bloom. I was in town for a Heather Taylor Home trunk More »
While visiting my sister in Italy this past fall, she introduced me to the idea of an Apertif, a dry cocktail to be consumed before a meal. The bright and effervescent Aperol Sprtiz is the local favorite in Florence and I think I had one every single night. And now More »
My sister is a yoga teacher and writer living in San Francisco and over the years Alex and I have spent many weekends visiting her. She is a gracious hostess and continues to show us the greatest spots: the best burrito, the best croissant, the most beautiful hikes and awesome More »
Earlier this month, I spent a week in New York to celebrate the opening of my friend Clare Vivier's first boutique in the city. Clare's shop is on Elizabeth Street and the space is gorgeous (designed by LA-based architect Barbara Bestor). Along with lots of CV celebrations, I hit up all my More »