LIBERTY Podcast on Women’s Entrepreneurship + Personal Growth

Last week I sat down for an interview on the LIBERTY podcast and spent an hour chatting with founder Nada Jones about career, relationships, and living my values both on- and offline. I first met Nada years ago when I spoke at her LTD Conference for small business owners, and our paths have crossed several […]

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Found Vintage Rentals Opens in Northern California

I’ll start this post by saying that I’m deeply troubled by the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. I can think of little else. I spent much of the day composing a piece that I’d hoped to complete in time to share with you today, but it’s still a work in progress and I don’t want […]

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My Design-Driven Solution for Reliable Home + Office Wifi

I’ve been thinking and talking a lot lately about the intersection between tech and interior design. As our lives become ever more connected, our homes do too! It’s taken a little while for certain sectors of the tech industry to catch up with the preferences of certain decor perfectionists around here (cough, cough) but thankfully […]

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Mango Beer Paletas with Fresh Cherries

When our romance was still budding, my now-husband and I went on a date at the pub of an LA-based brewery called Golden Road. The brewery embodies everything we love about this city’s food scene: it’s innovative yet unpretentious, serious about its craft and passionate about its roots, yet with an utterly laid-back vibe. Brewed […]

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Shopping for a Modern Table Lamp with Major Personality!

At long last, all the major decisions for the living room decor in my new house have been made. The trigger has been pulled on some exciting custom pieces (!) and the really fun part of picking out small decor accents is upon us! I’m on the hunt for a modern table lamp that packs […]

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Pop Art Photo Prints by Caroline Lee of Team Woodnote

Lemme tell you, it is not easy to keep up with my business partner Caroline Lee. Not only is she a full-time professional lifestyle photographer and co-founder with me of Light Lab, she also has a bout a zillion side hustles. Her latest, a print shop featuring some of her most striking travel, fashion, and […]

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Easy + Elegant Dessert Bar Ideas with Edwards Desserts

(This post is sponsored by Edwards® Desserts. All opinions are my own.) The year was 2008. I was getting married. And along with a zillion other brides that summer, I built a color coordinated candy buffet at my wedding. You probably know exactly the setup I’m talking about: the oversized apothecary jars, the tiny scoops, the cellophane to-go […]

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My Santa Barbara Guide on One Kings Lane!

One of the things I love most about living in LA is how close we are to so many other beautiful sites! In less than two hours we can be in Palm Springs, San Diego, and one of my personal faves, Santa Barbara! I’ve had a soft spot for the coastal paradise ever since I […]

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Style-Driven Natural Beauty with Alima Pure Mineral Makeup

If you’re old enough to remember the 80’s and you had a mom like mine, you spent a lot of time in health food stores. These weren’t the slick and stylish natural grocery chains of the present day. Nope, they were cramped and crammed full of bulk bins and tofu blocks. The store always had […]

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Build-Your-Own Barbecue Bowls with a Reduced Sugar BBQ Sauce Recipe

I can still remember the first time I ever ate at a barbecue restaurant. I was in Massachusetts, of all places, and while the restaurant may have been north of the Mason-Dixon Line, the flavors were as down home as they come. From the plastic tablecloths and honky-tonk jukebox, and from the plethora of succulent […]

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