Month: September 2015

Teach Me Style: “Hildy”

I have a gorgeous and amazing friend who is a trasplant here in Los Angeles. She has decided to make it her home. She is fun, thoughtful, and open-minded, and lately we have been having a blast just hanging out on the weekends in Hollywood; parading the boulevard and observing the tourists and spectacles as we go along. It has been a welcomed change of pace for me because, as I have shared, I am known for being the lone wolf and gallivanting off on my own. While enjoying this new routine, she brought it to my attention that she would love to update her style. She’s not much of a shopper she explained. That she never really enjoyed shopping for herself. That it always came as such a task. I have heard many women talk like this before. Nevertheless, it is still appalling to me because I thoroughly enjoy shopping! I mean I really love it! And not just for myself, but shopping for anyone at all brings me joy. She admitted that she …

A Marrigage of the Food-Kind: Home Café and Boiling Crab

So, I’ve been away from my blog and online life for a bit, reconnecting with the real world. It’s a balancing act, negotiating between the online and the real world. It’s something I am still trying to learn. But, I know that I will in time, if I keep at it. That aside, I want to talk about a delightful little gem – or two – that I happened upon while on an outing with my sister and a couple of friends. It all started with puppies. Yes, you read that correctly, puppies. A litter of 5 puppies to be exact, and my mission to find them a home. My sister put me in contact with a potential candidate for a new forever home for one of them, and when everything worked out, we all decided to sort of solidify our new bond by having dinner together at the infamous Boiling Crab, a seafood restaurant.