Apartments ready for Halloween

Style bloggers Kristie Woszczyna and Nara Perez show us how they get their apartments for Halloween. You can follow their dos and don’ts to achieve a festive look that won’t break the bank. Continue reading for a chance to win our Halloween giveaway, details at the bottom. Kristie’s Do’s & Don’ts Do: Tons of pumpkins. My motto when it comes to Halloween decor is that “you can never have enough pumpkins, whether real or fake.” “Hello Fall” pillow from TJ Maxx, white faux fur stool from Bed Bath & Beyond, and pumpkins from Walgreens. Teal Yamaha electric guitar from Guitar Center, LED firefly lights from Urban Outfitters, and studded pumpkins from Target. Don’t: Spend a ton ofRead More →

As National Thrift Shop Day passes us by, we’ve been thinking more and more about where to spend our time and our money. We’ve come up with a shortlist of shops where you’re guaranteed to find something you love, and at a reasonable price. If you’re familiar with the retail market in Los Angeles, you are probably expected Melrose Avenue to be the center of thrift shop paradise. You’d be absolutely right. Melrose avenue became an L.A. hotspot in the early 80’s and has since maintained it’s trendy, truly Californian vibe. This list is not the be-all end-all of Melrose. In fact, it is fromRead More →

This summer we saw a lot of great music being released. We saw a lot of great artists doing their thing and doing it well. When those artists went above and beyond, their fans begged for more. Whether you spent the summer at the beach or in your office, chances are you heard some of these songs by these talented musicians. We made a playlist to capture the most viral hits from your favorite artists. In the years to come, when we look back at Summer ’17 these are the songs that will define it. Happy listening! XoXo, Sarah @agirlinla / agirlinlosangeles@gmail.comRead More →

Moving to Los Angeles

Moving to a new city can be a really exciting way to bring some change into your life. However, moving to Los Angeles is intimidating…if you don’t know where to start. Here’s some advice we have for readers looking to relocate to the City of Angels. Do LOTS and LOTS of Research Source: Society 6 The first step is going to be how are you planning on getting here? Are you going to hire a moving truck? Are you going to pack up a uHaul and drive cross country? Or are you going to hop on a plane and get your things shipped at aRead More →

July 4th Playlist

To most Americans, Independence Day means a long weekend, tons of food, and a lot – I mean A LOT – of beer. We created a July 4th playlist that will be perfect background music to all of your get-togethers. On July 4th, 1776, the leaders of America officially declared independence from Great Britain. 241 years later, we celebrate by relaxing, eating and tailgating. The playlist we created can be used to add some good vibes to your beautiful summer day, with the smell of some tasty food cooking on the grill, a cold drink in hand and some great people around you. I know,Read More →

Balcony Cafe

Travel takes on a whole new meaning for people who love coffee and cozy spaces. As a self-proclaimed voyager and dedicated coffee-lover, I’m always on the lookout for cafes that have amazing coffee and are great for dates, meeting up with friends, or just sitting down and getting some writing done on my laptop. I hope to share my findings with you as I explore spaces like this in Los Angeles! In honor of it’s 1st birthday on June 30, we’re celebrating the Balcony Cafe. My most recent discovery also happens to be a short walk from my apartment. Balcony Cafe can be found onRead More →

Farmers Market

June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month, which means new initiatives to educate people about the importance of having a healthy and balanced diet full of fresh nutrient-rich plant matter! This week we visited a few farmers markets in the area to show you how beautiful and delicious fresh produce can be. It Starts with One Recipe If the idea of incorporating so much produce into your diet is intimidating, simply take it step by step. Pick one day out of the week to use all fresh ingredients to make something yummy. You can even prepare some salads to eat throughout the week. You’ll fall in love withRead More →

Summer is the ultimate season for music lovers. An insane amount of new music leading up to, and continuing throughout the summer means that a quiet moment is rare for me. Here are some of the newest releases that deserve your attention as you brace yourself for what’s to come. Happy listening! For Sunsets Mac Demarco // This Old Dog Favorite tracks on the album: A Wolf Who Wears Sheep’s Clothes, Moonlight on the River Mac Demarco’s newest release, This Old Dog, will instantly remind you of the soft acoustic sounds of surf rock. It’s fitting that this the first album he’s released since movingRead More →