15 Halloween Party Snacks - A Girl in LA

With all the time that goes into costume preparations for Halloween, the food planning can often get overlooked. Whether you’re hosting a party or attending one, it may seem like a good idea to stop by the grocery store last minute and pick up a premade appetizer and dessert. An even better idea is to create a Halloween inspired dish that is simple, delicious, and that takes very little time with minimal ingredients. Here’s a list of 15 Halloween party snacks that you can make the day of Halloween, and that won’t take away from getting your hair and makeup perfect for the big night.Read More →

Halloween Candy Shops in Los Angeles

If you’re gonna splurge on sweets this Halloween then definitely make it worth your while. Stop by one of the many Halloween candy shops in Los Angeles to stock up on some unique and delicious treats. Just because you’re to old to trick or treat, (we won’t judge you if you decided to throw on a mask and hit the streets), it doesn’t mean you can’t indulge! These exquisite candy shops have some very grown up (and fancy) treats like gourmet chocolates, gummies, popcorn, rice crispies, orange hot chocolate, and champagne truffles! Keep them for yourself or give them out at your Halloween soiree. ForRead More →

Fall 2017 Makeup Products

During this time of the year with the change in weather, there’s also a change in our everyday makeup routine. With dark shadows and strong lip colors, fall brings on a vibe to be brave and step outside of our comfort zone. Right now there are some exciting launches and upgrades happening in the world of makeup. Here are some of our favorite fall 2017 makeup products that just hit the shelves. You’ll be taken care of from skincare to new makeup trends! BareMinerals Combo Control Milky Face Primer This primer from BareMinerals is a new product that gives your skin some much needed prepRead More →

maple holistics

  Maple Holistics saved my hair! Finding the perfect shampoo and conditioner that gives my hair the moisture it lacks is difficult. If you’re like me, dry hair is a problem. Moving to Los Angeles impacted my hair tremendously. The water here is dry and my hair had only been exposed to soft water. I discovered Maple Holistics because I was given a sample of their Natural Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner to review. Before I get started on how amazing the products are, let me provide you some info on the brand. What is Maple Holistics? Maple Holistics is a brand based in Farmingdale,Read More →

Fall/Winter 2017 Shopping Guide

We’ve created a Fall/Winter 2017 Shopping Guide full of style blogger picks, because no matter your age the thought of replacing your summer attire with a new fall/winter wardrobe feels invigorating. Decorating your home with a touch of autumn, like a cozy throw, pumpkin decor, and candles that smell of sweet cinnamon will certainly make the short days and cooler nights all the more enjoyable. Our shopping guide features a wide range of prices that will fit everyone’s budget, and with thousands of items to choose from, you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for. But more importantly everything on our list is #trending andRead More →

When the leaves turn Instagram worthy with beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow it’s time to visit these areas so you don’t miss out on the dazzling scenery. Unfortunately, not all parts of the US have gorgeous colors so we’ve made a list of five fall foliage trips that you need to take so you can see, (and photograph) the picturesque surroundings for yourself. But why stop there? When people travel, booking a hotel or bed and breakfast is a pretty obvious choice, but to make the experience truly unique, check out GlampingHub.com. Glamping Hub is an extraordinary adventure that puts glampers right inRead More →

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: TJ Maxx | White faux fur stool : Bed Bath & Beyond | Pumpkins: Walgreens Studded pumpkins: Target Teal Yamaha electric guitar: Guitar Center | LED firefly lights: Urban Outfitters Don’t: Spend aRead More →

25 Halloween Movies

Halloween and scary movies go together like candy corn and trick-or-treating. You can’t have one without the other. That’s why I’ve come up with 25 Halloween movies to fill up your month of October. From cult classics (The Craft, Donnie Darko), to scary AF (Halloween, Rosemary’s Baby), to hilariously funny (Hocus Pocus, Casper). You’ll even find some lesser known indie films (Maniac, The House of The Devil) on my list. All of these movies are available to stream on sites like Netflix and Hulu; or if you have a subscription, HBO Go, Amazon Prime, and Showtime. Now it’s time to get your popcorn and snacks ready,Read More →

The Best Haunted Houses in Los Angeles

Halloween is the time of year when we all become a bit more inclined to get scared. Movies are a way to get that adrenaline rush we’re all seeking, but for some of us more daring thrill-seekers, sitting in a dark room in front of a screen just doesn’t cut it. If you’re looking to get a real scare this October, LA is the place to be and we have a list of the best haunted houses in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Haunted Hayride Image: Inside the Magic The tamest of our haunted house options, we start by taking a look at the Los AngelesRead More →