Sweater Weather

“I hate the beach, but I stand. In California with my toes in the sand. Use the sleeves of my sweater, let’s have an adventure. Head in the clouds, but my gravity’s centered.”–Sweater Weather by The Neighbourhood  Our fall/winter sweater weather list has arrived to help you nail this season’s biggest trends. The styles that you’ll see everywhere are heightened by sophistication and detail. Silhouettes will focus on bodycon or being oversized, and categorized by the following themes; contemporary, sporty, and romantic. Contemporary silhouettes will be identified by obscure stitch detail, knit laddering, and irregular stitch patterns. Sporty silhouettes will consist of graphic stripes, checks,Read More →

Holiday Scented Candles

Fall and holiday scented candles are a must have for this time of the year. They bring with them the comforting scents that take us back to memories of baking a warm apple pie or the aroma of a fresh cut Christmas Tree. Whether you’re relaxing at home and watching holiday movies or having a Thanksgiving get together, a majestic smelling candle is the perfect accessory. It definitely adds to the festive holiday spirit. Below are ten yummy scented candles that you’re going to want to fill your home with this season. Bourbon and Butterscotch Three-wick Candle White Barn / Bath & Body Works $24.50  $12.50Read More →

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 →

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 →

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 The tamest of our haunted house options, we start by taking a look at the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride. It hasRead More →

#PSL season is finally upon us, and with our Los Angeles fall bucket list you can find tons of unique (and sometimes free) things to do, see, make, and eat all around LA. We’ve separated the list into three categories specific to fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Check back because we will be adding more cool events and ideas in upcoming months. Fall Fun Visit Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch and grab a bunch to bring home and decorate. Here are some unique ideas. Go apple picking at Riley’s Farm and make gourmet caramel apples. Spend a Saturday getting lost at Big Horse Corn Maze. Image via Read More →