The holidays are right around the corner but purchasing the perfect presents can be stressful and time consuming. No need to worry though, our Holiday 2018 Gift Guide features curated gifts with a variety of price points for everyone on your list (even those that are hard to shop for). Each week we will be posting our themed gift guides to give you suggestions on what to get your friends, family, girlfriend, or boyfriend this season! <3 A Girl in LARead More →

Winter 2018 Shopping Guide

Sweater weather is arriving, and we’ve got you covered! Our fall + winter 2018 shopping guide is full of our favorites, from returning styles to the newest trends observed on the runway during NYFW. From 80s mania, animal print, flare jeans, western detail, and faux fur everything; to revising our homes and office with our favorite autumn inspired snacks and decor. We’ve also added in two new galleries per request, a street style guide (think vivid colors from labels like Fenty, Marc Jacobs, and Topshop); and a holiday shop so you can plan for all the fall and winter festivities still to come. Whether you’reRead More →

comfort foods to make this winter

During the winter months when the temperatures drop and it begins to get dark early, we immediately put our heaters on and get all warm and cozy at home. We throw on our warmest pajamas, fluffy socks, and stream our favorite TV shows. But what kind of cozy night in is it without some tasty comfort foods to make this winter? Here at A Girl in LA, we are guilty of having cravings for carbs, and we are strong supporters of treating ourselves and indulging in these delicious foods. Here is a list of some of our favorites for you to try! Tomato Bisque withRead More →

be my valentine

Choosing the ideal gift for your significant other can be a challenge. But don’t worry, our Be My Valentine Gift Guide has got you covered. No matter what your price range is, or how long you’ve been together, we’ve taken the stress and awkwardness out of finding the perfect present. Whether you’re looking for sweet treats or something more romantic, our no-fail gift guide has it all. When you’re done shopping for that special person don’t forget to pick out something for your BFFL. – For Her – MY PLAY Interchangeable Metropolis Mini Leather Crossbody Furla $78 – $278 Shop It Now Chinatown Eau deRead More →

Fun Things To Do in LA This Winter

Ah, Winter: snowfall, shivering-cold weather, snowmen and snow angels… okay so winter in California may not offer your average white, winter-wonderland, but there are still plenty of fun, chic places to visit and things to do in always-sunny Los Angeles! So grab some friends and let me plan you an exciting day out in the city! Here are five fun things to do in LA this winter with your besties! Breakfast and Mimosas at the BBCM Cafe  Image via What better way to start off your girls day than with a hot, yummy breakfast and some bubbly? The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker a.k.aRead More →

Natural Remedies to Fight a Cold

Winter can be a beautiful season where we get excited to break out our cute and comfy winter wardrobe, but with that comes the cold and flu season. In fact, this year in California we’re having one of the deadliest flu outbreaks in a decade. We’re also hearing that the flu vaccine hasn’t been very effective. So what now? We use hand sanitizer, steer clear of our sick friends and family, and take multivitamins to avoid it. It would be great if all our preventative and avoidant behavior could guarantee us a healthy winter, but often times viruses catch up to us and then we’reRead More →

start the New Year off right

January 1st gives us the opportunity for a fresh start. We think about the changes we want to make and pledge to do things differently in the year ahead. Whether you’re looking for New Years resolution ideas, or just some simple changes you want to make to your everyday life, here are some things that you can do to help start the New Year off right. But first, lets go over what you can do to ensure that you’ll stay on track with your new and improved self. Tips: Create a list of what you want to accomplish, then check back in each month toRead More →

christmas time in new york city

There’s seriously nothing in this world like Christmas time in New York City. The bright lights, the window displays, the shops, the crisp cold air…it all contributes to the alluring appeal that Manhattan has to offer. Last year my boyfriend and I started the tradition of heading into the city a few days before my Birthday (December 23) and spending it, as well as Christmas Eve in New York. This is something I will look forward to year after year. Here’s what we did…  Thursday  Getting There We ended up getting a late start and left in the evening. My dad drove us from MassachusettsRead More →

Christmas Recipes to Make This Season

There are so many ways to celebrate the holidays, but what better way than with food!? With so many different Christmas recipes to make this season, it’s time to start planning the perfect food to bring to your family get-together. Here’s a list of eighteen of our festive favorites; from drinks and appetizers, to entrees and desserts…there’s plenty to choose from. Most of these can easily be made the day before and popped in the oven once you’re done unwrapping your presents. Your contribution will surely be a hit at your holiday festivities! -Appetizers- Holiday Hot Spinach Dip Source: allrecipes Christmas Tree Pull-Apart Bread Source:Read More →

Holiday Survival Guide New

The holidays are for spending time with our loved ones, attending parties and get togethers and all the prep that goes into them. The month of December is usually a busy (and sometimes stressful) one that creeps up quickly, and can catch us off guard. Our to do lists seem to pile up higher and higher and sometimes we even forget to practice our usual self care routines. From holiday shopping to getting our homes ready to entertain in, the stress can take away the joyful feeling the holidays are meant to bring. We created a list of things you can do to in orderRead More →