picnic on the beach

I’ve always wanted to have a picnic on the beach but it seemed like a lot of work. When I think of a picnic I think of homemade muffins, a variety of sandwiches and pasta dishes, and all of the prepping that goes into it. The other day my friend Kim contacted me and asked me what I was doing that day. Neither of us had anything planned so we decided to enjoy the beautiful Los Angeles weather and head to Venice Beach. We through together a picnic with an assortment of store-bought food and drinks. Before I left my apartment I thought about whatRead More →

hiking in Escondido Falls

Hiking in Escondido Falls is one my favorite things to do in Southern California. Whenever I need to clear my head, I make the journey to go hiking on this trail to get away from the city. I enjoy putting on my favorite playlist that I created for drives to Malibu and cruising down PCH to clear my head. The entire excursion is about 4 miles round trip and takes around 1 to 2 hours to finish. Escondido Falls is located in Malibu and sits high in the Santa Monica Mountains. Upon arriving, you turn right onto Winding Way and spot the small parking lotRead More →

Los Angeles Summertime Bucket List

The weather in Los Angeles is starting to warm up and the first day of summer is slowly approaching. This means it’s the season for being adventurous and trying new things. If you need some unique ideas of what to do this summer we have curated the perfect Los Angeles Summertime Bucket List so you don’t waste a second of this beautiful season. From day trips, to local events, and things to make (and eat), our list has 25 ideas that will guarantee a busy 3 months! It’s time to bring out your summer wardrobe and let your hair down because this is about toRead More →

5 Fun Things To Do With Your Friends in LA

There are times when you just need quality time with your friends. Los Angeles provides a wide spectrum of fun activities and adventures, aside from your traditional ideas like strolling The Grove, or hitting up a Hollywood nightclub. Whether these experiences are indoors our outdoors, they’re bound to be entertaining for you and your friends. Read ahead to discover 5 fun things to do with your friends in LA when brunch and shopping just aren’t cutting it anymore. Malibu Wine Safari Image via Malibu Wine Safari is an experience like no other. The safari tour allows you to explore scenic views of Malibu and theRead More →

2018 Coachella Photographs

This past weekend I took a trip to the hot Indio desert for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. I have been anticipating my visit since June of last year, so you can imagine my excitement. I had an amazing weekend and was able to catch up with a lot of friends. I did, however, get my wallet stolen, but we will get to that story later! Here are my 2018 Coachella photographs! Road Tripping to the Desert Even though the festival was only 3 days, I packed my top 10 outfits and my friend and I headed off on our mini road trip toRead More →

Instagrammable Places in Los Angeles

LA and photography go hand-in-hand. We live in an area with some of the most breathtaking scenery and architecture, and there’s always something new opening up. We chose 10 up-and-coming Instagrammable places in Los Angeles that you’re going to want to visit. Some have been here for a while but may have fallen off your radar, and the others are brand new and ready to be photographed. Judging by the sneak peaks below, we know that won’t be hard to achieve. Milk Bar Image via The beloved New York City Milk Bar is coming to Los Angeles. Famous for their confetti cakes and pastel decor,Read More →

Los Angeles Spring Bucket List

Hello to all the girls who live in LA! Spring has sprung. What is a girl to do in one of the most fun cities out there? Well the obvious is clear: go hang out at the beach, go for a hike, visit a theme park, and the like. But here we have compiled a list of 25 super fun things that may have fallen off your radar; events and activities, and even some fun at-home suggestions to have you celebrating the season the right way. Here is your Los Angeles Spring Bucket List that will have you busy through the month of May. VisitRead More →

SaunaBar LA

Last weekend A Girl in LA was invited to check out SaunaBar LA, Holistic Weight Loss and Detox. So we headed to Brentwood to see what all the hype was about. Before we went, we booked our appointment with Jourdan (the director), who was extremely informative and explained all the services that SaunaBar LA offered. We ultimately decided to try the infrared sauna. What is an Infrared Sauna and What Does it Do? Every day our bodies accumulate toxins that affect our energy levels, weigh us down and make us feel tired. With regular use of infrared sauna, you can remove these toxins. SaunaBar LA offers “fullRead More →

Night Out In Los Angeles

My favorite part of a night out in Los Angeles is all the endless possibilities that this city has to offer. I enjoy date nights more than anything because during the week I’m so busy. Date nights give me a chance to spend time with my boyfriend, while getting extra dolled up, and it gives us a chance to try something new. The night for me begins when I put on a good playlist and start getting ready. What’s the ideal low-key night out in Los Angeles for me look like? Read ahead! Music  I find music helps amp me up for the evening andRead 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 →