09122016_weddingdress

no red dress, no redress

I ruminated about bucking the trend and opting for a red wedding dress before ultimately deciding on my current selection. The dress in question was a hue of scarlet so bright and…

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succulent culture

One of the things I have noticed about LA is the omnipresence of succulents, hanging plants, and cacti. I even received an arrangement from my company when I…

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lucky number seven: gerber daises

When I was in fourth grade, our teacher made us do an in-class session on ikebana, or the Japanese art of flower arrangement. I am definitely not an expert,…

diptyque candles

dipping into diptyque

Five weeks ago, I moved to LA for a dream job and moved into a dream apartment. Having eaten out every meal for the last 10 years in…