Santa Monica Pier Corp’s Summer Twilight Concert Series

It’s too early to start making plans for summer, right? WRONG! Let the madness begin! You don’t want to be one of those sad losers who doesn’t take advantage of all the free stuff to do here in Santa Monica, do you? I used to be one of those losers…I don’t advise it, it’s just … Continue reading

Glow Santa Monica Art and Light Event

I don’t think I need to say much more after this video…but I will because I can. Last night I was looking up some local events I could attend when I came across something called Glow Santa Monica. Apparently, Glow is an event that was been put on in 2008 and 2010, and is now … Continue reading

Hearty and Healthy Chopped Salad

There’s a great restaurant that my boyfriend and I like to walk to called True Food Kitchen in downtown Santa Monica. They have an amazing salad that I love and I wanted to take a stab at replicating it at home. I had never used dried dates before in a recipe, but after tasting them … Continue reading

Quick and Healthy Cheesy Spinach Chicken

If you think you don’t have time to cook, think again. I just whipped this up in 30 minutes, and 20 minutes of that time was me waiting for the chicken to bake in the oven. This tasty meal combines lean protein, from the free range & organic chicken breasts, with some heart healthy spinach, … Continue reading

Guiltless Vegan Ice Cream

GUILTLESS ICE CREAM!? You’re probably thinking this isn’t possible (unless you’re an avid pinner on pinterest…) but it is! And here’s what it looks like: Don’t tell me that doesn’t look stuff-your-face-good. This is banana ice cream, often found on pinterest. I gave this recipe a whirl and put my own spin on it. If … Continue reading

DIY Chunky Infinity Scarf

Despite what you might think, knitting is pretty easy! You might be mocked for being a grandma among friends but they’ll soon be begging for some of your knitted goodies, so don’t be swayed from your new hobby! I picked it up in a few days time and got quicker at it as I went … Continue reading

Baked brussles sprouts, shallots and parmesan

YUM. If there was only one veggie I could eat the rest of my life it would be brussels sprouts! I don’t know why there’s such a stigma around these versatile miniature cabbages; maybe it’s because they can be a little stinky (not recommended to microwave at work) but they’re really quite tasty if you … Continue reading