My Boyfriend is Italian & I'm Gluten Free. Here's How We Survive (& thrive!) in LA

My Boyfriend is Italian & I'm Gluten Free. Here's How We Survive (& thrive!) in LA

My boyfriend considers pizza a snack and pasta a basic food group. I am gluten free but lurrrve me some Italian cuisine. Check out how these 6 Italian hotspots in LA fared against an Italian and a Gluten-Free girl's standards, and how to do Italian light but right. 

Natty Adventures in Santa Monica

Natty Adventures in Santa Monica

As Indian summer in SoCal continues well into October and tourists have thinned out, now is a great time for a beachy vacay. Whether you're escaping the heat of central LA, or the chill of an east coast autumn, check out the stuff you actually want to know about Santa Monica! 

10 Specific (& Stylish) Ways To Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

10 Specific (& Stylish) Ways To Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Besides the obvious recycling, conserving water and carpooling–there are a ton of small changes that can have a huge impact on your carbon footprint. Check out 10 specific ways that I try to respect Mama Nature, without sacrificing style. I’ll always be a “hippie in heels” after all… even if I do love my white Birkenstocks.

UNTETHERED I: The Search for Home // Harpers Bazaar

UNTETHERED I: The Search for Home // Harpers Bazaar

As the saying goes, "if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere." But what happens when you're bored of the city that has it all?

The first installment of my travel series for HARPERS BAZAAR, come across the country with me on my search for my new home! 

15 Stylishly Sustainable Gifts for Anybody & Any Budget

15 Stylishly Sustainable Gifts for Anybody & Any Budget

‘Tis the season to give… whether giving gifts, giving to charity, or just giving love - the holidays are a great excuse to be generous. These 15 thoughtful treats are as worthy of giving as the makers are worthy of supporting.

Everything from hand painted housewares to a pampering wellness program delivered to your doorstep, woven BFF bracelets for you and your pup, plus sweet and salty stocking stuffers worth bribing Santa for... 

Natty Adventures In Saint Lucia: Not Just for Lovers

Natty Adventures In Saint Lucia: Not Just for Lovers

Thinking about a warm weather holiday? I recently took a walk on the wild side of Saint Lucia for a trip that was equal parts eco-friendly and super lux. Check out my video highlights, and a guide to a sustainably decadent way to spend a week this winter... 

In Pursuit of Magic: An Artist's Lesson in Manifesting a Dream

In Pursuit of Magic: An Artist's Lesson in Manifesting a Dream

Magic can appear in many forms. Last summer, in a magical pocket of Big Sur called Esalen, I happened to meet the artist and cofounder of In Pursuit of Magic, Betty Kay Kendrick. What started as a passion project has since become a worldwide phenom, sprinkling good vibes and connecting communities across the globe. Here, Betty Kay spills on the magic that led her down this artist's path, and what it means to follow the signs of the universe.

Autumn Entertaining with Bon Appetit!

Autumn Entertaining with Bon Appetit!

September has arrived! Which means everyone is back from summer travels and ready to reconnect with each other. What better way to do so than by hosting a dinner party? In Bon Appetit's September issue, you'll find my tips for creating a decadent tablescape and wild feast with vintage glassware and unique finds from some of my favorite boutiques.

5 Ways to Celebrate (Not Mourn) Summer's End

5 Ways to Celebrate (Not Mourn) Summer's End

It's been a whirlwind of a summer, but while many are mourning it's end I’m excited for what the changing seasons bring. Regardless of what's going on in your life at this very moment, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this seasonal shift, or at least cheer yourself as you tearfully pack up your bikinis.

Natty Adventures on A Spiritual, Southwestern Road Trip

Natty Adventures on A Spiritual, Southwestern Road Trip

This July, I spent nearly 1 month driving through the southwest. On a mission to find inspiration for my next home, we visited some of the most spiritual places in the US. I may not have decided on my next home quite yet, but along the way I found a whole lot of wild places to visit ASAP. So if your bucket list includes a cross country road trip (or just a visit to say...a desert ghost town or an energy vortex?) check out this list for adventures that’ll blow your mind.