Thursday, October 23, 2014

stuck in vending machine

Just when I thought my day couldn’t get worse…

Death is Coming.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

modern family - oh god it's cancer - death is coming gif modern family - oh god it's cancer - death is coming gif

I usually enjoy being on my back, but this is getting ridic.

I’ve been living off muscle relaxers, pain killers and salon pas for the past three weeks. The cause is still unknown, but I’m pretty sure I went too hard at the Paul McCartney show. Or Anthony thought I was Christine and punched me in my drunken sleep that night. LOL, we do look alike…

I’ve been stressed out at work lately, and the doctor thinks I might be carrying the stress in my back. If only he could write me a doctor’s note forbidding me to work overtime. It’s the least he can do, since he won’t prescribe me more vicodin!

Out There.
Monday, September 29, 2014

paul mccartney out there tour petco park san diego

Not pictured: Anthony on the air drums and me on vocals (@ Petco Park)

Loved, loved, loved ♥

Paul McCartney – Hey Jude (Live)

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End of Summer Shrimptacular.
Monday, September 29, 2014

shrimp boil invitation - seafood crab crawfish chalkboard

diy bloody mary bar

Anthony upgraded his second annual shrimp boil with an invite that tested our friendship and a bloody mary bar by me and the girls. All that was missing was some fried chicken!

Winning combo: Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix + UV Sriracha Vodka + Sriracha Chili Sauce

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

requiem for a dream - screaming in the bathtub gif
requiem for a dream - screaming in the bathtub gif

My 3-day weekend can’t come soon enough.

Vegan Oktoberfest.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

vegan oktoberfest santa monica

…or the wurst idea ever! #onlyinLA

The Point.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

new girl - dice - the whole point of going on dates is to fall in love and have a relationship
new girl - dice - the point of dating is just to keep on dating and then never stop. it's like burning fossil fuels. or seeing a therapist.
Autumn in LA.
Monday, September 22, 2014

autumn in LA

Saturday, September 20, 2014

commissary at the line hotel

Greenhouse vibes (@ Commissary at the Line Hotel)

Fishing with Dynamite.
Thursday, September 18, 2014

fishing with dynamite - manhattan beach

fishing with dynamite oysters

Ooh, baby, I like it rawww (@ Fishing with Dynamite)

Baby Got Back.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

new girl - the last wedding - do guys still like an oakland face with an la booty gif
new girl - the last wedding - do guys still like an oakland face with an la booty gif
Night Swim.
Sunday, September 14, 2014

sausalito pool

It’s too hot for clothes (@ Sausalito)

Lobster Festival.
Saturday, September 13, 2014

port of LA lobster fest

The claws are out (@ The Port of LA Lobster Festival)

Ooh Kill Em.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

chipset fantasy football

ray rice fantasy football

If my sister and I share a love of anything, it’s the dulcet tones of Sam Smith, and winning. She is next level when it comes to fantasy football and being the only girl in her league!

Dodgers vs. Padres.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

dodgers vs padres @ dodger stadium

It smells like doyer dogs and betrayal (@ Dodger Stadium)

Sunday, September 7, 2014

the thing i love most about la is the people. and the thing i hate most about la is the people. - wrdsmth

Sunday, September 7, 2014

grub restaurant hollywood brunch

Overheard at the table next to us (@ Grub):

“I need an exact headcount for the lobster bake I’m throwing at my house for my birthday, because I’m flying in fresh lobsters from Maine.”

“My sister is really into strippercizing right now. She has a room in her house with just a stripper pole in it.”

Oh, Hollywood. I nearly spit out my blackberry pepper champagne cocktail.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

real housewives of new jersey - a woman only needs two things: dunkin donuts and oral sex

LA opened its first Dunkin Donuts today, so I’m halfway there, you guys!

Sunshine Yellow.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

DIY reupholstered mid-century modern chair harris tweed sunshine yellow

Earlier this week, I reupholstered the leather cushions on my Roxy Rocker with this gorgeous Harris Tweed. According to Wikipedia, it was “handwoven by islanders at their homes in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.” I bought it off eBay from some dude in the UK, so it must be legit.

Also, I did all this with a staple gun, and I didn’t even hurt myself! It only took that first staple barely missing my thigh for me to realize that the staples come out of the other end when you shoot it. Gra ta ta!

Labor Day.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

wood between legs

…or the only day Anthony gets to have his wood between my legs and his meat in my mouth! Not gonna lie, he smokes some damn good BBQ…

Thursday, August 28, 2014

adventure time jake because i'm sick

I obviously went too hard this past weekend. Somebody soup me.

Monday, August 25, 2014

FYF Fest 2014

FYF Fest 2014

The Strokes – You Only Live Once

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Epic weekend. I saw The Strokes perform, and I forget the rest. x__x (@ FYF Festival)

Father’s Office.
Monday, August 25, 2014

father's office - culver city

Crossed another one off of LA Weekly’s 99 Essential Restaurants list… 93 more to go! (@ Father’s Office)

Anthony visited before his BBQ class in LA, and we tried one of LA’s best burgers. It was meh, felt more like a sandwich because it was served on a french roll, but the beers were excellent. My favorite burger in LA (and in life) is still from Plan Check!

Hopefully he learned some new skills from the BBQ Pitmaster for the next party he unwillingly lets me throw at his house.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

wrdsmth - remember the day

Two years in LA today. Where did my life go???

Monday, August 18, 2014

fella texts

Sunday Funday.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

anaheim packing district

Bloats magotes (@ Anaheim Packing House)

The Golden Ratio.
Saturday, August 16, 2014

the golden ratio

Monday, August 11, 2014

genie, you're free.

Beach Buds.
Saturday, August 9, 2014

pb alehouse

I live down the street from Manhattan Beach Pier, but nothing beats being at the beach with my buds in SD (even if it is PB!) (@ Pacific Beach Alehouse)

Missed Steak.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

#myhttender pinterest contest winner

I don’t know how to use a grill, and I’m the kind of girl who doesn’t read directions or instruction manuals. Unfortunately, that also makes me the kind of girl who wins Pinterest contests and then gets her prize revoked because she didn’t read the fine print that said that the contest wasn’t open to California residents.

I get it, Georgia. We have perfect weather and an extra series of The Real Housewives. We can’t have your $1200 Big Green Egg grills, too.

At least I still have my award-winning #MyHTTender contest board full of grilling recipes for when I throw another BBQ at someone else’s house ;)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

bradbury building - 500 days of summer

bradbury building - 500 days of summer

Life after Summer (@ Bradbury Building)

Sunday, August 3, 2014


eggslut - just the tip

Sunday Slutty Sunday (@ Eggslut)

On the Run.
Saturday, August 2, 2014

on the run tour

You ready, B? (@ Rose Bowl Stadium)

Saturday, August 2, 2014


I hope Bangkok doesn’t have him now (@ LAX)

Lobster Rumble.
Saturday, August 2, 2014

lobster rumble los angeles

Let’s get ready to rumbleeee (@ Cooper Design Space)

Thursday, July 31, 2014

amazon suggestions - enrique iglesias

…or what happens when a certain someone leaves my amazon prime account logged in on their dad’s computer.

Stand Up.
Monday, July 28, 2014

The worst thing is watching someone drown and not being able to convince them that they can save themselves by just standing up

Quote of the Day.
Sunday, July 27, 2014

lana del rey - throat cut gif

If a man ever laid a finger on me like that, HE WOULD BE DEAD.

Let Go.
Sunday, July 27, 2014

let go or be dragged

Regret Forever.
Sunday, July 27, 2014

sir paul mccarts chat

The last time Paul McCartney played a show in San Diego, I wasn’t even born yet. But I grew up listening to the Beatles because my dad would blast their records and play along with his guitar when I was a kid. I always thought he was their biggest fan, but Anthony might be giving him a run for his money.

Since none of our friends are going to the show with us, I’ll probably have to be Anthony’s emergency contact for when he faints like a fangirl at a Michael Jackson concert! Ha. When I asked my dad if he wanted tickets for his birthday, he said that he already bought tickets for himself, my mom and their friends before I even got mine. My bad, presale! Maybe someone else can be Anthony’s emergency contact after all.

michael jackson fans fainting crying screaming concerts

Friday, July 25, 2014

manhattan beach neighbors

Friday, July 25, 2014

hammer museum

hammer museum

Made in LA (@ Hammer Museum)

Dirty Laundry.
Monday, July 21, 2014

bubble beach laundry, santa monica

A giant load is the only thing on the agenda tonight (@ Bubble Beach Laundry)

Pie Not.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

pie-not drunken cow pie, costa mesa

I threw my pie for you (@ Pie Not)

OC Fair.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

oc fair swings

Swing life away (@ OC Fair)

Angel City Brewery.
Saturday, July 19, 2014

angel city brewery

angel city brewery

Angelenos (@ Angel City Brewery)

Brown Lightning.
Thursday, July 17, 2014

If anyone can convince me to join Tinder, it’s Djengus Roundstone.

I hope the D’s not silent…

Superba Food + Bread.
Monday, July 14, 2014

superba food + bread, venice beach

superba food + bread, venice beach

Cute carbs (@ Superba Food + Bread)

Anaheim Packing House.
Sunday, July 13, 2014

anaheim packing house

popbar @ anaheim packing house

Holy hipster (@ Anaheim Packing House)

Summer Nights.
Sunday, July 13, 2014

the bumbys at hammer museum

the bumbys at hammer museum

Made in L.A. Music night every Thursday (@ Hammer Museum)

I keeps it real. Also, I’m apparently still sexy.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Date someone who gives you the same feeling of when you see your food coming at a restaurant

The realest thing I’ve ever read.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

i'm going home with you - cpk takeout doggy bag

Monday, July 7, 2014

dtla los angeles graffiti building

The beauty of getting lost in DTLA (@ Boyd & Omar)

Monday, July 7, 2014

baby pennsatucky jesus

Darien waiting for a birthday surprise or channeling his inner Pennsatucky? You decide.

Great Mapes.
Sunday, July 6, 2014

great maple johnny's hangover mary

Who doesn’t like a little chorizo in their bloody mary every once in a while? (@ Great Maple)

Saturday, July 5, 2014

hammond's gourmet ice cream flight

Ice cream flight kind of night (@ Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream)

Game of Thrones Warrior Name.
Saturday, July 5, 2014

game of thrones name generator


Alpine Beer Co.
Friday, July 4, 2014

alpine beer company pub

I was the only person they carded! #faceofaminor (@ Alpine Beer Co)

Day Ruined.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

churro borough @ ramekin

On Wednesdays, we eat Churro Borough (@ Ramekin)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

bathroom tv

Bathroom break (@ Skechers)

Waypoint Public.
Sunday, June 29, 2014

waypoint public, north park

waypoint public, north park

who wore it better?

Who wore it better? (@ Waypoint Public)

DIY Donut Balloons.
Sunday, June 29, 2014

diy donut balloons

diy donut balloons

DIY Donut Balloons for my favorite 3-year-old!

Global Sales Conference.
Sunday, June 29, 2014

work conference

My work conference started off with an inspirational speech by President Bill Clinton and ended with half naked dancers and one too many tequila shots with the VPs.

So… just another day at the office.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

2013 mazda m3

Say hello to my new Mazda3!

I def have a type. I would’ve replaced my Matrix with another, but Toyota discontinued them last year, and I really wanted to buy myself a brand new car. After driving a rental for almost a month, I finally found a car that I love! It’s a charcoal gray hatchback just like my Matrix was, except it looks a lot sleeker, has power steering (which I thought I had this whole time until I drove a car that actually had power steering), and bluetooth so I can listen to my Young the Giant spotify playlist instead of my Young the Giant CD, among other upgrades. I feel like I’m driving my Matrix when I’m in it.

Maybe I should’ve kept $5,000 from my insurance settlement to pay to find me a date who looks just like my ex, too.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

what is going on? is it some kind of solstice? - marnie, girls hbo

Venice Beach.
Saturday, June 21, 2014

venice beach sign

we should knit tiny sweaters for every cat in the neighborhood - venice beach graffiti

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

spain is on my fucket list

Apartment Hunters.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

broad city - apartment hunters - where's the bathroom? where isn't the bathroom?

The power went out in my apartment building again last week! I was already running late, and I had to go back upstairs in the dark to tell the maintenance guy to manually open the garage gate so I could get to fucking work already. This has happened three times in less than two months! And these are only the incidents that I know of, because I spend less than 50% of my time in this apartment (unless a burglar is reading this, in which case I’m home all the time. Plus I always keep my sharpest pair of fabric scissors within reach. And I’m not afraid to cut you.)

Once I get my new car situation settled, I’m moving out of this overpriced shit hole and torching it on yelp!

Grad Night.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

DIY money lei graduation gift

Somebody got lei’d last night (@ Santana High School)

Churro Borough.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

churro ice cream sandwich

The 4 most beautiful words ever put together: Churro Ice Cream Sandwich (@ Ramekin)

Churro Borough had a pop-up shop at my fave dessert spot in LA the one day I happened to be there, and my life will never be the same.

Good Times at Davey Wayne’s.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

good time at davey wayne's - refrigerator door entrance

good time at davey wayne's - vintage beer

Refrigerator door to the past (@ Good Times at Davey Wayne’s)

Sunday, June 8, 2014

orange is the new black - you can’t blame the wolf. lamb’s delicious. that’s smart eating. gif

I may or may not have binge-watched the entire new season of Orange is the New Black this past weekend.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

wrdsmth los angeles graffiti

Electric Wire Hustle.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

kimbra - electric wire hustle - fold silverlake - bootleg hifi theater - los angeles - kcrw - jeremy sole

That one time Kimbra showed up at the Electric Wire Hustle show (@ Bootleg HiFi)

Mustache Baby Bash.
Monday, June 2, 2014

mustache baby shower

I knew that my affinity for facial hair and keeping random shit in my purse would be useful someday. I won enough Bath & Body Works prizes to regift for years to come.

Three of my cousins are pregnant, and this is my life right now.

Words of Encouragement.
Sunday, June 1, 2014

rock n roll san diego marathon 2014

Congrats Shi and Christine! (@ Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon)

Friday, May 30, 2014

accident text

I need new friends. And a new car :( It’s officially totaled!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

banks at the el rey

Banks – Waiting Game

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What if the way we started
Made it something cursed from the start

Levitated Mass.
Thursday, May 29, 2014

levitated mass - lacma

Stoned (@ LACMA)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

minnie mouse lady gaga glasses

She knows me too well.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

pizza port pliny the elder

I’m pretty sure my car is totaled, but at least I was near a Pizza Port when I almost died on the 5 today. (@ Pizza Port)

Hook & Plow.
Friday, May 23, 2014

the hook and plow - hermosa beach - the burger

I love the silence between us when it comes to burgers and bread pudding. Like, don’t even talk to me right now. (@ Hook & Plow)

Friday, May 23, 2014

if you get a chance, take it. if it changes your life, let it.

Don’t You Dare.
Thursday, May 22, 2014

new girl - don't tell me i wore my raw denim for nothing. don't you dare tell me that! dance gif

…or when your plans get canceled because the power went out in your apartment building, and your car is stuck in the sub garage. Again.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

wonuts dk donuts wownuts

You leave LA for one weekend, and people cheat on you with wonuts.

Monday, May 19, 2014

if it's still in your mind, it is worth taking the risk

Thursday, May 15, 2014

american horror story - bitchcraft - it's too hot. my frickin' vagina's sweating - madison

Thursday, May 15, 2014

i can't stop thinking about you

Dos Muchos.
Thursday, May 15, 2014

guelaguetza restaurant

I procured this hen for Deane last night (@ Guelaguetza)

Rack City.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

victorious dirty boob joke victorious dirty boob joke


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


I caught Meb checking me out at work today!


Oh, wait. It’s just some creep.

Sunday, May 11, 2014


I was promised mojitos, and all I got was this picture of Anthony and his LOML.

Beer Buddies.
Sunday, May 11, 2014

pizza port

Beer, buddies, and beer buddies (@ Pizza Port)

Daily Haiku on Love.
Friday, May 9, 2014


I need more of you,
do you not need more of me?
Is just this enough?
When your coworker doesn’t even recognize you…
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

new girl - nick miller gif - i mean i'm not doing squats or anything. i'm just trying to eat less donuts.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

she imagines him imagining her. this is her salvation.

The Awful Truth.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014


“One day, whether you
are 14,
or 65

you will stumble upon
someone who will start
a fire in you that cannot die.

However, the saddest,
most awful truth
you will ever come to find—

is they are not always
with whom we spend our lives.”

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

churros text

FILE UNDER: Reasons I can’t talk to you RN.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

There are a million ways to bleed. But you are by far my favorite.

- Iain S. Thomas, The Scars You Love
Roxy Rocker.
Monday, May 5, 2014

roxy rocker from onefortythree - mid-century modern rocking chair furniture

The most beautiful wood I’ve ever sat on ♥

Get yours @ onefortythree!

Monday, May 5, 2014

kim richards - but i don't want to gif - real housewives of beverly hills

Unique LA.
Monday, May 5, 2014

unique LA

unique LA - you're the only wiener for my bun card

Sister time @ Unique LA yesterday with Pammie, Deane and her sister, Andrea!

My favorite purchase was this ‘You’re the only wiener for my bun’ card. I should have gotten multiples just in case! Ha.

Sunday Bloody Sunday.
Sunday, May 4, 2014

spicy bloody mary - BLD - los angeles

blueberry ricotta pancakes - BLD - los angeles

About that brunch life (@ BLD)

Best. Pancakes. EVAR! I want to marry them, have their blueberry ricotta babies, and live happily ever after in that maple syrup log cabin tin.

Chamango Popsicle Weather.
Saturday, May 3, 2014

chamango mangonada chamoy mango popsicles mexican paletas

Keep cool, my babies. Recipe here.

We will be a novel someday.
Saturday, May 3, 2014


“You are a sentence
and I am a semicolon
begging you to go on.”
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