new and noteworthy.

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for this edition of new and noteworthy i thought it might be nice to round up some fun and unique father’s day gift ideas for you. some that are a little different and special, like a private masseuse delivered to dad’s door, perhaps? here’s some thoughts on pop. 1. zeel lets you book same-day, in-home massages with the best licensed massage therapists in... 
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book club brunch.

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when you’re asked to give a book club brunch for author Terry McMillan you definitely say “yes! yes, please!”. i’ve long been a fan and Terry’s part of Ghirardelli’s Savor the Dark Book Club, launching her new book I Almost Forgot About You — which is a really fun summer read. with the book club subscription, you get the book and three... 
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wear this there: the butcher’s daughter.

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it’s a cult favorite, and now it’s in venice, california — the butcher’s daughter is the spot for all things interior inspo, and healthy fare. the modern, free-spirited vibe fits into that abbot kinney lifestyle just swell. the perfect canvas to show off your california made threads, like some of our go-to favorites: ali golden, 2Bandits, and freda salvador.... 
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surf’s up.

if you know me, you know i love anything surf-related. having grown up in the san fernando valley and trekking my way to malibu, zuma and santa monica as often as i possibly could, it would be hard to imagine surfing not making some kind of impression on me. i love the vibe, the sport and the whole culture of surfing. which is why i love this new book, surf site tin type by... 
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friday finds.

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this week on friday finds i’m all about vacation vibes — think tropical beach house, maybe in bali or belize. doesn’t really matter, we’ve just got to get away — am i right? it’s memorial day weekend here in the states and we’re off monday for a little extended rest. so here’s a bit of beach decor inspiration to get you in the... 
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