• Friday Favorites
    Friday Favorites Vol. 20: Matcha Madness, Leopard Print Obsession, Thoughts About “13th” & More

    A brief reprieve from the heat! It’s been a busy past few days for …

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    Friday Favorites Vol. 19: Workout Favorites, Indoor Grilling & More

    It’s getting hot in Southern California, so my workout regimen has moved up …

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  • Friday Favorites
    Friday Favorites Vol. 18: Guilty Pleasure Reading, Tie Dye is Trending Again, Grillable …

    Help, I’ve fallen into a reading hole and I can’t get out! I …

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    Friday Favorites Vol. 17: Animal Crossing for Anxiety, High Frequency for Acne, Toxic …

    Hi, it’s me again. I took a break from Friday Favorites last week because …

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  • The Top 10 Ramen Houses in Southern California

    The Top 10 Ramen Houses in Southern California

    A few years ago I’d eaten my very first bowl of real Japanese ramen. This wasn’t the sad, dry block of ramen in a plastic bag with a small packet of spices. This was the real deal, and I savored every last…

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    Amazon Prime: Get Up to 12 Free Months

    Amazon Prime: Get Up to 12 Free Months

    I’m very sure I’m not the only one paying $99 a year for unlimited 2-day shipping. I throw so much of my money at Amazon, my house gets multiple deliveries almost every day. I’m sure my family has grown sick…

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    The Ultimate Groupon Guide to Discounted Spa Treatments

    The Ultimate Groupon Guide to Discounted Spa Treatments

    I’m a sucker for spa massages, facials, and haircuts. How could I not be? During my time working in a spa as an esthetician, I lived a spoiled life where my massage therapists and I could trade services and get massages and…

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    iPhone 7: How I Got it for Nearly Free

    iPhone 7: How I Got it for Nearly Free

    Ever since my cell phone provider Sprint notified me that I was eligible for an early upgrade, I waited for months until the iPhone 7 was finally announced earlier this month. But because of the activation fee, I ultimately decided not to upgrade.…

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    Wi Spa: The (Budget-Friendly) State-Side Korean Spa

    Wi Spa: The (Budget-Friendly) State-Side Korean Spa

    Ever since I started watching Korean dramas a while back, I was always interested in trying out a Korean-style spa. Focused on detoxification, Korean spas are community-oriented self-service facilities where you can lounge in various pools and treatment stations. When…

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