Enchanted: Forest of Light

Last December I went to Descanso Gardens' Enchanted: Forest of Light in La Canada. At night, the ever-changing colored lights blanket the trees and the sprinkling chandeliers make the garden magical -- and not in a cheesy way. This event quickly became one of my things to so during the holiday season. I can't wait until… Continue reading Enchanted: Forest of Light


Sky light

Yes, there is a cave in Los Angeles. This was from one of my hikes (hike 38/52) last week and it was probably one of the coolest hikes I've done this year. I did a bit of rock scrambling and made my way to the top of the cave. Stay tuned for more pictures! This… Continue reading Sky light

Wedding Vintage Rose OC

A Saturday Brunch Wedding at the Vintage Rose

My friend's wedding on Saturday was a lot of fun probably the most fun wedding I've been to in a while. I've been invited to weddings in the past, but I would have to say this wedding was the most meaningful. The bride was a friend I knew since high school, the groom was a… Continue reading A Saturday Brunch Wedding at the Vintage Rose

giant agave plant

 Attack of the Agavaceae

I'll make this week's challenge post short because I am currently doing a madeleine bake-athon for my friend's wedding this Saturday. I am making three flavors, vanilla dipped in chocolate, orange blossom, and rosewater. And I figured out how to stage them for the dessert table! This another photo of one of my many trips to… Continue reading  Attack of the Agavaceae

Huntington Library

Take a break at the Huntington Library

Collage is defined as: a piece of art made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric onto a backing, the art of making collages, and a combination or collection of various things For this post, I'll apply the definition with the last point: "a combination or collection of various… Continue reading Take a break at the Huntington Library


“La La Land” Live in concert

Last night, we went to the Hollywood Bowl and watched La La Land in concert. This is where they play the movie La La Land accompanied by a live orchestra -- many who are were the original musicians who played in the recording. The conductor of the orchestra was none other than Oscar winning composer, Justin Hurwitz. When… Continue reading “La La Land” Live in concert