Dwelling in the Worlds of Design and Politics

Not too long ago I had the distinct pleasure of spending my day at two very different, but equally as informing, conventions around the LA area. I started my day–after spending 20 minutes looking for parking–at the LA Convention Center for the 11th annual Dwell on Design show. While there, I was able to browse …

Dear Prudence Geek Style – bad advice

Well I’m a geek and do consider myself pretty stylish. I strongly suspect her friend feels comfortable in her style and isn’t sure on how to incorporate geek style into average daily life and is likely not a great shopper in general so has her favorite outfits that she wears all the time. As much …

Star Wars Half Marathon Cosplay outfit

I’ve gone to the dark side for the Star Wars Half Marathon on January 17th in Anaheim next weekend and am sharked that I’m all about Darth Vader! If you plan to do the run next weekend make sure that you check out the REVISED RunDisney rules as far as cosplay goes because (I’m sad …

Am going natural to the Seattle PGA Tour Stop

Well I thought for a minute that I’d blow dry my hair straight or elongate my curly coily hair for fear of not fitting in with all of the golf fans attending. But than I thought no matter what it’s pretty obvious I’m a black woman AND pleasingly plump so what the heck I’m going …

Getting ready for the Grammy After Party on Sunday

I’m SOOO excited that Mastercard has given me tickets to the official Grammy Party this Sunday that I had to check out Nordstrom for accessories and a cute 20s inspired dress.  Sadly no Cherry Size section any longer at the Grove (Plus Size) but I did see some cool sparkly clutches and necklace that would be perfect to …

Hancock Park is having the BEST garage sale ever with LIGHTSABERS

Oh my gob I saw this article in LA Mag so am adding this to my calendar of geeky fun things to do at this garage sale in Hancock Park. Michael Jackson’s Dermatologist is Having an Estate Sale Ever wanted a piece by Degas or some Dolly Parton memorabilia? Here’s your chance. Posted on 10/16/2013 2:06:00 …

The TASTE is the perfect family fun friendly food event you’ve been looking for in LA!

Angeleno All-Star Chefs Michael Cimarusti, Sang Yoon, Nancy Silverton, and Mixologist Matthew Biancaniello Set to Season THE TASTE as Co-Hosts If your looking to decide on how to spend your holiday weekend you have to come to Paramount Studios for the Labor Day Weekend Annual The TASTE starting this Friday (August 30th).  This is going to a fun casual weekend …

2012 Archipelago Holiday Warehouse Sale

I’m so excited that the Archipelago Holiday Warehouse Sale is on Saturday (one day only). It’s the best deal in town for my fellow candle fanatics up to 90% off fragrant aromatherapy candles, diffusers and personal care products that are sold at stores high end retailers. This a great oppurtunity to buy holiday gifts for …