As a kid, there were few things I loved more than getting to run errands with my dad. While I was bored to tears traveling around the larger-than-life aisles of Home Depot, errands usually meant early morning trips to the donut shop. This donut shop was old even when the world was new. From the […]
Los Angeles is not known for its seasons—unless you count fire season—for which, sadly, we are famous. However, there is a distinct wind that begins to blow around September/October that signifies fall is on its way. So, despite the fact that we had multiple 100 degree days last week, I am noticing the early signs […]
The other day, I was struck by how many odd jobs I’ve had in the past. Working at least one part-time job since 15, I have been fortunate enough to experience a truly harrowing amount of work experiences. Starting as a Hollister stock girl, I’ve hit nearly every industry from food, retail, and fitness to […]
Airy and deeply flavorful Thai tea cake layers are complemented by a condensed milk soak and light frosting for the ultimate layer cake.
I am half Mexican but have never been to Mexico. I didn’t grow up speaking Spanish, and I have an oddly Argentinian accent when I do speak it (thanks to my high school Spanish teacher). Despite never being immersed in the city where my dad is from, I feel connected to the culture because of […]