Safari diary

Schedules may be similar on the great plains but one magical day may not be like any other. Here, a safari diary that documents a glorious few days of travel with some of the world's most incredible creatures and their environment. Day One - Safari Diary Nairobi, Kenya 11:30 A.M. Boarding a nine-seater plane at Nairobi’s tiny Wilson Airport, we are on our way to the Mara Naboisho Conservancy in the southwest of Kenya. ...

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Falling for Floral Displays

The color palette of fall is here in all of its splendor and fleeting as soon as wintere is upon us. We see it from the landscape to outfits, accessories, holiday decor and especially floral arrangements. The greens, oranges, burgundies and other autumnal tones mixed with a few pastels will have you "falling for floral displays" WLM Entertaining Editor Courtney Sixx is a fan of adding unexpected elements like fruits and ...

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Fresh Holiday Music Hits

Each December we face the compulsory list that comes with properly celebrating the holidays. Has Miracle on 34th Street been watched? Has the tree been decorated? The menorah dusted off? Has the shopping list been ticked off, added to and ticked off again? Perry Como re-emerges into our homes as millions of Americans dutifully turn on their local holiday stations. Not because we’ve suffered at all without “Home for the ...

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Traveling to Greece

PAIR AN ANCIENT BUSTLING CITY THAT’S GOT A MODERN VIBE WITH A TRENDY ISLAND LOCATION FOR A VACAY THAT IS ABSOLUTELY MELODICAL. AND THAT'S ABSOLUTELY TRAVELING TO GREECE. The antiquity of its cities is literally the stuff of which myths are made. The beauty and spirit of its isles are captivating. The culture of both meshed together offers two experiences. They are intertwined at many levels but also individual adventures that ...

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A Halloween Inspired Party

HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF COURTNEY SIXX’S FAVORITE HOLIDAYS and she has been a guest at some of the most fabulously ghoulish Hollywood fetes. Many of the details she sees become muses for her own ideas. Now she is sharing some scary stylish decorating details for a Halloween Inspired Party. So read on to get ideas for table covers, menus, floral arrangements, chair backs and cushions, candles and more. Eerily Chic Tablescape Set ...

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HollyRod Foundation’s DesignCare Gala

July 27th marked the 21st Anniversary of the HollyRod Foundation’s DesignCare Gala. The event was hosted by actress, activist and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL player Rodney Peete, at the beautiful SaddleRock Ranch in Malibu. HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare Gala is an evening of fashion, philanthropy and music under the stars honoring Heroes and Sheroes who are champions in the causes of Autism, Parkinson’s Disease and people ...

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Fran Drescher’s Cancer Schmancer Health Summit

Set some time aside to tune in to caring about yourself. Fran Drescher’s annual Master Class Health Summit is an intense, educational day that transforms attendees from passive patients into active medical consumers. Sessions dive in to topics like cutting-edge research, new treatments, eastern & western medicine, functional medicine, GMOs, mental health, medical cannabis, detoxing your home, whole body wellness, and the mind-body connection. Who Attends The summit attracts 300+ women and ...

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Epicurean Travel

Eating and sipping your way, coast to coast. West Coast On the west coast, California is known for its extraordinary wines that truly rival any in the world. The Golden State’s wine country spans the beautiful regions of Northern California. These include Napa Valley, Sonoma and Monterey County to the Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara regions, and even Malibu. Further south and just inland from San Diego about an hour’s drive, the ...

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Datebook July August

What's happening in the neighborhood From concerts to shows to wine tastings, community legal symposiums, pop-up dinners and more, here's a currated list of where to be and when in L.A. this summer.   July 3 Rooftop July 4th Eve Night Swim W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills 930 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024 Enjoy a pre-Fourth rooftop party hosted by VIP Nightlife at the W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills hotel. Rated “Best View of Downtown ...

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Photography and Text by Karen Snyder Designed and Styled by Karen Snyder of Sanctuary Home Decor and Jennifer Currier of Soiree Event Designs Rentals, MTB Event Rentals & Linen Lenders As summer temperatures rise and daylight fades a bit later each evening, an al fresco dinner party is an opportunity to take in the beauty of the season while enjoying the company of your guests in a magical and idyllic setting.   Using the backdrop ...

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