Luxury Hotel Santa Monica Proper Opens

Sun-drenched Santa Monica welcomes a new addition to its luxe hotel offerings. This summer the Luxury Hotel Santa Monica Proper opens its doors. Located on Seventh Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Arizona Avenue, the Kelly Wearstler-designed hotel fuses a circa-1928, Spanish colonial revival building with new construction. The result is a sprawling 271-room lifestyle hotel just a short walk from the ocean’s edge. Above all, it's close enough to home ...

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Asian Fusion

Cooking and conversation with up-and-coming culinary star Kimlai Yingling   There is certainly no shortage of foodies in Los Angeles in awe over food trucks, farmers markets, pop-up culinary venues and endless restaurants. But the Asian food scene is perhaps one of the most prevalent. Kimlai Yingling, culinary producer, food blogger, YouTube star, writer and host, is a rising talent in the food world.     With her bubbly personality, funny family anecdotes about her ...

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Top Tips from a Duo of De-Cluttering experts

The craze of de-cluttering is taking our country by storm. To that effect, we get top tips from a duo of de-cluttering experts. In addition, we get their take on the emotion of it all. These veteran de-clutters, and sisters, discuss home in a way that inspires in many ways. It inspires a desire to clean out, pare down and take stock of what makes you happy and doesn't. A holistic ...

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Scent of a Woman

Sarah Horowitz’ destiny was determined in a small shop on Boston’s famed Newbury Street during her freshman year at Emerson College. It was there that the sight of glimmering crystals and the sound of Enya playing in the background first enticed her to enter the shop called “Essence.” But it was the scents of essential oils and the romanticism of the owner’s words, “May I anoint you?” that kept her ...

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