The Weekender

When I don't have the time for a real vacation I take weekenders or extended weekenders if I can. Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, Mammoth and Vegas are some of my favorite places to relax and burn off steam. A quick get-away with friends energizes me and helps me get through what lies ahead.

Demystifying Natural, Organic and Vegan

Shopping for natural, organic, cruelty free or vegan cosmetics can be a difficult task in todays market place. The terms are often used improperly or obscure. You never know what to believe or how to decipher it all. Once and for all the terms are demystified. The words "natural", "organic" and "vegan" are not properly regulated on personal care products so you cannot trust them.

The It List

Derma e Hyaluronic Acid Rehydrating Serum This intensive treatment deeply hydrates and nourishes to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Nohona Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil Nohona’s anti-inflammatory properties rapidly heals dry, cracked skin on the hands and feet, calms rashes, eczema and psoriasis.

Warm Winter Fragrance

Winter fragrances tend to be more complex than summer fragrances. During the colder months go for bolder, more intense perfumes. Spicy, sultry orientals, vanilla and deep woodsy notes warm up the chilly nights! Here are four delicious scents to that will make you mysterious, alluring and irresistible.