Style & Luxury

OTTOLENGHI AND THE CAKES OF VERSAILLES

Cakes and pastries inspired by the artwork at Versailles!  Wow what a topic for a doc. Storytelling through cakes is fascinating as the pastries mesh with art. Literally.  The documentary film "Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles" documents the collaboration between world renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi and a decadent Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York…
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TERRANEA RESORT, A DESTINATION HOTEL OFFERS BRAND NEW WELLNESS, CULINARY AND ACTIVITIES

Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, Celebrates Summer in Southern California with Over 100 Seasonal Guest Experiences The iconic seaside escape is sharing an annual Summer Celebrations lineup featuring a variety of wellness, family-friendly, adventure, live music, and culinary experiences. I was invited by the hotel to spend three days there in a villa alone a while back…
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VALMONT: ANTI-AGING

There is a luxury anti-aging beauty brand called Valmont, a Swiss beauty brand founded in 1905 by a medical doctor. It started as a clinic offering spa treatments and was frequented by the celebrities and actors of the day such as Coco Chanel, Charlie Caplin, Ingrid Bergman, and Grace Kelly. Today, Valmont combats anti-aging in…
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ANTI-AGING: C E FERULIC

There is an anti-aging product I have been using and must say it’s great. It comes from SkinCueticals and it’s so popular they sell out quickly. C E Ferulic is a revolutionary antioxidant combination that gives advanced environmental protection against photo aging by neutralizing free radicals that can accelerate the appearance of aging.  Renee the rep here in Beverly…
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THE BEACH HOUSE HERMOSA

The Beach House in Hermosa Beach, California, south of L.A. is a great spot if you are looking for a real California getaway. It is a superb relaxing beach hotel. I researched and stumbled upon it but it has a good laid back vibe and I was not disappointed. Good for soul searching and watching the…
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TRENDING COCKTAIL

Gin is the hot drink trending now. Hipster drinkers and todays mixologists are creating the revival! In fact, gin is picking up from where vodka left off and boutique gins are trending so much right now, there is even a sort of gin snobbery today! Gin goes way back. It was the spirit in the Prohibition-era…
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