7 Ways To Avoid Postpartum Blues

There’s nothing more exciting than expecting a baby. You prepare the nursery, you get showered with love from all your friends and family, and you’re watching this baby grow inside you!

Then you have the baby and your entire world as you knew it turns upside down. Your body is a wreck, you’re hurting everywhere, the level of exhaustion is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before, and your stressing over breastfeeding.

These kind of overnight changes can make anybody go mad, which is why so many women suffer from postpartum blues. I was definitely one of them with my first pregnancy.

However with close observation of women who delivered after me and with the birth of my second daughter I found qualities that help combat this emotional period of time. Read More

An ELEGANT, HEALTHY, EASY Mediterranean Red Snapper Recipe!

There are certain women who you connect with on social media that you just know you’re going to click with even though you haven’t formally met. That’s how I felt about my now good friend, Christine . She’s a total boss lady and works as a killer real estate agent with The Agency, but she’s also an incredible cook, hostess, and mother. An ELEGANT, HEALTHY, EASY Mediterranean Red Snapper Recipe!

Lucky for us she’s sharing her incredible Mediterranean Red Snapper recipe! It’s flavorful, elegant, and easy! And don’t be intimidated by the idea of cooking a whole fish. It’s not only easier but it’s much less likely to overcook! Read More

Wine Lesson 101: A beginner’s guide featuring sommelier Max Bozoghlian

When I first started dating my now husband I was clueless about wines. He on the other hand, grew up in the restaurant industry and his family owns a popular Los Angeles Argentine steakhouse called Carlitos Gardel. They happen to have the largest inventory of Argentine wine outside of Argentina thanks to my brother in law, Max Bozoghlian. Max is the restaurant‘s sommelier.

A sommelier, or wine steward, is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants, who specializes in all aspects of wine service as well as wine and food pairing.

And lucky for us I interviewed my favorite sommelier, Max Bozoghlian about all things wine! Read More

The Modern Girl’s Guide To Being a Great Hostess: (even if it doesn’t come naturally to you)

If I haven’t made it obvious already, I love to host at my home. I love making memories and inviting people over to feel loved and pampered via food and good conversation.

But with our busy schedules it can be daunting and overwhelming to host a dinner party. But here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to make your next dinner party a huge hit and you get to have fun too! Read More