If you’re a fan of America’s Best Dance crew, then WOD is an event you don’t want to miss. Dozens of dance crews will be competing for prizes, and there will also be areas where you can pick up cool gear & products.
The tour kicks up again on April 2nd. Here’s a quick feature on Access Hollywood TV!
During a recent trip to Vegas, I indulged in some retail therapy @ Nordstrom. Let me introduce you to my new 4.5″ peep toe bow pumps. Perfect for dinner, or a night out with friends. Best part is, they are actually comfy. ❤
Earlier this evening I met up with Young, Trung, and some friends to check out the Sanrio 50th Anniversary event, at the Santa Monica Barker Hanger. Last year, Young and I attended the Hello Kitty Birthday celebration at Royal T in Culver City, and that was tons of fun.
First off, parking was $10, and it was pretty empty when I arrived at 8pm. Yes, I know it is a weekday, but the HK Birthday event last year had lines going down the street everyday.
I will probably get mauled by HK and Sanrio fans for saying this, but this years concept was cute, but the event was pretty boring and lifeless. For such a huge space, they only had a small section of activities and carnival type games. The mini golf and mini ferris wheel were cute, but definitely aimed towards the 10-16 age group. The pop up store featured not so exciting gift items, to include plush dolls, resuable bags, erasers, and other overpriced knick knacks. Honestly, you can find a better selection of cute items at any regular Sanrio store.
The art selection was quite bleak, compared to the creative pieces they showcased at Royal T the previous year. There were a couple of pieces that stood out was the piece that looked like a painting, but was made entirely of jelly beans! If you missed this event, trust me, you really didn’t miss out on much!
Hope you enjoy some photos I snapped from the event.
I was so fortunate to attend the private pre-opening festivities @ The Santa Monica Place yesterday. The new and improved shopping plaza is gorgeous! It has Cb2, Hugo, Boss, Nike Town, Nordstroms, and Bloomies! There’s also dinning on the top terrace, which features a breath taking view of Santa Monica. Enjoy my sneak peak photos.
Btw, be sure to check out the main website for The Santa Monica Place. They are having special promotions for the entire month of August, to celebrate their grand opening.
I’m always get compliments on my lashes from women of all ages!!! I used to wear Mac, then Shu Uemura, but now my new favorites are from Lash Royalty.
It’s a pretty new company, with gorgeous styles that definitely look really natural on me. Mac lashes are too long and unflattering, while Shu’s are just too darn expensive (and they are officially closed in the US). Lash Royalty styles are $15 a pop, and I’ve reused mine at least 5x now. They hold their shape pretty well, even after several nights out on the town. =)
My favorite style is Chloe & Luxe-1, but they have a bunch of other really cute styles too. Oh, and here’s a 25% off coupon for Lash Royalty. Not a bad deal at all!
www.lashroyalty.com 25% off online coupon code: vip
Our friend Andy is participating in the Tour De Cure this year, to spread awareness & honor those whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Along with his dedication to cycle along with thousands of others for this noble cause, he has set a goal to fundraise for the event as well. All proceeds will go the American Diabetes Foundation, and your donation is tax deductible.
Small donations would greatly be appreciated. He’s almost at his goal, so every dollar will definitely make a difference.
****UDPATE: Andy has reached his goal! If you want to still help towards this cause, your donation is greatly appreciated***
Stop by CB2 for an exclusive reusable cotton tote (with any purchase) on Earth Day! While supplies last and in-store promotion only.
I’ve switched out using plastic bags, with these sturdier reusable totes from Flip & Tumble, Whole Foods, and many other ones. The biggest perk about having these totes is that you can fit a lot more groceries in one bag, and they won’t rip! You’re also cutting down on using plastic & paper bags, so it’s definitely the eco chic thing to do. Besides, my kitchen cabinet has stopped over flowing with wads of plastic bags. I think we have all been guilty of that at some point!
So, if you’re a CB2 fan, definitely swing by and take advantage of this special freebie on Earth Day!
Participate in The Big Picture (Green Project) by Starbucks. Bring your own reusable travel mug or cup, and get a free brewed coffee.
Mixt Greens is the place to be on Earth Day, April 22nd. The first 150 customers (at each store) will receive a special Mixt Greens goodie bag, filled with recipes, plantable seeds, and other exclusive items.
I always rant and rave about Tender Greens in Culver City, and Mixt Greens is just as good, if not better! If there’s one in your neck of the woods, definitely stop by before and on Earth Day! I believe the Malibu location is coming soon…
monday-friday 10:30am – 3pm
350 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071
p. 213 587 7970
monday-friday 11am – 6pm
5757 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
p.213 587 7975
Do your good deed today and vote for MIA! One vote per day, per email. Thank you!!! Btw, did I mention she’s the official dj for America’s Best Dance Crew on MTV?!
I finally made my way over to see the Hello Kitty gallery over @ Royal T with Young (and friends), and we had a blast! Here are some of my highlights! Enjoy.
Get your picture taken w/Miss Hello Kitty!
I love celebrating birthdays, and here’s your chance to join Hello Kitty for hers! Royal T in Culver City is officially hosting a whole week long of special events leading up to Hello Kitty’s Birthday celebration on November 1st.
For a complete list of scheduled events, click here:
If you or a friend plans to hit up Vegas in the near future, take advantage of the sale on Southwest right now! $44 one way tickets, from LAX, SFO, and many other California cities. Click on the image to see what dates are still available. If you snooze, you’ll definitely miss out on this awesome sale.
If you plan on doing some holiday shopping at Barnes & Noble, here’s an online coupon for 10% off one item. For details on rules and restrictions, please visit http://www.bn.com
ONLINE COUPON CODE: D9E4E3T (enter at checkout)
Coupon promo code: FREESHIPiD
A few weeks ago, I made pair of custom Nike’s for a special birthday gift. I received the order in 3 weeks, and it turned out really nice! This would make a nice Christmas gift, for you (or a friend)!
Please check the site for restrictions and more details!
Enjoy 30% off all regular priced merchandise @ the Juicy Couture boutique. You must print this out, in order to receive the discount at the store. Happy Shopping!
Valid only at Juicy Couture boutiques.
Yay!!! This is my absolute favorite sale of the year! Go and pick up everything from house slippers, pj sets, to backpacks, sweaters, watches, and kids clothing. Prices start at $5 (for shirts, knits), $15/$20 (pj sets), $10 (house slippers), etc…
The lines are super long, so make sure to get there early. There is usually only street parking, so try carpooling with your friends to save some time. Happy shopping!
Friday, December 5th, 10am-7pm
Saturday, December 6th, 9am-4pm
960 W. 16th Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627