Lifestyle

MY OFFICE TOUR

One of my promises to Craig before we moved was that the next house would have a “man cave” of sorts. I’m pretty sure he optimistically hoped to hang up his “Wings” poster and framed Laker jersies, but you can only push a girl so far. The office and the hallway are Craig-friendly, in that it’s where the big screen […]
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HAIR FAVORITES

I’ve always had a bit of a mane, so for me, hair maintenance is a total chore. My arms get sore while blowdrying, styling it is annoying, and my goal with hair care is a combination of “what’s effective?” and “what’s easy?” These are some of my favorite tools and products to handle even the worst hair days. Dry Bar […]
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DIY SUNBURN REMEDIES

As a pale red head, I know the business end of an aloe vera bottle better than most. And this is despite my dressing like Diane Keaton or a face lift patient at the beach: big hat, high necklines, glasses, shade, a general vampiric vibe. Somehow, the sun finds a way to penetrate my skin, and I’m left needing to […]
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PINK DEPRESSION GLASS

With summer here, I dream of popping open a bottle of rosé and pretending I’m in the south of France, hanging out with Grace Kelly and Cary Grant in To Catch a Thief. That translucent blush pink is my favorite color in the world, mostly because it only exists in Rosé form.  Try to turn it into a paint or […]
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NAIL ART BY ERICA DAVIDSON

Everyone jokes that every family needs a lawyer and a doctor, but I’d like to add make up artist to that list. My cousin Erica is a fabulous professional makeup artist and the beauty blogger behind Pretty Pleased, her site featuring beauty tips and tricks, her insider advice. I thought she could bring a little of that beauty wisdom over to The Kitchy […]
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DIY BEACH SPRAY BY ERICA DAVIDSON

Everyone jokes that every family needs a lawyer and a doctor, but I’d like to add make up artist to that list. My cousin Erica is a fabulous professional makeup artist and the beauty blogger behind Pretty Pleased, her site featuring beauty tips and tricks, her insider advice. I thought she could bring a little of that beauty wisdom over to The Kitchy […]
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FATHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

Craig is just missing the deadline for Father’s Day this year, but for inspiration, I looked to some presents I’ve given him over the past year that I think are perfect for a younger Father’s Day. All of these gifts a functional, chic, and not at all embarrassing. Robb Vice Box I am not a big “box” person, but when […]
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HOW TO HIGHLIGHT BY ERICA DAVIDSON

Everyone jokes that every family needs a lawyer and a doctor, but I’d like to add make up artist to that list. My cousin Erica is a fabulous professional makeup artist and the beauty blogger behind Pretty Pleased, her site featuring beauty tips and tricks, her insider advice. I thought she could bring a little of that beauty wisdom over to The Kitchy […]
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THE PERFECT MAKEUP BAG BY ERICA DAVIDSON

Everyone jokes that every family needs a lawyer and a doctor, but I’d like to add make up artist to that list. My cousin Erica is a fabulous professional makeup artist and the beauty blogger behind Pretty Pleased, her site featuring beauty tips and tricks, her insider advice. So she’s bringing a little of that beauty wisdom over to The Kitchy Kitchen!  When […]
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MY LIVING ROOM + DINING ROOM HOME TOUR

Much to my husband’s regret, I’m a bit of a nomad. I have no qualms about moving every two years. So, to me, homes are a wonderful opportunity to create a lifestyle that fits where I am in my life. Our last home was an atomic bachelor pad in Los Feliz, perched on stilts with a balcony overlooking downtown. This […]
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