During the pandemic has really made me focus on my home. Since we have spent so much time in our homes I feel like we need to make our homes our sanctuaries especially during these crazy times. For me that has to do with not only making my home feel peaceful but the scents I have in my home. I just tried Creed’s new home fragrance and candle in Birmanie Oud. Oud is a scent that reminds me of the Middle East and my best friends that live there. I was first introduced to the scent when I was in college and have loved it ever since. Birmanie Oud is such a warm scent that it gives me all the cozy feels. Not only does it remind me of the people I love it also makes my home smell elegant, feel warm and makes my house feel like a home.…

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Get ready to shop because I have found the latest makeup must haves. Bobbi Brown the legendary makeup artist has a new line of beauty products called Jones Road that are all hero products. I have had the chance to try several of these sold out products. You are going to want to get your hands on them because it will change your makeup routine. I’ll start with one of my favorites from the line which is the Miracle Balm. It is a balm that is an all over glow. Bobbi makes products that really just enhance your natural beauty and things that are easy to use so that if you are on the go you can look amazing without having to put a lot of time into your makeup routine. What I love about the Miracle Balm is that you can wear this over foundation or alone and it…

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Now that things have been slowly opening up during the pandemic I have been searching for places to go that are a drive away. Santa Barbara has always been one of my favorite getaways because it’s a short drive from LA and Orange County. I took my mom and my friend to stay a couple of nights at the Hideaway Santa Barbara. It’s a cute boutique hotel that is tucked away in a neighborhood and it’s walking distance from Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone. The Hideaway is small so you need to book in advance it only has eight rooms. We stayed in the largest room which has one king and two twins with a cute sitting area. The decor of the hotel is beautiful. It’s California Coastal, so everything is bright and fresh looking. The rooms are calming because the colors are soft whites, blues and grays. It’s really a…

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