Have you always been interested in healing crystal jewelry but could never find fine jewelry pieces? Look no further and meet Atelier Nallik. These gorgeous necklaces are all one of a kind and inspired by nature.  They are raw stones such as Rose Quartz, Rubies, Aquamarine, Dark Sapphires and so many more.  These untreated stones are clasped by 14ct and 18ct gold, silver or brass settings.  Each stone she chooses has healing properties and you can find one or more to wear not only will they look beautiful on but will help you clear out your chakras, energy or attract love depending on what you choose.   Atelier Nallik is designed by Jean Linda Balke, who is originally from New York City but now resides in Berlin. She sources stones from local people while traveling around the world and all her metals are recycled gold, silver and brass.   She creates…

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  When I was young we had a home in Laguna Beach so Pageant of the Masters was something we would see every summer and take friends to who were visiting us. The show is amazing and this was the first time I had seen it in over 20 years.  It has gotten even better since I was a child. If you are unfamiliar with Pageant of the Masters, it is a live performance of paintings, tableaux vivants (living pictures).  Which means the entire performance are people who are painted into classic paintings.  It is set in an outdoor amphitheater, with an orchestra, live narration and is incredible to watch.  Every year the theme changes and this is was Under the Sun, which is a tribute to the 85th anniversary to the Pageant and 100th year anniversary to the Laguna Beach Museum.     We attended the Celebrity Benefit that…

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  I might be more lash obsessed than some people, I wear strip lashes every day and look for big, wispy lashes that will make me look doe-eyed.  After seeing a friend of mine have the sexiest cat eye lashes, I asked her where she got them done. She told me about Zohra Lashes, her lashes were exactly the look I wanted. So I made an appointment. In the past I have had my lashes done and I have walked away disappointed because my lashes look very natural even when I express that I want big full lashes. So going into the appointment I knew what to expect because I have strips a handful of times.  If you have never had lash extensions done here are some tips. Go into your appointment eye makeup free so that you are ready to go, also remember you will have your eyes closed…

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