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Fun and Festive Halloween Sweet Treats in LA

It’s Halloween week! And while I’m a fan of candy in all shapes and sizes I do love a good Halloween inspired treat that goes beyond your classic mini bags of skittles. So for my Halloween loving Angelenos here are some festive treats for your Halloween parties, work place pals and even trick-or-treaters if you’re feeling generous.

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

If you live in Los Angeles and you haven’t been to the newly remodeled Westfield Century City, get yourself there. Compartes has a new shop that unlike his other shops has a sweet new addition – Frozen Hot Chocolate. And since LA seems like it’s going to be in the 90’s through the end of October it’s the perfect time …

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LA Loves Puerto Rico

1 week.

100s of chefs + mixologists.

1000s of dishes + drinks.

All proceeds to Unidos Por Puerto Rico.

LA Loves Puerto Rico.

Hurricanes Irma and María have devastated the island of Puerto Rico, leaving millions without water, many without shelter, and an entire population without steady …

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Weekend Getaway to Solvang

When you need to get away, but don’t have enough time to plan a whole trip, take a short drive from LA to Solvang, California’s Denmark! I needed a break from the busy life in the city, so I cruised up to the Santa Barbara area for a few days. The Santa Ynez valley is a perfect …

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5 Desserts to Enjoy at Universal Studios Hollywood

Having grown up in Los Angeles, Universal Studios Hollywood has been a part of my life from a very early age. My family would go once a year together enjoying E.T. the ride and of course the Studio Tour. During middle school I would always (with the help of my family of course) sell just enough chocolate bars during chocolate …

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