Happy Place Los Angeles

Can a person be too happy? Is that even possible? I didn’t think so, but I admit to being accused of it on occasion. Yep, that’s right, I was once accused of smiling too much! That was awkward, but you can’t keep me down!

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Faraway Files #56

Welcome to another week of Faraway Files! Now that the chaos of Thanksgiving is over I’m ready for Christmas. I love this time of year and all the festivity it brings. I may not be in the majority, but I love holiday shopping, the lights, the Christmas music, and even the crowds of shoppers.

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Shopping the Sample Sales in LA’s Fashion District

Hilarystyle is about travel, fashion and fun, but I admit it’s been awhile since I’ve written about fashion. Truth be told it’s hard to think about a change in wardrobe when here in LA it hardly seems like we ever have a change in seasons. Not that I’m compaining about what feels like perpetual summer.

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5 Places to Get Your Groove on in LA

Music plays a large roll in our family’s everyday life, in fact as I write this I can hear my older son practicing his guitar in the other room. Lucky for us we all have similar taste in music. I’m not sure if it was our blatent attempts to infuse our musical tastes into the boys right from the start, or if its just a happy coincidence, but either way we lucked out. I’m so grateful!

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Faraway Files #54

Welcome to Faraway Files a weekly travel link up! I’m particularly excited about this week because I’ll not only be joining up, but I’ll also be co-hosting this amazing travel community along with Erin from Oregon Girl around the World, Clare from Suitcases and Sandcastles, and Corey from Fifi & Hop. I discovered the Faraway Files travel blogging community around week four and have been faithfully contributing each week since.

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11 Places To Get Your Culture Fix In Los Angeles

What do you do in Los Angeles after you’ve spotted the stars, seen the Sign, and brushed off the sand? How about a museum! With over 100 museums to choose from, you’ll get a dose of culture while giving yourself a break from all that sun. 

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Halloween Fun in the City of Angels

In our house we love any excuse to celebrate, and its even better if dressing up is involved, which is why Halloween is one of my favorite days of the year! Lucky for me Los Angeles is a Halloween loving town, and there is plenty of opportunity! Whether you want to get fully decked out, or just come as you are, there is something for everyone.

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Travel Mishaps When Life Gives you Lemons…

I’ve been happily planning our family’s next big trip and I’m pretty excited about it! After a year of dreaming, pinning, reading blogs, and saving some instagood ideas I’ve finally booked my flights and accommodations! I’ve been booking tickets and tours, researching day trips, and making plans… secure in the knowledge that even with the most careful and organized planning I won’t get to do all of it… something will go wrong.

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