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HI Friends!

I am still in the middle of settling into my new house. I finally got my sofa delivered, which was really exciting since now we can sit somewhere other than the floor or my bed. It’s slowly coming together, but like with anything–good things take time! Once things start to settle, I will share some photos. In the meantime, work has been quite busy and I have been doing this Orange Theory Fitness Challenge, which has consumed a lot of my time and energy. It’s such a killer workout but also such a hard one! Have you tried it? I’m also regularly doing hot yoga. I love the hot aspect of it especially when I feel like I have so much going on.

It’s been quite warm the last few days in LA. We had a few weeks of winter in LA and then the sun decided to come back and give us some high 70’s weather. With this weather, I can’t help but to find myself on the beach soaking in all the sun and drinking a pina colada. This might just be me planning my next trip. But on the other hand, I am enjoying winter. We are expecting cooler temperatures this weekend and some rain. I would take the snow over the rain any day. The rain makes everything much more difficult.
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We’re still early enough in the snow season that you can plan a trip to go skiing, snowboarding, or lounging. There are so many airfare deals going on right now, that it is the perfect time to book a trip (even if you decide you want a beach vacation). I found airfare going to Denver for $100 roundtrip! If you’re planning your winter getaway, it’s important to plan for the right weather meaning you definitely want to get the right coat. I like having options when I go to the snow meaning I like my long puffer (this one and this one), or the short and casual puffer and then a furry coat for evenings and going out. There are so many different kinds of jackets that will ultimately help you fight the cold, but I would highly recommend a wind proof, water resistant puffer. It makes all of the difference and you can easily find really cute ones! Cozy up with a cute sweater under your puffer like this one (on sale and pink under $90), this cashmere halogen sweater is so comfortable and comes in so many colors (also on sale under $50) and always love a Rag & Bone sweater and this one happens to be on sale.  It’s so important to find the right boots as well, you definitely don’t want your feet to freeze or start to tingle because you can’t feel them. I love these boots for going to dinner (not walking in much snow), they are super cute and a much cheaper version (under $100) of the Stuart Weitzman 50/50 boots. If you’re looking for something more upscale, the boots I am wearing keep my feet warm and the rubber sole make it easy for me to walk in any level of snow. Grab your beanie, your gloves, bucket bag (under $60) and you’ll be ready to conquer the cold on your way to dinner. I’m about ready to grab all those items and put them in my suitcase and book that Denver ticket myself!