33 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas!

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays because it’s the one night you can dress up as whatever you want to be. Whether you’re feeling extra sassy, whimsical, or brave, you can channel your new personality for the night. I came up with 33 last-minute Halloween costumes from clothing from my closet. With a few…

Hot San Francisco Restaurants & Cafes :: September 2016

Here’s a recap of what’s hot in the San Francisco food scene in September. I ventured out to different neighborhoods to research local flavors and hidden gems. These are the spots worth checking out to impress your #foodie friends. Tartine Manufactory Mission District Tartine Manufactory is currently the MOST talked about cafe in the San Francisco Blogger…

The Most Romantic Stay in Paris :: La Clef Louvre

Wandering the streets of Paris in a romantic ball gown, with a bunch of roses in hand, and wearing quite possibly the biggest grin on my face. Let me explain. I discovered the BEST time to shoot at the infamous Louvre without other spectators gawking or tourists walking into my oh so glamorous shot. This was…

Highlights of the Week :: San Francisco Visual Diary

It’s been awhile since I’ve sat down and had a chance to catch up with you. Life has been a whirl wind of events, days spent filming YouTube videos, and nights exploring San Francisco. Here’s a recap on what’s hot in the San Francisco food and fashion scene. Saturday, August 20 Brunch at Fiorella Brunch with…

DIY Healthy Breakfast and Lunch Recipes!

Ugh, we’re all sleep deprived these days! Why wake up early and make breakfast when you can sleep in for an extra 5 more minutes?! Well, I find that if I skip breakfast, I feel extremely slow and sluggish throughout the day. Worst of all, I end up over eating at lunch! Here’s 5 easy and…

Napa Valley Wine Country :: Travel Guide

One of the perks of living in San Francisco is the short drive to wine country. I took a road trip with Kelly (@Asideofsweet) in our cute Fiat for a girl’s get-away weekend in Napa Valley. Here’s a 48 hour travel guide to my favorite wineries and restaurants to grab a bite between each tasting, and where to…

Hotel La Lanterne :: Where to Stay in Paris

Oh the city of love, how I’ve always dreamed of visiting.. now I’m finally here! I took a late afternoon flight from London to Paris which I regret now. I realized that it would have been much cheaper and economical to take the Eurostar! Trains can go as cheap as $29 one way and I paid…

Farallon :: San Francisco Restaurants

San Francisco is best known as The City by the Bay with fresh seafood. I had the opportunity to check out Farallon, a snazzy underwater themed seafood restaurant with my #foodie friend Cristina! Honestly.. any reason to dress up for dinner is always a plus 🙂 The restaurant is conveniently located a few blocks from Union Square in Downtown,…

Back to School Supplies Haul + Giveaway!

Back to school season is here, yayyyy (said no one ever)! With summer coming to an end and a new school year beginning… I’m kick starting my #BacktoSchoolwithAlly YouTube Series with a quintessential ‘School Supplies Haul‘ video. Hopefully, this video will make you a little bit MORE excited and less stressed. 1 lucky winner will receive the school…

Top 11 Places to Visit in London :: Travel Guide

My travel guide to London: top places you must visit if you’ve never been to the city! I share my hotel, best restaurants, and attractions if you have a weekend or 48 hours in the city. This is my second post in collaboration with Virgin Atlantic, check out my blog post on the flight from San Francisco to London Heathrow….

Traveling to London from San Francisco :: Virgin Atlantic

London has always been on my bucket list of cities to visit before 25! I’m happy to partner with Virgin Atlantic to share the San Francisco to London First Class/Upper Class experience in a visual diary here on my blog. See more photos across my social media #SFOtoLHR! A chauffeur arrived at my home and whisked me away to…