No doubt chefs are the celebrities du jour, with “Top Chef” creating many a household name. But television host and cooking expert Laura McIntosh is taking the trend one step further—shedding spotlight on the farmers who produce the amazing ingredients used to create these chefs’ masterpieces.
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Meet Jessica Blair, aka “The Green Globetrotter.” A PR maven by day and eco-chic blogger by night, Jessica chronicles her travel adventures at the blog by the same name. GirlGetawayJJ snagged an interview with her to learn more about all things green, girl getaway-style!
Are you a sucker for freebies? Today’s your lucky day here at GirlGetawayJJ. We’re giving away an oh-so-snazzy Bucklette (worth $69.99), which is basically what happens when a belt buckle meets a purse (and way more stylish than a fanny pack).
Wagon wheel coffee tables, “An Affair to Remember” homages, and The Art of French Cooking are all concepts with which Nora Ephron devotees are intimately familiar. If you’re among this chick flick-loving set, don’t miss Ephron’s latest, “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” (co-written by Delia Ephron)—which doesn’t disappoint.
Shirtless men, rowdy women, and free-flowing cocktails—can you guess the scene? Nope, not a showing of “Thunder Down Under” or Chippendale’s. Nor a charity bachelor auction. It’s Shecky’s Girls Night Out—where girls get way more excited about the bargains than the babes. (Though getting your photo taken with shirtless beefcakes is also one of the [...]
As someone with gal pals scattered around the country, American Express’ “Get Together” promotion is music to this getaway girl’s ears. Facebook friend collectors will be jazzed too, as this app allows users to book dirt-cheap fares to visit FB friends far and near (and by near, they mean at least 100 miles away).
Who says you need to travel for a glorious girl getaway? After all, sometimes the best girl getaways can be found right in your own backyard (if your backyard just happens to be a happenin’ hotel on the Pacific Ocean, that is). In this case, that proverbial backyard is the Viceroy, one of Santa Monica’s long-time scenester staples.