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Like Homebody in Motion on Facebook and This Prize
This & That, Travel

Win This Amazing Package of Goodies From All Around the World!

I love travel. I love shopping. And I’d love for you to like this blog’s Facebook page.

To that end, I’ve put together a fun little contest for you all, my dear readers, and all you have to do is “like” my Facebook page and you could win all this great stuff. For added festivity and fun (my dual middle names), I’ll draw the winner on July 15—my birthday! (Just be based in the U.S. to win, please.)

The prize you will receive, you lucky thing, is…a lovingly assembled group of fun stuff I picked up from all over the world. Continue Reading

Hiking Runyon Canyon at Sunrise
Los Angeles Living, This & That

How to Hike Runyon Canyon Before Sunrise: 6 Tips From a Total Expert You Should Obviously Trust

I’ve been so excited over so many personal projects that I’ve not slept much this week. Today I woke up at 3:45 a.m. and thought, “I’m going for a hike.” There’s a lot that doesn’t add up about that. “It’s arithmetic,” Bill Clinton might have said mockingly of my suggestion.

Anyway, it’s now 6 a.m. and I’m at the summit of Runyon Canyon — writing you, dear readers, from the most perfect bench in Los Angeles County. Regular Runyon hikers will know it well.

Without ado, here are my tips for hiking Runyon Canyon before sunrise: Continue Reading