Roses N Rosé: Chanté Gernertt is Our Skin Care BFF

Roses N Rose founder Chanté Gernertt | Organic skin care scrubs | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Pinterest

Summertime is the quintessential “skin-is-in” season!  A few years back, a girlfriend and I had a simple rule-of-thumb for getting dressed to go out: “when in doubt, wear less clothes”.  Keeping that mantra in mind, we caught up with boss babe Chanté Gernertt, founder of skin care line Roses N Rosé.  Learn how she is finding success by creating natural, […]

Mexican Blankets: Versatile for All Seasons

Mexican blankets perfect for travel | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Gunn & Swain

Years ago I went to Tijuana and bought a black and grey Mexican blanket as a souvenir. Guess what’s on my sofa right now?  I don’t really save or keep things, so for this guy to make the cut through endless clean-outs is a miracle in itself. Mexican blankets have been with me through college, married years, and I still snuggle […]

Little Italy is For San Diego Lovers

Little Italy San Diego travel and restaurant guide | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @littleitalysd via Instagram

It was only a matter of time before this one happened. Little Italy is pretty much my #1 go to spot in San Diego. There are a million amazing shops and restaurants packed in a few city blocks. I’ll highlight my favorites here with the assumption there will most likely be a part 2 later on. In fact, I had […]

La Jolla in the Springtime

Black's Beach La Jolla travel guide | Girlfriend is Better
Cliff view above Black's Beach

I’ve lived in some dreamy cities of Southern California, but La Jolla has by far been the dreamiest. Here is a quick travel guide to all of my current favorite spots. Perfect for a stay-cation or weekend getaway! This will in no way constitute a comprehensive list but is a great place to start. There is so much to experience […]