Beachie Beauty's on Set

Carmel, California #foodie #llblognotaconf

Day two of our llblognotaconf we start off with continental breakfast in the poolside meeting room with an amazing view. We were given our itinerary for the day, Carrie Thiess the owner shared the wonderful story of how Hofsas House is now celebrating 70 years. Read more here.

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After the wonderful stories of Hofsas House, the next panel successful writing & partnerships workshop taught us a bit about asking the right public relations agencies for business. The best thing we could have done of our blog is take this sitting. Kelly had some pretty great insights on how you should have your pitch letters ready to send out your current travel dates to different pr companies you wish to work with in order to get great assignments. She also mentioned that when asking for the work that its stickily business. Dress the part, ask lots of questions. Be sure that the company you’re potentially working for be in a position to give you more work. Take great photo’s of the sponsoring property and if you need anything or have an issue address it with the head person in charge.  So many other tips were shared in the workshop that were valuable and it was a delight to be in the room. As our workshop came to a close, we headed out to a place called Carmel Belle for lunch.


Carmel Belle is a small cafe down the way that has light bits from sandwiches to salads and specialty drinks. The spread was really nice, the people were happy to be there and the love of food brought us all together.



Everything was really good, and very thoughtful. A special thank you to Carmel Belle for their hospitality. Enjoy more delectable photos from our lunch. This trip was sponsored all opinions are my own.

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A shout out to our organizer Padma Media from the Lifestyle Bloggers Collective and to the sponsors of this event thank you.


Andrea Price


Beachie Beauty's on Set

L.A. Food and Wine Tasting Sponsored by Lexus


Lexus pulled out the red carpet for their guests at their 4th Annual Wine & Food tasting. I love every bit of it. Four days of great company an array of wine choices for your palate. Expert Chef’s were on hand to give you a  show down foodie experience of a lifetime. Some of the celebrity chef’s included Curtis Stone, Michael Chiarello, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Thomas Keller, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, and local favorites such as Rory Herrmann, Michael Voltaggio, Matsuhisa Nobu, and Sang Yoon. Take a look at some of my favorite bits.

Coffee waffle and donut ice cream
Street Tacos Smoked Pork Roast Corn Relish Avocado Cream & Cojita Cheese
California Sea Bass Crudo Meyer Lemon Relish Puffed Rice & Espelette Pepper
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Check out the Lexus vehicles guests had the opportunity to view in person. Awesome right?


It was by far the best event to attend if you’re aspiring to be a chef. Learn from the best. Thank you Lexus for a great event. We’ll see you next year. #beachiebeautyapproved

Andrea Price