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E! News: Love It Buy It – New Year Beauty Deals

E! News: Love It Buy It – New Year Beauty Deals

It's our first "Love It Buy It" of 2015 and we're starting the new year with some major deals! Even though I was feeling maaaajorly under the weather (seriously, I was so sick I had to Uber to the studio), there was no stopping me from sharing this week's finds including the gorgeous asscher cut drop earrings for just $29 (regularly $179!) and so much more.
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New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Happy 2015! With the New Year comes those obligatory resolutions to get fit and eat healthy. It sounds cliche, but taking care of our health is the most important thing we can do. And I'm showing you how all while having fun!
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All Aboard the Love Boat!

All Aboard the Love Boat!

All aboard! It was indeed exciting and new when I had the chance to meet the cast of “The Love Boat” as they gathered to decorate Princess Cruises’ first-ever float in the Rose Parade. Despite the near-freezing temps in Pasadena that morning, the entire cast was there and couldn’t have been nicer … even when I kept referring to them by their character names!
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E! News: Love It Buy It – New Year, New Look

E! News: Love It Buy It – New Year, New Look

Wow! Welcome to 2015 ... it's time to get set for the New Year and we're helping you keep your resolution to save money with deals up to 84% OFF! I loved everything we featured but I'm particularly obsessed with the featherweight 18k gold earrings and limited edition Beryll sunglasses. These sunnies usually go for around $300 but we have them for $99!
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Holiday Cocktails in LA

Holiday Cocktails in LA

Tis the season to be jolly and sometimes that calls for a drink. Whether you're ready to celebrate the holidays or simply want to relieve the stress of the holidaze, here are 12 delicious cocktail recipes to get you in the spirit. In the immortal words of Willy Wonka: "Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker!"
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DIY Latin Beauty Remedies

DIY Latin Beauty Remedies

Whether it's soothing a sudden breakout or adding some much-needed luster to your hair, there are dozens of homemade remedies that require no trip to the pharmacy or beauty counter. I spoke with a renowned Mayan healing instructor and author to share some easy tips on how to take advantage of Mother Nature's bounty for do-it-yourself Latin beauty remedies.
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Macy’s Holiday Gifts

E! News: Love It Buy It – Macy’s Holiday Gifts

The holidays are in full swing and this week's special Macy's edition of "Love It Buy It" has some ultra-luxe gifts priced at least 50% OFF. My faves: The adorable Maison Jules cashmere sweaters with cute prints, Nutri Ninja 2-in-1 food processor and juicer for $119.99 and a stunning one-carat diamond ring! Catt and I were fighting for it, so guess we'll have to see if it shows up under either of our Christmas trees this year!
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Last Chance for Holiday Gifts!

E! News: Love It Buy It – Last Chance for Holiday Gifts!

Listen up, shoppers! This is the last "Love It Buy It" to get your gifts home in time for Christmas. (Don't worry, we have more deals coming this month, but we can't promise you'll get the goods for the holidays!) Among this week's sales: Diamond stud earrings for $119 (regularly $500), Ella Poe gold triangle diamond necklaces for $49 (Giuliana's fave), Destiny candles (my fave) and more up to 88% OFF!
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My Holiday Fantasy: Mariachi & Lots of Animals!

My Holiday Fantasy: Mariachi & Lots of Animals!

All I want for Christmas is world peace, respect & love for all living things and incredible music. Totally doable, right? Well, I made most of my holiday wishes come true when I brought together the most gorgeous wild baboon along with adorable baby farm animals and the best mariachi group in the world!
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Macy’s Holiday Gift List

E! News: Love It Buy It – Macy’s Holiday Gift List

Forget crowded malls and parking lot rage. Today's special Macy's edition of "Love It Buy It" has something for everyone on your list including men's sweaters for $24.99, the most ridiculously soft Martha Stewart plush robe for half off and the Keurig 2.0 K350 Brewer with carafe that regularly costs $219.99 for $149.99!
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Ultimate Winter Gift List

E! News: Love It Buy It – Ultimate Winter Gift List

Sale bells ring, are you listening? It's a winter wonderland of savings up to 85% OFF on today's "Love It Buy It" with me and the fabulous Catt Sadler. We have everything from these soft-like-butter PJs from Splendid that normally retail for $98 (now $29!), handmade gemstone necklaces from Midwinter Co., 24-kt gold skincare and even glam doggie totes!
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Weekend Getaway: Santa Barbara

Weekend Getaway: Santa Barbara

With miles of stunning coastline and more than 300 days of sunshine a year (yes, that includes winter) it’s no wonder Santa Barbara is often referred to as the American Riviera. Located between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, this year-round destination beckons with world-class resorts, endless beaches, a bustling downtown scene and beautiful Spanish architecture. Whether you plan to stay a while or just want to take a day trip, one thing’s sure: You’ll have an unforgettable time in this fun, historic town.
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Your Most Gluttonous Meal Ever?

Your Most Gluttonous Meal Ever?

What and where was your most gluttonous meal experience ever? Do you even remember? Or were you left in a lead-bellied, food-overload haze of bacon grease, donut glaze and salty chocolate crumbs? I asked some of the country's most famed eaters this very question because, well, it's nice to know I'm not the only one who loves to pig out.
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Winter Accessories

E! News: Love It Buy It – Winter Accessories

Sale bells ring, are you listening? This week we have a winter wonderland of gifts so good you'll want them all for yourself! My faves are the dainty Charles Winston genuine diamond necklaces for just $59 (that's 80% OFF the retail price of $300!) and uber-cozy Muk Luks slippers for just $16 -- lovezzz!
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Luxe Holiday Gifts

E! News: Love It Buy It – Luxe Holiday Gifts

It's time to get a jump start on your holiday shopping with these great deals up to 83% OFF! We have the cutest coasters made from 100% recycled tires for just $21 (two boxes of four), gorgeous sliced glass necklaces that retail for $148 for just $37 and OMG my fave item of the show: 100% superfine Italian cashmere cardigans for $99 (retail $578)!
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A Salute To Those Who Serve

A Salute To Those Who Serve

I had the privilege of spending time with 1SG Jeff Shultz, founder of the Long Beach Veterans Day Parade, as well as his fellow soldiers and the 3rd Battalion 1st Brigade of the California State Military Reserve Color Guard. These men (and women) exemplified the qualities that I aspire to have at all times: Humility, Gratitude, Courage.
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Simply Mar-velous Halloween!

Simply Mar-velous Halloween!

It was a Happy Halloween, indeed! The craziest 80s party band Flash Pants monster mashed with us all morning, Zov's Bistro cooked up a pumpkin extravaganza, California Donuts brought the most hashtag-tastic donuts and Murray Family Farms came all the way from Bakersfield to set up a pumpkin patch with a ton of 300-pounders!
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Wild Things & Surprise Thriller Dance

Wild Things & Surprise Thriller Dance

Want to know where the wild things are? They're at the Wildlife Learning Center, a fantastic outdoor sanctuary where you can meet dozens of rescued wild animals. Speaking of wild things, today the ladies and I pulled off the ULTIMATE SURPRISE when we performed "Thriller" from Michael Jackson's music video!
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Hungry Like the Wolf … and Latin Cabaret Rock Opera!

Hungry Like the Wolf … and Latin Cabaret Rock Opera!

It was another AMAZE show today! This time I had my first encounter with the Big Good Wolf named Damu. He was absolutely ADORBS and so chill. (Although he did try to eat my microphone.) And now that Dia De Los Muertos is near, I couldn't resist bringing in the cast of La Muerte Vive, a one-of-a-kind Latino rock opera-meets-cabaret theatrical extravaganza.
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Jack Dagger & Queen Mary Dark Harbor

Jack Dagger & Queen Mary Dark Harbor

If you're looking for a little danger and a whole lot of fun this month, look no further than Jack Dagger and his sword-swallowing assistant Jenny Lynne, plus the insane (yet incredibly nice) monsters from Queen Mary's haunted Dark Harbor. Happy Halloween!
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Beyond Pie: Pumpkin in LA

Beyond Pie: Pumpkin in LA

We might be the only place in the country where fall feels like summer, but autumn in Los Angeles still means it’s time for pumpkin. Fortunately, there are tons of options that go beyond traditional pie and Starbucks lattes. From fabulous pumpkin facials to tasty pumpkin cocktails, here's where to enjoy everyone's favorite fall gourd.
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Hot Stuff: Cooking Classes in LA

Hot Stuff: Cooking Classes in LA

Admit it. You've watched every cooking show on TV, know all the chefs and down-home hash slingers by name, and yet you still don't know what the hell confit is or how to really use a knife. Well, it's time to get off the couch, roll up your sleeves, get into the kitchen, and actually make something other than reservations.
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Gypsy All Stars & Stomping Grapes!

Gypsy All Stars & Stomping Grapes!

Funiculì, Funiculà, Funiculì, Funiculà!!! It was so fun doing my own modern twerk--I mean, take--on that classic "I Love Lucy"grape stomping episode when I had the fabulously fun folks from the Feast of San Gennaro at the studio. Adding to the multiculti vibe were the incredibly talented Gypsy All Stars who are in LA for a month long residency with their "rumba meets raga" sounds!
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Elvis Karaoke with George Lopez

Elvis Karaoke with George Lopez

Hey, hound dogs! Other than sumo wrestlers and woof woofs, there's nothing that puts a bigger smile on my face than belting it out with a buncha Elvii (while wearing the the most ridiculous wig ever). Throw in George Lopez and it really doesn't get much better than that.
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Hot New Pick: Barton G

Hot New Pick: Barton G

It's been open for about a month and already Barton G is making quite a scene. Of all the hundreds of restaurants I've visited, I think this is the only one where people actually get out of their seats and take pictures of other people's meals and it's totally OK, expected even. It's social dining at its best.
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