I’m sitting in this empty nightclub in San Francisco, which will soon turn into the final celebration of this year’s Samsung Developer Conference – the Samsung Wrap Party. My friend Lisa, who’s also a tech enthusiast, has volunteered to help set up for this year’s bash thrown by The U.K.’s mobile gaming experts, Pocket Gamer. […]Read more "Samsung Developer Conference Wrap-Up"
Happy Friday night (Sunday night-finished this tonight) everyone! I’m assuming everyone’s out and about, but hey, I’m here being a couch potato, and finally taking some time to relax. After a really fun Thursday night at California Academy of Sciences in SF, I took the time tonight to share some fun memories, stories worth […]Read more "Cal Academy of Sciences Nightlife + Daisy & Friends"
About Us: We are a group of girlfriends who enjoy livin’ it up in the Bay Areaaaaa!!! Simplestella is our site where we write, take pics, and post videos on our crazy shenanigans, things that we laugh about, and random adventures that we go on. Stay tuned for our comedy sketches, sexy fashion tips by […]Read more "Intro Part 2: Cheers to The New Crew of SS!"
As we continue to brainstorm our new launch for this site for January 2015, I thought i’d like to share a little bit, a lil sneak peek of what we’ve been doing so far with SimpleStella. I met up with lulu this past weekend and went back to my hometown. 15 min. away is Napa, […]Read more "New Ideas for Simple Stella"
“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ― Pema Chödrön I don’t know how this quote pertains to my day off, but I like Pema Chodron, and this is the first quote that I came up on. Excuse me, it’s my day off, […]Read more "Day Off Needed"
After an exhausting and grueling day of working a 9 hr shift, organizing next school quarter, and applying for internships, I felt that I needed to write about something light and breezy. There’s no way I can even come up with anything meaningful or deep right now. So to de-stress and relax for the time […]Read more "Let’s be Boys"
“Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap into the dark.” -Agnes De Mille As a writer, there were several times in my […]Read more "Looking Into the Mirror"
Ya’ll know how it goes when it comes to us busy career women- we write and post actively, then life gets in the way, we go to business school, work at our full time jobs in banking and mortgage, and take girl’s vacays where we’re probably not going to discuss in detail here. ;) Overall, […]Read more "Temporary Hiatus…But We’reee Bacccckkk!!!"
Oh, the Big Apple, there’s just so much to say. Even at 4 in the morning, the city feels so alive. I guess that’s why they say NYC is “the city that never sleeps!” I’ve never really considered myself a city person but, damn, did I fall deeply in love! I will be definitely returning. […]Read more "Our Travels- New York City"
Ok guys! I’ve got a new site, http://www.climbingwithdaisy.com. It’s your one stop shop for all the outdoor adventures and climbing that I’ve been doing. I’ve dedicated this year and the years to come to exploration of the outdoors as well as rock climbing. Check it out and follow!Read more "New Sister Site: Climbingwithdaisy.com"
My trip this past August to Maui. I experienced the island in all its beautiful ways. I have so many pictures, so I’ll post some weekly and talk about some of the things that I did while on the island.Read more "Maui Pt. 1"
As a college girl cooking for one, I usually buy my groceries which cost around $50 every two weeks. I like to try and buy everything fresh and stray away from the processed foods and canned stuff like Chef Boyardee and hot pockets. Tonight I made baked tilapia in a white wine sauce with heirloom […]Read more "Baked Tilapia w/Roasted Bambino Potates!"
I love eggs. I really do. On weekends, I force my boyfriend to wake up early so we can hit up some brunch spots for some eggs benedict and country potatoes. This morning, I made a quick scramble inspired by my favorite fresh ingredients, Anthony Bourdain and his trip to Istanbul(or some other country I […]Read more "Days Off & Eggies Scramble."
Fall semester is finally winding down, and since my workload is a little light this week, I decided to treat myself and my +1 to some midweek partying . I just came back from the DETAILS magazine part at the Terra Gallery in Sf. I had a wonderful time and also saw beautiful art. The tequila […]Read more "DETAILS Mag & Herradura, SF"
Long time to post guys! Me and Lulu are just ever so busy with our school and work, it’s ridiculous. We do have some upcoming events we’re going to cover for Simplestella. Be on the lookout for coverage on CAAMFest next week. We’re about to get dolled up and get our gala on! oh What?! […]Read more "Promoting Stuff Right Quick"
Just a random vid that we made up last minute. Youtubes filled with tutorials, here’s our critically acclaimed doc on how to make a make-up tutorial. Yea, no it’s not that serious. Check it out for a little chuckle.Read more "Me and Lulu’s Make-Up Tutorial Parody"
Twas’ a Friday night and yours truly was staying home and finishing up on her computer science hw. I’ve been accustomed to taking breaks in between school work to whip up some tasty snacks. Ina Garten’s show Barefoot Contessa is my all time favorite because she cooks up fancy yet simple meals. I bought a […]Read more "Barefoot Contessa’s Lemon & Garlic Chicken"
My version of Chorizo Tacos since there wasn’t any chorizo available at safeway. Simple delicious tacos with eggs, tomatoes, onions, and some salsa rojas. -DaisyRead more "Breakfast Tacos"
Ingredients- Mission Tortillas, Provolone Cheese, Arugula, Egg Whites, Tomatoes, Canola Oil This is the alternative to eating randomly healthier. (With all the egg whites and whatnot) Directions 1. fry some egg whites 2. heat the skillet at medium heat 3. brush the tortilla with canola oil (or EVOO) 4. place tortilla on the heated skillet 5. add the toppings. about […]Read more "Leftovers Quesadilla"
It came to a huge surprise that my boyfriend bought me a two strand pearl necklace. He even researched on the authentication of a genuine pearl and everything! I’ve been hinting that I wanted something with pearls just because I’m so jewelry-less nowadays. Plus I like to brand myself as a classic look and pearls […]Read more "And for Christmas I got Pearls!"
Well guys, I’m pretty excited for the holidays and NYE. I got a bunch of fabulous parties to attend and I’m constantly looking at tutorials on how to create the glamour look of old Hollywood. Tomorrow will begin the chain of parties and if it’s not the end of the world, I can try and […]Read more "The Sexy Kitten: Daisy on Trying to Copy Kate Moss’s Look"
Happy Monday! In order to further spread the word for our event coverage within Northern California, we’ve also added our listings to the popular website, thumbtack.com. Check out the lWedding Photographer & Writer Package! (2 for 1) at Thumbtack! I’ll be active for any questions or tips throughout the rest of the morning -D&LRead more "Thumbtack.com & S.S."
It’s week 4 in the NFL season and ya girl is doin’ work. Ok let’s take a step back. It has been four weeks of Sunday’s filled with nothing but football. And I will be honest with all of you, I haven’t watched so much football in my life. I mean the last time I […]Read more "Girl Chat: NFL Sunday Week Faux Ya’ll"
As Lulu and I continue on with 2012, we’ve decided to continue on in our lifestyle blog and head towards a new direction. We want to continue our lifestyle blog by covering more events for everyday locals in the Bay Area. We’ve done film festivals before and clothing boutique openings, but we want to further service anyone […]Read more "A New Direction for S.S. From Weddings to Bar Mitzvahs…"
After having writer’s block for what is coming up to be about five months now, it’s refreshing to once again interview and feel inspired. As a writer who relies on inspiration and passion, it’s hard when you have your inspiration elsewhere. After interviewing the dynamic duo of SketchStreet.com, the presence of the entrepreneurial spirit has […]Read more "Showcase: Livin’ with the Entrepreneurial Spirit //Part ONE"
Now that i’m at least working somewhat towards my credit card debt, I can dream about what I would buy for this fall season. (Not that I could really afford all of this.) A Mr. “Okinawa” comes into my job every so often and we talk about fashion every time. I never thought that talking […]Read more "Work Chats- Fall Fashion"
Dressed regularly to the nines in a Chanel suit and Laboutin heels, First Lady of Syria, Asma al-Assad is an intriguing figure to watch. Wife of Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, mother to her three childern, and Emma to her friends and colleagues; its seems as if she is deemed to be called the Princess Diana […]Read more "Asma Al-assad, The Princess Diana of Syria"
Every summer Lulu and I try to make the best of the season. Our favorite season, we love to have more fun then the usual. As you can see, Lulu and I are a tad busy with our lives & Simple Stella’s not getting updated like usual. Sorry for the inconvenience. Bu you can count […]Read more "Summers with Simple Stella"
It’s May and I have yet to attend a concert. I am so mad at myself! (not really) I missed out on the Black Keys& Arctic Monkeys, and there’s a high possibility that I will not be attending BFD 2012. Regardless of the fact that Lulu and I have been having a blast attending red carpet, […]Read more "Concert Season Commence"
Goodmorning everyone! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. It was beautiful out and I myself took a mini vacay. To start off the week, I wanted all my fellow Bay-Areans to know that Greenhouse Design Studio has reached our lovely waters. In Walnut Creek, CA, The menswear store Atlas, will be hosting Greenhouse shop from […]Read more "Greenhouse Design Studio Featured in Walnut Creek,CA"
We tried to be serious, that was a fail. Yeah, we’re shaking our heads too.Read more "D&L Full Blown Plus Dr. Martens Giveaway"
With a bad case of writer’s block, and with a distracted mind; I apologize for not writing this week. It seems as if my life has turned into the love columns for everyone else. And you know my rule of nothing too personal on Simple Stella. So here’s some events that Lulu and I are […]Read more "Writer’s Block Bug :("
Daisy and I spent Cinco de Mayo soaking up the sun in the city of Berkeley. I brought along my DSLR to get familiar with it’s functions. Later that night, we attended the grand opening of Los Toros Restaurant & Bar in Concord, CA. Hope your Cinco de Mayo was as awesome as ours, L.Read more "Put Some Hot Sauce in my Burrito Baby"
The drawing is scheduled to be on Thursday, May 10th. Check out more from Dr. Martens at http://www.drmartens.com/Read more "Dr. Martens Single Loudspeaker Giveaway"
My mom and I finally agreed on a paint color. We both wanted a minty green paint color to cover the walls of the kitchen and the family room but sample after sample the mint ended up being too light for our taste, almost lime like. Then one afternoon while at Home Depot, I decided […]Read more "Sliced Cucumber"
Pictures taken from Dumpling WARS!Read more "Dumpling WARS"
Lately, I’ve been slacking on writing in this subject. So for now, we’ll just have to put loveee on pause. Me and Lu got a ton of events coming up & we’re just super busy. So I leave you with this cliffhanger picture. Who are these two??? Until then!!-DRead more "Love Columns-To Be Continued"
The dating world nowadays isn’t that complicated. It really isn’t. The part where you find someone compatible (obviously the most important) can be difficult to attain. You will meet a ton of different personalities, and it will be a funny or even a disastrous experience. The hardest part is when either you or the other […]Read more "Love Columns-Rejection"
Goodmorning everyone! Well it’s already 11a, but my job scheduled me off for today. Hope everyone had a lovely weekend. I got to experience a little taste of warm weather the past weekend. It was beautiful in the Bay Area! Sighh..Back to the workweek and already an overcast of yucky weather, my summer has left […]Read more "Traveling on a Budget Pt. 1- Hotels"
Ok guys, me and Lulu had decided to give out little treats every friday for our loyal readers. Next friday, we’re giving out some of these cute greeting cards made by my new friend, Cat Seto. Comment on our giveaway posts and we’ll be drawing names from a fedora hat.(old fashioned style) You may be […]Read more "Cat Seto& Simple Stella Giveaway Fridays!"
Okay, so aside from fashion let’s talk about about COMIC BOOKS, yes, comic books. I’m talking about where Batman, Spiderman, Supergirl, Deadpool, Batgirl, and all ‘em other super heros (and villains) come from. I don’t know much but the few things I do know come from thy significant other. Why? Because he’ll quiz me every […]Read more "Fighting Crime"
I’ve had to re-type this article about three times now. Why? Because I have no idea what to write about. I guess I can talk about stuff that I’ve learned so far, but I think it’s the same ol’ things that everyone’s used to hearing. I’ve been focusing a lot lately on my articles […]Read more "LoveColumns-Just Go With It"
Yay, finally some good weather, perfect enough to test out my Nikon camera. I was playing around with the ISO along with the shutter speed today and here are my results with Daisy’s favs in her closet. I la la looooove the picture above. Not only are the colors vibrant but the picture just tells […]Read more "1st Street"
Hello again. It’s Daisy and I am here to offer my personal services to your fashion wardrobe. I’ve met alot of people who ask for advice on what’s the newest trend in fashion. And if you know me, I can go on for hours talking about fashion and all the cute new outfits that are […]Read more "Your Stylist @ Your Request-Daisy"
I can’t remember ever being this busy but I am long overdue for a post. I just bought myself a new camera in which I am super eager to use and learn. Let me remind you, I am, what my little brother would say, a “newbie”. I’ve always fancy taking pictures of nature and scenery […]Read more "My New Toy"