Kurdish Dolma Recipe (Thanksgiving)

Lifestyle | November 25, 2015

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Today I’m sharing my Kurdish Dolma recipe from my latest Youtube video. Watch the video first and then read the recipe after. Enjoy!

-Onions, Eggplant, Squash/zucchini, green beans, tomato, Fresh grape leaves (mention cabbage but not today)
– Beef
– Uncooked white rice
– 2 jars Tomato paste,
– Fresh Garlic, olive oil
– Salt, Yaprax spices,
– Fresh and dried herbs – Dill, Cilantro
– Lemon Juice

Step 1:  Prepare + carve the vegetables. (Beating the onion loosens the skin and separates the layers) Cut the onions, eggplants, and squash into large chunks or in half, and hollow …

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My One-On-One with Jennifer Aniston!

Beauty Lifestyle | November 24, 2015

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A few weeks ago I got the amazing opportunity to meet/hang out with Jennifer Aniston! SAY WHAT. Never in a million years did I think I’d be typing that on my blog. ahhh! It was all thanks to Living Proof who set up the entire thing. Ready to re-live the fun one-on-one experience with me?

Today I’m so excited to take you back and share details from our one-on-one. I’m leaving no detail untold. Let’s do this!

When I arrived at the top secret location to meet Jennifer in Beverly Hills, I was so nervous. I don’t usually get starstruck …

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Our First Holiday Card As Mr. and Mrs.

Fashion | November 23, 2015

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Can you guys believe the holidays are already here?! Talk about a whirlwind of a year. Stevie and I got married and we’ve shared SO many special memories together. We thought the only way to end this year would be to commemorate our first year of marriage with a cute holiday card to send to all of our friends and family.
We decided to team up with Shutterfly to share the experience of creating our very first holiday card together with you! We really got into the spirit of the season, because let’s be real, LA doesn’t exactly say “Christmas” …

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Holiday Cheer with UGG® Australia

Fashion | November 20, 2015

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I’m currently on a plane heading to Texas for Thanksgiving break. I love heading home this time of year to spend quality time with family and friends. Yesterday my assistant (who also happens to be my sister-in-law and partner in crime) reminded me that we will only be in LA for 4 days in December! We’re going to be traveling a lot, so we realized it’s time to start Christmas shopping now! I’m indecisive when it comes to shopping for gifts so I asked her to come along for the adventure. The truth is, it gave us the perfect excuse …

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