Girls Night In with Happi Foodi!

This post was sponsored by Happi Foodi, but all opinions are our own

Anyone else just get crazed around the holiday season? I don’t know what alarm goes off in our brains that says “you have to get this much done before the end of the year!”. But it does! Every year. And every year we’re running around like mad women trying to finish all the things we’ve overbooked for ourselves. A lot of people these days try to glamorize being overly busy, but if you ask us, sometimes there’s not much glamour to it at all. Sometimes it’s just hard!

We both love to be in the kitchen. Cooking, baking, making cocktails, whatever it may be! But during seasons of life when things do get really crazy, making meals for ourselves can become less of a priority. And I don’t know about you, but eating out all the time just results in us feeling blah. Blah about not making the healthiest choices and blah about spending money that we should be saving! Cue Happi Foodi!


We recently discovered Happi Foodi and first of all, fell in love with their packaging, because hellooooo! Could it be anymore colorful?! And secondly, we loved their mission statement:

“We believe in the joy of a real meal and that food can bring people together for a greater good. That’s why we champion and support hyper-local organizations across the U.S. that are working to:

  1. Reveal the joy of a real meal

  2. Eliminate food insecurity through urban agriculture

  3. Transform lives and help underserved communities thrive”

Sold! We decided which dishes we wanted to try out and jetted out to Walmart to buy em!

We chose: Barbacoa Mac & Cheese, Mozzarella Jalapeno Arepas, Tequila Lime Chicken & Rice, and Cuban Style Egg Rolls! And we decided after a really busy week that a girls’ night in would be the perfect excuse to make some of them!

Another thing we loved when we were reading up on Happi Foodi was the fact that they take familiar or traditional dishes (like chicken & rice or egg rolls) and add their own twist (like a tequila lime sauce or a Cuban flair!), and that you can pair a lot of their dishes together to create a meal! We decided to pair the Tequila Lime Chicken with our Cuban Style Egg Rolls and we weren’t disappointed! If you know us, you know your girls cannot do anything spicy! These two dishes had delish flavoring without burning our tongues. ;)

On top of the fresh ingredients and the unique flavors, convenience is also something that’s super important to us, especially on a day after emails, meetings, conference calls, photoshoots, or whatever the day may hold (life of a freelancer, am I right?! Ha!) and we’re just tired. So something we can pop in the oven for 20 minutes and steam for 10 minutes (most likely while we’re having a glass of wine) is ideal. ;)

Give us a rom-com and girls’ night is good to go!

Our wallets and tummies are a little happier! Would love to know if you guys have tried Happi Foodi and what your faves were, cause planning our next Walmart trip to pick up some new ones ASAP!

Love & egg rolls,

J & C

A Whimsy Halloween- Lucy & Ethel

Y’all didn’t think we could let this season pass without giving you a Halloween costume, did ya?! This is our 3rd year of showing our Halloween costumes on Whimsy!

Two years ago we were bloggers. Lol.

And last year, we were 2 Broke Girls (we used to get mistaken for these actresses ALL THE TIME…not so much now since we changed our hairstyles.) ;)

But this year might be our favorite yet.

We both grew up being big fans of I Love Lucy. Ya catch where I’m going?

Say hello to our version of Lucy & Ethel.

Specifically Lucy & Ethel from the “Job Switching” episode where they work at the candy factory!

These looks were super fun and SO easy to recreate in our own way! And don’t be surprised if you see us wearing these dresses irl.

Probably the best part of this day was having to stop for gas before going to shoot and getting out of the car with a giant pink chef’s hat. Anything for the gram, am I right?

We even tested how many chocolates we could fit into our mouths. Not the best idea we’ve ever had. ;)

What are you guys going as for Halloween?!

Love & Lucy,

J & C

Rainbows & Rooftops at Mama Shelter!

It’s no secret by now that we live for a good happy hour. And in L.A., there is definitely a plethora of choices.

But like, happy hour on a rainbow colored rooftop? A little harder to find. ;)


Hence why Mama Shelter, a colorful oasis nestled in Hollywood, has become one of our favorite spots since moving here. And for good reason!

We first met our friend Cyn of Hot Pink Pineapples here for a drink. We celebrated Jenna’s 24th birthday here. We bring every out of town guest here for the rose sangria. We’ve gone to quite a few PR events here as well, and it impresses us every single time!

And you know if there’s rainbow decor, we are OBVIOUSLY going to dress to the occasion and match each other whenever possible!

Recently got these rainbow striped pieces from Hello Holiday. Jenna chose the Wonderland Romper (I mean, how perfect for us, right?) paired with some ruffle mules from Ouigal, and Cort chose the Rosella Blouse and paired it with some orange ASOS shorts, and orange mules, also from Hello Holiday!


We also never realize how much our skin tones differ from each other until we’re sitting together, bare legged, in a photo. haha!

Anyway, we’re currently obsessed with these pieces and you might see us wearing them as much as possible before it actually turns into fall here.

Back to Mama Shelter. It is also a really quirky weird hotel, which we love! We’ve never actually stayed in a room there, but it’s on our list.

There’s a bit fancier of a restaurant downstairs, but honestly, you come here for that rooftop view and vibey atmosphere!

What you MUST order:

  1. The Avocado Hummus

  2. Boujie Fries (fries battered in truffle oil…almost a sin, so good)

  3. Charred Broccolini

  4. Rose Sangria (all day everyday)

Trust us, next time you’re in L.A., hit up this spot. And invite us too. ;)

Love & Sangria,

J & C