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Pop.Bop.Shop. is all about discovering new adventures and exploring your own city or a new one. Use the search boxes below to uncover the best vacation spots, hotels, day trips, museums, movies, music, books and more.

Read: Bachelor Nation

Los Angeles Times writer Amy Kaufman takes readers behind the scenes of The Bachelor, revealing the show's juiciest secrets. You won't be able to put this down. 

July 12, 2018

Explore: Parker Palm Springs

The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs is a local legend. Known for its funky decor and celebrity clientele, it's a must-visit, even if just for a drink. 

July 4, 2018

Read: Sex and the City and Us

If you are a Sex and the City fan, you have to read Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's book "Sex and the City and Us." It's an absolute treat! 

July 2, 2018

Father's Day Gift Guide 2018

Still need a Father's Day gift? Sharing 10 ideas to wow your dad next Sunday. 

June 7, 2018

Read: The Wedding Date

Kicking off my summer beach reading with "The Wedding Date" by Jasmine Guillory. 

June 6, 2018

Movie Musings: Life Of The Party

Melissa McCarthy's movie "Life of the Party" will have you laughing so hard you can barely breathe. 

May 30, 2018

Explore: IKEA

A photo diary from my first-ever visit to IKEA. 

May 29, 2018

Read: Norwich

Looking for a book to add to your summer reading list? I loved Karen Crouse's "Norwich," the story of a small town in Vermont with big Olympic dreams. 

May 24, 2018

Movie Musings: Disobedience

In Disobedience, Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams star as women in love, despite the criticism and judgment of their community. 

May 16, 2018

2018 Resolutions: Five Month Checkup

Sharing a progress report on my quest to complete my 11 resolutions for 2018. 

May 14, 2018

Stream: Broadchurch

If you like murder mysteries, Broadchurch is superb. The show will have you constantly guessing whose guilty. Watch all three seasons on Netflix. 

May 2, 2018

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018

Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 13. Explore this year's gift guide to find the perfect present for all the amazing mamas in your life. 

April 30, 2018