By: Deanna Linder
I love to shop. I admit it. I’ve been this way for as long as I can remember myself. I just recently got back from one of my annual L.A. trips, and while I was there, one of my first stops was at L.A’s uber-trendy outdoor shopping center, The Grove. I was there for a purpose- to pick out a bridesmaids dress at Jcrew for one of my best friends (and avid Matkonation reader) wedding, this summer. I had a mission to get the dress, and had to make that my first stop, but on the way there were so many of my favorite stores, that I already made a map in my head of which ones I was going to hit up… Pottery Barn Kids, Anthropology and obviously Nordstrom.
Something strange happened after I got the dress. My mom and I were hungry so headed on over to The Original Los Angeles Farmers Market, which is connected to the shopping center. It was there I learned that my love for food, has now trumped my love for shopping. Walking around the farmers market, I was a cross between a...
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