Samantha St. Pierre

Articles by Samantha St. Pierre

Waving earrings with Wish app

“I found like 30 pairs for a dollar.”

Before taking our New Year’s resolutions seriously, my gang and I planned one last carb-filled hurrah at a favorite haunt, Buona Forchetta in South Park. We decided to check out the neighboring Enoteca for a ...

Fierce fingertips from OPI, Gelish, and Perfect Match

Long nails that last the longest

Attempting to blend in with the football fans during a Sunday game, I started chatting with the couple next to me. I met 30-year-old Justine, who had pristine nails pressed against her pint of beer. ...

San Diego Reader's holiday guide 2019

Christmas Card Lane in Penasquitos, Santa run in Pacific Beach, helicopter Christmas lights ride in Oceanside, ugly sweaters in Vista, rescued bears in Alpine

There’s a war on Christmas. You can see it right on your TV; in fact, it’s your TV that’s the aggressor in this particular conflict. Lifetime has 20, count ’em, 20 new movies to go ...

Beachy Boho from Target, Marshalls, Forever 21

“Floral, beachy, casual look — and stylish.”

My weekends have become a series of food-driven escapades. As such, I spent a recent October Saturday with friends indulging in local cuisine during Taste of North Park. While sampling at one of the stops ...

Madewell Inc. apron-style dress for Golden Hill Park’s Burgers & Beer

“Amazon is like a secret store for me. If you dig, you can find really cute stuff.”

I spent last Saturday soaking up the late summer sun at the Burgers & Beer event in Golden Hill Park. As I ate my weight in burgers, my eyes were drawn to some summer fashions ...

San Diego Reader 2019 Burgers issue

From Oceanside to Escondido to Sherman Heights to Mount Laguna

Ian Anderson Look out for the burger of the day A hub for carnivores in Escondido’s historic downtown, it might be tough to notice the burgers past all the smoked meats and poutine. You’ll do ...

Office and casual attire from Nordstrom Rack, DSW, and LOFT Outlet

“Formal, but comfortable.”

In an effort to catch up with bathing suit season and burn a few extra calories, I took a walk around the neighborhood after work one Monday. As I turned a corner, I noticed a ...

Faux fur Fourth of July from Nordstrom

Flashy fashion: costume beads, several bracelets, and two fists full of rings

Over the 4th of July weekend, I decided to trek up to North County to spend the holiday with friends who were visiting from out of town. In a not-so-surprising turn of events, we ended ...

Bohemian dreamy like Mary-Kate Olsen, Nicole Richie, and Stevie Nicks

“I really love this company called Spell & The Gypsy Collective”

My friend recently invited me to Sunday brunch at Quartyard, which was hosting a vinyl pop up shop. Her husband was DJing the event to promote their record store, Normal Records. I’m not one to ...