Baked by Nature heartfelt story

Baked by Nature is a new healthy Oat Bite snack company by entrepreneur Kara Freedman. According to her Baked by Nature site, she was inspired by her grandfather Walter Freedman, to create her wholesome, natural and filling baked goods company. Walter fled to America after he survived the Holocaust. He was drafted by the US…

Justin Bieber helps launch Liquid I.V.’s “Yummy” flavor

When Liquid I.V. approached me to try some samples of their newest hydration and electrolyte drink mix, I agreed. Then when I learned that Justin Beiber and his wife Hailey are investors in the El Segundo based wellness company, I was curious as to why they joined the LIV Group team. I learned Scooter Braun and…

Imperfect Foods delivered to your door

I’ve been avoiding going to the grocery store since the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s stressful and there is always someone who isn’t wearing a mask or gets too close for my comfort. My daughter suggested we order from Imperfect Foods to be delivered to our door. It’s an innovative company based in San Francisco that works…

Highkey Snacks delivered to your door

Today’s #SaferAtHome lifestyle has families snacking throughout the day. When Highkey sent me their mini-cookie bundle, my teenage daughter was so excited to do a taste test with me. Here is what we discovered: The bundle came in a a white box with robin egg blue lettering. Inside was one bag of Chocolate Chip mini…

Going Meatless during Covid-19 Pandemic

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, nearly 30% of people in the U.S. were changing their diets to mostly vegetarian and vegan plant forward meals. Now after news reports about meatpacking plants in the United States becoming hotspots for coronavirus infections, with nearly 5,000 packing plant workers in 19 state fallen ill, and 20 have died as of May…

Cake Monkey kits delivered to your door

My daughter Kate was so excited when a box from The Cake Monkey Bakery team arrived on our doorstep. Inside were three containers, two sprinkle packages and a nest of cupcake baking cups surrounded in pink confetti crinkle packing papers. Also inside was an easy to follow instructional sheet on how to make delicious “No…

Smart Sweets satisfies your Sweet Tooth

Smart Sweets mission is to kick sugar while keeping the delicious candy flavors you know and love. Smart Sweets founder Tara Bosch and her team spent 1000’s of hours in their Candy Kitchen, tinkering and experimenting to see how they could make recipes, for lower in sugar candy. Using cutting edge non-artificial ingredients they realized not…

Mother’s Day Carbon Beach Club Take-Away & Delivery

Malibu Beach Inn’s Carbon Beach Club is offering a Mother’s Day menu to treat families looking to uplift mom on her special day. Despite having to be quarantined at home, So Cal moms can enjoy a special multi-course meal prepared by Chef Ryan featuring some of mom’s favorite items. Besides crispy fingerling potatoes, heirloom carrots, roasted Ora King Salmon filet, and maple thyme glazed Heritage Ham, the…

10 Ways to Have Cinco de Mayo at Home

Just because you can’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year at a bar or restaurant, doesn’t mean you can’t have a really fun fiesta at home. Here is a list of restaurants and entrepreneurial companies that are helping #Stayathome followers shout Ole’ all day! RESTAURANTS  1. Order a Cinco de Mayo family meal from LOQUI to be…