Dazzling Gingerbread Houses in America

During the holidays, pastry chefs in hotels design, create and bake the most spectacular gingerbread houses for their guests to enjoy. Here are three of my favorites dazzling displays: The Mission Inn & Spa The life-size “Santa’s Wonderland House” displayed in the lobby of The Mission Inn & Spa took Executive Pastry Chef David Blaine…

8 Favorite FounderMade Consumer Discovery Show West Gifts

Recently at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, a  summit of more than 200+ innovative consumer brands and leaders in the beauty, wellness, and food introduced their latest consumers products. FounderMade attendees got a chance to glam up with a manicure from GlamSquad, enjoyed a detoxing armpit facial and complimentary refreshing coconuts from Kopari Beauty, cooled down with Cryo…

Rosh Hashana Dine In or Take Home in LA

Celebrate the Jewish New Year on Sunday, Sept. 9 and Monday, Sept. 10 at one of the following restaurants in LA: The First Night At Jar Chef Suzanne Tracht presents Rosh Hashana on the first night of the Jewish Holiday – Sunday, September 9, 2018.  Suzanne includes many of her classics, while adding some traditional Eastern…

5 Holiday Host and Hostess Gifts

It’s always nice to arrive to a holiday party with a gift for the host or hostess. Here are 5 gifts to bring to a party that will put a smile on anyone’s face. For the Chocolate Lover – Give a Box of Chocodiem – For a sweet gift, order a holiday Chocodiem Gift Box….

Chocodiem Belgian Artisan Chocolates

With holiday party invitations arriving, this is the time to gather a few small thoughtful gifts, to hand to the host and hostess upon your arrival, as a token of appreciation and holiday cheer. For a sweet gift, the holiday Chocodiem Gift box is pretty in pink and chocolate brown. The uniquely crafted Belgian Artisan Chocolates…

10 Disney Holiday Magic Experiences

Having just experienced Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure Holiday Magic, here are 10 activities to see and experience in both theme parks before January 7, 2017.California Adventure seems extra festive this year. For a second year the park is decked out for the spirit of the season with decorations offering a celebration of Christmas, Hanukkah,…

Nickelodeon Stars Having Fun During The Ho Ho Holidays!

I got into the holiday spirit taking my daughter and her friend to a sneak peek screening of the Nickelodeon Ho Ho Holiday Special. Walking into The Sherry Lansing Theatre on the Paramount Studios backlot, we nibbled on Red Vines, Junior Mints and Popcorn, before watching Nickelodeon’s newest holiday hour-long variety show featuring four adorable musical…