Eat & Snack wisely during COVID-19

With the uncertainty of each day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while distance working and studying in your home, some have reached out to me about help with the temptation to snack all day for emotional and stress comfort. Instead of gaining the “Freshman 15,” people have expressed fear they will put on an extra…

Keep Calm and Order Carry Out Update

Updated on March 17 – #keepcalmandordercarryout Chefs and restaurateurs are working so hard to keep afloat during this global crisis. Here’s the latest of restaurants offering creative curbside take-out and delivery: ATWATER VILLAGE ​Momed a neighborhood favorite for over 5 years, will continue to serve you, and has made a few changes to our operating hours​ and both our take-out…

HEMPZ in Energy for your skin

Hempz Pure Herbal Extracts is a premium line of skincare beauty and body products enriched with 100% pure natural hemp seed oil.  Hempz Moisturizers are Paraben-Free, Gluten-Free, 100% Vegan, THC-free and include Shea Butter and natural extracts which help calm, soothe, and condition skin.  Also included are Vitamins A, C and E which help protect skin from natural and environmentally triggered…

2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Now through April 21, 2020 visitors at Disney California Adventure can enjoy the best of California in food and wine with a purchase of a Sip and Savor Pass. Explore your way through a variety of creative fare and beverages, classes, tastings and dinners. FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Stores and kiosks offer food theme related attire, cooking accessories,…

Les Cactus – Palm Springs newest resort

Walking into the newly renovated boutique hotel, Les Cactus, I noticed a framed “Les Cactus” record album of the 1960’s French rock ‘n roll artist Jacques Dutronc behind the reception table. Centrally located in the welcoming Warm Sands neighborhood, the historic 1930’s property has been refreshed by LA-based hotelier Matthew Kurtz in partnership with local hoteliers…

What’s new at Disneyland Resort in 2020

Disneyland Resort in Anaheim is kicking off 2020 with exciting new experiences and special vacation values. For a limited time, park tickets and three hotels in Southern California are offering a Special Ticket Offer for Southern California Residents. Southern California residents can redeem their tickets on any three separate days through May 21, 2020. Disneyland Resort…

Celebrate The Year of the Rat at Universal Studios

The “Year of the Rat” celebration is now at Universal Studios Hollywood through February 9, 2020. Guests with birthday years that correspond with the “Year of the Rat” are said to be intelligent, witty and charming. Festive red banners list the years of each Chinese zodiac animal, as the theme park celebrates with this annual Lunar New Year event….

Rockin’ Fun ROCK OF AGES in Hollywood

In 2005 Matthew Weaver created the multi-genre entertaining musical Rock of Ages. It debuted as a new kind of musical in Los Angeles at the King King club on Hollywood Blvd. With its success, it was made into a motion picture, and also opened on Broadway. After performing over 2,350 shows, Rock of Ages earned…

Winter Fun in Yosemite Mariposa County

About a 4.5 hour drive from the greater Los Angeles area is Yosemite Mariposa County. During the winter months, the traffic is light, there may be snow on the trees in the Sierra National Forest near Yosemite Valley. Even though the resort is not in Yosemite Valley, it’s about a 45 minute drive to the majestic…