Dine Out for No Kid Hungry at The Habit Burger Grill

As I’m often on the go I’m frequently in need of a quick meal. Unfortunately, I don’t really like fast food which leaves me with few options. Luckily, there’s The Habit Burger Grill. With their freshly grilled Charburgers and tasty sides it’s the perfect spot when I’m in a pinch. Recently, they invited me to […]

Having Fun at Last Remaining Seats

Oh how I love Last Remaining Seats. Combining my love of classic film and the city of Los Angeles it’s a festival just made for me. When I was around 15 years old I came across an article about it in Sunset Magazine and wished I could attend but circumstances (namely not being old enough […]

Sunday Funday in LA

There are some Sundays where there’s nothing to do and I just relax and enjoy more sedentary pursuits like catching up on the DVR or reading a book. Then there are Sundays that are chock full of activity from morning to night and I find myself out and about enjoying the area. That’s what next […]

Last Remaining Seats 2016 Schedule

Tonight we turn the clocks forward which means the days are getting longer and summer will soon be here. You know what that mean? It’s Last Remaining Seats time! This annual film festival highlighting the historic theatres of Los Angeles is one of my favorite events of the year and is a huge reason I […]

Summer Soda Tasting at Galco’s Soda Pop Stop

My love for Galco’s Soda Pop Stop is no secret. Several years ago I saw it featured on Huell Howser and became a regular patron. One time I even participated in a cash mob there! Along with selling numerous sodas and beers from all over the country (and beyond!) Galco’s also annually holds a summer […]

Support the Special Olympics World Games at Ralphs

This summer from July 25-August 2 the Special Olympics World Games will be held in Los Angeles. This is the first time in 16 years the world games has returned to the US and is the largest sporting event in LA since the ’84 Olympics! To celebrate this momentous event Southern California Ralphs stores will […]

2014 CHOC Walk in the Park

Growing up in Orange County CHOC has always been a steady presence in my life. As I child I remember passing by the original, small hospital and learning from my mom about the good work they did for sick children. In my adolescence I had a relative stay at CHOC. Luckily, it was only for […]

National Lemonade Days With Alex’s Lemonade Stand

I know we’re in the middle of of Memorial Day celebrations but I wanted to tell you about an equally special weekend coming up. June 6-8 is National Lemonade Days – three days devoted to raising funds to fight childhood cancer. Lemonade Days are the result of one very special child, Alex Scott. She was […]

Touring the Downtown Women’s Center

So I’ve told you about the wonderful Made by DWC Cafe and Reseller Boutique but I haven’t really told you much about the organization behind it. Recently, I was able to take a tour of facilities of the Downtown Women’s Center and it is quite the organization. The Downtown Women’s Center is based on San […]

Made by DWC – A Place for the Perfect Holiday Present

For the past few years when it came to Christmas shopping I fell into the Amazon trap. It’s so quick and convenient and cheap! How could I not take advantage of it? But then my thoughts started to change. What about the little guy? What about the local business that I love so much and […]