Harry Potter Birthday Party

When I heard Skylar was having a Harry Potter birthday, I think I was more excited than the kids attending! I knew that her very creative parents would put on a show to remember. To kick off the festivities, all the kids were invited by letter delivered by owl post! ...more

Friday I’m In Love: Art and Ice Cream in Alhambra

It’s Friday I’m in Love: things that I adore on a particular week. Not an ad, just a place for me to talk about what I love at this very moment. What I’m eating, buying, loving ....more

Knott’s Scary Farm 2014

I was invited to the most terrifying press conference ever, the kick off for Knott’s Scary Farm 2014! Even press wasn’t safe, as masked ghouls terrorized us in our seats before the press conference even began! To quote maze designer Gus Krueger, “I want you all to be so miserable that you will have the most horrifying, disgusting, disturbing immersive experience that you will both never want to end and can’t wait to get out of it ....more

GrubHub Saves The Day

GrubHub contacted me right before Comic-Con and were kind enough to send me a fun-filled survival kit! The sweatbands were definitely a good addition to any con and I can see the kids playing a fun-filled game of Root-Beer pong with the cups. I had heard of GrubHub but hadn’t tried it out so this was a first ....more

The Hundred-Foot Journey

“Food is memories” – The Hundred-Foot Journey I can’t resist a good movie about food and family, the two subjects easily go hand in hand. You learn, live and love through food, and family is a huge influence on that. The Hundred-Foot Journey is about a young Indian chef named Hassan Kadam and his literal and metaphorical life’s journey that comes full circle in just one hundred feet ....more

The Hundred-Foot Journey Crème Brûlée Recipe

I can’t wait for the new Dreamworks movie THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY. Any film that incorporates food and cooking, I’m all in! For a little French inspiration, here’s a classic Crème Brûlée recipe with a twist of bananas and cardamom for added flavor ....more

Friday I’m In Love: Jus’ Poke

It’s Friday I’m in Love: things that I adore on a particular week. Not an ad, just a place for me to talk about what I love at this very moment. What I’m eating, buying, loving ....more

Hello Kitty at Comic-Con 2014

It’s that time of year again, Comic-Con is just next week and like the year before the one and only Hello Kitty will have a huge SDCC presence! There’s going to be so much fabulous kitty fun for Sanrio fans! If you’re not one of the thousands who got tickets into the Convention Center don’t worry, Hello Kitty fans will be able to visit the Sanrio station at the Interactive Zone in Petco Park ....more

Disney Store Unlock Imagination Ceremony

If you’re looking for enertaining and inexpensive things to do this summer, have I got news for you Disney fans! Did you know that every morning at the Disney Store there’s an official opening ceremony? Much like the opening ceremony at Disneyland, this also involves velvet ropes and fanfare as all good ceremonies should! ...more

Opoli: Ridesharing in Safety, Comfort and Style

In Los Angeles, traffic is life and life is traffic, there’s no way around it. Public transportation isn’t exactly our go-to here, it’s cars all the way. Now there’s a new option, Opoli, the next generation transportation and service app ....more