A quick flight from LA and you can arrive to the wilderness of Central Oregon, a wilderness you may remember from the pioneer computer game of our youth, Oregon Trail. Just a short drive from the 3,300-acre snow-shrouded Sunriver Resort in Bend, Oregon is the Three Sisters Wilderness near Mt. Bachelor. In winter, this is where 30 Alaskan Huskies greeted us, chained equidistant to the … Continue reading Dog sledding in Oregon – yaps, farts, and faith
Do you need to earn extra cash? Despite what the Dow does, millions of Americans struggle to get by on one paycheck, let alone save for the extras. How can you pick up the additional cash? Why not adopt a side hustle? These money-making avenues work magic in helping you finally establish that emergency fund without tying yourself to another boss to obey. Get inspired … Continue reading 7 best side hustles to thrive in L.A.
With all the hype around gender reveal parties, and the continued discussion around why they are problematic, I decided to take the idea, apply it to my two fur babies, and adjust it so that it went towards a good cause. Brezel and Schnitzel were rescued from Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles and any information about their previous lives was limited. My husband, Scott, … Continue reading How to Host a Breed Reveal Party
On Thursday, October 19th, the Hollywood Roosevelt hosted a Howl-o-ween event on their penthouse rooftop. Our LalaScoop contributor, and E-”dig”-tor in chief, Schnitzel von Toohey covered the event. Here is his take: My adventure began when my humans got into their elf costumes and put me in a hoodie that resembled a reindeer with a red nose. We drove out to the Hollywood Roosevelt and … Continue reading Howl-o-Ween Spooktacular at the Hollywood Roosevelt
Awards Season in Los Angeles begins with many parties leading up to the big event, and this time the 70th Emmy Awards had LA abuzz. Television and film producer Debbie Durkin hosted her 12th Pre-Awards Lounge to honor guests. On Friday, September 14 the Eco-Luxe Lounge at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills celebrated, honored, and pampered stars, nominees, and creative talent who work behind-the-scenes in … Continue reading Eco-Luxe lounge pampers guests before TV’s biggest night
Are you a dog lover? Are you looking for a gift for a dog lover in your life? Look no further than LemonBug Jewelry’s line for dog lovers. Not only does Lemonbug create sentimental pieces, but they also have a philanthropic mission. Keeping in mind that not all dogs have a place to call home yet, Lemonbug gives a $1 of each purchase to animal … Continue reading Celebrate your Furry Friend with LemonBug Jewelry
Recipe for fun: Get your best friend, take the top down, and inch your way down the 405 to Surf City, USA, aka, Huntington Beach. Full disclosure, I did some growing up in the not-really-that-immediate vicinity and when someone said the word, “beach,” it was just assumed they meant Huntington. A lot’s changed since then (there’s now an internet, we all have cell phones, Communism … Continue reading Welcome to Dog-Friendly Surf City
This past weekend, a new Guinness world record was broken in LA. “What world record?” you may ask. 108 dogs collaborated for the title of “Largest Dog Photo Shoot” at Vista Hermosa Park in Los Angeles. While setting this record, the group was filmed for the final scene of Superpower Dogs, an IMAX feature film. The film is set for a March 2019 release. The day … Continue reading Super Record Set with SuperPower Dogs
My goal in life is to become a stay-at-home dog mom. While I shop at Costco regularly for my husband and myself, Costco soon became my go-to store for most of our dogs’ daily needs. Here are some of our favorite dog products, and Brezel and Schnitzel’s favorites as well! FAVORITE DOG PRODUCTS: Roomba We had no idea when we rescued Brezel, our German Shepherd, … Continue reading Favorite Costco Products for our Dogs
In the first year after rescuing our dog, Brezel, my husband and I were dedicated to training her. Ideally, we wanted an obedient dog that would listen and adhere to basic commands around the house. When we rescued her, she was calm, timid, and did not show any signs of aggression. We immediately began taking her to group classes, which focused on controlling your dog … Continue reading Ruff Times with your dog? Send ’em to Rehab!