VAST – the most comfortable face mask we have worn yet

While staying at home and social distancing has been a challenge, masks have been our saving grace in limiting the spread and best shot at normalcy in the months to come. VAST, an LA-based surf and streetwear brand, has been stepping up during the pandemic to help both protect our oceans from one-time-use masks and give back to frontline workers. As the world battles the coronavirus, … Continue reading VAST – the most comfortable face mask we have worn yet

Your multi-sauce companion – Diablo Verde’s Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Now that we are cooking almost every meal from home during the pandemic, it is nice to have a multi-use sauce. Recently, we have been turned on to Diablo Verde Creamy Cilantro sauce by 3SonsFoods available in Mild, Medium, and Hot. The mild level has enough spicy kick for me. The sauce is soy-free, preservative-free, and egg-free plus vegetarian and keto-friendly – a win-win-win! We have enjoyed … Continue reading Your multi-sauce companion – Diablo Verde’s Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Virtual Concert with Geoff Erwin June 20 to benefit The Code Green Campaign

Singer/songwriter/comedian Geoff Erwin is excited to perform another virtual fundraising concert – but this time to raise money for The Code Green Campaign which provides awareness and education on mental health in first responders. “It’s time we call a code alert on our mental health. Breaking the silence on mental health stigma in public safety by sharing the stories of those who’ve been there.” The … Continue reading Virtual Concert with Geoff Erwin June 20 to benefit The Code Green Campaign

Geoff Erwin performs virtually to raise money for First Responders Children’s Foundation

In uncertain times like 2020, kindness really matters. One such organization providing support to those in the helping professions is the First Responders Children’s Foundation. First responders and their families who are enduring financial hardship due to the coronavirus outbreak are assisted AND the foundation will continue to help first responders for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Singer/songwriter/comedian Geoff Erwin performed his first virtual fundraising … Continue reading Geoff Erwin performs virtually to raise money for First Responders Children’s Foundation

8 Ways You Can Support Local California Businesses from the Comfort of Your Home

You hear on the news repeatedly that everyone is in this together. You might wonder what you can do to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic. One superb idea is to support local businesses. It’s never been more vital to show some love to the folks who keep the world fed and stocked with unique products. These California companies are doing their part to keep people … Continue reading 8 Ways You Can Support Local California Businesses from the Comfort of Your Home

At Gold Meets Golden, Olympians meet Hollywood all for Angel City Sports

The weekend in Los Angeles was filled with pre-Golden Globes parties, but a special event returned for its 7th year – Gold Meets Golden – where former Olympians from around the world and young paralympic athletes mingle with Hollywood’s finest entertainers to celebrate the Golden Globes weekend AND support Angel City Sports, a Los Angeles organization that fosters young athletes with disabilities with the resources, … Continue reading At Gold Meets Golden, Olympians meet Hollywood all for Angel City Sports

American Ballet Theatre’s Annual Holiday Gala Returns to The Beverly Hilton

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to witness the American Ballet Theatre performing excerpts from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake? Just entering The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills makes you feel like the holidays exist in Los Angeles. Skinny white Christmas trees dangle with faux icicles. A dancer dressed as a toy soldier flits around to take photos with guests. Bulbous … Continue reading American Ballet Theatre’s Annual Holiday Gala Returns to The Beverly Hilton

Debbie Durkin’s EcoLuxe Emmy Lounge Shined with Luxury

On Friday, September 20th, the sun shined on Debbie Durkin’s 13th Annual EcoLuxe Endless Summer Festival, a sparkling brunch honoring the primetime TV Emmy Award nominees.  The garden of the Beverly Hilton Hotel never looked more elegant, lined with uber-luxurious gifting tables and celebs floating among angel wing cannabis flower arrangements by Leslie Monroy. Angel-styled staff dressed in Bohemian white chiffon dresses poured champagne for … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s EcoLuxe Emmy Lounge Shined with Luxury

How to Host a Breed Reveal Party

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

The Other Art Fair at Santa Monica Barker Hangar

The Other Art Fair,the leading artist fair to discover and buy art direct from the very best emerging artistic talent is thrilled to return to Los Angeles this Fall, presenting a handpicked selection of the next generation of art stars and thousands of original artwork encompassing all mediums.  The fair will feature over 140 independent artists both from Los Angeles and across the globe! Celebrated … Continue reading The Other Art Fair at Santa Monica Barker Hangar