EATING OUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING LOS ANGELES
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EATING OUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING LOS ANGELES

Why do you travel?  To get away from the daily grind? To spend quality time with others? To invest time in, and transform, yourself? To learn about other cultures, flavors and traditions?  My friends Christina, Marsha, Patty and I (and occasionally a special guest!) found a way to do all of the above during those…

MY DISTRUST IN POLITICS HELPED ME TRUST MYSELF
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MY DISTRUST IN POLITICS HELPED ME TRUST MYSELF

Supposedly the most authentic writing happens right when you wake up in the morning before your filter wakes up and does its job – even when answering a survey from O, The Oprah Magazine. The survey asked “How I was feeling about America?” the answers poured out. All the built up emotions stemming from my…

POWER OF CONNECTING WITH KINDNESS ROCKS
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POWER OF CONNECTING WITH KINDNESS ROCKS

If your wish list includes any of the following: Kindness • Joy • Community • Meaning • Friendship • CreativityQuiet time • Beauty • Connection • Family Time • MeditationExcitement • Energy • Purpose • Inspiration I have a kind powerful project for you!PRINT OUT: How-to instructions for an intimate or large event (below)! POWER…

YOU WENT WHERE? SAN FRANCISCO (With Kids)
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YOU WENT WHERE? SAN FRANCISCO (With Kids)

During the toddler years, my family’s cranky moods  (mine included) disappeared with some creative distraction and a change of venue – if severe. Now that the tween and teen years dictate the mood in the house, when the bickering levels get intolerable, Mom offers a proportional change up – Roadtrip adventure! I’ve been dreaming of…

TOP 10 VIDEOS TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD (for the next Star Wars film!)
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TOP 10 VIDEOS TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD (for the next Star Wars film!)

With tangible anticipation, the seduction tickles each of our 5 senses pulling us closer.  Whether we go full-body all in, or pulled in inch by inch, we feverishly mark the date on the calendar and before it’s upon us, already hope for multiple experiences. I’m not talking about the next 50 Shades of Grey,  I’m…

YOU WENT WHERE? VEGAS! (WITH KIDS)
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YOU WENT WHERE? VEGAS! (WITH KIDS)

When planning our first family road trip to Viva Las Vegas; my cynical kids (and a few grownups) asked “Are kids allowed?” “What is there to do?” CHALLENGE ACCEPTED…The mission we accepted was to find something memorable for each of us that we wouldn’t find back home in Southern California.  …Oh, and swim, people-watch and…