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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

I know I’ve forgotten things. I know that I’m not supposed to recommend a gardenia scented candle in the middle of winter but I refuse to believe that my home shouldn’t smell like gardenias all year long.

I don’t have a zillion kid toys listed because the reality is that kids know what toys they […]

Poodle Pancreatitis

I missed everything Tuesday. I missed most of the afternoon Sunday, all of Monday and everything Tuesday too. I missed the LA Auto Show and I missed driving Toyota’s Mirai, the new Fuel Cell Vehicle. I missed out on participating in my own life because I have a poodle with pancreatitis.

In case you were […]

Visiting Los Angeles With Kids

There are a million travel articles about how to visit Los Angeles with kids and they will tell you a lot of the same things. Go to Disneyland, go to the beach, try the El Capitan. I have been able to be Disneyland free for at least the past five years, “go to the beach” is […]

The LA Auto Show is Coming

Remember a couple of days ago when I was all, “I love my kids and I want to spend time with them.”?

Well, that was a few days ago & I still love my kids but I am about to abandon them for three days and I’m totally okay with that. It’s AUTO SHOW TIME. […]

George W Bush Reminisces About His Father and Drunk Driving

This morning I was making Alexander breakfast and listening to NPR. George W Bush was giving an interview about the biography he wrote about his father. I was intrigued and every time W talks I like to listen. I want to know what made Reagan call him The Idiot Son (besides the obvious). Today he proved […]

Saying Yes to Motherhood With Teens

It’s 11pm and I’m finally getting around to posting something. I haven’t had time for much lately. We had Jane’s birthday and then Jane’s birthday party complete with her dad not singing and strumming a guitar.

We’ve celebrated my Mom and Stepfather’s Birthdays, we’ve taken ISEE’s and completed the first three high school applications for […]