The First Holiday Party

It’s December so I’ll probably spend the month talking about gifts and parties and I want to be sure to begin with a party I co-hosted with my dear friend Christina Simon.¬†About six months ago Christina starting mentioning to me that she wanted to hostess a party for our friend Vanessa. You see Vanessa is a celebrity chef here in Los Angeles who we both really enjoy on a personal level and whose food I’ve enjoyed over the years. She has a catering company called Mothers Helping Hand and it …

Mo-om They Gave Me Amazing Gifts and We Gave them Food Poisoning

With a birthday in early November Jane starts getting excited about her birthday just before Halloween. She’s a happy child, perhaps the happiest I know and she’s always been convinced that Halloween was a party thrown by the world for her pleasure. She starts smiling around October 25th and doesn’t really stop ever. She just smiles a lot more around this time of year. The birthday party this year was supposed to be a quick weekend trip to Palm Springs with three friends. Last year I took Jane and the …

Another Party!?

Yes, another party. Two in one week with one more this weekend. December is for parties. December is also for families and gratitude. When the folks at PUR told me about their non profit arm I knew I cared. They’re bringing clean water to every child, and they’re doing it in the most natural way. The celebrities… I won’t lie, going to a party with Kenna, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Zach Braff, Isabel Lucas and Samantha Ronson (and more!) is fantastic, but it makes me feel a little old. Not …

Barack Obama, W, Quaker, Hawt L.A. Chicks and Me

A week from today we’ll all be doing the same thing. We will all be watching as Barack Obama is inaugurated into office. The folks at Quaker (which reminds me I have a story to tell about Quaker summer camp… it’s funny and PG13) have kindly offered to cater an Oatmeal Bar for ten hungry women. Well, Liz Peterson and I have joined forces and invited forty women. We’re adorable, but we kinda suck at math. We were certain that they all had jobs and wouldn’t come.