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Celebrate Mother’s Day Early with Teleflora at Santa Monica Place, May 1st

I’m so used to Mother’s Day landing on a two-digit day, but this year it lands on May 9th! I never fully appreciated everything my mother did for me until I became a mother. Boy, it is A LOT. This year, I’m getting a little help from Teleflora to celebrate her with a beautiful bouquet. […]

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The Holidays are Here at Legoland California

The Holidays are here at Legoland California. On Tuesday, we spent the day at Legoland and enjoyed the holiday decor. We also visited some sections of the park we didn’t have a chance to visit on our trip earlier this year. Official Tree Lighting Ceremony November 27th On Monday, November 27th, Legoland will hold its […]

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Halloween with a 1.5 year-old vs. Halloween with a 2.5 year-old

Another Halloween down in the books! We had a fun Halloween and celebrated for the third year in a row with the same wonderful group of friends. It’s so nice to have a tradition to look forward to every year. There were so many changes from when she was 1.5 years old last year! Here […]

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Baby Boot Camp Halloween Workout

Baby Boot Camp Los Angeles (Culver City and Marina Del Rey) make working out fun for moms and their little ones, especially around the holidays! Today, we had a “Baby Boo-tcamp” workout where we used a pumpkin for the exercises. The kids dressed costumes. We had so much fun working out and chatting, it felt […]

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More Westside Holiday events

My friend Annmarie knows a lot of the goings-on around Venice. She recently shared these with some friends and me. So I’m sharing them with you! Thanks, Annmarie 🙂 Friday, December 5, 2014 Venice Holiday Sign Lighting and Venice Crawl beginning at 6:15 pm 7:45 pm – ceremony 8:00 pm – sign lighting Saturday, December […]

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2014 Westside Malls Santa Links

Last year, my daughter was perfectly fine visiting Santa at the mall. This year, she was terrified. We returned to Westside Pavilion, and saw the same Santa from last year. The photo company, however, is different. Now, you can download the photos from the session in addition to prints from one pose. My daughter cried […]

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Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies in Los Angeles

Where to watch the trees light up! The Americana at Brand (Glendale) Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:30pm: More merry. More magical. More memorable. The Americana at Brand Tree Lighting is November 19 at 7:30pm. Enjoy an evening of Cirque du Santa, a winter wonderland of magical elves, flying reindeer, dancing snowmen, plus Santa Claus and a fireworks […]

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Halloween Costuming

There must be a connection between being a mother and wanting to craft. I’m not sure if it’s the desire to be frugal or an experiment in creativity. Regardless, I decided I’m making my daughter’s Halloween costume this year. I want to make the costume “Boo” wore in Monster’s Inc. Ever since I put her hair in pigtails […]

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