Consummate Coachella #5: Moschino Candy Crush Desert Party  Provides Katy Perry with Cool Sips!
Apr17

Consummate Coachella #5: Moschino Candy Crush Desert Party Provides Katy Perry with Cool Sips!

Celebrity spotting at Coachella! Katy Perry was spotted holding a bottle of Sparkling Ice Essence of Lemon Lime at the Moschino Candy Crush Desert Party at Coachella. Fashion designer and Katy Perry bestie, Jeremy Scott was hosting this great Moschino event featuring the welcome chill of Sparkling Ice Essence beverages.     Here’s another image of Katy Perry with friends and her tasty Sparkling Ice Beverage!  ...

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Surprises Come in All Kinds of Shapes & Sizes: Banfi Centine Rose & an Easter Basket!
Apr15

Surprises Come in All Kinds of Shapes & Sizes: Banfi Centine Rose & an Easter Basket!

I was really surprised to get this bottle of wine sent to me. I thought maybe I had forgotten to cover this wine. Nope. I have no record of that it was being shipped to me, but it did arrive with a great Easter Basket full of all kinds of goodies.       The bottle is a Banfi  Centine Rose’ wine that is exquisite. Typically pale red/pink wines are too sweet for me or my husband. This wine is not sweet. It’s...

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“North Italia”  Restaurant  Opens a New Location in Santa Monica on May 30!
Apr08

“North Italia” Restaurant Opens a New Location in Santa Monica on May 30!

If you are in Los Angeles or the OC (Orange County), you might know this new restaurant, North Italia. It’s located at The Point at the corner of Rosecrans + Sepulveda in El Segundo. It’s also in Irvine on Jamboree at Michelson in the center with Mother’s Market. Both locations of North Italia are doing hot-hot business!       What is North Italia all about?  “the art of handmade pasta and pizza”...

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6 tips If You Are Looking to Purchase Your Home Nespresso Machine!  Guest Expert!
Apr03

6 tips If You Are Looking to Purchase Your Home Nespresso Machine! Guest Expert!

I have friends who love coffee .. and they have great coffee machines. I love sitting around and sipping a cup with them. Then I have friends who are OBSESSED with great coffee and they are crazy in love with their Nespresso machines. Having a cup of coffee with them is a ritual. In case you don’t know about Nespresso machines or wonder what all the fuss is about regarding these machines, we have one of the web’s great...

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Get Your March Madness Party Essentials Ready: Cocktails, Beer + Snacks with RW Garcia Chips!
Apr01

Get Your March Madness Party Essentials Ready: Cocktails, Beer + Snacks with RW Garcia Chips!

What I love about basketball (or as I call it, “hoops”) is that it’s a faster moving sport and the possibility for a change in the game is so much greater than most other sports. So when I get into NCAA basketball and also the NBA play-offs, I am all eyes and ears. It seems that basketball fans have different tastes than football or baseball mostly because the game moves so quickly. You could miss a huge move that...

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Lucille’s BBQ Restaurants  Donating All “Round It Up, America” Funds to  “Autism Speaks”!
Mar30

Lucille’s BBQ Restaurants Donating All “Round It Up, America” Funds to “Autism Speaks”!

I have a lot of friends and acquaintances who have someone in their extended family who are on the autism spectrum. It’s not an easy situation for any parent to deal with and it’s definitely a challenge for school and other activities. Particularly relevant right now is that the Department of Education’s funding is being slashed nationally – and some of those funds help children with learning challenges....

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