Celebrate World Malbec Day (4/17) with Forever Young Malbec  + a Perfect Pairing: Doug’s Nuts!
Apr11

Celebrate World Malbec Day (4/17) with Forever Young Malbec + a Perfect Pairing: Doug’s Nuts!

If you don’t know what a Malbec is, read the next couple of paragraphs for the “scoop” on what the wine is and why is it so popular of late. What is Malbec Wine? It’s a full-bodied red wine that grows mostly in Argentina. Known for its plump, dark fruit flavors and smoky finish, Malbec wine offers a great alternative to higher priced Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. (Source:...

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Did You Hear the News? Necco Wafers Candy Is Heading to a ShutDown! Fans Are Hoarding Stock!
Apr10

Did You Hear the News? Necco Wafers Candy Is Heading to a ShutDown! Fans Are Hoarding Stock!

If you don’t know what Necco Wafers are- you have a very small window of time to try them.. and when I say THEM, I mean this great wafer-thin candy disc that comes in several different flavors. Necco Wafers have been around for eons and it’s gaining on popularity right now due to the real risk of the parent company shutting down! Courtesy of Candystore.com, I have this “News Flash” that Necco Wafer fans are...

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Whole Foods WINE Sale (4/4 -5/29) and  New Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Launch Party: 4/11 !
Apr08

Whole Foods WINE Sale (4/4 -5/29) and New Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Launch Party: 4/11 !

Whole Foods has sent me some great news blasts in the last couple of days and I am sharing them with you today so that you can plug them into your calendar.     Whole Foods Market is kicking off the start of spring by inviting shoppers to try 12 handpicked wines from Master Sommelier Devon Broglie and his team as part of the brand’s ongoing Sommelier Best in Class program, highlighting on-trend wines that offer something...

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Natural Beauty Expert/Author Janice Cox Shares Her Passion + Recipes for Bath Soaks!
Apr02

Natural Beauty Expert/Author Janice Cox Shares Her Passion + Recipes for Bath Soaks!

One of America’s leading natural beauty experts recommends Epsom salt recipes to help relieve stress, soothe sore muscles, improve sleep, fight colds, exfoliate skin and prepare for pedicures. Janice Cox’s passion for home beauty started out of necessity – growing up in a small Oregon town, natural bath and beauty products were difficult to find, and making them was an easy way to save money. Today, women across the country have...

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Easter Sunday or Anytime Cocktails: Great Sips from TyKu and  Gran Centenario!
Apr01

Easter Sunday or Anytime Cocktails: Great Sips from TyKu and Gran Centenario!

It’s Easter! And spring is here for part of the country and the rest is waiting for spring to hit them with some lovely weather. Celebrate Easter, the advent of spring along with upcoming holidays like Mother’s Day with these great cocktail recipes. I have featured a slew of cocktails in the last 8 years and I am sharing some of my favorites for your Easter weekend pleasure. You don’t need a reason to have a...

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Easter Facts! LA Ranks #5 in Celebrating EASTER!!  Infographic Courtesy of WalletHub.com!
Mar31

Easter Facts! LA Ranks #5 in Celebrating EASTER!! Infographic Courtesy of WalletHub.com!

Easter Sunday is upon us and if you aren’t dying eggs today because you are done already, I tip my “Easter Bonnet” to you .. because I am barely getting started. I received an interesting email from WalletHub .com about events and celebrations tied to Easter and an infographic that has a lot of insight into who spends money on what on Easter.. and where Los Angeles ranks in celebrating Easter! From WalletHub.com...

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