Help a Rescue at  n: PHILANTHROPY Pet Pampering & Adoption Day with spcaLA  Sat, 8/29!
Aug22

Help a Rescue at n: PHILANTHROPY Pet Pampering & Adoption Day with spcaLA Sat, 8/29!

I am a huge fan of rescue organizations and adopting a pet in need of a home rather than buying from a puppy mill or a breeder. Rescues are animals who have been turned in to animal shelters or rescue organizations because the original owners cannot care for them or have abandoned the animals. It’s a national crisis in the US that people who want pets don’t realize that they can get a loving pet of their own for a fraction...

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Dennis Stokely’s “Back to HAIR School”: Embracing & Loving Your Hair’s Natural Texture, #CURLYHAIRDONTCARE
Aug20

Dennis Stokely’s “Back to HAIR School”: Embracing & Loving Your Hair’s Natural Texture, #CURLYHAIRDONTCARE

LA-STORY.com welcomes contributing editor, DENNIS STOKELY back for Fall 2015. Dennis last blogged about his favorite/ultimate hair color, “California-Bombshell-Blondes.” Now, he switches gears and gives us the 411 on rocking over-the-top, glamorous, big-sexy-CURLY-hair! This might see out of the ordinary to some but really it’s not. Curly girls want great hair styles too. This post came about after a series of...

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ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball LIVE 8/18- 8/23  Long Beach, CA. #WSOBV
Aug18

ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball LIVE 8/18- 8/23 Long Beach, CA. #WSOBV

It’s not summer without beach volleyball. And it’s not summer in So. California with out the World Series of Beach Volleyball sponsored by ASICS! Check out the details on this great event from This unprecedented event is bringing the world’s greatest beach volleyball players and their fans together in a way that’s never been seen in the world of professional sports. Sanctioned by FIVB, the sport’s international governing...

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It’s National Rum Day! Celebrate with One (or more ) Great Cocktail #Recipes!
Aug16

It’s National Rum Day! Celebrate with One (or more ) Great Cocktail #Recipes!

It’s nice to have a friends over and share a cocktail. Even better when it’s National Rum Day and you can test-drive new rums you might not be familiar with or crazy-great new recipes. Check out Brugal Extra Dry Rum! It’s a sensational new brand definitely worth tasting! http://www.brugalusa.com/ CLASSIC RUM RECIPES Hemingway Daiquiri Photography: Alice Gao Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Brugal Extra Dry 1 oz. fresh Ruby Red...

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August 16 is National Rum Day! Celebrate with Fabulous Rum Cocktails!!
Aug15

August 16 is National Rum Day! Celebrate with Fabulous Rum Cocktails!!

These are the dog days of August. Here in Los Angeles, we are dying from the heat — and it’s plenty hot here! It’s time to celebrate National Rum Day with some fabulous cocktails. Here are two rum brands that are new to me– and I am featuring these recipes first so you have time to go hunt the brands down. There are more coming… not just on Sunday but for the rest of August through Labor Day!! So while I...

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Cool Summer Treats to Chill  Hot Summer Days! Woodbridge by Mondavi Fruit + Wine-sicles
Aug08

Cool Summer Treats to Chill Hot Summer Days! Woodbridge by Mondavi Fruit + Wine-sicles

I don’t know where you are but I know that here in So. California (the land of the drought), we are experiencing weather that is just cray-cray! Some days it’s incredibly sunny, dry and hot. Other days, it’s sunny and exceptionally humid as tropical storms move up from Mexico. Still others, we are getting overcast, humidity, rain, thunderstorms and weather that makes one want to put on a hoodie. it’s definitely...

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