This Weekend: Wine Tastings, Pub Openings, Food Photography & Ultimate Frisbee

LeiOut Beach Ultimate  Come out to Santa Monica for the largest co-ed Ultimate Frisbee Event in the world, 100+ teams show up with crushing thoughts of blood, sweat & tears!  LeiOut organization has been bringing together the frisbee obsessed since 1999! When: Jan 14-15 Where: N of Pier, Santa Monica When: 10am-4pm Cost: Free to Watch Around Australia in... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Blogger Bake Sale, Artisanal LA, Canal Parade & Handmade Gift Fair!

Eat My Blog Charity Bake Sale  An annual event where local foodie bloggers will bake homemade goodies for all to eat. When: Dec 10  Where: Pita Jungle, Pasadena  When: 10am-4pm  Cost: Free Entry Artisanal LA Holiday Pop Up Shop  Explore LA's finest local, sustainable, and handmade edibles. When: Dec 11  Where: Armory Center, Pasadena  When: 10am-6pm  Cost: $5 Renegade Craft Fair - 2nd Annual... Continue Reading →

This Weekend December 3 – 4: Holiday Cheer Events, Olive Oil Tastings & Trunk Show

HOLIDAY CHEER EVENTS Downtown on Ice  Our 70 degree weather doesn't lend itself kindly to those looking for the feelings of Christmas, but Pershing Square has the remedy.  Each year they transform the park into a holiday-themed hangout, complete with ice-skating rink and twinkling skyscrapers. When:  Nov 17 - Jan 16  Where:  Pershing Square  Cost:... Continue Reading →

Weekend Getaway: To Wine Country

Vineyards. Vino. California. Sonoma, Napa Valley, perhaps?  Not this time.  I am biased toward a smaller, less renown (for now) vino destination.  One where the vines grow strong, the grapes plentiful and the vino bottled with just as much expertise as passion.  A seemingly forgotten or unknown destination for both NorCo and SoCo dwellers.  One... Continue Reading →

First 12 by 2012 Complete!

I am proud and excited to say that I have crossed off my first of twelve desire to-do's before 2012 and boy does it feel good.  Yesterday I completed the Universal Studios Backlot's WeSPARK 3rd Annual 5k Run!  With little training and a ridiculously early start for this non-morning person, I finished strong. Over the... Continue Reading →

Los Angeles Food & Wine Highlights

Since I literally ate and drank my way through the 1st Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine and then hopped directly on a flight to London, I never got a chance to share with you the remarkable eye-opening experience!  Check out my favorite moments & highlights below. The Magic & Seduction of Cheese & Wine... Continue Reading →

Beach, Beer & BBQ in Los Angeles

Any time an event pops up on my radar that claims "All-Inclusive" I am all over it.  This one even got Chris' attention, all you can eat bbq and all you can drink beer at the beach -- a 10 minute walk from our house!  Sold! Slow-smoked, succulent pulled pork, fiery hot but sweet bbq... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: In Los Angeles

Thursday, August 18th SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL (Aug 18th - 20th)  This three day music festival will be tribute to Motley Crue, taking place at some of WeHo's most ledgendary music venues.  The festival will kick off Thursday & Friday night with live performances at 5 different venues on the Sunset Strip.  Saturday the music heads... Continue Reading →

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