Monthly Archives: October 2011

Food

Candy Overload? Here’s What To Do

On Halloween night, your kids scared up enough trick-or-treat loot to feed a small country. But the next ...
Education

Ford’s Driving Skills for Life

Driver’s Ed was by far the scariest class I ever took in high school. I don’t remember much ...
LA LivingPitch-In LA

Los Angeles Conservancy – Volunteering

This is the first in a series of volunteer opportunities for Los Angelenos The Los Angeles Conservancy is ...
Education

LAUSD Approves Early Start To 2012-2013 School Year; Summer Vacation ...

Los Angeles Public School Families, get ready for the shortest Summer vacation ever! Last week, the LAUSD School ...
Neighborhood Files

How to Save Money at the Farmers’ Markets

Last week, we got 20 pounds of grapes and plums at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market for just ...
Mom Life

The Life of an L.A. Blogging Mama

“How do you do it?” That’s what I usually get asked when people hear what I do. You ...
Current Events

Leymah Gbowee: Mother of Five, Nobel Laureate, Hero – Part ...

You can find Part 1 of my interview with Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of ...
Current Events

Talking with Leymah Gbowee: Mother of Five, Nobel Laureate, Hero-Part ...

Leymah Gbowee was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Takkul ...
Education

Fair Act Raises Questions For My Son’s Future Education

The minute I read about the FAIR Education Act, I smirked in amusement. How ironic is it that ...
FashionMom Life

Oh, What a Night!

Oh, what a night! At first I wasn’t even sure I would go. Then I entered a contest ...