22nd Annual Spring Garden Show Starts Today

Today marks the start of the 22nd Annual Southern California Spring Garden Show at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA (http://springgardenshow.com/). Sorry fans for writing yet another regional post, but I’ve heard such great things about this show and I’m looking forward to checking it out and thought I’d let those who live in the area [...]

Mark Your Calendar: The Balboa Island Artwalk 2011

This past Monday, I joined my talented neighbor Mo (www.artistmommas.com) to the orientation for The Balboa Island Artwalk at the Newport Beach Yacht Club.  It was wonderful to attend the mandatory meeting with her because Mo is one of the artists selected to display her portfolio of expressionistic paintings.  Just so you know, not just [...]

Lauren Conrad’s Newest Venture: The Beauty Department

So last Tuesday, Lauren Conrad (from “The Hills”) and originally from MTV’s reality series, Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County launched a new beauty site, The Beauty Department (www.thebeautydepartment.com).  Her latest project (as Lauren has written several books as well as she currently maintains her clothing line at Kohl’s) is a collaboration with her hair [...]

You’re Invited to a Launch Party!

By now, we’re all familiar with DailyCandy, the e-mail newsletter that started in New York in 2000.  I remember receiving those fun e-mails, daily, in my work e-mail in-box when I was still working at L’Oreal.  Those e-mails had that informal, “friend whispering into your ear” writing style that gave “insider” tips for the style-obsessed and trendsetters in “the know.” Well, DailyCandy [...]

Zachary Prell with the Ideal Modern Man’s Sport Shirt

My dear friend from college, Zachary Prell, has a line of beautiful men’s sport shirts that he designed and perfected having worn ill-fitting shirts for almost a decade in his previous careers as an investment banker and private equity professional.   Debuting in 2006, the sport shirts address a few, important details that Zachary saw were [...]