Life Lesson #1 – Visualization Works

29. July 2010 general 0
I’ve always WANTED to believe visualization works and the other day, when I was in a pre-production meeting at Kate Somerville’s, I remembered something that MADE me believe it. The first time I met Kate, her new offices were being built over her clinic.  The bones were already there and the space was stunning.When I ...

Pamela Mitchell and her Reinvention Institute

17. July 2010 general 0
www.reinvention-institute.com My dear friends, the lovely Wong sisters, took me to this great little event put on by Women & Co. and More magazine.It was at the Disney Hall downtown and after having a champagne on the patio in our beautiful weather we heard a wonderful talk with Pamela Mitchell, founder of The Reinvention Institute.When ...

Independent Shakespeare Company www.iscla.org

11. July 2010 general 0
About 10 years ago I finished graduate school in Houston and that was the last time I saw my very talented friend Luis Galindo.  And even though I rarely see anyone from those days I remember the time and the people with an intense fondness that causes me to think of my old classmates often.I ...

Great Documentaries – www.netflix.com

05. July 2010 general 0
www.netflix.com I’m having a love affair with Netflix instant streaming.  My husband and I recently cancelled our satellite service to save money and after hooking up our mini-mac to our flatscreen I discovered I didn’t miss basic TV at all.My new thing is to put on a doc, grab my morning tea, sit down at my ...

Best of…

04. July 2010 general 0
Best Tinted Moisturizer-josiemarancosmetics.comBest Moisturizer –“Argan Oil”josiemarancosmetics.comBest Liquid Foundation –“Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup”dior.comBest Powder Foundation – “Halo”smashbox.comBest Shadow – “Deluxe”urbandecay.comBest Primer – “Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Sin”urbandecay.comBest Brow –anastasia.netBest Exfoliator –“ExfoliKate”katesomerville.comBest Acne Face Products – janmarini.com Best Powder Blush –shuuemura-usa.comBest Hair – hercut.comBest Nail – urbandecay.comBest Sunscreen – neutrogena.comBest Fragrance – kleanspa.commemoireliquide.com

Laura Day

02. July 2010 general 0
I got to see famed intuitionist Laura Day at the Bodhi Tree where she conducted a free mini-workshop.It was a great opportunity to watch someone at the top of their craft teaching the skill they have devoted so much of their life to, a true master.I’ve read 3 of Laura’s books:“Practical Intuition for Success”“The Circle” ...

Candice Held – www.candiceheld.com

28. June 2010 general 0
About two years ago I was walking downtown around Main and Spring and happened upon, much to the dismay of my accompanying husband, the dream boutique.  Showcasing original designs by Candice Held my favorite were the vintage silk scarf dresses.  I felt like I had stumbled on the next Diane von Furstenberg and was reminded ...

Arts District Art Walk

27. June 2010 general 0
My husband and I hit the first Arts District Art Walk yesterday,  www.artsdistrictartwalk.com, and had a blast.  I hope there are many more to come.Sponsored by Fabrik Magazine this newbie event was well organized and little like a punk sister to the ongoing downtown art walk ever second thursday monthly.Covering the areas from 1st – ...

My Japan

23. June 2010 general 0
My favorite place in LA is downtown and more specifically, Little Tokyo.  There’s a lot of reasons, so let me just list a perfect day for me…Daikokuya Noodles, it’s worth the wait.www.daikoku-ten.com Kimski Makes, best selection of baubles, vintage and new at incredibly reasonable prices.www.kimski.com Tokyo Japanese Outlet, great false lashes for $1-$4 and tons of dishes, ...