Monthly Archives: October 2010

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Beyond Shelter Cancels Adopt-A-Family Program

A few years ago some friends and I adopted a family for the holidays from the organization Beyond Shelter. Each… Continue reading »

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Walk for Hope

About 6-years ago we got a call from my mother-in-law. In her no-nonsense style she told us that she had… Continue reading »

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Magnolia Bakery

I wish every Tuesday could be as fabulous as last Tuesday. Magnolia Bakery had a party called Pumpkins, Prosecco, and… Continue reading »

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Giveaway Monday – Sesame Street DVDs

It’s Giveaway Monday and this week I have something educational for preschool age kids. I’m giving away 2 Sesame Street… Continue reading »

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

Many months ago I started talking about making my Yvonne’s Gluten-Free Goodies website a blog. Last night, I finally did…. Continue reading »

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Sound of Music Sing-Along

For the last two years I’ve wanted to take my kids to the Sound of Music Sing-Along at the Hollywood… Continue reading »

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Giveaway Monday -The Go-To Mom’s Parent’s Guide

This morning was a tough one. I asked my 5-year-old what he wanted for breakfast and I made it for… Continue reading »

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Waiting for Superman

Every time I talk to my teacher friend about her underfunded school I’m enraged and saddened. Last week she couldn’t… Continue reading »


Tips to Eating Healthy For Marathon Training

After a year of talking about it, I’m officially training for the LA Marathon. I joined the LA Roadrunners training… Continue reading »

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The group CicLAvia shut down 7 1/2 miles of city streets today so people could safely ride bikes, run, and… Continue reading »

Oral-B and television host Brooke Burke join together to donate $25,000 to Operation Smile

Existential Friday

Last Friday was one of those days when I asked myself, “Why am I here?” Not in the existential sense,… Continue reading »

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The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora

A couple of months ago I was thrilled to find the Muppet Show on Netflix. I thought it was finally… Continue reading »

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Stonyfield Yogurt and Whole Wheat Donut Recipe

One of my favorite places to get coffee or have lunch is Akasha in Culver City. The restaurant is beautiful,… Continue reading »