Monthly Archives: June 2011

Yvonne in LA

Look Out, Here We Come

We walked into the gym like we walk into most places, making a spectacle of ourselves. My 3-year-old ran from… Continue reading »

Yvonne in LA

Help A Mother Out Video

I’ve been really touched and amazed by the good work that Help A Mother Out is doing. The non profit… Continue reading »

Yvonne in LA

Cars 2 Review

Here’s what I want from a kid’s movie. I want my kids and I to be entertained, I want them… Continue reading »

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The Muppets

I can’t tell you how excited I am for The Muppets to come to theaters over Thanksgiving. We have the… Continue reading »

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Harry & David Mangoes and Gluten-Free Mango Banana Bread

Mangoes, mangoes, mangoes. That’s what Gustavo Arellano said recently when talking about what to get from fruit vendors right now…. Continue reading »

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Ann Curry at the 140 Conference

I’ve been out of touch on the blog for the last couple of days, but I’ve been all over Twitter…. Continue reading »


Whole Foods 28-Day Challenge: It’s Day 28!!!

It’s almost over!!! Just a few more hours!!! I’m in the home stretch of the Whole Foods 28-Day Challenge. I’ve… Continue reading »

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Whole Foods 28-Day Challenge: Vegan Frijoles de la Olla

There are a few recipes that I’m known for and serve often at Casa de los Condes. Green chile chilaquiles,… Continue reading »

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Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa with MomsLA

My younger son has been asking to go to the pool since Christmas. Finally, last Sunday he got his wish…. Continue reading »

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LA Monarca Bakery

It’s been my dream for years to open up a Mexican bakery. It would be filled with light and beautiful… Continue reading »


Whole Foods 28 Challenge: Whoops!

I’ve been very serious about the Whole Foods 28-Day Challenge up until this past weekend. No meat, dairy, oil or… Continue reading »

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Whole Foods 28-Day Challenge: Being Vegan is Better With Friends

I’m just beyond the halfway point of the Whole Foods 28-day challenge. I was worried about this past weekend and… Continue reading »