Monthly Archives: October 2011

HALLOWEEN cake from magnolia bakery

Halloween: No Tricks, Just Treats at Magnolia Bakery

My 7-year-old son loves baked goods almost as much as I do. But he’s picky, too. When I try a… Continue reading »

fORD Electric car

Ford’s Car of Tomorrow

The first new car I bought was a Ford Ranger pick-up truck with a bench seat. It was about 15… Continue reading »

Baby with Bowl

Berry and Cherry Smoothie Recipe with Milk and Yogurt

Every once in a while I pull out pictures of my 2 boys as babies. There’s the older one with… Continue reading »

child lip

The Plastic Surgeon: Part 2

This is the second of a 2-part post. Part 1 was published Oct. 19. “That settles that. There’s no chance… Continue reading »

The lip

The Plastic Surgeon: Part 1

The surgeon walked in the door looking like he’d just come from pumping iron in the hot sun. His rolled… Continue reading »


Our America With Lisa Ling

In preparation for lunch with Lisa Ling, a group of us were given access to three episodes of Our America… Continue reading »

Yvonne in LA

The New Muppet Movie Trailer

It’s no secret that I love the Muppets. I love the Muppet Show, the Muppet movies, and I can’t wait… Continue reading »

MOMSLA blogger bash

OC Blogger Bash: And Now the Pictures

In case you have not seen the posts about the OC Blogger Bash over at MomsLA or, let me… Continue reading »

Yvonne in LA

Big Voice…Dare to Dream Documentary

A friend told me about this amazing documentary that his sister is producing. It’s about a Santa Monica High School… Continue reading »

master of the positivity award

Master of the Glass Half Full Photo Contest

Being a positivity ambassador has really helped me in the last week. I’m now approaching life with a much better… Continue reading »