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Happiness is…

… having that first sip of wine at the end of the day while preparing supper.

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Techno Party, With Kids

What a fun event!  The brain child of three DJ friends: Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, Philipp Jung of M.A.N.D.Y. and Get Physical Music, and John Wander of Roam Music, U.R. Art is a fun day time dance party where our … Continue reading

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EATS: Rainy Night Mexican Hot Chocolate

It’s raining in Los Angeles! With the rain drops falling softly outdoors and the headlights of cars swishing by, I whipped up this hot concoction for a cozy night.  Here is the recipe: EATS: Rainy Night Mexican Hot Chocolate Makes … Continue reading

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The One Question To Ask Before Camping Out In the Backyard

From our maiden voyage to the realm of camping, you already learned my top 5 questions to ask yourself before spending the night at a museum. Well, at our highly anticipated sophomore camp out, we graduated from camping indoors to … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Birthday, Pup Pup!

We adopted Zee when she was 4 months old.  She was rescued by a Taiwanese veterinarian who transported rescued dogs to Los Angeles.  When I saw her on Petfinder and found out that she was from Taiwan, I knew that … Continue reading

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“Well, I was pretending to be a bird…”

It’s never good when you get a text at work from your husband with the word “fracture” in it, and the immediate phone conversation with your child starts with, “well, I was pretending to be a bird…”. Our Baby Monkey … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the kids jingle belling.  And everyone telling you ‘Be of good cheer’.  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!’ The speaker in the mall happily chimes on the Harrry Connick … Continue reading

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Fabrics N Things: The Misdomestication of Monki

Fabrics and I have a very casual, almost platonic relationship. I don’t manipulate or alter them by cutting, sewing, embroidering, or stitching.  Let’s face it, I don’t even iron them.  Yes, I launder and, more often than not, dry clean … Continue reading

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Wedding Vows

We celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary last night! Monkey King made a fabulously festive meal of seared tuna steak, risotto, and salad.  After our congratulatory toast, and just as we were about to dive in to our feast, Plumster declared, “you should get married … Continue reading

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