Duran Duran. Ready or Not Here I Come.

Duran Duran The band is iconic. So many great songs. Did you know these five rock stars, once known as the second British Invasion in the 80’s, are currently touring? Way to go! This past week they were in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater.  You can read all about their LA gig through the eyes of Charlie over […]

Mini Holiday Photo Session by Sugar and Spice

It’s that time of year, ask illness holiday cheer portrait time! This October I’ll be offering two holiday mini photo sessions for all my Orange County friends. Your 25 Minute Mini Session will include: A mix of posed and natural family shots Individual shots of children if desired Approx. 10+ final edited images – Color […]

White on Rice the Couple ~ Star Party


Hello Friends.  I have a few nice things to share today. Before we do, cialis I wanted to let you know, sovaldi I’m doing okay.  Losing Grammie has been quite difficult.  Mostly, it has felt as if someone punched my ribs, knocking the wind out.  This feeling comes when I’m alone, left to my own […]

Picture Day Project 365 – August 31st to September 20th {Days 243 – 263}

Three weeks of photos, August 31st to September 20th. I keep brushing tears off the key board. It’s been a bitter-sweet September. Day 243 UltraLuxe – Jiggling in Perfect Sync ~ 8/31 Day 244 Practicing ~ 9/1 Day 245 Tag Team ~ 9/2 Day 246 Wolf Pack  ~ 9/3 Day 247 Abeskivers OC Street Fair […]

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

Here is the story.  Last summer I was in San Francisco.  While visiting the Giorgio Armani counter in Saks the make-up artist gave me a sample of some Luminous Silk Foundation with a nod and a subtle wink.  Well, buy cialis okay.  I was already a card-carrying member of the

How to Prevent Infestations

Have you ever sent your little one off to school and they return home with the ‘notice’.  That special notice warning you another child in your little one’s class has a discreet hair problem? Lice. There I said it.  I received a notice yesterday. It’s such a headache and anxiety provoking situation.  My child has been exposed […]

What I Wore Wednesday ~ Sept 14th Edition

Hello friends. Did everyone race to Target yesterday for THIS ?  I dropped by my local Target at 10am and there was slim pickings.  Not even one stylish Missoni outfit to try on.  Disappointed, I scurried home, jumped online, to at least grab those coffee cups I was jones-ng for.  Wouldn’t you know it, this happened at each login attempt: […]

Time for Reflection

Honor the survivors.  Honor the missing.  Honor the police and fire who responded.  Honor the families left behind.  Your sacrifice and grace is the true legacy of 9/11. Honor the long road to recovery, there and protect those that are too young to remember.

Grammie, see you in December.

     I said “see you December” to her sweet face smiling back at me.  She wished me safe travels back to California.  My heart is breaking and eyes are puffy from ugly crying.  A woman who has shaped my life and existence is resting on an ICU floor a few mile away from her home.  For those of you who […]