Archive for the 'Holidays' Category

BeverlyHillsMom’s Labor Day Weekend 2011 Picks: Being Elmo and Taste of Beverly Hills

Published on September 2, 2011

Tweet I know, I know, it’s been a whole MONTH since I shared all the fun stuff going on in our ‘hood, but have no fear there will be a fantastic “What I did for My Summer Vacation” post next week after the Critter goes back to preschool and I can get my schedule going […]

Happy Independence Day y’all!

Published on July 4, 2011

Tweet When I was in high school I sang with the choir and competed in a few vocal competitions. Did you know that the National Anthem is often assigned as the audition piece for this type competition? I can tell you that it takes A LOT of talent, heart, and spirit to sing it like […]

Reality, Rabbits, Royalty, and Rolls Royces – So much fun to have; so little time!

Published on April 28, 2011

Tweet I have decided that from now on I will take a mulligan on January and February of every year because the whole family including the dog gets sick, then March kicks off a craaaazy schedule for all of us until Memorial Day. Late April through May brings – Easter, the Perfect husband’s birthday, the […]

Please, Easter Bunny?

Published on April 4, 2011

Tweet Lately every time the Critter asks for a new toy or candy, I tell him that I will speak to the Easter Bunny about it. I hope someone speaks to Mr. Bunny on my behalf this year – here are some things on my wish list for spring I found on Rodeo Drive.

Twelfth Night until midnight…

Published on January 7, 2011

Tweet While living in New Orleans, I adopted the custom of leaving my Christmas tree up until the Twelfth Night after Christmas, which is also the first night of Carnival. This date has also become my benchmark for clearing out the old year and bringing in the new. I took so many photos of wonderful […]

Disney made me cheerful WAY before I wanted to be…

Published on December 9, 2010

Tweet The folks at Disney really know how to get us going. They created a wonderful event to introduce us mom types to the offerings of Disney and for the holiday season by taking over The Victorian in Santa Monica – the place was so Christmassy I have been humming Christmas music ever since! […]

Today I am grateful…

Published on November 25, 2010

Tweet …for my wonderful Mississippi friends for sharing their amazing Thanksgiving table with us. I am very fortunate to be here in my hometown with my fabulous husband, my little Critter, and his lovely Grandmother on this beautiful November Day. We have reminisced, laughed and feasted on the greatest Southern turkey day I could have […]

Benefits, Birthdays, Berry, Bash and Boo!

Published on November 3, 2010

Tweet While enjoying the recent trunk show at the Avalon that she produced, I commented to Tammi Jones that being mom and a blogger created an event schedule that I have to manage carefully, so as not to miss one gathering after to the other just like I used to do during WestWeek. It seems […]

Happy Independence Day Y’all!

Published on July 4, 2010


Mother’s Day redux

Published on May 10, 2010

Tweet The holiday was first about my killing myself to get my mom’s gift to Mississippi in time for the exalted day. In spite of the fact that Joel from Brown’s Fine Art and I had conspired in the fall of last year to deal with this issue, I did not find the time to […]