Archive for the 'TV' Category

The Value of Public Television

Published on October 18, 2012

Tweet When the Critter was about eighteen months old I found this Feist video on He was completely enraptured by it! I now had five minutes to go to the bathroom or make a phone call and know that my wee one was entertained. But that was only the beginning of the benefit of […]

Celebrate Summer Reading with PBSKids online & at a FUN August 7th event!

Published on July 30, 2012

Tweet The Soar with Reading initiative is back for a second year, working to place books in the hands of kids in need and keep kids reading all summer long! With online activities and an awesome sweepstakes, PBS Kids, Barefoot Books and Jet Blue have partnered to help young imaginations SOAR! That’s not all – […]

the HUB’s “Bridle” Party brings out My Little Pony Lovers

Published on April 21, 2012

Tweet The HUB always has such fun launches to their programming. When I received the invitation to the “Bridle Party” for the My Little Pony Wedding, I immediately called my husband’s stand in (it’s STILL snowing in Mammoth, can you believe?) Barrie and asked if he wanted to escort myself and the Critter. Since he […]

Rosie Pope IS Pregnant in Heels and has Fabulous New West Coast Store

Published on April 16, 2012

Tweet Never have I felt such empathy with a reality show as when I was watching Rosie Pope in Bravo’s Pregnant in Heels. The reality series made her a household name to stylish mommies to be, and I found myself wishing that not only did I wish I had had her fashions and practical advice […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess!

Published on March 2, 2012

Tweet PBS KIDS will celebrate the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss on-air, online, and on mobile. PBS stations nationwide will feature THE CAT-IN-THE-HAT-A-THON, a two-hour marathon of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! (check local listings). Kids will also be able to engage with the Cat and friends through games and […]

When I LOVE to say “I told you so” – Chris Mann kills it on “The Voice”

Published on February 5, 2012

Tweet Remember my post last year about my “date” with Chris Mann? I sat with four people at Genghis Cohen and he played his heart out for us, even though we were such a small group. I am so happy that I got to know him now, because he is now on the road to […]

from Lloyd Dobbler to Pearl Jam 20

Published on July 30, 2011

Tweet At this very moment I am sitting in the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton, listening to some serious American entertainment iconography. Somehow, because of my interest and support of PBS Kids through this blog, Facebook and Twitter, I have now attended three PBS Press Tours. At these events I am allowed to sit […]

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 […]

Building a community with Yvette Nicole Brown

Published on January 3, 2011

Tweet Although I have a monster photo montage to show you of our final month of 2010, I MUST tell you about the afternoon I spent at Paramount Studios with a bunch of mombloggers and the cast of Community. Although I had practically just gotten off the plane from my two week visit to my […]

Spotlight on an original 90210 alum

Published on March 23, 2010

Tweet I have just discovered Babble’s celebrity mom section and love reading up on some of these moms I actually see at the park or pass on the street. Straight up the street from our new pad is the iconic front lawn of Beverly High of 90210. I was delighted to see an interview with […]