Archive for the 'Things' Category



Princess Johnson Ensures Molly of Denali’s Accurate Native American Portrayal

Published on February 1, 2019

Tweet After one hour of being made aware of Princess Daazhraii Johnson by attending the PBS KIDS press event for the groundbreaking new program Molly of Denali, I learned a surprising number of facts about Alaska. Princess is from the Gwich’in Native Alaskan tribe and is the Creative Producer of the new show that airs […]


Minds Blown Over New “Palessi” Shoe Event

Published on November 28, 2018

Tweet Some days I have to drag out the old blog and give her a ride around the block. Today I’ve been shocked out of designing fabrics, writing and painting to weigh in on this story. As a blogger who has been privileged to receive invitations to amazing experiences and behind the scenes events, I’ve […]


Rockin Out at the Rocket Room

Published on June 21, 2018

Tweet Every year we rush through from my husband’s birthday and then to my son’s birthday, to Mother’s Day, and all this happens around end of school year activities which all have special programs and events to schedule. This year has been no exception, and I found myself precariously close to the Critter’s big day […]


“Beverly Hills Life” on the Beverly Hills Mom

Published on November 21, 2016

Tweet When I opened the large white envelope from my mailbox this morning, I wondered what was in it. It’s such a busy week – The Critter gets out of school early every day, I am finishing up the fall cleaning and purge for the holidays, reorganizing my work space to get started on two […]


Nintendo 3DS and Yo-Kai Watch 2 Bring Generations Together

Published on September 28, 2016

Tweet You may have noticed that there’s lots of Nintendo happening on my Instagram recently – it seems that when it comes to games and kids’ entertainment, the blog follows my kid. We received a brand spanking new Nintendo 3DS for review this week, and I hid it for a few days until The Critter […]


Summer Goals Met: Art + Tech with KUBO and Splash & Bubbles

Published on September 16, 2016

Tweet We are already in school for a month, Labor Day has come and gone, but the fun memories linger on from what felt like a super lazy summer. I didn’t make The Critter do summer camp, but secretly made a pact with myself that we would do some fun, stealthily educational and creative things […]


Woofstock 90210, PBS Summer Learning Event, and XOJ9 Full Spectrum are THIS Weekend!

Published on June 22, 2016

Tweet I am so excited to finally launch my Fun. Fine. Art. collection with Louis XIV as muse. The online store is set up, and if you would like to see the work in person, I will be at Woofstock 90210 this Sunday at Roxbury Park from 11:00 AM until 3:00 pm. I have had […]


Revisiting ROOTS with Homegirls Elise and Lola Fyke

Published on May 31, 2016

Tweet http://roots.history.com/identity/your-name-is-your-shield?linkId=24794427 @rootsseries #ROOTS #yournameisyourshield @aetv #abigail #memorialday #watch 🎬🎥 A photo posted by Lola (@lolfyke) on May 25, 2016 at 10:18pm PDT I met actors Elise and Lola Fyke about four years ago when they spent a few months in Los Angeles with Elise’s husband’s sister, Marcie, who is my bff since junior high. […]


HUGE Announcement! My Four Legged Baby Debuts at Woofstock 90210!

Published on February 23, 2016

Tweet UPDATE: Woofstock 90210 will now take place Sunday June 26th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM I have big news! I finished a project that I started a loooong time ago, and am so happy to share my excitement with y’all. I studied art for both of my degrees, and have steadily practiced painting […]


Time to READY JET GO!

Published on February 14, 2016

Tweet Tomorrow morning PBS Kids will premiere Ready Jet Go!, its rocking new show from the creators of Dinosaur Train, complete with songs that make you want to dance and cool science facts from a real FEMALE NASA scientist. I first became aware of the show last spring when I attended PBS Annual Meeting in […]