Archive for the 'Beverly Hills' Category



Confession Friday – My New Boobs

Published on October 24, 2014

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I slid into the pew next to my pal Alfred at church recently and said “I’m not wearing a bra!” Being the old friend and Southern gentleman that he is, he just sort of nodded. I’ve been weirdly expressive that way lately because I’m so happy with my recent [...]


Beverly Hills Kids Give Back

Published on October 10, 2013

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I am so impressed with these kids I had to share. This precious little girl is six year old Sienna and she has cut her ponytail to give to Locks of Love. I told her mom Athena how amazing I think she is for such a heartfelt gesture. Athena tells me “We’re going to [...]


Counting Blessings at Summer’s End

Published on August 6, 2013

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Thank you all for all your kindnesses, comforting comments and private messages with regard to my last post. Your support really has helped me to get back to the business of being me and taking care of my family. In loading these photos that might have been posted back in June, I realize how much [...]


The Story Pirates at Critter’s Birthday!

Published on June 4, 2013

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I had SO much fun planning the Critter’s birthday this year! I had the good fortune to arrange that the Story Pirates would perform at the party, and can honestly say that I have never been so excited to share something fun and new with our friends and family.
I first saw the Story [...]


Hopping into Spring Break

Published on April 9, 2013

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As y’all know, I LOVE holidays, and Easter is my favorite – I think it’s the colors and all the cuteness. This year was a real milestone for us, as we have now started attending a church that we really like. We decided to make this shift from non practicing to practicing Christian behavior because [...]


Project Succulent at BeverlyHillsMom’s: Plant Assassin No More

Published on February 1, 2013

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I confess that I have always been a plant murderer. Fortunately I have been rehabilitated by the ease with which we lucky Southern Californians can grow succulents. I have managed not to kill quite a few attractive plants that grow whether or not I pay any attention to them. I was inspired at the LA [...]


Ladies who Lunch with Disney Pixar’s Katherine Sarafian

Published on November 11, 2012

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Super deluxe thanks to the folks at Disney Pixar for inviting me to lunch at Four Seasons Beverly Hills with the very amazing producer of BRAVE Katherine Sarafian. If you ever wonder how the eighteen year veteran of Pixar mom of two manages to drive a blockbuster animated film’s production while pregnant, you’ll be pleased [...]


Happy Halloween from the ‘Hood

Published on October 31, 2012

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As usual, I am in holiday heat. You probably know that I LOVE Halloween, and can’t wait to be the teacher’s helper at kindergarten tomorrow so I can see all the cutie pies in their costumes, help decorate cookies, and OF COURSE go out trick or treating in the ‘hood. [...]


Summer Art & Events Inspire

Published on July 19, 2012

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Dear reader, what a summer we’re having! If you follow my Twitter stream, you know I haven’t deserted y’all – My Perfect Husband (now also known as the BeverlyHillsDad!), the Critter and I have really been enjoying all the activities and events we possibly can, because you know how we love people, style, and fun. [...]


Paul Frank and BabiesRUs host a Sweet Mommy and Me at Beverly Hills Hotel

Published on June 11, 2012

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You may remember what an AWESOME time we had last year with Paul Frank. We were super lucky this year as well to be guests at a divine Mommy and Me Event at the Beverly Hills Hotel hosted by our cool pals at Paul Frank and BabiesRUs. Moms were treated to preview the summer [...]