Archive for the 'children' Category



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 […]


The REAL New Year has started, finally…

Published on January 22, 2014

Tweet I can’t ever get my act together in the New Year until I get through the PBS Winter Press Tour, which, for me is a biannual week of joining my fellow PBS Kids VIPs together with the Television Critics Association to review the new season’s offerings from PBS. Yesterday I hugged Abby Cadaby, Count […]


Beverly Hills Kids Give Back

Published on October 10, 2013

Tweet . . 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 […]


PBS Annual Meeting – Sultry Breezes and Saucy New Characters

Published on June 10, 2013

Tweet I am still swooning from all the creative inspiration that I found this year at the PBS Annual Meeting. The PBS Kids VIPS were guests of PBS so that we might bring our readers more information on new AND tried and true programming on our favorite station! Very exciting this year is Mando, the […]


Going with the Flow…

Published on October 5, 2012

Tweet I realize that if you don’t follow me on Twitter, then you may think I’m not writing because nothing exciting is going on. I you do follow, you’ll know that the end of summer was full of awesome activities with a the finale of the Critter going to kindergarten. This has been a HUGE […]


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 […]


Nothing’s Impossible with the Possibility Shop!

Published on October 17, 2011

Tweet We always have such a great time when the folks from Disney Family and The Jim Henson Company get our blogging families together to introduce us to creative fun for our children. I adore being able to take the Critter to the iconic studios where imaginations are free to roam. We recently spent a […]


Paul Frank Academy of Awesome = Awesome!!

Published on July 9, 2011

Tweet Huge props to the folks at Paul Frank for having us at the launch of their Academy of Awesome Tour at the Pacific Design Center, my home away from home for many years. The event was the first of many parties Paul Frank is hosting across the USA this summer – mission: conspiracy of […]


Kidstock 2011 at Greystone

Published on June 12, 2011

Tweet As we rolled down the hill from Greystone Mansion and away from the Kidstock 2011 Music and Arts Festival, in spite of the fact that The Critter was furious and thrashing that he didn’t want to leave, my Perfect Husband remarked “Well honey, that didn’t suck nearly like I thought it would – high […]


A little reminder to keep the energy levels up!

Published on April 18, 2011

Tweet As you know from my previous post, I am a “Team Mary” member in the Man/Woman of the year campaign to fight blood cancers. The campaign does not end until May 13th, and honestly, with all the holidays, birthdays, school events of the season have me so busy that I was getting a little […]