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5 Fun Family-Friendly Activities

The first Monday in September is observed as Labor Day. The weekend leading into Monday is usually a great opportunity for friends and family to connect and enjoy. People would typically use their break from work and school to visit relatives and friends.  However, due to coronavirus, traveling may not be ideal. Don't be alarmed, Labor Day is not canceled and you can still enjoy your weekend at home.  Here are 5 family-friendly activities to do at home for Labor Day Weekend or... Continue Reading >

Quarantine, Father’s Day Ideas

Father's day is in just a couple weeks; however, Father's Day might feel a little different while in quarantine. That's ok. Thinking out of the box, getting creative, while keeping it meaningful and simple can help Father's day run smoothly. Here are a few fun, simple, yet creative ways to celebrate Dad on his special day. Instead of reservations at his favorite restaurant out of town, maybe consider cooking a bountiful meal together. Fire up the grill, gift dad with... Continue Reading >

5 Positive Perspectives While in Quarantine

5 Positive Perspectives While in Quarantine Be not idle. Be not alone. Quarantine doesn't have to mean full isolation, so keep 'connection' front of mind. Reaching out to family and friends via Skype, WhatsApp, FaceTime, or even a simple call is very meaningful. A question like, "I'm just checking in on you. How are you?" may be the simple conversation starter you need to establish a meaningful connection that day. Embrace respectful kindness. By keeping anger, divisive politics, and hatred out... Continue Reading >

Valentine’s Day In LA

My Vintage Valentine Queen Mary’s My Vintage Valentine is hosting an “old-world glamor” Valentine's Day serving a four-course dinner with a show included. This Valentine's Day event is hosted in the Windsor Salon, where guests can observe a love story of dance, movement, and art. Afterward, cocktails and appetizers will be served. Where: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long BeachWhen: February 14, seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.Learn More Bacchus Uncorked: Love, Loss, and Libations The Getty Villa is hosting a... Continue Reading >

Candy Cane Lane in Woodland Hills

Candy Cane Lane happens every year in Woodland Hills during the holiday season. Located at the beginning of Lubao Ave and Oxnard St is the beautiful eight-square-block area of holiday homes decorated with festive lights and attractions. Known for being one of the best light displays in the Los Angeles area, families come from all over California to see the sparkling lights that always bring a sense of creativity and unique flair. Come before 9:30 PM and you may find residents... Continue Reading >

Tips To Avoid Unhealthy Air Quality: Saddleridge Fire

Here are a few tips from The Department of Public Health to help stay safe after a fire. Use this as a simple checklist to help avoid the effects of unhealthy air quality. Avoid unnecessary outdoor activity if smoke is detected. Keep windows and doors closed and run the air conditioner only if it draws air from the house. Check the filters on air conditions and replace them regularly (air filtration devices can reduce the level of harmful particles). If it... Continue Reading >

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza | Woodland Hills

  With one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in Southern California, the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza delights over 60,000 people with a free concert and 15-minute spectacular fireworks display. There are Food Trucks and local restaurants on hand along with arts and crafts vendors and local businesses promoting and selling their goods. The event takes place on July 4th of each year from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Come early! Parking fees are a donation to Valley Cultural Foundation and allow... Continue Reading >

Spring Cocktail Recipe: Concrete Junglebird

    Try this refreshing cocktail this spring. It's a mix of chai, lime, pineapple, and run. Mix all the below ingredients and pour over ice. Don't forget to garnish with a pineapple leaf and share with a friend. This refreshing drink is a perfect choice for parties, meet and greets or just an afternoon on the patio. Enjoy. Ingredients: .25 oz demerara .5 oz lime juice .75 oz Campari 1.5 oz caramelized pineapple concentrate .75 oz Appleton Reserve Jamaican Rum .75 oz chai infused Jameson Black Barrel   Stay connected... Continue Reading >

Is Your Home Ready For An Open House?

Here are three simple tips that will help you catch the eyes of potential buyers and get your home ready for showings this spring.  Though show-ready sounds like an overwhelming term for some homeowners, it doesn't have to be. Remember, there is something special about your property that will bring home buyers to your home, so the prep work is just highlighting the best part for them to see when they arrive.  Centerpieces: It's normal to want to clean everything, but... Continue Reading >

Candy Cane Lane is Back Again

Bringing in hundreds of families and people from across the state and beyond, Candy Cane Lane has been a staple for California Christmas lights. Some of the most creative, eye-catching, and holiday spirit building lights are found right at Candy Cane Lane in Woodland Hills, CA. The display begins the second week of December, so grab your hot chocolate and be sure to find the intersection of Lubao and Oxnard St.   The display continues until 10 PM on weeknights and about... Continue Reading >

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