Job Advice I Received Before I Moved To LA

Before I moved to LA in August 2010, months prior I was networking with a few people I got in contact with from some of my family's friends and my friend's friends. I was going through some old emails to me and this one stuck out the most from I guy named Brian, who owns [...]

By |2018-12-11T19:38:34+00:00December 11th, 2018|Archive, Home, Survival Tips, The Industry|0 Comments

Reliving My Childhood: Muppet Exhibition

Last weekend, I noticed my friends Nicole and Fred had posted photos about The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited featuring the Muppets at the Skirball Cultural Center in LA ($12 general admission) and I noticed that the exhibition opened in June and is ending on Sept. 2! So before it shut down, I decided to go [...]

By |2018-08-25T17:47:15+00:00August 25th, 2018|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

My Two Personal Goals: Retirement and Traveling

In weeks past, I have gotten emails from a few readers asking me how I manage to travel all the time yet live in the Greater Los Angeles area (summed up) and if I'm in debt, broke, I spend too much, etc... etc...Basically, how am I making this work? Coincidentally, my friend Rosy asked me [...]

By |2018-06-29T09:21:12+00:00June 28th, 2018|Archive, Home, Lifestyle, Survival Tips, Travel|0 Comments

Hot Spot: Malibu Farm Restaurant

My friend Payal lives in Westwood and I live in Oxnard. We hadn't seen each other in awhile, so we decided to meet halfway and stop at Malibu Farm Restaurant for a good meal. The food source comes from local and organic farmers markets and suppliers throughout SoCal. Trust me, the food tastes really fresh! The [...]

By |2018-06-16T22:23:15+00:00June 16th, 2018|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Ventura Two Trees Hike

I love to get a good walk in, so when I heard about the Rancho Ventura Conservation Trust's hike to the historic Two Trees, I was all in. I was originally supposed to do this hike back in December, but because of the Thomas Fire, it never happened. Two Trees (Blue Gum trees) is located [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:30:29+00:00June 16th, 2018|Archive, Health, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Cheers! Ojai Wine Festival

For my Sunday Funday, I decided to trek to Ojai and get my drink on at the 32nd annual Ojai Wine Festival with my friends Lena, Nicole and Fred. All proceeds supported the Rotary Club of Ojai-West Foundation. So I am not going to lie to you guys: wine festivals are expensive. I have seen them go [...]

By |2018-06-10T20:08:50+00:00June 10th, 2018|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

My Enhanced Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

As far back as I can remember, the very first thing I ever baked with my mom was chocolate chip cookies. This is by far the ultimate, most classic dessert of all time that I love baking. Unfortunately, when I moved out of my parents house to come to LA 8 years ago, I hadn't [...]

By |2018-05-02T15:40:47+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Fillmore Steam Train Rail Festival

On my Sunday Funday, I decided to check out the Fillmore and Western Railway's Steam Rail Festival. I had always heard and seen photos of the railway, and after browsing upcoming events in the SoCal area through Facebook, it was the perfect time to go and check it out! According to the festival website, the festival is [...]

By |2018-04-29T17:00:39+00:00April 29th, 2018|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

Malibu Wine Safari Adventure

I have been so busy lately it is not even funny, so I decided to get some relaxation and fun in and spend a Sunday Funday at Malibu Wine Safari. It is part of the Malibu Family Wines group and has been operational since 1978 by owner Ron Semler and his wife, Lisa. I had [...]

By |2018-04-15T17:47:48+00:00April 15th, 2018|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Ojai Raptor Center Spring Open House

I read in the local newspaper I write for, VC Reporter, that The Ojai Raptor Center was hosting their annual Spring Open House to view the raptors and learn about how they have been healing since the Thomas Fire. According to the Raptor Center website, every year the center takes in 500 - 1,000 sick, injured [...]

By |2018-04-08T15:33:35+00:00April 8th, 2018|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments