Live Infinitely Infusion Water Bottle Review
Apr30

Live Infinitely Infusion Water Bottle Review

It is a well-known fact that most people do not drink enough water to keep our bodies functioning at their maximum. I try to do my best to encourage my children to drink enough water by drinking enough myself so I am always on the lookout for ways to make water more fun. When Live Infinitely contacted me to review their Infusion Water Bottle, I had heard of water infusion, but was not really sure about it. So I agreed, figuring this...

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Catering at Jeannine’s in Westlake
Feb08

Catering at Jeannine’s in Westlake

A friend of mine recently hosted a baby shower at Jeannine’s in Westlake. She was so pleased with it I thought I would share her experience with you! Elizabeth Dean is the event manager at Jeannine’s in Westlake and she does a fantastic job. Though I have yet to have her help me plan an event, I have been to her Thirsty Thursday event at Jeannine’s – every Thursday she brings in 3 Wine Labels and does a $5 wine tasting! I...

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Chef Proven’s Professional Zester Grater Review
Dec08

Chef Proven’s Professional Zester Grater Review

I love to cook. Even more, I love finding new gadgets to make creating incredible dishes easier in my kitchen. When I saw Chef Proven’s Professional Zester Grater I was interested. Adding a bit of last minute zest, cheese, spice or chocolate can really finish a dish uniquely. But I have never found a grater that is easy to use yet still effective. So I had to try Chef Proven’s! Chef Proven’s Professional Zester Grater arrived in a...

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Malibu Honey
Oct28

Malibu Honey

While I do not claim to be an expert in the area of honey, I have done a bit of research on the topic. I have written about Manuka Honey from New Zealand, which I love. In addition, raw, local honey has many benefits. On a recent trip to Vintage Grocers in Malibu I discovered Malibu Honey and had to buy some to try. I was amazed at how good Malibu Honey is. The Benefits of Local, Raw Malibu Honey It is a little known fact that the...

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Best Breakfast in London
Oct12

Best Breakfast in London

Upon the advice of a dear friend who once lived in London, I tried Kensington Square Kitchen for breakfast. I was told it was the best breakfast in London! My friend was right! The restaurant is painted a very pleasing shade of green so I instantly felt relaxed upon entering. We were quickly seated and our orders taken by a very pleasant person. Who then brought our teas and some orange juice. Seriously, some of the best fresh orange...

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Brilliant Wine
Sep22

Brilliant Wine

Recently I posted a study on my Facebook page in regards to wine being better for us than going to the gym! While this is amazing news, I think we should take a deeper look into what wine does! The Latin Times reports: “Jason Dyck and other science researchers in the University of Alberta in Canada found that red wine, nuts and grapes have a complex called resveratrol which improves heart, muscle and bone functions; the same way...

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Yellow Raspberries
Sep15

Yellow Raspberries

Our new find this past weekend at our farmer’s market – Yellow Raspberries! http://t.co/QsOcMXbnn4 #farmersmarket pic.twitter.com/MrMZztkaoT — Malibu Mama Loves (@MalibuMamaLoves) September 15, 2014 I had never seen them before. I asked if I could try one and the farmer was very kind and pointed to sample plate he had out!! Oops, I should have looked first!! They were definitely a bit more sour than red raspberries, but...

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Tantalizing Teff
Sep10

Tantalizing Teff

On our trip to the Malibu Farmer’s Market this past Sunday I discovered something new to me, and it seems, new to America! Teff!  Teff is a gluten-free whole grain that is the seed of an Ethiopian grass. It has been a staple of the country of Ethiopia for thousands of years and is now quickly climbing up the American food chart to super-grain status! This grain is packed with power giving us high concentrations of a few vitamins,...

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4 Reasons to Eat Seasonal, Fresh and Local and How
Sep07

4 Reasons to Eat Seasonal, Fresh and Local and How

Eating fresh, seasonal and local seems to be the trend right now. Everyone is telling everyone to do it! It is funny that prior to the early 1900’s, it was common to base your meal plans around what foods were available within a short distance. I think it is fantastic that we are getting back to that. There are so many benefits from eating fresh fruit and veg when and where they are grown naturally. Nature provides for us better than...

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What is in Your Water?
Sep05

What is in Your Water?

So strange to think that in this century, the 21st century, our water can be so contaminated. With everything we know. But it is. With things we don’t know about. Why is it important to drink water? 60% of our body is made up of water. Our body needs water to function, it is the miracle elixir that can sustain us. We can go for weeks without food, but only mere days without water. Through urination, sweating and breathing, each day we...

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