LIFESTYLE Archive

  • The lovable Food Network Star, Ina Garten was at Sur La Table Santana Row last month signing her latest cookbook, BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOLPROOF; Recipes You Can Trust. Lovingly dedicated to her husband Jeffery as he is “Foolproof” according to Ina. Ina’s latest cookbook makes a great gift for cooks you know that are Ina fans and people who are new […]

    Ina Garten’s Latest Book – FOOLPROOF

    The lovable Food Network Star, Ina Garten was at Sur La Table Santana Row last month signing her latest cookbook, BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOLPROOF; Recipes You Can Trust. Lovingly dedicated to her husband Jeffery as he is “Foolproof” according to Ina. Ina’s latest cookbook makes a great gift for cooks you know that are Ina fans and people who are new […]

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  • On Tuesday, November 13th Cointreau hosted an elaborate cocktail experience for us San Franciscans to celebrate the opening of La Maison Cointreau.  The guests of the evening were not only treated with specialty drinks, but with an appearance and live performance by none other than world renown burlesque queen, Dita Von Teese amongst other amazing entertainers such as French singer/accordionist Nicole […]

    A date with Dita Von Teese & Cointreau in San Francisco

    On Tuesday, November 13th Cointreau hosted an elaborate cocktail experience for us San Franciscans to celebrate the opening of La Maison Cointreau.  The guests of the evening were not only treated with specialty drinks, but with an appearance and live performance by none other than world renown burlesque queen, Dita Von Teese amongst other amazing entertainers such as French singer/accordionist Nicole […]

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  • I can’t thank Food Network enough for introducing me to the amazing Ina Garten.  For all of you foodies and fans of the talented Barefoot Contessa, now is your chance to meet her as she promotes her latest book “Barefoot Contessa Foolproof”. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Sur La Table – Santana Row Tickets are given to those who purchase the […]

    Meet Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa at Sur La Table – Santana Row!

    I can’t thank Food Network enough for introducing me to the amazing Ina Garten.  For all of you foodies and fans of the talented Barefoot Contessa, now is your chance to meet her as she promotes her latest book “Barefoot Contessa Foolproof”. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Sur La Table – Santana Row Tickets are given to those who purchase the […]

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  • Hey Silicon Valley! For those of you food aficionados out there such as myself, you certainly won’t want to miss this week long dining event!  Starting October 17 – 24, 2012, select restaurants in the valley will offer affordable fixed price dinners each night that includes 3 courses, from appetizers, entrees and of course desserts.  I have listed the restaurants […]

    Silicon Valley Restaurant Week October 17 – 24, 2012

    Hey Silicon Valley! For those of you food aficionados out there such as myself, you certainly won’t want to miss this week long dining event!  Starting October 17 – 24, 2012, select restaurants in the valley will offer affordable fixed price dinners each night that includes 3 courses, from appetizers, entrees and of course desserts.  I have listed the restaurants […]

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  • One of my favorite ways to get around and enjoy the summer season is with my beach cruiser. Taking a stroll with the family to our neighborhood restaurants or loading them up to take to the beach, there’s really no better way to get around and also showing that you’re a little green and helping the environment, right? Our friends […]

    Pacific Beach Bikes

    One of my favorite ways to get around and enjoy the summer season is with my beach cruiser. Taking a stroll with the family to our neighborhood restaurants or loading them up to take to the beach, there’s really no better way to get around and also showing that you’re a little green and helping the environment, right? Our friends […]

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  • The event that all fine vehicle owners and spectators await for every year returns to the lovely Pebble Beach, CA.  Mark your calendars for this stunning affair as there will be days worth of taking in these prized beauties. Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex is an annual driving event that delights entrants […]

    Pebble Beach – Concours d’Elegance 2012

    The event that all fine vehicle owners and spectators await for every year returns to the lovely Pebble Beach, CA.  Mark your calendars for this stunning affair as there will be days worth of taking in these prized beauties. Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex is an annual driving event that delights entrants […]

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  • 18TH ANNUAL WOODIES ON THE WHARF Saturday, June 23, 2012 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Santa Cruz, CA – Wharf The scenic Santa Cruz Wharf is the perfect setting for a celebration of the surf spirit and classic surf wagons. More than 200 pre-1950s “woodies” line the wharf. Music, T-shirts, memorabilia and prize drawings will add to the fun. Presented […]

    2012 Woodies on the Wharf – Santa Cruz

    18TH ANNUAL WOODIES ON THE WHARF Saturday, June 23, 2012 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Santa Cruz, CA – Wharf The scenic Santa Cruz Wharf is the perfect setting for a celebration of the surf spirit and classic surf wagons. More than 200 pre-1950s “woodies” line the wharf. Music, T-shirts, memorabilia and prize drawings will add to the fun. Presented […]

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  • For our third segment of “Dining in Santana Row” we feature Left Bank, a popular restaurant offering delectable french bistro dishes.  It was a Wednesday evening when I dined in the restaurant with the husband.  The atmosphere was welcoming and pleasing, and being that it was a weeknight, I was surprised at how the restaurant crowd was popping!  I don’t […]

    Dining in Santana Row – Left Bank

    For our third segment of “Dining in Santana Row” we feature Left Bank, a popular restaurant offering delectable french bistro dishes.  It was a Wednesday evening when I dined in the restaurant with the husband.  The atmosphere was welcoming and pleasing, and being that it was a weeknight, I was surprised at how the restaurant crowd was popping!  I don’t […]

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  • On Saturday, May 12, 2012 I had a pre-Mother’s Day dinner celebration at one of Santana Row’s most beloved italian restaurants. Oh, you may have heard of this fantastic restaurant…Maggiano’s Little Italy. It was more than just the evening before Mother’s Day.  There were groups all dressed to impress as they dine prior to attending one of high school’s most […]

    Dining in Santana Row – Maggiano’s Little Italy

    On Saturday, May 12, 2012 I had a pre-Mother’s Day dinner celebration at one of Santana Row’s most beloved italian restaurants. Oh, you may have heard of this fantastic restaurant…Maggiano’s Little Italy. It was more than just the evening before Mother’s Day.  There were groups all dressed to impress as they dine prior to attending one of high school’s most […]

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  • Fashion icon, Tim Dunn will be at the fabulous Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, CA to present a complimentary fashion show featuring Spring 2012 collections from Kate Spade, Juicy Couture and Lucky Brand. Guests who purchase $150 or more will be eligible to take a photo with Tim Gunn and go home with a signed limited edition tote from […]

    Meet Tim Gunn at Stanford Shopping Center

    Fashion icon, Tim Dunn will be at the fabulous Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, CA to present a complimentary fashion show featuring Spring 2012 collections from Kate Spade, Juicy Couture and Lucky Brand. Guests who purchase $150 or more will be eligible to take a photo with Tim Gunn and go home with a signed limited edition tote from […]

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