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War Paint

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

These Angeleno girls do an incredible rendition of Ashes to Ashes.                          >...

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Gotta Have It . . . Has It!

October 13, 2011 | 1 Comment
Gotta Have It . . .  Has It!

Here is a webisode on one of my most favorite vintage stores in Venice: Gotta Have It. Denise Portman has had this gem of a shop here for years. Actually this year marks the 20th anniversary! Yikes I’ve been hitting this place for that long! Since I was ten (wink, wink) When it comes to ...

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Canning with LA in Bloom . . . .

September 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Sometimes the fruit during the summer season is so incredibly delicious that I contemplate canning, and then intimidation sets in and the canning gets canned. Heather Taylor who we discovered some time ago as an art curator also has an amazing blog called La in Bloom. This webisode from her blog demystifies canning and inspires ...

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Nurturing Nena Part 2

September 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

One crucial fact that I’ve gleaned from my time with Nena is that the types of pots and pans we cook with can seriously affect our health. Nena only uses surgical steel cookware because these don’t leach anything into the food that is cooked.  According to the US Disease Control Center the #1 threat to ...

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Nurturing Food by Nena

September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments
Nurturing Food by Nena

Nena Niessen is truly and inspiring woman. So much so, that her story on how she beat cancer with a healthy diet is featured under Spirit this week. Here are a few recipes from Nena that will make you feel energized and full of vitality. We will have some more next week.   Her Cook ...

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Biblical Goat Cheese = S. Margherita

August 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
Biblical Goat Cheese = S. Margherita

No this isn’t a scene from a biblical film where the animals have just disembarked from the ark, this is the incredible goat farm in Tuscany where one can get various flavor infused goat cheeses. Driving up the endless winding roads through the green hills outside of Siena, I didn’t know what sort of place ...

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