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Sunday, 13 November 2016
As we all know, there are few things as emotionally charged and inherently dramatic as the mother-daughter relationship.
So it’s no surprise that Miss You Like Hell, La Jolla Playhouse’s new, highly-anticipated world premiere musical, is a combination of funny and sad and poignant. Plus, it’s got some great songs. read full story »
Sunday, 30 October 2016
What’s amazing about Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor, now playing at North Coast Rep, is not just how well it’s held up over time but how relevant it still is today. read full story »
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Sunday, 23 October 2016
This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. All opinions are, as always, 100% mine.
Okay, everyone knows I don’t cook. But I sure do eat, and I love being introduced to new products.
So, I was excited when Babble Boxx asked me to check out their “Home and Harvest” box for fall and share it with you. Here’s what was inside: read full story »
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
When Michael and I visited Versailles a few years ago (note: that is not us in the photo above; ha ha ha!) we were blown away by its over-the-top opulence.
There is nothing subtle or understated about the lush gardens, the sensual fabrics, the dazzling jewels and the endless gold everywhere you look.
We loved learning about the palace’s rich (literally) history and listening to stories that took us back in time and set our imaginations running wild.
So, when Ovation TV invited me to write a sponsored post about Versailles, its new series which premieres Saturday, October 1 at 10 p.m., I pulled out our vacation photos and started daydreaming about Michael and me scampering hand in hand through the magnificent Hall of Mirrors. read full story »
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Because I travel so much, it’s no surprise that sometimes things just don’t go right.
I’ve had three hotel incidents in the past few years that I still think about. Luckily, none of them were terrible because I think I only handled one of them properly — although, honestly, I’m not sure I would have done anything differently for the first two even now.
I thought I’d share these with you to get your advice and get you thinking about what to do if you find yourself in one of these situations someday — which I hope you won’t! read full story »
Sunday, 18 September 2016
Michael and I love seeing plays at North Coast Repertory Theatre because it’s small and intimate and always presents high quality, award-winning productions.
The Cocktail Hour, considered A.R. Gurney’s most autobiographical play, is the perfect opener for North Coast Rep’s 35th season because it represents what this top-notch regional theatre does best: leave audiences both shaken and stirred. read full story »