My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

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Wordless Wednesday: Signs of Spring

Wordless Wednesday: Signs of Spring

By on Apr 10, 2013 in SoCal Life | 1 comment

Every spring, the eaves that face our front door serve as a home for nesting birds. This year, we decided to take some photos.   Three weeks ago: Start of construction. Photo copyright 2013 Gareth Mills   Two weeks ago: Nearly done! Photo copyright 2013 Gareth Mills   Last week: All moved in! Photo copyright 2013 Donna Schwartz Mills   What...

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Taking a Los Angeles Food Tour: A World of Exotic Cuisines Right Here

Taking a Los Angeles Food Tour: A World of Exotic Cuisines Right Here

By on Apr 4, 2013 in Food and Drink, SoCal Life, Travel | 3 comments

I may live in the Valley, but I consider myself an Angeleno. I was born right here in Los Angeles and have always been fascinated by our mythical, colorful, multi-ethnic city. And I jump at any excuse to go over the hill and experience it. I am also something of a foodie. I love trying new dishes, whether in restaurants or cooking it myself. I am on a lot of travel...

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Seventeen

Seventeen

By on Apr 3, 2013 in Mom Life | 2 comments

As your kids get older, the toys they want for their birthday get more expensive. My daughter let me know that what she REALLY wants is a car. But she would be happy with the same present she has asked for at every gifting opportunity for the last couple of years: an iTunes card. This is a relief, because shopping for her is no longer easy. She has her own taste in...

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Passover 2013

By on Mar 25, 2013 in Blather | 0 comments

Spring break for my daughter began Friday night with a friend’s birthday party: a sleepover at her family’s beach house out in Malibu. This meant driving out there Friday after school and then again to pick her up on Saturday morning – before my husband and I had to race to an appointment near downtown Los Angeles. Needless to say, come Sunday...

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