Noise Pollution

Noise Pollution

Fourth of July fireworks sent me into a tizzy when I was a kid. I remember hiding beneath my blankets trembling at the loud ka-booms. To this day I don’t…

Thank You for Bringing Your Own Bags

Thank You for Bringing Your Own Bags

Reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle changed my attitude toward food and now I feel like I have a cheating heart if I shop anywhere other than Whole Foods Market.  Though…

Don’t Embarrass Me or Else Etiquette

Don’t Embarrass Me or Else Etiquette

My brother took the brunt of strict parenting so six years later, when I was born, my parents were either too bushed or had become too sensible to summon the…

ChicMamaLA Shares Her Favorite BH Places

ChicMamaLA Shares Her Favorite BH Places

  I love checking out all the best spots in Los Angeles.  Anytime I get a chance to get to Beverly Hills there are three places I can’t get enough…

The Perks of Being a Library Friend

The Perks of Being a Library Friend

                They say you can’t miss what you never had but I pine for the Royal Library of Alexandria, The Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Founded…

Howling over Dog Waste

Howling over Dog Waste

Studies show a percentage of pathogens and bacteria found in the ocean, which can cause typhoid fever, bacterial gastroenteritis and Hepatitis A, are from dog poop.         …

Happy Hour at the Avalon Hotel

Happy Hour at the Avalon Hotel

Lured by the promise of Cheap Food, Cheap Drinks, I slipped on skinny jeans and strappy heels last Friday night and joined a few BH moms at the Avalon Hotel…

Mrs. Lambert’s Timeline

Mrs. Lambert’s Timeline

Life isn’t short. Not if you look at it like a timeline. Like one of those 8th grade history assignments detailing the American Revolution from shots fired at Lexington and…

Sugar High

Sugar High

There’s something so enticing about a Sprinkles cupcake, something that makes you salivate all the way to the door, and swallow your pride about having wasted thirty minutes in a…

MicroTrash

MicroTrash

When you’re a man, the world is your toilet. Anyone who’s played 18 holes of golf or gone camping knows this is fact. When a woman answers Nature’s Call, it’s…


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