March 3 is National Pancake Day

Get a free short stack (one per person) at IHOP!

IHOP hopes you will donate money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in honor of this special day. Our local IHOP is at 5301 Agoura Road at Kanan.

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Or, celebrate at home on this amazing confluence of events: Pancake Tuesday. It’s a nutty day in my house, when there are sports practices and homework and husbands getting home late. So I started making pancakes on Tuesday 2 years ago, and it stuck. For some recipe inspiration, check out this collection I made at the Pinterest-for-food-lovers,

Check out 12 Versions of Pancake Tuesday

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See Click Fix For That Annoying Thing


  A few weeks ago our family was at Chumash Park for flag football. I walked over to the play structure and in the distance I saw my younger boy playing with what looked like a big skateboard. I wondered where he got a skateboard. And then as I got closer I realized two things: […]

Save the Date – Conejo Valley Days Returns May 7-10

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59th Annual Conejo Valley Days – May 7 – 10, 2015 The 59th Annual Conejo Valley Days, May 7 – 10 at Conejo Creek Park South (23 Freeway/Janss Rd. exit) in Thousand Oaks, celebrates the area’s western roots and community spirit. The four-day event features entertainment for kids, teens and the whole family including carnival […]

Christmas in February – our minted Christmas card, revealed

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Back in December I posted some of the shots from our Christmas card photo shoot and I realized I never posted the final version. Here is what we sent out: Thanks to minted for the complimentary batch of cards this year. Last year. Whichever you want to count. Merry Christmas, everyone!