Suburban Wildlife

It's not a pterodactyl, it's a barn owl

I don’t usually create memes, but when I do, they are old school and make my children roll their eyes. Anyone else hear the screeching of the barn owl at dusk around these parts?

Wonderful Weekly Wine Tastings at Vintage Grocers

Vintage Grocers, Westlake Village’s favorite neighborhood homegrown market in The Promenade at Westlake, hosts free weekly wine tastings. The store has a beautiful, intimate wine room where they pour unique, seasonal varieties – whether it be chilled whites for the warm summer, complementary meat-pairing bottles to gear up for a weekend barbecue, or the cool, newest brand hitting the shelves. Guests can also enjoy light bites […]

Butterbeer Ice Cream at Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal Studios

I still haven’t been to the “new” Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. First I was waiting for Christmas, but it was too crowded. Then I was going to do it for my son’s birthday, but he wanted to do something else. Now there’s Butterbeer-flavored ice cream? I don’t think I can […]

Makeup Files

makeup files face

It all started with this lip color. Nyx Liquid Suede cream lipstick in Cherry Skies. Not for every day. It’s a long and boring story, but the point is that I pulled all my makeup out from under the sink and realized that it’s not very much makeup at all. I have a minimalist skincare […]