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What I learned from Women’s Wellness Day

15th Annual Women’s Wellness Day features renowned author and chef Alice Waters By some stroke of luck, I won two tickets to the annual Women’s Wellness Day hosted by the UC Irvine Health Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. (Thank you, Facebook.) The event was held at the Irvine Marriott hotel and I brought my friend Anne along to experience…

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Painting with a Twist and Onsia Sound Art

How I Painted a Pet Portrait on a Bluetooth Canvas Speaker

If you’ve never done a painting with wine type of class, I suggest you try it. It’s such a fun experience. Invite friends and spend an afternoon or evening, learning to paint, chatting over wine and generally having a good time. One Sunday afternoon, I attended such a class at Painting With a Twist in Huntington Beach. This class was…

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Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Motorcycles, Ice Cream and Keanu Reeves in Carmel

Last May, I had the privilege of attending and working on “The Quail Motorcycle Gathering” in Carmel, CA. As social media manager of Acorn Woods Communications, we worked with The Quail Events group of the Quail Lodge a few months before the event. The event is a celebration of the Evolution of the Motorcycle, honoring both pre- and post-war eras…

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Taste of the World, LA Travel Magazine


As far as events go, I simply cannot resist one that pairs travel and food! So when I heard about L.A. Travel Magazine’s Taste of the World, I knew I just had to share it with all of you.  AMG and LA Travel will host “Taste of the World,” a signature evnet to celebrate food, wine and culture inspired by international…

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Increasing ticket sales for Taste of Huntington Beach with Social Media and Influencer Outreach

It seems like only yesterday when I wrote about How A Charity Event Leveraged Social Media to Increase Ticket Sales. Okay so it wasn’t yesterday but it was just last year and I was talking about the Taste of Huntington Beach. Well, the annual Taste of Huntington Beach #TasteHB took place again this year on April 24th and guess what…

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Join our team: Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes

My son and I recently attended the American Diabetes Association Orange County’s Team Captain Kick-Off Party at The Bodies Exhibit venue in Buena Park, CA. The event was the kick-off for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes scheduled for November 7th at Knott’s Berry Farm. We learned a lot about this devastating disease. Did you know that diabetes kills…

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A Summer Tradition: Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

The Festival of Arts is held from July 5- August 31, 2015 in Laguna Beach. The festival is open daily for visitors to enjoy work of exhibited artists, demonstrations and art workshops. This year, the Festival unveiled a new façade and entryway, designed by Bauer Architects. You will experience daily on-site exhibitions and demonstrations on the grounds. Special events include…

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November is American Diabetes Month

November is Diabetes Month. I know this because a little over a year ago, I became part of the American Diabetes Association of Orange County’s Marketing Committee. It is a volunteer group tasked with spreading the word about the work of the ADA and ultimately, helping stop diabetes. American Diabetes Month is focused on raising awareness and understanding of diabetes,…

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Life Advice from Young the Giant

When I heard that one of my current favorite indie rock bands, Young the Giant, was making a surprise appearance at a local high school, I was all over it! I spent my lunch break at a Santa Ana high school, where the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens had arranged for a “surprise” at Godinez High School, as part of…

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