Terranea Resort. Complete Coastal Comfort at a Hidden Gem on the Los Angeles Coast

Just last summer, my husband and I had plans for almost every weekend with the kids. We camped, hiked, went boogie boarding, crossed off a couple of states on our family’s “50 State” adventure. Another life, it seems like now. It has been one of the most wild years on record, from start until now: […]

SEPTEMBER IS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

FOUR FACTS TO PREVENT ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As always, I remind men that it is time to schedule their annual prostate cancer screening exam. Please keep reading to learn why it is important to detect prostate cancer early and why it is a myth that prostate cancer is […]

Halloween Haunt Drive-Thru Experience “Urban Legends of Southern California”

Oct. 1 – Nov. 1 at The OC Fair & Event Center Halloween is saved in Orange County! From the producers of Winter Fest OC and the original creators of Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, comes a new drive-thru Halloween Haunt experience at the OC Fair & Event Center. “Urban Legends of Southern California” will run […]

The I.R.S. Has Enhanced the 2020 RMD Waivers

Investors may be eligible to “undo” certain retirement account withdrawals before September. In March, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act became law. It was designed to help Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.1 The new law offered investors a financial break. It gave people the option to skip required minimum distributions (RMDs) […]

Monkey House Café. Corporate and Residential Catering at its Best

Gourmet eats, premium drinks, uncommon gifts and specialevents worth sharing There is nothing more satisfying than stumbling upon a hidden gem, especially where food is involved. Big restaurants widely advertised are easy to find and sometimes worth a visit, but discovering that independent establishment or that mom and pop shop that surprises and delights you […]

Beware of Lifestyle Creep

Sometimes more money can mean more problems. “Lifestyle creep” is an unusual phrase describing an all-too-common problem: the more money people earn, the more money they tend to spend. Frequently, the newly affluent are the most susceptible. As people establish themselves as doctors and lawyers, executives, and successful entrepreneurs, they see living well as a […]

Is Your Family Complete? His and Her Options…Which is Best?

There are two general classes of birth control: reversible and permanent. The principal permanent birth control method for women is called tubal ligation or a “tubal.” Permanent birth control for men is called a vasectomy. For many couples, the discussion on which partner will get “fixed” primarily revolves around the woman undergoing a tubal ligation. […]

Absolutely Fabulous. Surf City’s Most Unique Gifts & Decor Boutique

Diane Silverstein had never heard of the show “Absolutely Fabulous” when she named her aptly-titled gifts and décor boutique in central Huntington Beach. But the fun-loving, irreverent, blonde, champagne-promoting show does give a glimpse into what makes Absolutely Fabulous such a treasure. Absolutely Fabulous is not your run-of-the-mill, Hallmark-style gift shop; they are as fun […]

8 Reasons to Visit 5th & PCH

Many head to 5th & PCH for the shopping. Some come for the superb dining with oceanfront views. Others make it to 5th & PCH for the breathtaking view of the Huntington Beach Pier and uplifting vibes–making it the ultimate place for inspiration and Instagram worthy shoots. If you’re looking for a place that has all of Huntington Beach […]

Expanding Your Practice at Spa Montage

I giggled my way through my first yoga class. I took one in college, alongside two of my girlfriends, and we just couldn’t keep a straight face, as the instructor talked us through our poses in one of the phoniest, most nasally voices we’d ever heard. (We’d all heard him talking on the phone before […]