Healthy Living Festival in Manhattan Beach!

GrowingGreat was hosting its fourth annual Healthy Living Festival this Sunday, May 16, 12-4 p.m. at the 13th St. Plaza near Manhattan Beach Blvd. in downtown Manhattan Beach. The Festival had something for everyone: soccer play with Chivas USA, climbing a Fulcrum rock wall, rebound with Kagoo Jumps and experiencing yoga, pilates, and meditation. Celebrity and GrowingGreat chef’s were showcasing how to make GrowingGreat inspired dishes with seasonal, local and close-to-the-source foods.
Wonderful event for the whole family.


The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in Association with UCLA!


The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

This Year my kids and I decided to visit this amazing festival and we had a great time.UCLA Campus, Target and other sponsors were brilliant. These are some of the authors,writers and celebrities that we saw today.

Target Children’s Stage:

The Fresh Beat Band
Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, authors of Hank Zipzer:A Brand-New Me! #17
Megan McDonald, author of Judy Moody and Stink series

Los Angeles Times Stage:

Melissa Rivers, author of Red Carpet Ready: Secrets for Making the Most of Any Moment You’re in the Spotlight

Cooking Stage:

Lisa Lillien, author of Hungry Girl 1-2-3

The El Segundo PTA’s 18th. Annual 5K Run for Education

Yes, she did it. My 10 year old daughter successfully completed The El Segundo PTA’s 18th. Annual 5K Run for Education today. What a great experience! We were so glad that we decided to enter the fantastic crowed of joggers and runners. The whole event was very nicely organized with lot’s of volunteers, supporters, sponsors and friendly crowed. Great event. She would love to compete next year again!

Santa Monica Playhouse,What a Fun Place to Be!

Spending a Saturday afternoon at the Santa Monica Playhouse was a real pleasure.
The magic of live theater,entertaining,enlightening and educational is what Santa Monica Playhouse is all about.One of the country’s most respected intimate theatrical centers,the Playhouse is the only company of its kind to have produced non-stop for half a century!
Under the aegis of Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn Rudie,Co-Artistic Directors since 1973,the Playhouse has been honored with over 200 awards and commendations and has presented 500 dynamic classic,contemporary and original productions.
“ALICE and the wonderful tea party” play is creation of a whole new Alice Adventure.Cast is fun and entertaining.Wonderful children’s theatrical experience….
Great show for girls,boys and adults too.