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Cotillion in the OC

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My boys are both partaking in the tradition of cotillion this year. It is basically an etiquette, dance and social grace classes geared towards children. The things we assume everyone should know (opening doors for your date or making conversation with someone sitting near you for example) are talked about and the kids get to [...]

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Style Week OC 2011 (PR Host: Jane Gillespie, Irvine)

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Host: Jane Gillespie, Irvine One of my favorite things to do are things I have never done before. Over this weekend I had an opportunity to spend the evening at StyleWeek OC at The Irvine Spectrum Center. It was Rack Rave kick off party for many many FAB-U-LOUS fashion centric events taking place at the [...]

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Now this is how movies should be done….

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In the heart of OC, there is a movie theater that breaks the mold. Not only is this a state of the art 100% digital facility but this the only movie theater in OC with the coveted and AMAZING D-Box seats. During a recent BlogCrush event, we were given the opportunity to test out this [...]

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2011 Orange County Fair: Manure for all….

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I stood there in the sea of people who were either wearing clothing that was 10 sizes to small for them, or it fit when they came but they had one too many fried twinkies…..and I was looking up at this sign over one of the farm animal tents that read “Manure is a farmers [...]

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Social Media Day OC 2011

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Today I spoke on a panel at the Mashable Social Media Day event held at The Orange County Register. Speaking on a panel is the hardest thing I do. It means I have to not ‘Horshack’ the whole thing, and actually let others on the panel answer questions. Which for me- is WAY harder than [...]

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Look who came to dinner.

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A few nights ago, the Wienermobile stopped by my house. Because it is perfectly normal in my life to have a giant food product on wheels in front of my home. The two ‘Hot Doggers”, Maria and Patrick were just finishing up their entire year on the road, and I invited them over for dinner. [...]

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Now where are my granny boots? Studio K is BACK!

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It is 1986 and Marcy is getting ready for a hot night out. Acrylic nails that look like razor sharp mauve daggers, ice blue eye-shadow and although you can’t see it in this pic, freeze dried tall bangs that would make the guy from Flock of Seagulls jealous. So Marcy, where you going? I was [...]

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My kid knows how to ride The Wave. And do tricks while doing it. (video)

People ask all the time about Tucker and Jack. I am not kidding. Nearly 90% of the time I meet a reader they ask about my kids. And I get emails from readers who want “MORE of THE BOYS”. Well I am happy to oblige. So here is a little slice of life, after school, [...]

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KIISFM (Ryan Seacrest) at Radio Lollipop (CHOC) Hospital 2010

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Yesterday I woke up at the crack of dawn and drove myself down to CHOC hospital to hang out with KIISFM and a bevy of famous folk. Every year they come and host a radio show from Radio Lollipop. Radio Lollipop is the internal radio station for CHOC hospital. It broadcasts music, quizzes and all [...]

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