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Santa’s Coming to Town!

Santa’s Coming to Town!
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Santa’s coming to Altadena, touching down at the 2015 North Lake Pole Holiday Fest on December 5. The Lake & Mariposa Shopping District will host Santa Claus and his elves with carolers caroling, prize drawings, and Gypsy Eats and Pizza of Venice offering street-side tables full of yummy nosh for purchase. Local stores will remain open […]

How’s Your Faith?

How’s Your Faith?

We’re all looking, aren’t we? We’re all trying to fit the pieces of our life puzzle together so it somehow makes sense, somehow fits. This isn’t the direction to which we would normally look, but maybe the book we read next is David Gregory’s… While David Gregory was covering the White House, he had the […]

48th Annual Holiday Look In Tour

48th Annual Holiday Look In Tour

Get swept up by the season by touring a handful of different homes decorated especially for the holiday season. Get inspired, borrow ideas for your own home at the 48th Annual Holiday Look In tour. Once again, four local floral designers will illustrate their style and creativity by decorating a home for the holidays: Drew […]

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate 4 Great Causes

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate 4 Great Causes

Professional Child Development Associates is celebrating the season by supporting four great causes: Heifer International, St. James Church, Pasadena Symphony & POPS, and PCDA. On December 12, the “halls will be decked” at the historic home of Craig and Carolyn Watson. Claud Beltran and his Claud & Co. catering company will be providing victuals and […]

Botanic Bling

Botanic Bling

We don’t have the details on which vendors will be on hand, but the event name is enough to garner our interest. Descanso Gardens hosts a 2-day holiday gift event: Botanic Bling.   Botanic Bling, Descanso’s trunk show of nature-themed jewelry and accessories, returns just in time for holiday shopping. The event will feature unique […]

Persimmon & Pomegranate Bread

Persimmon & Pomegranate Bread

I will admit that I have never cooked with persimmons until today. I have had them in salads but that’s about my extent of my knowledge and use. Shame on me! Now that they are in season- I’m going to try to use them more often. I have also been wanting to add pomegranates to […]

Mo Cee’s the Doo Dah

Mo Cee’s the Doo Dah

As we were not able to attend, we are doubly grateful to Mo Cee of Lyd & Mo Photography for his photos of the 2015 Doo Dah Parade. This year, along with the motorized cupcakes and couch potatoes, there were quite a few environmentally, socially, and politically conscious entrants. Enjoy…           […]

Hey, Sweetie Pies! The Old Pas Artisanal Holiday Market

Hey, Sweetie Pies! The Old Pas Artisanal Holiday Market

One hundred fifty creators, 150 indie makers… Organizers welcome some of their favorite Artisanal L. A. vendors along with Old Pasadena independent shops, restaurants, and cafes and host the 2nd Holiday Market in Old Pasadena on December 5. It’s free, family friendly and dog (on a leash) friendly. Santa will be on hand and welcomes […]

A Castle Green Holiday

A Castle Green Holiday

The archways, the moldings, the fireplace mantels. The dark wood, the large windows, the obvious elegance, the whisper of another era. We’re speaking of Castle Green, now over 117 years old, no longer a hotel, but rather a home and place of business. On December 6, Castle Green opens its doors to the public once […]

Tamales with Mama

Tamales with Mama

Sandy Romero is Mama for the day as she shares her knowledge of tamales. On December 5th, Sandy will lead a free, one hour class at the Santa Catalina Branch Library to illustrate the art of tamale-making and students will taste “the love and flavor of the traditional Tamalada.” “Tamalada” is a custom passed down […]

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