Archive for the “Food” category

I Support the More Than A Pink Movement!

by mitzimsa on April 17, 2018

Spring 2018 More Than Pink Fundraising  Spring has Sprung the days are warmer, the grass is green and the trees and flowers are blossoming.  This is the time of year that everything has new life.  It’s also the time of (…)

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Steak Fit for the Flintstones

by mitzimsa on January 20, 2018

Steak is one of our favorite items to prepare on the grill. Living in Southern California the weather allows grilling most of the year. We get to experiment and try out just about everything you can imagine on the grill. (…)

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Booze Spiked Cocoa – Try This on a Lazy Winter Day

by mitzimsa on January 17, 2018

Cocoa for the Grown and Sexy!   Spiked Cocoa on a Winter Day.  As it is for everyone, its Winter…. some of us will fair this time of year better than others but we all have what’s called winter weather. Go (…)

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Thanksgiving Memories of Yesteryear

by mitzimsa on November 19, 2017

  Thanksgiving – Time To Gather  Family & Friends The other day I was talking with a co-worker and she expressed that her 6 year old daughter was sad due to Thanksgiving not getting it’s just due when decorating for the (…)

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The Shops at Montebello for the Holidays

by mitzimsa on December 5, 2016

Holiday Shopping at The Shops at Montebello! Recently I was invited to preview the wonderful holiday experience that Simon Mall The Shops at Montebello will offer you and your family this holiday season! A great place to shop for the largest gift (…)

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Pistachio: A Royal Nut

by mitzimsa on February 26, 2016

PISTACHIO One Cute Little Nut I can’t demand that the entire region’s Pistachio Harvest be set aside for me like the Queen of Sheba. But, I can kick scream and put my foot down when it comes to shearing my supply. (…)

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Kahlua, El Nino & Me!

by mitzimsa on January 28, 2016

When the Temputure Reads Kahlua While the Mid-West and the East Coast hunker down for the Nor’easter over here on the West Coast we’re on watch for El Nino! Not sure of the opinion of other beach babies here in (…)

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Tybee Island Adventure

by mitzimsa on November 11, 2015

Savannah Georgia State Of Mind Over three years ago my bestie (that I’ve known since I can remember) and I decided LET’S TAKE A REUNION ADVENTURE. Which would include the girls that we hung tuff with over the years! Well the first (…)

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Simon Malls: Del Amo Fashion Center Gets Face Lift!

by mitzimsa on October 27, 2015

Good Morning Del Amo Fashion Center! I was recently treated to a wonderful early morning affair, the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly renovation of Del Amo Fashion Center hosted by Simon Malls. I was more then excited to receive this (…)

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Bristol Farms BBQ & Grilling

by mitzimsa on July 17, 2015

All About The BBQ! One of my favorite gourmet food store is Bristol Farms. Truly in this specialty store you can find all of the different products that are required for any cooking adventure! I decided I would take a journey through the (…)

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Pride Time – LGBT Celebration!

by mitzimsa on June 16, 2015

Southern California PRIDE Pride has come to symbolize several things: the long history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender dignity, the freedom of all people to meaningfully and proudly express their sexual and gender identities, and the commitment of LGBT people to (…)

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by mitzimsa on June 11, 2015

How Do You Eat Your Corn On The Cob? I may live in  Los Angeles but I’m Iowa Grown and proud of it!! So today I’m screaming and shouting HAPPY NATIONAL CORN ON THE COB DAY!! I decided that I (…)

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New Orleans Cafe du Monde

by mitzimsa on June 5, 2015

Oh How Sweet It Is!! Talk about a sweet dream…one of the ultimate experiences of New Orleans; Cafe du Monde. Street Music, Chicory Coffee and the light airy pillow of wonderfulness the Beignet.  Brought to Louisiana in the 18th Century (…)

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New Orleans Wine and Food Experience & Barefoot, A Perfect Pair

by mitzimsa on June 3, 2015

 SAVOR NEW ORLEANS FLAVOR I was honored to receive an invite to the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience -Saturday Grand Tasting by Barefoot Wine!  The event took place under the big top of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  The strands of carnival (…)

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Spring Style at The Shops at Mission Viejo

by mitzimsa on April 29, 2015

LOOKBOOK LIVE SPRING STYLE CLOSET GQ and Glamour Magazines invited guest to take a peek at the newest spring style fashion during LOOKBOOK Live held at The Shops at Mission Viejo! This event gave an inside look  into the date-themed style closets. (…)

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Empire: Cookie Bites, Bits and Crumbles!

by mitzimsa on April 15, 2015

I Confess I’m A Cookie Monster So by now I don’t have to tell you, I’m #TeamCookie! I’ve been tracking all the cookie bites, crumbles and checking out what all the cookie monsters have to say!  Why, recently I had a (…)

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The Shops at Mission Viejo

by mitzimsa on April 14, 2015

Glamour, GQ Magazine and The Shops at Mission Viejo Present  LOOKBOOK Live LOOKBOOK Live, Glamour and GQ magazines along with The Shops at Mission Viejo are bringing the hottest trends to life with themed styled closets for him and her, (…)

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Lifestyle Bloggers LA Event

by mitzimsa on March 13, 2015

LA Bloggers Come Together For Cocktails & Conversation! Recently I was invited to the Lifestyle Bloggers LA event hosted by Kitty Bradshaw of and Kyle Langan of   The event was sponsored and held at Tom’s Urban – LA Live (…)

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GMC Denali Slayed The Storm

by mitzimsa on January 21, 2015

Sexy Red Denali Its girl’s night out! We loaded up in the GMC Acadia Denali and hit the 91 Hwy East to Pala Casino Spa & Resort. As the driver, I set back listen to the conversation going on in (…)

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Braised Beef Short Ribs Recipe

by mitzimsa on October 28, 2014

   SHORT RIBS in Red Wine Gravy Reduction Nestled on a pillow of Garlic Mashed Potatoes   This Sunday I want something I can plate in one dish! It’s autumn the season that puts me in the mood for stick to (…)

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Cannabis Edibles Savory or Sweet?

by mitzimsa on October 6, 2014

Cannabis, Marijuana, Pot, Weed or Mary Jane it’s all the same! Gourmet edibles are a big business and everyone has become crazy for cup cakes, doughnuts, popcorn and gourmet flavored ice cream. Food trucks festives, fairs and gatherings deliver the best of the (…)

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by mitzimsa on September 14, 2014

 FOOD ON WHEELS FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS!!  I know you’ve heard the saying “Get in where you fit in” well that’s exactly what has happened over here on the 20TH Century Fox Lot & Plaza! Fox has decided to jump on (…)

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by mitzimsa on September 3, 2014

 Eating  Fruits and Vegetables Of The Season  I’m big on cooking and eating fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables. I so enjoyed the summer fruits and vegetables that taste as sweet and juicy as they looked and smelled! Now that we’re bidding (…)

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Tall Ship’s Festival LA 2014 & One Big Rubber Duck!!!

by mitzimsa on August 22, 2014

World’s Largest Rubber Duck Comes To LA! The waters of the world are her bath tub…Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck will grace the Port of Los Angeles for its west coast debut at the Tall Ship’s Festival LA, Aug 20-24! I (…)

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Travel The California Gold Coast To Wine Country

by mitzimsa on August 18, 2014

 #CaliBloggerRoadTrip I had the pleasure of rolling out on route 101N to take in the California Gold Coast while on a special adventure to California Wine Country with Kitty Bradshaw and a couple other Sisters in Blog.  The first quarter of the road trip (…)

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Barefoot Wine Brunch & Tasting – Newest Release Peach Fusion

by mitzimsa on August 3, 2014

California Wine Country Home to Barefoot Wine After an action packed weekend in San Jose, I took a trip due north by way of San Francisco into California Wine Country.  Impromptu? No, I had the pleasure of dining with Winemaker Jennifer Wall (…)

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Wine Review- Foodies Wine Pairing Made Simple

by mitzimsa on July 9, 2014

A Wine For Every Main Course Often I find myself in conversation about wine with friends and co-workers but when they start with the notes, watery edge, tannins and body comments….I’m like a fish out of water! So I do (…)

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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream – Oh what I would do with you!

by mitzimsa on July 8, 2014

 I’m Screeming For Ice Cream!!!  It’s a few days before my first big BBQ for the summer and I’m on a quest to find plan old every day homemade vanilla ice cream. When I started my search, I found that homemade (…)

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Love Affair: The Untold Secret

by mitzimsa on May 1, 2014

THEY JUST DON’T UNDERSTAND… It’s been two years since I attempted to fall out of love with you, my oldest and dearest friend.  We have been through many tough times together. Why I don’t know how I would have ever made it through (…)

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Potatoes: Fry For A Side Dish

by mitzimsa on March 9, 2014

POTATOES…ANY TIME IS THE RIGHT TIME! For the last few days my husband has requested that I make him fried potatoes. This morning before getting ready for work I decided that I would pull out the skillet and get things popin! If you’re (…)

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Shirley Temple: Cheers To You!

by mitzimsa on February 24, 2014

Shirley Temple: The Women & Her Drink: Right to this day when I’m out on the town and not partaking in sprit’s I order a Shirley Temple.  Some adjustment have been made from the original mocktail as there is a cocktail that also (…)

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Bacon Wave As Seen On TV

by mitzimsa on February 5, 2014

BACON WAVE IT REALLY WORKS! I received the Bacon Wave from a co-worker over the holiday.  He knew that I was a bacon lover by the fact that I would usually bring in bacon every morning to warm in the microwave (…)

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by mitzimsa on January 14, 2014

Holiday Dinner Hotline:  Host A Stress Free Dinner I know there’s a lot of 1st timers out there…Newly married, away from home and can’t make to Mom’s? Whatever your situation may be don’t panic, there’s help just a phone call away!   (…)

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Patron Tequila Social Club

by mitzimsa on January 9, 2014

PATRON SOCIAL CLUB BIRTHDAY GIFT! I’ve been a fan of Patron for the last 25 years, I enjoy the smooth taste as well as the verity that’s offered. I’m one of the belief that Tequila is not to be mixed (…)

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by mitzimsa on January 3, 2014

FOOD:   A SOUTHERN NEW YEARS! I’ve always been made to believe that I must have certain food at the New Year if I wanted my year to move in a positive direction. So I’ve spent every New Year of my adult life (…)

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Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System Review 2….

by mitzimsa on November 14, 2013

Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System Review 2   Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System: If you want a product in your kitchen that can do it all, get yourself a Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System this bad boy is a Slow Cooker, Oven, Buffet, (…)

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Grilled Sandwich Recipe: Chicken Basil Tomato Grilled Cheese

by mitzimsa on November 12, 2013

Grilled Sandwich Recipe:  Chicken Basil Tomato Grilled Cheese  Grilled Sandwich Treat:  When I was a kid there was nothing better than a Grilled Cheese made by my mother.  Now I make them for my grandchildren with different types of cheese (…)

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Caramel Corn Recipe Gone Nutty #Halloween

by mitzimsa on October 24, 2013

Caramel Corn Recipe Gone Nutty!  This is the time of year that I carve one of my favorite things POPCORN!  Don’t get me wrong I eat this light fluffy treat all year long but when Fall rolls around and it’s time (…)

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Piggy Wiggy Kitchen Collection!

by mitzimsa on October 23, 2013

Piggy Wiggy Collection! Can I tell you how much I love my lil piggy, that’s my Joie Piggy Wiggy Collection!  Joie  makes an array of kitchen helpers such as sink strainers, grips, mini fry pans, spatulas an more.  I personally (…)

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by mitzimsa on October 22, 2013

Dunkin isn’t just for Basketball &  Donuts Anymore! Dunkin cookies around here is a normal every day occurrence, I have a lot of little grandchildren their model is ” what’s a cookie without milk ” (learned behavior from the grandpa).  Me I’m not (…)

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California Fashion Plate: Legacy License Plate

by mitzimsa on October 2, 2013

California Fashion Plate:  It’s So LA! Retro-styled plates are now being offered thanks to Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Legacy License Plate bill. As of August 6, 2013 Assembly Transportation Committee passed CA Assembly Bill (AB) 1658. That’s the California Legacy License (…)

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Coffee Mate…You’ve Come A Long Way Baby!

by mitzimsa on September 20, 2013

   Coffee Mate…Makes Coffee Time Anytime!   I’m one of those people that makes my coffee like dessert some time with liquor depending on the time of day! I must say I’ve developed a bit of a sweet tooth in my (…)

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by mitzimsa on August 12, 2013

GUEST BLOGGER:  Invite & Published Too! Guest Blogging  Already!  Thanks to Kitty Bradshaw I publish my first article.  I remember the day… I was sitting at my desk working right along and received an invitation to cover an event on (…)

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by mitzimsa on August 12, 2013

 Taste Of Summer Smells So Sweet! You can do some good eaten in the summer, this is when the fruit and veggies taste the way they should.  Walking through the store you can smell the sweetness of the fruit as (…)

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