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Holiday gifts, costumes, and craft night!

Ask the Yenta

Dear Yenta, I know it’s early, but I’m already working on Christmas/Hanukkah gifts for my boss.  He usually gives the same fruit basket every year and this year he wants something different.  The price point is around $50 and presentation is key!!  Any Ideas?”

Paulette Macrarons (Bev Hills)

http://www.paulettemacarons.com/gifts.html – assorted colorful flavors – gorgeous!

The Cookie Sandwich Company (San Diego)

http://www.cookiesandwich.com/packaging.php – feels likes it’s homemade!

 

Peanut Butter and Co. (New York)

http://www.ilovepeanutbutter.com/ – you can send a package of six plus their cookbook – who won’t love that!?! It’s perfect for families with kids.

John and Kira’s (Philly)

http://www.johnandkiras.com/SHOP – check out the chocolate figs!

Skinny Skinny (Brooklyn)

http://www.skinnyskinny.com/products/green-gifts-c-3 – a set of organic soaps in a beautiful eco-friendly box that looks like a book!

 

Elegant Cheesecakes (Half Moon Bay, CA)

http://www.elegantcheesecakes.com/ECC_NewandSeasonal_ChristmasHolidays_1.asp– they are works of art – insane!

 

“Dear Yenta, I’m looking for plus-size Halloween costumes that are actually good-looking – HELP!”

I think this site has some awesome options – for everyone – men, woman, teens, toddlers, even dogs – and their prices are fantastic!

http://www.sexyfunstore.com/index.html

A couple of places to go on Halloweenie night!

LACMA Muse Presents: Heroes and Villains Costume Ball, 8:15 pm – 12 am

http://www.lacma.org/support/Muse.aspx#costume

Screening of HALLOWEEN at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Gates open at 5:30pm, screening at 7pm

http://www.cinespia.org/calendar.php

West Hollywood Costume Carnival

http://www.westhollywoodhalloween.com/

Tonight – Friday Night!

Looking for something to do TONIGHT!! Check out the FREE craft night at The Urban Craft Center in Santa Monica!!  From the Studio: Join us on Friday, October 16th from 6-9pm for our first open house of sorts…an opportunity for you to explore our studio, equipment, library books – all of it for free! Bring in your projects, friends, food, and drink. We will be here to answer any questions you may have, share ideas, show you around, or just let you run free on your own. We hope to see you there! http://www.theurbancraftcenter.com/

This weeks Blog!!!

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TR Knight + PARADE = Must-see theater!

Monday, October 12, 2009

I saw the musical, Parade, on Sunday at the Mark Taper Forum. I don’t think I can fully communicate what an incredible experience I had. This was one of the all around BEST shows I have ever seen. I had goose bumps throughout the entire show!

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