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Thanksgiving Giveaway: Headspace

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I’ll be volunteering most of today; here’s a recap of this holiday from the last few years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009.


Been feeling extra thankful lately – some wonderful things have been happening, but also, for the last few months, Abe and I have been meditating every single morning, together.  (Julius too.)

We use  Headspace.  I’ve blogged about this app before, but this time I’ve actually stuck with it.

Mindfulness has been, in the subtlest ways, kinda incredible.  It definitely makes me more aware of everything – not just the good, but the bad, too.

Here’s an intro video:

The trial is free, but I’ve earned enough hours to give away a month’s subscription!  I’m not being sponsored by Headspace, I just really believe in them and want to share with you.  If you’d like to win, just leave a comment saying why.

Happy Thanksgiving!  My video with Leslie for TheLip.TV is now up – if you’re struggling this Holiday, know you’re not alone.  I’ve been there.


Giveaway: LA Weekly Sips and Sweets

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I feel very connected to the Los Angeles Dessert World – below are some of my favorite places – and just a handful of what you’ll experience at LA Weekly’s Holiday Event – Sips and Sweets – on Sunday, December 7th from 2-5pm at The Majestic Downtown + The Reserve.

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(clockwise from top right: Rockenwagner, Republique, McConnell’s Ice Cream, Flores and the Ladies Gunboat Society, Nickel Diner, Proof Bakery, Clementine, Huckleberry)


Along with the gobs and gobs of sugar, you’ll be able to sample cocktails from the city’s best mixologists, plus knock some shopping off your list at their artisanal vendor village.

I’ve got a giveaway for my Angeleno Sugar Plums so you can attend for free.  All you have to do is enter below.  See you there!

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Giveaway: Put a Raw Egg on It

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When I visited Italy – long before T.A.D. – I discovered the secret to a really great pasta sauce: raw egg.


Davidson’s Safest Choice sent some coupons to try a dozen.  I found them at the local grocery store.


Since they’re pasteurized, I threw one in at the end of cooking a quick dinner…



…Collard Greens, TJ’s Bruschetta Sauce, and Parmesan Cheese.

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Silky, creamy magic.


If you’d like to try some for yourself, let me know what you’re excited to put a raw egg in.  Just leave a comment below (US only).