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Professional Moves

10/14/14

Professional Moves

Ready to get creative with your menu? We got some advice from two of LA’s hottest chefs about everything from integrating seafood into a holiday meal to making a gourmet snack with leftovers.

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Relic Repurposed

10/14/14

Relic Repurposed

From storage jar to status symbol: the rebirth of the Mason jar

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Layer Up

10/14/14

Layer Up

The key to dressing kids for cool weather is keeping them comfy and warm. With this season’s bounty of casual pieces that straddle the fence, it is super-easy to create a fun, sassy sense of style—whether jumping for joy or romping with Rover.

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Women Who Amaze

10/14/14

Women Who Amaze

Wendy Pasinski Ambitious Athlete. Fearless Competitor. Role Model. Wendy Pasinski has always loved athletics. She was an ambitious college basketball player in Oregon and also ran track and played volleyball—until she lost the use of her legs. On a winter skiing trip at age 20, Wendy took a jump in icy conditions that turned out to be much steeper than she anticipated. She lost control of her skis and flew through the air “like a rag doll,” her friends would later tell her, crushing two of her verte-brae into her spinal cord. She was instantly paralyzed from the waist down.  “I was in the air long enough to know that I was going to come down and break something,” Wendy recalls. “I just figured it would be my arm...

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 Producing ... With Children

10/14/14

Producing ... With Children

The juggling act of a reality TV producer and mom of two

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Verdant Spaces

10/14/14

Verdant Spaces

An ambitious, citywide project to reclaim and revitalize the LA River takes shape in the Valley.

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The View From Here

10/14/14

The View From Here

A showbiz couple and their family of rescue pups delight in an exquisitely appointed hilltop home in Sherman Oaks.

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Girlfriend Game Plan

10/14/14

Girlfriend Game Plan

4 plans for a night out with your gal pals at any age

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Shane’s Story

10/14/14

Shane’s Story

In a series of events kicked off by a supposedly harmless contraceptive drug, Shane would lose her health, her baby and her life. Here Shane’s family shares the full story in the hope that it, along with their new foundation, will save lives.

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Kids Cooking Classes and Bewitched Dining

10/14/14

Kids Cooking Classes and Bewitched Dining

Get Your Spook On at Firefly Firefly in Studio City is conjuring up Halloween spirit on All Hallows' Eve from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. with music, décor and special menu items just for the occasion. Along with regular dinner service, festive dishes include Liquid Eye Ball Ravioli (gelled watermelon mojito topped with carbonated sugar and mint leaf) and Listen to Me (peanut butter and white chocolate mousse “ear” dripping with raspberry and black currant “blood”). Special cocktails in the lounge and dining patio include La Calabaza California/The California Pumpkin (spiced rum, house-made pumpkin spice syrup, lemon and orange juice, candied ginger, with a cinnamon-sugar rim and garnished...

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