In a “Chicago Minute” – The yummy adventures of TGFRL

Sometimes you just need to kick off the beginning of fall with a last-minute trip – or you are married to a TV producer who sometimes has to travel in the line of duty and you stow away!  So, a couple of weeks ago in the post-Maui haze, on September 11th in fact (though I didn’t realize until right before the plane took and hour … Continue reading In a “Chicago Minute” – The yummy adventures of TGFRL

My lipstick and I are home at last! (For a few weeks)

This picture seems like a hazy dream, but it was last month when I was on vacation in Maui with Mr. TGFRL, C-bomb and friends. You know how sometimes you don’t see a friend for months and you meet for a drink only THEN realizing that there is no way to properly catch up. I missed you blog, I did, but somehow I got on … Continue reading My lipstick and I are home at last! (For a few weeks)

Russian Night Out at new Mari Vanna LA

My social life these days is hilariously unpredictable in pace. It’s an odd and mostly satisfying mix of family life (our version- since everyone’s is different) and hanging out with the friends I had before and the ones I made after becoming a wife and mommy. The downside – there always is one- is that there is only so much time and so many things … Continue reading Russian Night Out at new Mari Vanna LA

TGFRL Spring “Intermission” at La Costa Resort in Carslbad, California – Photo Essay

There is never enough vacation, but the benefits of having a life “intermission” are extraordinary. I always feel exuberant and uplifted when I transport to a different place, city, beach or mountain. It’s like the benefit of 15 minutes of sunlight (despite my anti-sun issues I’ve been deep breathing for a bit in the gentle spring sun these days) but it lasts longer. Now I … Continue reading TGFRL Spring “Intermission” at La Costa Resort in Carslbad, California – Photo Essay

Bond Girl Birthday – Photo Essay

A few days after the TGFRL Birthday Jubilee, I am finally living in a clean house, going to yoga and no longer in a permanent state of “bash prep.” By all accounts, my Miss March birthday season was a rousing and rollicking success. Sparklers, 007 cake, martinis and kitschy Blue Hawaiian cocktails plus my festive guest list made for a memorable closing night of my … Continue reading Bond Girl Birthday – Photo Essay