The Wine Institute’s Dedication to the Certified Sustainable Program

Living in California, I often take for granted at how cutting-edge we are. Terms like sustainability, Eco-friendly and non-GMO are fast becoming buzz phrases throughout the country at last. Yet, several roots for conservation and sustainability lay in my golden state. I was reminded of […]

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Food, Wine & Films at the Sonoma International Film Festival

The 21st annual Sonoma International Film Festival is officially in the books. Held in the center of California’s Wine Country, the Sonoma International Film Festival kicked off last week for five days of independent feature-lengths, animated shorts, foreign films and documentaries. While respected for its […]

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5 Favorite Bars and Treats from Expo West 2018

I’ll always remember when Along Comes Mary was approaching its first birthday. I attended Expo West, which is now one of my now-favorite yearly events. In 2013, every other item still didn’t quite have an allergen friendly icon on its package. So I felt in […]

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The Snow Queen Brings her Shivering Ways to Canyon Theatre Guild

Living in Los Angeles, people will often assume that all of the celebrity sightings and Hollywood shenanigans go down in, well, Hollywood. That’s not always the case. Sure, Hollywood is home to the stars but did you know several studios and filming sets are in […]

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