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Today in History
National Pink Day
National Columnists Day
US Secret Service is created. (1860)
$12 for 6 Months of Menu Plans from The Fresh 20 ($30 Value)
Skip the takeout and make feeding a busy family easier with this service that does all the planning for you! Stuff happens – work runs late, family emergencies, maybe the kids are more of a handful than usual. Time for The Fresh 20! This online service provides menu plans that are not only cheaper than fast food – they’re also far more nutritious! Subscribers get easy-to-make recipes for complete meals, weekly prep guides and shopping lists that only have 20 ingredients for the whole week. Each recipe feeds four adults or two adults and two kids – complete with leftovers! Give The Fresh 20 a try for six months with this deal for just $12!
Handstand Kids Cookbooks now sold at BED BATH & BEYOND
Specially for Bed Bath and Beyond, they have paired each cookbook kit with a Curious Chef cooking utensil: The Italian Cookbook kit in a pizza box with pizza cutter, the Mexican Cookbook kit in a tortilla bag with a spatula, and the Chinese kit in a takeout box with a mixing spoon. Go to www.handstandkids.com to find the BED BATH & BEYOND store nearest you.
Summer Youth Basketball Program Accepting New/Continuing Players!
SoCal Venom Basketball is an emerging Club Organization geared toward training motivated young athletes the fundamentals of the game. They accept new and continuing players and provide weekly trainings, practices, and clinics. They run year-round, and are currently enrolling for our SUMMER 2011 Session. They have an unparalleled practice structure with unmatched coaching and respectful young athletes ages 9-14. Visit www.socalvenombasketball.com to learn more or contact Coach Andrew Persin at 818 309 9027.
Swim into Summer at the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy
4 time Olympic Gold Medalist, Lenny and his team at LKSA are dedicated to sharing the fun of swimming, water safety, and the prevention of childhood drownings. CBS Just named LKSA one of the best swim lessons in LA: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-swim-lessons-in-los-angeles/. Swimming is a gift for life! Mention this listing and receive a 2 FREE LESSONS! Registration fees not included, one per student, new students only. See what others say about their program at http://lennykswim.com/pictures-testimonials.
Westside JCC – 323-525-0323
JCC at Milken(in West Hills) – 818-464-3315
L.A.’S BIGGEST & ORIGINAL SAMPLE SALE
Saturday, June 25 from 10am-3:30pm
Over 100 Manufacturers selling Samples, Overruns and Overstock Designer Clothing & Accessories for women, men & children at the California Market Center downtown in the heart of the fashion district at Los Angeles & Ninth St. Check for these manufacturers, wholesalers and reps; Emil Rutenberg, Eva Franco, True Religion, Hermes, Gucci, DKNY, Ed Hardy, Nu Paris, David Cline and C.C. Couture just to name a few. Print this out to get in free!
Entertaining Elephants Sunday Sidewalk Sales are back
Starting, Sunday June 25th from 10 am – 2 pm
The last Sunday of every month during farmers’ market hours, come check out the little outdoor bazaar of samples, overstock, slight damages and other various and sundry treasures for your little ones all priced from $5-$20! Summer Sidewalk Sale dates are: June 25th, July 31st and Aug 28th.
Rising Star SUMMER CAMPS
July 11th – Aug 1st
Until midnight, June 24th, get Summer Camp for 25% OFF. Email email@example.com to register your child. This sale is to THANK Jen’s List subscribers. Enroll your child, get 25% OFF and these FREE bonuses:
1: 2 FREE tickets to 1 Summer Show
2: FREE RISING STAR T-SHIRT
Handmade Elephants & Giraffes, Baby Bibs, Burping Cloths
Some samples are on display at Audi’s Hair Studio (19458 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 6, in Tarzana). Perfect for baby gifts or the adult selections are great for yourself or a friend. Pink Ribbon elephants are available to honor breast and ovarian cancer.
Saturday, June 25th from 10am-4pm
Designer label clothes and accessories at amazing prices – this event is not to be missed! Drop by the school between
2646 Griffith Park Blvd. in Los Angeles, 90039
US Consumer Product Safety Commission on the New Crib Standard
Affects the drop side rail crib, a crib’s mattress support, slats, and hardware (now required to be more durable). CPSC will be the main agency enforcing the new crib standards.
Goddess Mamas on Facebook
Are you a mom, who wants to connect with your inner Goddess? Join with others in fostering a supportive and inspiring community of Goddess Mamas. You’ll find:
* Informative articles on all things family
* Communal motherly support
* Updates on family friendly activities
* Invitations to local gatherings and playdates
* Inspirations for becoming your most beautiful, creative and luscious self
50-75% off – Jubilant Jewelry Saturday Sample Sale – Rachel Abroms Studio
Saturday, June 25th from 12-4
Free gift for all who come by. Drinks and snacks will be served! Come treat yourself and stock up on some great gifts!
Rachel Abroms has been designing unique and beautiful jewelry and accessories for the past 10 years. Her jewelry has been sold to over 1500 stores around the world including Neiman-Marcus, Bergdorf-Goodman and Nordstrom and has been featured in all of the major Fashion Magazines including InStyle and People. Celebrity Fans include: Oprah, Eva Mendes and Jessica Biel.
1019 S. Crescent Hgts in LA(corner of Olympic)
Matchmaking for People Looking for Their Perfect Match Rescue Dog
Matchmaking for people and animals. Allow them to find you what you are looking for in a dog. Their goal at Mutt Match is to find the amazing people first and then find your amazing dog for you. Mutt Match is committed to saving lives of dogs while enhancing people’s lives in the process.
CozyEverlyAfter: Adorable & Affordable Handmade Blankets
Looking for a special gift or just a super cute blanket for your baby or toddler? You can find the perfect one at Cozy Everly After. All handmade and affordable. Ranging from minky, faux fur, satin, animal prints, solids and more. Custom orders are available too.
The Stork Stops Here – A Newborn Care Service
Established in 1998 to help meet the needs of expectant, new and veteran parents. The Stork Stops Here, provides the following services to families: Baby Sleep Training, Overnight Newborn Specialist/Baby Nurse Services, Lactation Services, Private Classes (baby care, breastfeeding, nanny training and parenting classes). The Stork Stops Here is committed to providing peerless services to families.
New Mommy Meals That Are Healthy, Delicious & Affordable
A full service private chef and caterer. The new Mommy Meals have been a hit and the service is expanding. Meals can be ordered ahead of time and delivery is available as well. These are great gifts for your girlfriends or family members and are always very much appreciated by the family, especially by Dad. Kristina, owner and head chef, was trained at the Cordon Bleu and has cooked in numerous restaurants around the world. Her approach to food is simple, healthy and low carb. Email Kristina@marzecsmarvelousmeals.com for more information.
New Parenthood + Marital Satisfaction = ?
About the stress between partners with a new baby in the house. A suggestion to “take 5” for effective communication and stronger adult bonding.
The Crayon Box “pARTies”
Get a group of friends together (from 3 years-old to adults) for arts and crafts parties in the comfort of your own home. Choose from unique projects for all ages (mosaic flower pots, decoupage picture frames, sock creature dolls, Sculpey clay animals and mezuzahs, taped journals, or drawing and painting skills etc). What a great way to entertain for birthday parties, sleepovers, summertime play dates or coffee/desserts for friends. The Crayon Box “pARTies” will bring everything that you’ll need for a one-of-a-kind, creative experience with friends! Owned and operated by Nancy Wasserman, Elementary School Teacher & Art Specialist for over 20 years. References are gladly provided. Email info firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
YUM! An apple pie fit for bringing on the road
The Toxins We Are Accumulating in Our Body Creates a Heaviness & a Feeling of Not Being Present
Being toxic is the cause of a lot of weakneses in life. Emotional toxins can decrease energy and cause depression. In the physical aspect the toxins are causing health problems that can be easily resolved. Even cancer and other serious illnesses can be resolved by good nutrition, that was fit to your blood type and your body condition, can be healed. Email email@example.com for a wellness package that was created with the highest integrity (including bodywork, Detox, breathing, nutrition consultation).
BABY PRODUCT WEBSITE – 25% OFF SALE!
Moms, Dads, Grandparents & Caregivers; are you looking for a baby shower gift or just a baby care product www.sugartots.com. Gift, bathing, feeding, potty training, travel, baby & mom organic skin care, travel items & much more. 25% off all products for Jen’s List – use code #SALE25 at check-out until JUNE 30th.
Mr. Blue Oven Mitt Benefit Show
Saturday, June 25th at 11 a.m.
Come out in your coolest PJs for some fun at the “Mr. Blue Oven Mitt” show, benefiting the Pajama Program. The Pajama Program provides PJs and books to young children, many of whom are waiting to be adopted. Tickets are $10 w/$5 donated to the PJ Program. For reservations, call the SVCAC box office at (805) 583-7900. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook, too.
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley
Dreaming of a New Kitchen or Bathroom: Let DKm Design Studio Bring Your Vision to Reality
Contact Debbie for a free in home consultation. DKm will work with all budgets and provide full service design from initial design to full installation. Call (323) 638-4751 or email inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Pre-School Swim Lessons at The JCC at Milken
The JCC at Milken is proud to announce this NEW and EXCITING component to their Pre-school for 2011-12. Once a week, group swimming lessons will be included in the child’s pre-school program at the JCC at Milken in West Hills. Join them as they embark on an amazing 2011-12 school year. In addition, the Early Childhood Center will offer free Morning Parenting Classes for families enrolled in the 2011-12 school year. For more information, call Hanna or Linda at (818) 464-3280.
The Best Books to Read With Your Kids
Fitness Starts With Your Fork
No matter what your age, total fitness begins with the way you fuel your body. Deanna Francke BS Dietetics and Food Science (AKA DF Healthy Chef) can take all the work out of eating healthy, unprocessed, delicious meals. In one visit (weekly, every other week or once a month) she will shop, stock your kitchen with fresh, hand selected produce, snacks, and delicious lunches and dinners. You choose the custom made menu that works best for you. Located on the West Side. Call (310) 245-4095 or email email@example.com.
A Taste at The Grove – A day of culinary indulgence
Saturday, June 25th from 11am – 7pm
Join Los Angeles magazine and The Grove for a full day of culinary indulgence. Enjoy cooking demos, learn unique recipes, sample tastes from restaurants at The Grove, and more!
DOES YOUR TWEEN or TEEN DAUGHTER LOVE TO WRITE?
You are in luck! Hosted by professional writers from diverse backgrounds, WRITE ON GIRLS is an unique retreat just for girls. Check it out and nab a spot for your daughter and she’ll enjoy 5 magical nights and six creative days (Sunday-Friday) of writing fun. Mention Jen’s List for FREE transportation to our retreat near Santa Barbara, a $50 VALUE. For more info, call (323)314-4002 or visit www.writeongirls.org.
Free Loans: Interest Rates Are at a 30 Year Low So Now Is the Time to Refinance
You can easily lower your monthly mortgage payments by refinancing to a lower interest rate, saving you thousands of dollars. Interest rates are at a 30+ year low right now so take advantage of this. Richard Shuben has been a mortgage broker for over 16 years and is also an attorney. He will find the best rate for you and the loan can cost you nothing. Go to someone that knows the law and is looking out for your best interest. Call (818) 883-9473 for more information.
Little Edwin’s Triumph is a Public Charity That Benefits Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Little Edwin’s Triumph presents “Fall Fairytale Fantasy” benefiting JDRF in honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month (November) featuring Fairy Queen Flutterby and a plethora of other amazing performers of all talents. Official location and date and time to be released soon. On ways to help raise awareness on the prevention and education visit www.JDRF.org and for information about having a storytelling for your own charity, birthday or school contact Robin, aka: Fairy Queen Flutterby today at (805) 616-6921.
The 10 Best Cities for Families on Shine
Experienced Professional Guitar Player Teaches Guitar & Bass in Your Own Home
Paul custom makes a program personally molded to the student so that student will meet their goals and beyond with the guitar or bass guitar. Lessons occur at a regularly scheduled time on a weekly basis. Paul’s fee is $50 for an hour of instruction and travels to the student and services most locations in Los Angeles. He is accepting students for the summer. For a free consultation, call (818) 314-6209.
Snazzy Sun Shades at Zimmer Children’s Museum
Summer is officially here! For these long days enjoying the wonderful weather at the beach or the park, you need rockin’ visors to protect your gorgeous faces from those rays! Design one perfect for you! All Sunday drop-in programs run from 3-4pm and are free for members and $3.00 per child for non-members (in addition to the entrance fee). Entrance fee is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 2 and over. Children under 2 are free and Grandparents are free on Tuesdays. Located on the lobby level of the Goldsmith Jewish Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, 90048. Sunday hours are 12:30pm-5:00pm. Visit http://www.zimmermuseum.org or call (323) 761-8984 for further information.
Home or Business Window Cleaning – Let The Sunshine In!
Scenic View Window Cleaning Has been cleaning Residential and Commercial windows in Ventura County and the West San Fernando Valley for fifteen years. Estimates for Ventura County are free. The Owner/Operator, John Page guarantees 100% satisfaction! Besides windows, Scenic View cleans Mirrors, Chandeliers, Remove hard water damage, Wood shutters, Gutters and doownspouts and Pressure washing homes and driveways. Contact John Page at 805-612-3471