Saturday March 27, 2010

Today’s Jen’s List sponsor has MUSIC LESSONS FOR ALL AGES
Join the Band Music Lessons Studio
They have more of what you want in a music program. Private Lessons, Band Classes, Concerts, Recording, and Music Camps. The school features university trained teachers, private lessons and band classes in the same location. Find out what over a 1000 students already know.
Call 818-345-8950 today and register for Music Lessons and the popular band program.
Join the Band is “Where Everyone Plays!”
The Must-have blanket for ALL moms!
The Nuddle Baby Stroller Blanket was designed with an exclusive foot pocket and openings for a 5-point harness to attach on the outside of the blanket – it’s the first blanket made to never fall off baby or stroller again!  This double-sided, super plush blanket was created to keep your baby cozy year-round. Available in Cloud Blue, Oatmeal & Bubblegum Pink. Price: $30.00. Available at Enter code “JEN10” for 20% all orders.
Taxes are due April 15th!!!
Using the latest software in accounting and tax preparation, Deborah Schwartz provides amazing personal service at reasonable rates. She has been working with my father for a few years now and is very professional, reliable and efficient. Call her at 310-988-8850 for more info. Thanks, Jen Levinson
March is National Nutrition Month
It’s not too late to make healthy changes to your family’s nutrition and lifestyle! is a very reputable and fun website, created by a Registered Dietitian and features easy-to-read, entertaining articles from over 200 Registered Dietitians.  SuperKids Nutrition is recognized and listed by the USDA and state board of education sites as a credible nutrition education resource and provides nutrition content, parent Q and A and resources on school websites across 16 states! They help empower parents and kids to grow a healthy family by accessing FREE easy-to-read information, coloring pages and activities, parenting tips for eating, a Super Crew Kids Section, recommended children’s books, and much more!
Hand Me Downs – The Classifieds Site for Moms!
– Have a bugaboo in your garage and don’t know where to sell?
– Have expensive cribs but you are babies are now grown up?
– Exersaucers? Toys? Highchairs? And undersized clothes?
On, you can buy or sell your new and gently used baby + kids stuff.  There is even stuff on there for FREE! The founders of the site are both Jenlist members and created the site with moms in mind.  It is more organized and trusted than other online resale site, its recall list prevents the sale of recalled goods and your items will come from another trusted Jenslist mom! Please visit and start selling your stuff today.
Pepperdine Univ Baseball Game in Malibu
If you have never been, picture a day of pretty decent baseball, plus a view of the ocean and the nice breezes.  Seating is general admission, you buy tickets when you get there for only a few bucks, no traffic, parking is free and about 1 minute walk from the stadium, the kids usually spend much of the time running around as there is plenty of room, and on Sunday’s after the game, the kids get to run the bases and meet the players for autographs.  Game time is 1pm and they usually sell some snacks like hot dogs, sodas, candy, until they run out usually mid-game.
Woodlake YMCA in Woodland Hills Spring Break Camp
March 29th-April 2nd for grades Kinder thru 8th grades. Arts and crafts, sports, cooking projects, Science and more! Financial Assistance is available to those who qualify. Please email or call (818) 348-8284 for more info.
Customers Want to Become your FANS on Facebook and Follow you on Twitter!
For just $150, Suse will set up your Twitter account and Facebook page, and answer all your questions about marketing online. If you don’t have time to manage social media, she’ll show you how to keep your pages looking fresh and actively maintained with minimal effort. Examples of her recent work: and Email today!
Get Up To $2500 For Camp!
The Foundation for Jewish Camp seeks to increase the number of Jewish youth enrolled in Jewish overnight summer camps. The Foundation offers incentives in the Los Angeles area of up to $2,500 over multiple years to 3rd-11th graders who attend one of 23 Jewish camps for the first time. Campers must reside in one of thirteen designated Western states. Go to or call 888-888-4819
Mama Loves Lists
Is a brand new free site to help busy Moms conquer the world….One list at a time. Free Printable Grocery Lists, Packing Lists, Moving Lists, Birthday Party Planning lists etc.
Reverse Aging on the Cellular with a New Skincare Line
Infused with a patented technology called ageLOC. Diminish wrinkles & tighten the skin in a 5 minute treatment with a patented hand-held device the size of a cell phone. Be part of a billion dollar anti-aging company that experienced 142% growth in 2009! NuSkin stock increased from $8/share in 2009 to over $30/share now! Check out & & contact Jennifer at
“Cash for Clothes” at A Definite Maybe!!!
The times have changed and now so has A Definite Maybe. They know that the economy has been hard on everyone so they’ve decided to change things up a bit and offer their customers the option of shopping for new or gently used clothing. Not only can you shop for new items in the store but you can now bring in your gently used designer clothing/accessories for cash or store credit. So if you have current style items in your closet that you never wear or don’t fit, why not turn them into CASH??!! They are looking for: Brand name jeans in all sizes; designer tops, pants, skirts and warms-ups such as Juicy, Ed Hardy, Ankh, Michael Stars, Bebe, Hard Tail, Missoni, BCBG, ABS, Lucky, Betsey Johnson, Twisted Heart, Bejeweled, Gypsy 05, One Life, Free People, etc.; authentic designer handbags such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Tylie Malibu and all other sought after purses and bags; better costume, fine jewelry and sunglasses. You are welcome to start bringing in your spring/summer items on now. No appointment is necessary however all items MUST be in good condition, clean and on hangers. Payout is 45% cash or 55% store credit (good toward anything in the store-new or used) after the item has sold. Store hours are Mon-Sat 11am-5pm. 19710 Ventura Blvd.#104, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 818-348-4950 (corner of Corbin & Ventura next to Michelangelo Salon)
Do You Have Guardianship of Your Children Formalized?
Are your medical intervention wishes down in writing?  Is your estate in a trust?
Answer NO to any of the above, then read on…The Law Offices of David H. Lieberthal is pleased to offer customized familyestate plans, including applicable wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare directives and funerary instructions.  They also offer affordable legal services for small businesses and start-ups.  Most services are offered on a flat-fee basis, and discounted rates are available to Jens List members.  They will travel to your home or office, and night and weekend appointments are also available. Call or email today for a free consultation and quote-(818)568-8544 /
Support for Parents
Have you ever felt conflicted over the various roles you play?
At any point in each day you may be a daughter, a sister, a mother, a wife, a partner, a career person, a woman. Do you sometimes feel lost in all of these roles and wonder “where did I go, who have I become, and who am I?” At the Center for the Psychology of Women, Patricia specializes in helping women cope with pregnancy, infertility, and the demands of a family. As a mom we know that sometimes you just can’t be superwoman. Email visit
MamaCare Groups – A place to connect, share & learn
So much more than a typical Mommy & Me, our groups focus on moms.
They are a great place to:Connect with other moms, Make friends, Share about what it’s really like being a mom, Gain support, Realize you are not alone and Learn about parenting philosophy.
Call Sam at 818-661-8127 for more info. Samantha Bookman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with moms, kids and families in privatepractice in Calabasas.Call for more information about individual or family therapy.
Do You Miss the Support of a Mommy Group?
Want to learn more about your child’s development while having fun with your toddler doing art, music and literacy activities? Check out Little Owls Toddler Group. Taught by Shoshana Ross, a teacher and mother of two with a MA in Education. Weekly topics include behavior, art and early literacy, nutrition and more! Meet moms, share ideas, get support and leave each week with new parenting skills. Visit Classes start April 8!
LIFE AFTER DIVORCE,YOUNG ADULTS,COUPLESPARENTS OF YOUNG ADULTS,50+ WOMEN/MEN, WOMENS,MENS& COED. Group therapy is a successful process that proves to be life changing. In their 25 years of offering groups, they provide the opportunity tolearn new skills, identify with others, reduce isolation and help build selfworth.  “Envision the Possibilities” . INDIVIDUAL, COUPLE, FAMILY AND ADDICTION THERAPY AVAILABLE also. Call 818.986.0600 x 2#/3#   for more info. Locations in Encino and WLA. 90 minutes is $60 – EVENINGS and WEEKENDS available.
Angela is looking for a full coordination planner for wedding in Feb.2011. She lives in Ventura County but will be having the wedding in Big Bear, Ca. They are a young, fun funky couple looking for someone who may specialize in modern weddings with a bit of 50’s vintage. If you are interested please email as soon as possible at
Your Home Videos Transferred to DVD for ONLY $20
But hurry, this offer ends April 10th, 2010. Imagine Video Services specializes in professional videotape to DVD transfers with up to 54 visual chapters at natural scene breaks that the client can see on the TV screen. I.V.S also transfers Super 8 movie film  35mm slides to DVD. Imagine Video Services provides complimentary pickup & delivery services in the L.A.& SFV area. Please see web site for all details. Imagine Video Services | Your Memories To DVD!  (310) 256.7299 or email
FREE Passover family Adventure
Sunday, March 28th from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Travel out of Egypt into the Promised Land – Toil the land and gather parsley for Passover – Watch the ten plagues come to life – Make Holiday crafts for your Seder table – Ride the zip line across the Red Sea to freedom – Bake Matzah over an open fire. Featuring: Music by Robbo, The Reptile Family, Climbing Wall & Zip Line, Moonbounce, Pioneer Living, Arts & Crafts and Nature Hikes & Camp Tours.
Shalom Institute – 34342 Mulholland Hwy in Malibu, CA
Diesel Mechanic Training Program
This program is funded by the Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to assist individuals with training in a high growth industry and job placement with a career path.  Get on the waiting list for this exciting Mechanic training program that will get you on the fast track to receive a Certificate of Achievement & assistance with Job Placement!
Initial requirements include: Positive Attitude – Ability to pass a background check – Class A driver license a plus *not required – At least 18 years of age – Ability to speak, read, and write English
Once Employed Benefits Include: Tools will be provided, After training, at placement, pay ranges from $14-$22 per hour, Career Ladder Opportunities
Benefits may include: Medical/dental/vision plan & Holiday and sick day pay
Do you fulfill the above requirements? Are you interested to find out more about this exciting training opportunity? Call 213-805-4281 Leave your full name/contact number – Indicate that you are interested in the Mechanic training program. You will receive a phone call before the end of March with more info!
Or register online at:
Exercise * Socialize * Learn * Play
ages 2- 3 ½ BALBOA LAKE PARK Tuesdays 9:30 – 10:20
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Thursdays 10:00 – 10:50
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SUNDAYS 9:00 – 9:50
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First class is free $65/4 classes
Downy® Wrinkle Releaser
Just spray, tug, and smooth any time you need to quickly reduce unsightly wrinkles. No iron needed. It’s time you discovered Downy Wrinkle Releaser, the spray that smoothes out wrinkles in seconds, giving clothes a light, airy fresh feeling. Downy Wrinkle Releaser relaxes fibers to help release wrinkles, while also leave clothes with incredible softness.
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Erin Fay Jewelry
Is handmade and comprised of intriguing finds from all over the world. Her wearable art is a fashion-forward mix of semi-precious gemstones, fresh water pearls, and crystals mingled into sterling silver, gold-filled, antique and vintage chains. Many pieces cannot be duplicated and are truly one of a kind. Erin’s collections are a direct reflection of her own personal style and love for unconventional, timeless pieces. Jewelry…Unique as You.
“AMERICA’S NEXT GREAT RESTAURANT” SERVING UP A CHANCE FOR CONTESTANTS TO CLAIM THE BIGGEST PRIZE IN REALITY SHOW HISTORY–OPENING A RESTAURANT CHAIN IN THREE CITIES ACROSS AMERICA. One-of-a-kind Culinary and Business Competition Series to be Produced by Magical Elves, the Emmy Award-nominated Producers of “Project Runway” and “Top Chef.” Do you have the next big restaurant idea? Visit: for more information and to sign up to pitch your idea in person at one of the nationwide casting calls!
Don’t agonize about it, ORGANIZIT!
Do you have garage envy because your garage doesn’t measure up?  The garage organization services industry is now the fastest growing segment in the home improvement market and OrganizIT! is on of the fastest growing garage organization company in Los Angeles.  They are your full service garage organization company, with a level of professionalism second to none. They can help you with;
• Overhead storage racks,
• Slatwall garage organization wall systems,
• Full line of heavy-duty, versatile garage cabinets,
• Garage flooring; interlocking garage floor tiles and epoxy flooring,
• Full line of accessories; hooks, garage shelves, baskets,
• Garage lighting options.
Call or click 1-818-232-7683/, for a free design consultation and let us turn your mess into amazing. OrganizIT! was voted the 2010 & 2009 “Best Garage Design Firm”, by the
National Association of Professional Organizers – Los Angeles.
Scooping Smiles for a GREAT CAUSE!
There is now a great tasting, light and low calorie ice cream that will coolanyone down while lifting the spirits. Lovin’ Scoopful, a rich and creamyice cream that has been developed to support a good cause, and it waslaunched in 2008 by Tim and Maria Shriver, Angelo Moratti and Dan Samson inan effort to empower the human spirit and satisfy taste buds. The company’scommitment to  donate 25% ($50,000 minimum annually) of its profits toSpecial Olympics and other causes it’s the brand’s most important focus.The rich and creamy churned light ice cream of Lovin’ Scoopful has 1/2 thefat and 1/3 fewer calories than other premium ice creams. The delicious andfigure-friendly treat is made with an all-natural base that comes from themilk and cream of cows not treated with the cow growth hormone, rBST. Thisnatural approach promotes a healthier lifestyle while maintaining asuper-premium taste. Lovin’ Scoopful believes that ice cream puts a smile on everyone’s face and Special Olympics exemplifies thepursuit of raising the human spirit. This makes ice cream the perfect product and Special Olympics the perfect cause upon which to build a foundation for Lovin’ Scoopful’s eventual goal of introducing a variety of feel good food products that will each support adifferent uplifting cause. For more information, please visit: Follow on Twitter @lovinscoopful – Become a fan on Facebook:
kokopax eco-classic carrier™
The eco-classic is the premium carrier in the kokopax line.  It incorporates the latest technology in green textile printing and consumer safety.  The 100% cotton canvas fabric is printed using a combination of Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 and GOTS certified dyes.  This carrier features the most advanced technology in shoulder strap construction and a stowable, padded waist belt for added comfort.  A 5-point harness assures safety and security for both baby and parent and the adjustable frame provides the perfect fit for mom or dad.  Using the convenient kickstand, the carrier is simple to load and unload. Distinctive features include a magnetic closure on the storage pocket, lightweight anodized frame and eco-friendly fabrics custom designed in the USA.  Weighs approximately 3.0 lbs.  Meets ASTM F2549 Frame Child Carrier standard.
Bird House Mobiles
Tomorrow, Sunday, March 28th
Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the birdies is? Here in LA, the birdies never really fly away, but it is nice to see everything getting a little warmer. Let’s celebrate the outside with Bird House Mobiles we can put up outdoors! All Sunday drop-in programs run from 2:00-4:00pm 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 3 and over.  Children 2 and under and grandparents are free.  Zimmer Children’s Museum is located on the lobby level of the Goldsmith Jewish Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90048.  Sunday hours are 12:30pm-5:00pm.  Visit or call (323) 761-8984 for further info.
Giving your Jewish Daughter a Hebrew Name
**Rabbi Samansky performed a Simchat Bat (baby naming) for our daughter.  It was such a pleasure working with her throughout the process. She is a mom and understands the little ones’ and tailors everything for each unique family situation. I highly recommend her services for a truly beautiful and memorable event.  Melinda** For generations Jewish boys have been welcomed into the Jewish community with a bris (circumcision).  In the past generation, new traditions have been created to welcome our daughters into the Jewish community as well. Rabbi Dalia Samansky, a Jen’s Lister, is available to help you create a beautiful ceremony to mark your daughter’s entry into the world.  She can help you select a Jewish name for your sweet little bundle as well as create a ceremony your family will cherish forever. For more information email her at
The CVAS Children’s Concert Series
Hosts Linda Arnold in “The Big Top” at 9:30 & 11:00am on Wed., 4/14/10 at the Scherr Forum Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. $9.00, (discount for groups available). Kids 2 1/2 to 7 years old will be delighted with Linda’s wonderful world of crazy clowns, amazing jugglers, prancing ponies, and flying elephants.For info or to purchase tickets, 805.338.3021 or visit website  
MAY 10th@7:30pm-9:00 $40pp/$75 per couple Luxe Hotel, Brentwood CA Panel:Dr. Lolli Lucas Clark, Director of College Counseling – Brentwood School- Dr. Kevin Newman, Associate Director of Counseling/Athletic recruitment – Brentwood School- Gary Clark, Senior Associate Director of Admissions, USC- Bill Tetz, Director of Premium Partnerships, Revolution Prep- Don’t miss the chance to talk with experts well before the pressure time. Visit
50% off haircuts for children and teens.50% off all color services for first time clients. Call Richard at 818-793-8379. Located at CORBIN AND VENTURA in Woodland Hills
You wouldn’t buy a REINDEER for your child at Christmas
So why would you buy a RABBIT for your child at Easter? A rabbit is not a toy, she’s a living, breathing 10 year commitment and NOT low-maintenance! Learn what it takes to care for a bunny: And please post these with your child
Mommy’s Idea Giveaway
Win a Custom Charm from!
Open worldwide!
Contest ends at 11:59 PM EST on Monday, April 5, 2010
Win a Melissa & Doug Play Food Set!
Open to residents of the Continental US.
Contest ends at 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, April 1, 2010
Photography Classes
Spring term photography classes at the Beverly Hills Adult School, call (310) 551-5150 to enroll. Classes meet at the Beverly Hills high school, 241 S. Moreno Dr., BH 90210. Email Instructor Keith Johnson at for more info.

Garage Sales Tomorrow
Sunday, March 28, 2010 from 10:00am-3:00pm.
4912 Libbit Avenue
Encino CA 91436
Sunday 3-28 from 8am-1pm
4933 Strohm Avenue North Hollywood (Toluca Woods), CA 91601