Wednesday April 7, 2010

10% off swim lessons from Head Above Water Swim School
Today’s Jen’s list sponsor is a premier swim lesson provider in all of Southern California and has taught thousands of children to swim. They offer lessons in your private home or in one of their heated pools in Century City, Beverly Hills, West LA, Pasadena, Playa Vista, Burbank and Westlake Village. All instructors are Red Cross certified in CPR, have years of aquatic experience. Visit or call 888-990-7946 for more information. Offer good for new clients only
Today in History
The musical South Pacific, by Rodgers and Hammerstein, opens on Broadway.(1949)
The World Health Organization (WHO) is founded. (1948)
“The need is constant, the gratification is instant. Save a life, Give Blood”
Donate at The 3rd Annual Bay Laurel Blood Drive
April 29, 2010. 9am to 3pm
24740 Paseo Primario, Calabasas
To make an appointment, please visit Sponsor code:Baylaurel.  Any questions, feel free to contact Coordinator Erin at
Come out and enjoy Music in the Park at La Tijera Center for Children!
April 10th from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.,
Brought to you by the La Tijera United Methodist Church: celebrate the Month of the Young Child with us. Come for games, arts & crafts, food, face painting and music. Admission: $3.00 for ages 2 – 5; $5.00 for ages 6-12; $7.00 for 7 on up!
7400 Osage Avenue in Westchester
DriveWise Auto: Charity Driven Auto-Buying and Leasing
Looking for a car?  Look no further!  DriveWise Auto has been able to help many Jen’s List members buy and lease their new and used vehicles, and they would love to help you or anyone you know!  They are a Charity Driven Auto-Buying and Leasing Service that gives its clients the ability to buy or lease their vehicles AND to be socially responsible at the same time. DriveWise Auto will very literally do all the work, guarantee competitive pricing, a hassle-free experience, AND provide added-value by making a charitable donation as part of every purchase or lease.  Now in their 3rd year of business, DriveWise Auto has donated in nearly $50,000 to more than 200 client-chosen charities, all while providing great pricing, and great service.  Ask yourself this: if “CarPlace A” and “CarPlace B” have the same vehicle available, but “CarPlace A” offers amazing concierge service, completely unbiased advice, no pressure, a more competitive price, AND contributes to charity….where would you buy or lease your car? Even if you just have auto-related questions, call, e-mail or visit the DriveWise Auto website: 818.345.5555 / /
Are you a self-described returnaholic?
If so – please – he would love to speak to you about a project he is working on.
Benefits of Cranio Sacral Therapy for Infants and Toddlers
April 29th at 7:00 PM
Ellen Steinberg, Cranio Sacral Expert and practitioner comes to the OTB center to discuss the value in this treatment to help babies who have experienced birth trauma, pro-longed time in the birth canal, C-section, and sleep disturbances.  Much has been published about the value of this treatment in this regard. All learning lectures are held at the OTB Center in Woodland Hills,  Please call (818) 348-PLAY for more information and to register, or
HGTV has just unveiled the details of the HGTV Green Home 2010
The eco-friendly home, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is part of the grand prize package valued at almost $800,000 that features a 2010 GMC Terrain and $100,000. The HGTV Green Home Giveaway opens for entries on Friday, April 16th and viewers can get an insider’s peek at the fully furnished, custom-designed home during the HGTV Green Home 2010 special, premiering on Sunday, April 18th. In addition, online users can see a photo gallery and a 360-degree virtual tour of the third annual HGTV Green Home at
Music Therapy Center
Classes, mommy and me and therapy
For more info, call (310) 344-6665

“Live It Up/Laugh It Up” Comedy Night with Paula Poundstone and Bobby Collins
Shutters on the Beach Hotel-Tues., April 27th at 7pm(Doors open at 6:30pm)
This event raised over $7,000 last year. Again this year, all proceeds will benefit McKinley School’s visual and performing arts programs that are co-sponsored by the generous folks at PS Arts. There will be a live auction, with “Date Night” packages including Santa Monica Pier, Rustic Canyon, the Fairmont Miramar and a weekend at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Laguna Nigel.  The event is open to the public. Tickets for the benefit are $30 before April 21st, then $40, and are on sale now at Admission price includes an after-party featuring dessert and coffee donated by Shutters and live music by McBand. For more info, contact (310) 828-5011
Spring Boutique – vendors still wanted!
Event is scheduled for Wed. April 28th from 3pm – 10 pm in Woodland Hills.
Please email Nicole at or Kat for more information!
Mindful Mommy/ parenting classes
2 new classes -starting next Sunday April 11th and another on Monday April 12th. The Monday class will be at Noon and the Sunday class will be at 12:30. The class is located in Beverly Hills . If you say you saw this on Jen’s list you’ll receive a discount. Email to register. You will explore breathing meditation, eating meditation, walking meditation, compassion and loving kindness practice, work with anger, anxiety, desire, joy and our ability for clear seeing. The class is designed for mom’s to have time for themselves to recharge and to learn mindfulness tools that they can teach to their children. The research has shown that practicing mindfulness can have a profound effect on our bodies, minds and overall well being. Taught by Cathy Heller Reinstein, a very gifted/inspired and compassionate teacher on the subject of mindful awareness. She has been fortunate to study and train with some of the leaders and fore-runners of these wonder-filled tools. There will be a new class starting soon in the Valley, details to follow.
Handmade Photo Pendants Handmade pendants on wood/glass using your own photos
Unique and affordable – get your Mother’s Day orders in early!
West Valley Playhouse Children’s Theatre – Comical spin on “Sleeping Beauty”
Adults acting for kids. Come see what really happened when two good fairies and a magical frog help set the story straight and make sure everyone lives happily ever after. Saturdays at 1:00pm April 10th, 17th and 24th. Tickets 818-884-1907 Kids $8 Adults $12. We are located at 7242 Owensmouth Ave. Canoga Park, CA. Email for more info
Family Picnic and Family Fusion
Join Rabbi Oren and Hazzan Stein on Friday, April 9th at 5:15pm where parents can pray and kids can be kids! Come with your own dairy picnic, followed by a brief and engaging version of a Shabbat Fusion service. Young familes are welcome, kids can wander, and parents have a “grown up” opportunity to welcome Shabbat.
6025 Valley Circle Boulevard in Woodland Hills
818) 346-3545
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Serious Organic Living – How Green Can You Go?
Georgette Westerman Interiors 
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Are you participating in a fundraising event?
For Autism, Breast Cancer, AIDs, or any other very worthy cause? Host a Silpada Designs jewelry party and Claire will donate 50% of my profits to benefit your cause.  She will help you plan a fun party that will help your reach your fundraising goals.  Everyone loves handcrafted sterling silver jewelry especially when it comes with a lifetime warranty!  Check out the catalog on-line or contact or (805) 501-4548
Webinar on Cesarean Recovery and Scar Care in the Post-Partum Period
New York physical therapist and author of “Ending Female Pain: A Woman’s Manual,”  Isa Herrera, MSPT is leading this webinar, hosted by ICAN: The International Cesarean Awareness Network. It is geared toward new moms and healthcare professionals who are looking to learn techniques to get relief from scar pain and restore the abdominal muscles after a cesarean. On Sunday, Apr 11th at 7pm EST, free for ICAN members or $15 for non-members. Go to for more information and registration.
10 Good Buys and 10 Bad Buys at Thrift Stores
Livi.Lu.Lu knows everything a girl wants!
Check out this funky, reusable grab bag that includes Sparkling Fab and Fruity Lotion,  Shimmering Shower Gel, Glittery Lip Balm, and fun nail polish. Spa flippies are also included so painted piggies dry perfectly. And the set also includes colorful little rubber balls perfect for tossing with your BFF.  Oh, and don’t forget the shimmery “LOL”, “Wow” or “Whatever” ornament and peace and love stickers also packaged in because, really, that’s what Livi.Lu.Lu is all about.
Why Physical Education is Important for Your Children and much more
Join Chef Amanda for some delicious hands-on cooking classes!
All levels welcome and every class includes a complete meal with wine. Amanda is a professional chef and teacher. She can come to your home for a private class. Contact her at or call 310 980 0139. April Classes are listed online
Virtual treasure trove of expert skin care ideas & reviews
Buy one $8 hair clip and get a free $8 hair clip of your choice
New Customers only. Leave note at check out mentioning “jen’slist”, do not add to shopping cart. Expires: June 1, 2010
Construction Company in Northridge looking for full time Executive Assistant
The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude, great communication skills, and ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects. Marketing experience is a plus. Enjoy the warmth and satisfaction of a small business while making a big impact in the community. If interested please email with cover letter and resume.
You don’t have to hire a sales team to grow your business
You can be part of the most effective referral networking TEAM in your community! TEAM Referral Network turns success-oriented business people into a strong team of networking professionals who work together to build their businesses by referral. Building a business can be challenging and expensive. Why tough it out alone? Relationship marketing is a better, smarter way of doing business. TEAM Referral Network members know that working as a team! Karen Cormier is the Director in the west San Fernando Valley, through Ventura County. There are openings in: Woodland Hills/Calabasas/Simi Valley/Westlake/Thousand Oaks. There will be a business mixer, Tuesday April 20th at Fiamme 3731 E Thousand Oaks, Blvd. Thousand Oaks, Ca 91362. To learn about TEAM, and see where there is an opening in your area, or to get the details on the mixer, please contact: or (818) 618-8867
“Mind and Body Group Yoga Therapy”
This is a group that combines yoga and psychotherapy. The group will be led Dana Season, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Robin Ramirez, a Certified Yoga Instructor. The goal is to open the body through yoga and access the emotional centers and experiences that are stored in the body and then, to discuss in a small and supportive group setting the thoughts and feelings that manifest. The mind and body are one and to feel fully integrated and balanced both must be attended to. Discussions will be about women’s issues, empowerment, anxiety and depression. How to navigate relationships and conflict with family, friends, and partners. Coping tools for stress, transitional life issues and fears. As well as building self-esteem. It’s an opportunity to open, explore, reflect, process, support, and nurture your entire being. $25 per session  –  6 session workshop –  Starts APRIL 18TH SUNDAY 1PM-2:30PM at Inner Power Yoga in Calabasas. Pre-registration is required and space is limited! Call 310. 288. 6613 for more info!
Spring Cleansing!
Isagenix it is the perfect time to do some much need Spring Cleansing! Summer will be here in no time.  That means bikinis and board short shopping is fast approaching and there is no better time to take your health/wellness to the next level. The Isagenix Cleansing and Fat Burning System will allow you to lose weight, gain lean muscle mass, have more energy, better mental clarity, improved nutrition, and check this out! You get to eat kick butt/healthy Isa Delight Chocolates! Isa Delights are the only chocolate in the world that helps with weight loss and food cravings!To book your one on one FREE health consultation today, contact Brittney Kara at (818) 429 2568 or
Double your skin’s elastin fiber in two months guaranteed! Simple pearls you apply to your face day and night will do the work! Want to stop aging at cellular level? Try products that work! Two billion dollar anti-aging company! Free demos. Sandra 818-219-4472 or / Looking for ways to work, out of your own home?
Cabinet Company
Wood Design & Art C.M.D, Inc.  is an established family owned and operated company, with a staff of professional in – house Architectural Designers, Factory Fabrication, Custom Stain and finishing, and expert installation. Wood Design & Art C.M.D, Inc.  has  consistently  provided  top  quality  products  and  service to  all  of  our  clients,  Serving Southern  California  for  over 25  years. Mention Chris Jackson & receive a discount!
7323 Ethel Ave in North Hollywood, CA 91605
818 – 765 – 2348
How to reuse last year’s container’s potting soil

Housesitter Lead
Email Elaine at – Great references available
Dentist Lead
From Jens List member
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