December 13 2017

Sitting Pretty: A Girlfriend’s Guide to a Mindful (and Joyful) Life
I LOVE this book! You will too! You’ve heard all about mindfulness, right? Now, Sitting Pretty is here to help you become more present so that you can be stay focused, less overwhelmed and happier in all of your relationships (and the one with yourself!) To be more mindful you have to pay attention to all things… from the mundane tasks to the exceptional experiences. This book will help you with easy weekly suggestions to practice being mindful and present bringing you joy and appreciation for each moment in life!
Today in History
Ice Cream Day
Violin Day
The Clip-on tie is created. (1928)
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BIRD & VINE Holiday Warehouse Flash Sale
Wed., Dec. 13th & Sat., Dec. 16th
AMAZINGLY soft and cozy Burnout Fleece and Jersey along with awesome Modal styles available. New Printed Bombers, Motorcycle & Military Jackets, Zip Hoodies, Tees, Tanks, Pants, Trucker & Dad Hats, Dresses and Skirts are just of the many styles they have. Items starting at just $10. Tons of styles. Incredibly super soft fabrics. Many of these styles are current merchandise sold in high end retailers and resorts like Equinox, Bar Method, Yogaworks, Ritz Carlton, St. Regis, Four Seasons, Loews, MGM and Caesars Palace. Cash or Check only. If you can’t make it but want to come, call 818.400.3031 for a shopping appt.
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Still looking for the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for that special little one in your life?
MAM has the perfect gift suggestion for you.  While supplies last, receive a FREE pack of festive MAM Winter pacifiers when purchasing a set of MAM Personalized Pacifiers!
Start Off The New Year With An Excellent Parenting Class – Breakthrough Parenting®
Tuesdays, Jan. 2nd-March 6th from 6-8pm in Santa Monica
Breakthrough Parenting® classes take you through 10 lessons that will teach you to communicate effectively with your child, discipline with love, and build healthy self-esteem. These parent education classes are also designed to help you understand child development including how children think, behave, and engage in conflict. Breakthrough Parenting® techniques have been developed through 30 years of psychological research using excellent parenting techniques.
Why Closing Isn’t The Only Skill In A Salesperson’s Toolbox
Introducing the coolest iMessage Holiday Sticker Pack from Stuck On You
Personalize your Christmas photos and messages with Stuck On You’s versatile, high quality (and hilarious) stickers. Their clever stickers operate on iOS 11, allowing you to share Yuletide fun with friends and family around the world. Simply download it for free on the iMessage App Store and you’re ready to go! The stickers are super easy to use. You can resize, use multiple stickers and add stickers on messages and photos that have already been sent.
Cookie & Baking Hacks to Save Your Holidays
Gosili Introduces The First All Silicone To-Go Coffee And Tea Cup That Holds Its Shape
GoSili cups are 100% European grade silicone with an embedded stainless steel ring to hold its shape. It won’t collapse when gripped. GoSili’s patented technology paves the way for a new drinking experience and is the perfect alternative to plastic to-go cups. Dishwasher and microwave safe, just pop it in the microwave for a quick reheat. Easy to use, easy to clean, easy to GoSili. A great gift idea for the holidays.
White Christmas Sing Along at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Saturday, December 23rd at 3pm & 8pm
Extend the warm holiday feelings at our pre-concert holiday lounge. Come early for holiday treats and a complimentary holiday cocktail to start the festivities! Where else can you enjoy a cherished holiday tradition – watching this beloved 1954 film – with thousands of like-minded revelers than at Walt Disney Concert Hall? Ages 6 and older. Call 323.850.2000.
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Kids Like Me After School Enrichment Classes
January 8th-March 23rd from 3:30-5:30pm
Kids Like Me offers a number of after-school programs for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs in the Los Angeles area. These programs are designed to promote fun and engaging activities under the careful supervision of highly trained professionals. Each class is adapted to fit the unique needs of the participants and encourages creativity, active participation, and the development of important social skills. Contact for more info.
Wrap Up Precious Toes In Your Choice Of Beloved Pediped Originals® Styles
pediped offers a range of gift boxes that include a plush purple baby blanket in addition to pediped Originals shoes. A perfect bundle to welcome a new walker.
The Vocal Station in West Hills
All Ages / All Styles! Expand Range, Power, Confidence. Voice Coach with 21 years experience coaching singers/developing artists. Prepare for auditions, create professional demo, songwriting from format to fruition. Call Tammy at 818-822-7228 and visit to see all of the many services we have to offer! Inquire now for “Holiday and New Year” Special Pricing and Discount Packages. “Master Your Craft” as a singer with techniques that will bring out the “very best” in you!
Intro to Radiant Body Yoga
Sunday, January 14th from 12-2pm
Start off the New Year with an introduction to Radiant Body Yoga with visiting yogini Jennifer Goodman of Chicago! Developed by Kia Miller, RBA is a holistic approach, combining vinyasa and Kundalini traditions. These practices are designed to awaken each practitioner to his or her higher nature. They offer a potent combination of physical posture, breath work, kriya, meditation, and chanting. They increase strength, build vitality and create mental clarity. $30-$35
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Holiday Sing-Along
Saturday, December 16th at 11am & 2:30pm
Pre-Concert Winter Wonderland Party! Free hot chocolate and coffee courtesy of The Corner Bakery, plus photos with Santa and more! Accompanied by Walt Disney Concert Hall’s huge pipe organ, a choir and a jazz combo, you’ll enjoy singing everything from “Silent Night” to “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” hosted by the hilarious Melissa Peterman. A jolly good time for the entire family!
Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
Dr. Accortt is specialized in evidence-based therapies such as cognitive processing therapy for trauma and interceptive exposure for panic disorder. When appropriate, she integrates motivational interviewing, solution-focused, and interpersonal approaches into her practice to help individuals and groups navigate the following emotional experiences: Infertility, Prenatal depression and anxiety, Postpartum depression and anxiety, Traumatic birth experience, Life transitions, Challenging relationships & New onset and chronic illness. Wondering whether you might need professional help? Visit
Mobile Notary and Loan Signing Agent
She offers mobile notary and loan signing services to the San Fernando and Simi Valley areas. She is available for service appointments seven days a week. She has been a notary for 15 years. Call or text for an appointment at 818-357-0208. See the reviews on Yelp and Goggle.
As You Prepare For The Holidays, Are You Also Preparing For Tax Time?
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Time Share Available
December 17th-20th
2 bedroom, 2 bath condo available at Westin Desert Willows in Rancho Mirage. Condo includes 2 bedrooms each with attached living rooms with 2 full size bathrooms and 2 full size kitchens. Property contains several swimming pools, water slides, bbq facilities, golf, tennis, spa, etc. $350/nite for both rooms. Email