May 2 2018

Rose City Massage Therapy – Soothing Massage
for Moms
Treat yourself to a healing massage to restore balance and invigorate the mind and body! Vanessa is a women’s massage therapist specializing pregnancy, Swedish and deep tissue massage. New clients can enjoy a full hour of relaxation massage at a lovely boutique spa in Pasadena for just $60 during this promotion. Services include in-home bookings for busy moms, baby showers, bridal showers and parties. Contact Vanessa of Rose City Massage Therapy at 818-279-4391.
Today in History
* Date Your Mate Month
* Foster Care Month
* Gifts from the Garden Month
* Lupus Awareness Month
* National Barbecue Month
* National Bike Month
* National Blood Pressure Month
* National Hamburger Month
* National Photograph Month
* National Recommitment Month
* National Salad Month
* Older Americans Month
Brain Cancer Awareness Month
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
Baby Day
Brothers and Sisters Day
Good Housekeeping Magazine first hits the newsstands. (1885)
Lou Gehrig plays in his 2,130th game, a baseball record that will last for 57 years until Cal Ripken come along. (1939)
The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools 6th Annual The Event
June 1st at the Calabasas Civic Center
Join this elegant and unforgettable evening of food, wine, auctions and entertainment(Pine Mountain Logs)! The city center will be transformed into a sophisticated block-party setting under the stars. Enjoy tastings from premier local restaurants and wineries while perusing must-have, one-of-a-kind auction items during the silent auction. The soiree will include a beer garden featuring local craft breweries and the evening will culminate with a live concert performance that will literally have you dancing in the street! It’s the perfect opportunity to spend time with friends and new faces creating memories and experiencing The Event like never before. Don’t miss the party of the year!
Bringing Down the House – 2018 Live Showcase
Sunday, May 20th at 6pm at The Wiltern I am SO proud to announce that my son, Zach’s, band( was chosen to be a part of this AMAZING event! Bringing Down the House is a chance for talented musicians, ages 13-19, to connect with music industry insiders through interactive workshop sessions and showcase their talent on legendary stages nationwide. eight all-teen bands/musicians were selected to participate. Tickets are FREE! Bring your family and friends. It’s going to be a GREAT night! See you there!
Beyond Enough: Girl Empowerment Conference for girls ages 10-18
Sunday, May 20th from 10am-2pm at A.C. Stelle Club in Calabasas
On behalf of InnerStarGirl (ISG) and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV), they are so excited to announce the 1st Annual conference of its type, focusing on: Self Awareness, Social Awareness/Social Media, Building a Girl Tribe/creating community support, and an interactive Q&A Panel made up of a diverse group of career/college women and teens. There is a $25 charge for the conference that covers lunch and their day supplies. Register at
Things You Should NEVER Buy at a Grocery Store
Get Produce Straight From Farms, Delivered Right To Your Door, For 30-50% Less Than Grocery Store Prices!
I ordered it and there is NOTHING imperfect about it! SO impressed! Did you know that 20% of the fruits and vegetables grown in the US never make it to grocery stores, often because of how they look?
At Imperfect, they believe that there is no reason to waste perfectly good fruits and vegetables. All boxes are customizable-you pick your produce and how often it arrives. Get $10 off by visiting You will not be disappointed!
Every Lunch Matters Provides Food Vouchers To Hungry Students In LBUSD
My stepsister, Mary Sramek, founded Every Lunch Matters when she realized students were going hungry in LBUSD. The policy of the district is to restrict students who do not have money or credit to a milk & a piece of fruit. She was determined to make it easy to help hungry kids at school. Your donation can be made to your school of choice. If your choice has received enough donations to satisfy the needs of the hungry students at that particular site for a month, your donation will be redirected to the “most needy” category. 100% of your tax deductible donations go towards food vouchers for hungry students. Partnership opportunities available. Email
The Small Wonders Foundation Junior Advisory Council Annual “Small Wonders Rocks” Benefit Concert
Sunday, May 6th at The Mint in LA from 11am-4pm
The Small Wonders Foundation’s mission is to provide life-changing surgeries for children born with congenital birth defects from all over the globe as well as in the United States. 
“Small Wonders Rocks” will feature talented artists and youth bands from all over the Los Angeles area. Come see the following bands perform: Knives & Daisies, Simon XL, Mr. No, Designated Driver, Molly Sierra, Antidote(my son’s band!), Stereo Fidelity, Ampersand, Sick of Sarah’s, This is Fun, Sierra Canyon Youth Band, TBD, Jazz Poodle, Bleach! and Sierra Canyon Blues Band.
Fling into Spring with Glowing Skin
Celebrity Esthetician and Founder of Naturally Bare, Deidre is celebrating her new arrival to Spa Lourdes located in Agoura Hills. Deidre is a master esthetician, skincare educator, and aromatherapist who specializes in Skin rejuvenation. Enjoy:
Sangria Enzyme Facial for antioxidant, exfoliation and hydration
Silk Peel for All Skin types
Microdermabrasion with Oxygen and Anti-Aging Serum
Each of the above treatments regularly $150. Jen’s List Members – Only $60. Offer expires May 1st.
Call 310 694-7778 or email

Join Caudalie in Century City for a Girl’s Night Out! 
Thursday, May 3rd from 6-8pm at Caudalie Century City
Private shopping event benefitting Fran Drescher’s Cancer Schmancer Movement. 
– Wine from Caudalie’s family vineyard Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte in Bordeaux, France.
– Complimentary mini facial treatments.
– Deluxe 3 piece gifts with purchase.
Caudalie will donate 20% of the proceeds from the event to Cancer Schmancer. RSVP at Call 424.313.8629 for more info.
10250 Santa Monica Blvd. in LA, 90067
Minors Can Refuse Mental Health Treatment In Some U.S. States
Valley Cat Music Is Open for Spring – and They’re Hiring
Valley Cat Music has been bringing Music Together, the int’l award-winning early childhood music & movement program, to the Valley since 2011; now they’re looking for new teachers to keep the groove going, build new classes, & join a community of amazing families. The next MT teacher training is June 1st-3rd in Palm Springs. Email or text 323.528.6656 if interested or already trained!
New spring classes for children 0-5 start now-June 3rd in Burbank, Valley Village, and Sherman Oaks. Register at 8 weeks $200 + $25 new member fee. Demos free 1st week; $25 drop-in fee.
Body-Mind-Dance Summer Program
June 25th-29thand July 2nd-6th in West Hills
Professional Dancer/Choreographer, Natalie Willes is hosting a summer intensive open to dancers of all levels, ages 8-13. This elite program will feature high level training classes led by Master teachers and Professionals in the areas of Health/Nutrition, Etiquette, Meditation, Pilates/Yoga, Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop and Musical Theater. Dancers are guaranteed to make huge strides forward in their dancing technique. The cost is $325/week. Registration is first come first serve, with limited spots available. There is a CIT option for ages 14-18 which will include dance/life training as well as mentoring and teacher training. For more information, email
Stop The Yelling
How you know if you have mommy burnout, and what you can do about it.
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Strap-its -15% Off for Jens List members
Perfect for those off the shoulder tops and sweaters. Also great for layering year round. Straps come in cool prints, vegan leather, nail heads & embroidered flowers. Check them out – It is the “only” bralette you will ever need. Interchangeable straps will update any outfit. Soft, comfortable, seamless and supportive! Comes with removable pads. They’re great to have at holiday boutiques too! Email Julie at for more info! Guaranteed to be a best seller! Watch this: – it explains all about them and why they are so great! Use code JENSLIST for 15% discount on your purchase!
Football Freddie and Fumble
It is #1 kids Football book on Amazon. Freddie and Fumble LOVE Football, And they’re on a mission to see every team in the country on their home turf. But these cities have more to offer than just the game: historical sites, national parks, museums, even local favorites! For their first trip, this dynamic duo heads to Philadelphia to see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, visit Reading Terminal Market, and snag a Cheesesteak at Pat’s and Geno’s before attending the Eagles game on Sunday with Freddie’s football-loving family. The proceeds are going to A Level Playing Field Foundation to help kids in underserved communities play sports safely and they are donating copies to Houston for kids to read! #FootballFreddie
What To Do Now If Your IPhone’s Battery Still Won’t Make It Through The Day
3 On 3 Basketball Tournament(5th-8th and 9th-12th grade brackets)
This Sunday, May 6th from 11am-3pm at Calabasas High School
Form a team of three and compete in a 3v3 basketball tournament hosted by the Harold Robinson Foundation. All proceeds go to sending inner city kids to camp.
* $30 per player (t-shirt included) – Sign up as a team (write your teammates in the comments section)
* $15 per viewer (t-shirt included)
* $5 for food (2 slices of pizza, chips, and a drink)
There is NO Better Time to be Prepared
If there was an earthquake today, we would not have supplies. Emergency Cafe offers customized preparedness assessments of individual homes, business offices, safety planning, tips and training, and a deluxe line of emergency preparedness kits for home, car and offices. LA’s premier full service emergency preparedness consulting company, Emergency Café serves the private sector that includes a large celebrity based clientele and major corporations like A&E Network, NFL Network, 20th Century Fox, 360 Management, Super Delicious Productions, and the Milken Foundation. They have also sent supplies to Houston residents for Hurricane Harvey. Contact Emergency Café at 310.613.6206 to schedule your private consultation or visit
Summer of FUN at Kadima’s Camp Kodiak
June 18th-August 10th from 9am-3pm
Designed for preschool children (ages 2-5) to get acquainted with the rhythms of a school day in a relaxed and fun setting! Camp Kodiak focuses on a different theme each week and explores the world of play, swimming, Shabbat, arts and crafts, story time, music, and dramatic play. Nutritious and delicious Kosher snacks and hot lunch are included in the camp tuition. Enroll for the whole summer and save 10%! Need more scheduling flexibility? Sign-up weekly!
Summer Camp in Encino
At Camp Los Encinos, the campers get to choose! This incredible day camp for kids in Kindergarten – 6th grade (and CIT positions for 7th-9th graders) features fun and enriching activities such as art, sports, science, moviemaking, comic creation, yoga, robotics, cooking and much more on the campus of Los Encinos School (Ventura Blvd. at Balboa) with field trips. The day runs from 8:45am-3:30pm with free extended care (8am-4pm). Watch the video and read more about it at
Mompreneurs Seeking Community, Support And Empowerment – Grow Your Business
It can be lonely working from home, building your FEMPIRE. As a Solopreneur, you love the freedom of being your own boss but miss the connection and community too. Sound familiar? Business Relationship Alliance or the BRA Network is a business networking community for lady bosses in LA who are looking for support and want to push up their businesses. They empower, educate and collaborate. Take courses, co-work, network, meet your next new client or BFF. They are committed to giving each other a LIFT.
Pregnant? New Baby? Breastfeeding Classes
The Land Of Milk And Mommy and Chrisie Rosenthal, IBCLC are hosting a new series of breastfeeding classes!
*Breastfeeding 101
*Pumping & Bottle-feeding
*Returning to Work
Sign up for one class, or all three! Classes are $25 each (partner is free). They are Thursday nights from 6-8pm in West Hills at Agoura-West Valley Pediatrics. Must pre-register. Text 818-216-2319 to enroll, or click Jen’s List Special: First 5 people to text with code “Jen’s List” get 1/2 off classes.
May Annual Sales
Typical Annual Sales: Gardening supplies, luggage, mattresses, late spring clothes; also annual sales on new summer clothes.
Major Purchases Typically On Sale: Jewelry, outdoor furniture, TVs, some appliances.
Travel: May shoulder season travel (just before or after the peak season) is often a good bargain and less crowded.
Fruits and Vegetables: asparagus, bananas, beets, bermuda onions, blueberries, cabbage, cantaloupe, celery, corn, cucumbers, grapefruit, green or wax beans, green onions, lemons, lettuce, nectarines, oranges, peas, pineapples, plums, raspberries, radishes, rhubarb, strawberries, spinach, squash, watercress.  NOTE: With some produce now available all during the year, many people have forgotten when fruits and vegetables are really fresh. Buying in season means that these items are often cheaper, fresher and that money may be going to local farmers.