May 6 2020

High Quality Pork, Poultry, Red Meat, Seafood, Bone Broth – Delivered Straight To You
Now more than ever, staying home is imperative! To help everyone during these difficult times, The Simple Grocer is offering FREE shipping on ALL orders! Most products are free of preservatives, minimally processed, no artificial ingredients, no added nitrates or nitrites, no gluten, no lactose, no MSG, Non GMO, organic, and Whole30 Approved! The folks behind The Simple Grocer desire to eat (and feed your families) food that is as close to natural as possible. You will NOT be disappointed!
Today in History
John Deere produces the first steel plow.  (1833)
The Yale lock is patented. (1851)
The Paris Exposition opens with the just completed Eiffel Tower as its centerpiece. (1889)
The Dirigible Hindenburg explodes into flames at Lakehurst, NJ. (1937)
Chunnel linking England & France officially opens. (1994)
National Cancer Research Month
Skin Cancer Prevention Month
Asian American Month
Date Your Mate Month
Foster Care Month
Gifts from the Garden Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Mystery 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
Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Beverage Day
Bike to School Day 
National Tourist Appreciation Day
National Nurses Day
No Diet Day
30% Off at Blush Boutique
This hidden treasure in Calabasas and Thousand Oaks caters to women who love to wear fantastic clothes at affordable prices. Since 2006, owner and my dear friend Sherry Thomas has been determined to create a relaxed and stylish atmosphere. She truly believes that “beauty is ageless” and gathers items reflecting the contemporary, sophisticated, yet comfortably chic elegance of LA. The weekly arrivals add to the growing inventory of pants, tops, dresses and outerwear. The staff prides themselves on attentive, personal service to give customers the right image with a perfect fit. I LOVE this store. Use code SAVE30.
(Special Event)Summer Is Coming Do Your Kids Need Private, Safe, & Fun Swimming Lessons?, Or A Skills Brush Up?
Katie has been teaching private in home swimming lessons for 17yrs. She is making Covid 19 modifications to lessons, social distance stroke refinement for teens, taking families on Stand up paddle trips up the coast with boards, and vests provided. She can lifeguard for small family water play parties to give mom and dad a break, and make sure the teens are getting enough exercise while being safe at the pool or the beach. She is Red Cross certified with 7 certifications. Email for info/pricing.
Get Your Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift
SE Expressions, is the newest business venture from female entrepreneur Alexandra Rembac of Sterling Engagements. As an event producer, designer and community organizer, this passionate creative has been curating gifting for the last 5+ years. This week they are launching a curated gifting, with several more to follow, called Mama’s Box just in time for Mother’s Day! This box is filled with all the right goodness to spoil its recipient down to the very last detail! From self-care to celebration, this curated suite hits all the right notes and even includes their own signature expression- a Pura Vida charity bracelet, which will be in honor of + benefiting Boarding for Breast Cancer!
Have you been to the Lodge Bread Co.?
It’s back open now, Thursday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm. They have the BEST naturally leavened, wildly fermented bread, along with cookies, croissants, cake and more. Try the pizza kit too! It comes with two doughs, sauce, cheese, basil and evoo. Located in Woodland Hills and Culver City.
Zumbini With Jan – Dance And Movement Class Now Virtually Via Zoom
Do you have children 5 and Under? Jan, a certified Zumbini Instructor, will teach your child to dance, sing, act, be silly, and move for 30-45 min depending on situation. Zumbini is an awesome program for kids 5 and under that uses music and movement with instruments and scarves to encourage bonding, social skills, cognitive skills, and confidence. 3-4 daily classes. Donations suggested but not required. Call or text (818) 943-2100 for more info.
Meeting ID: 414 077 7257
Password: Jan
21 Mom-Led Brands to Gift, Learn From, and Love This Mother’s Day
“Pedicure In A Box To Go”
Designed as a home care kit for in between pedicures to Moisturize and Heal Cracked, Dry Skin. Created by a 30+ year Professional Manicurist, Salon Owner. You can use the amazing Shea Butter Foot Balm hands free! That’s right, A Foot Product you can apply from a Stick that works! After smoothing rough skin using the Custom Made Foot Huggies Foot File, apply the  Foot Balm, then slip on the Toeless socks!
The Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Learning Experience
Stephanie, founder of Mitzvah Shirah, prepared our sons for their Bar Mitzvahs & I HIGHLY recommend! Unaffiliated with a synagogue? Stephanie will guide your child through a meaningful experience. She gives so much of herself, sharing her passion for Torah study and Jewish music through personalized education, customized to your child’s personality/creativity. She takes care of every detail, and has guided countless students to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah day with confidence and a true sense of connection to their Jewish heritage. Want to take your child to chant their Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a rabbi in Jerusalem! She is also an excellent tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience.
Live Virtual Dining Events + Mother’s Day Specials For The Month Of May
Back by popular demand, they are extending their live virtual  “Dinners with Lisa” workshops for all ages! They will cover basic and formal dining skills plus we’ve added new courtesies to survive and thrive during the Coronavirus and beyond. For Mother’s Day, invite moms, grandmas, and aunties both far and wide for a private virtual Quaran-Tea Party or Cele-Brunch while learning how to display your finest dining skills and perfecting a proper toast in mom’s honor. Click or contact 310.276.9078 or for more information.
Individualized Education, Ed Therapy, Homeschooling
Over 30 yrs experience. Stefanie Greenberg founded her consultancy, Creative Learning Studio, out of a deeply held conviction that every student has the potential to succeed and thrive. Stefanie advises and offers foundational academic tools to families whose children require additional learning support outside of the classroom setting. When working with students, Stefanie and her teaching staff reinforce the strengths of each individual child, while building essential and foundational academic skills.
Keep Those Roots In Check Ladies!
Base&Brush is a new color concept salon located in Thousand Oaks. Their focus is to keep that grey at bay in 45 minutes or less & for less than $45. They also do Blow-outs, Conditioning Treatments and Roots to Ends Color. Call 805.371.1220, text 805.267.9517 or email  Mention Jen’s List & get your first Root Touch-up for $24.95!
Anxiety? Depression? PTSD?
The HIGHLY regarded intensive program is almost like getting a master’s degree in yourself. Emerge from your darkness & find purpose. This is the time to devote yourself fully to your own mental health and well-being. You will dedicate 3 days per week to yourself at the center for a 3 hour time period each of these days(Mon.-Sat., anywhere from 9am-7pm). Treatments range from Neurofeedback, EDMR, Hypnotherapy, Energy Work/Reiki/Sound Therapy, Art Therapy, Alpha-Stimulation, Heartmath, CBT, Meditation, Massage Therapy, Aromatherapy, Talk Therapy & more. Revive yourself, reset your nervous system, and step back into life feeling relaxed, secure & happy. Covered by most PPO insurance & Cigna HMO. Call 818-874-3071 for more info!
2 for 1 Seminar in a One Hour Q &A About The Entertainment Industry
Casting Director Neely Gurman and Talent Manager Sandy Oroumieh are bringing you an invaluable seminar. They will guide you on how to get Representation, help you with headshots, resumes, demo reels and how to learn about Casting & Auditioning for Film & Television. Email or for more info. Jen’s List special – $75. Maximum 6 guests per Q&A you will have ample opportunity to get your questions answered, all ages welcome!
Become a Dockwalker – SoCal Virtual Training
May 9th & 16th from 9:45am-12:45pm
Ahh to be out on a boat (soon!) AND making sure the ocean stays clean! This FREE virtual workshop trains partners or collaborators like you to become a Dockwalker.  Dockwalkers conduct face-to-face boater education about environmentally-sound boating practices, with free educational materials to distribute to boaters at marinas, boat launch ramps, boat shows, and special events.  Dockwalker efforts increase boater awareness about clean and safe boating, thus improving the recreation experience in California while helping to preserve its precious wildlife habitat and water quality!
Take your kiddos on a trip around the world each month without leaving your home thanks to eat2explore. This “explorer box” provides tools for families to cook together, learn, and dine on different cuisines and cultures from around the world. It is a fun way to explore the 3Cs – country, culture and cuisine – in your own kitchen! The great part is the boxes do not include perishable products. eat2explore provides a shopping list to purchase proteins and vegetables of your choice and includes hard-to-find spices and sauces. Kids love to learn, and each eat2explore box comes complete with three easy-to-follow recipes, explore country brochure, activity sheet, country sticker, flag pin and a fun collectible.
Online Guitar/Ukulele/Bass Lessons
An experienced award winning British session/touring guitarist based in LA is offering guitar lessons for all ages and abilities! Also offering ukulele and bass lessons. Whatever your level of ability, whether you are a beginner or would just like some refresher lessons, he can help you with the styles and artists you’re interested in! Call/text 323-698-2715.
Life Is Short-Be A Better You
Allison Cohen is a licensed psychotherapist with over 15 yrs. experience helping clients remove roadblocks and reach personal goals. Allison has been featured on Today, NPR & Has Been Quoted In Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Redbook, Huffington Post, WebMD & more. Specializing in: Couples/Relationships, Self-Esteem/Growth, Family Conflict, Anxiety/Stress, Communication Skills, Life Transitions, Depression, Building Physical & Emotional Intimacy, Kink Aware, Alternative Sexuality & Intuitive Eating.
Remote Apple Mac Support. Simple, Secure and Personal Help
Problems with Viruses, Malware, Email, iCloud, Photos or a slow Mac. Get remote Mac support! Awesome reviews on Google ,Yelp and Angies List. Jen’s List members get 10 minutes free! Call John at 310-621-5679.
Sanitize Your Carpets and Upholstery
Jetsons Carpet Care specializes in carpet, upholstery and rug cleaning and sanitizing! It’s a good idea to have any upholstery or rugs cleaned professionally especially during the COVID-19 outbreak. The technicians are equipped with professional grade sanitizers and are adhering to CDC guidelines with the use of masks, gloves and are sanitizing all of our equipment before and after each job. Call 818-900-9352 for a free quote!
Tools to Inspire and Energize You
How do you destress and evolve in times of uncertainty? Gain tools to help you become more resilient, creative & confident.
* Mindset reboot for safety, clarity & grounding
* Creating healthy patterns to make lasting shifts in these transitional times
* Solutions to finding peace in the fear & uncertainty
These lessons will support you now and for the rest of your life. Give yourself this time to learn mindset shifts, self-care tips, & steps for creating a new foundation. At EXPANDIN, it is their core belief that when you live life from the inside out you have the power to design the life of your dreams. They are there to support and uplift you as you step into a brighter tomorrow.