Tagged: Los Angeles

Mama’s 5 Tips For A Better Car Wash (video)

As the East Coast braces itself for #Snowmageddon2017, here in LA, the rain stopped for just long enough for us to get back to the important stuff, like getting to the car wash.  In Southern California, washing your own car is kind of like painting your own nails in NYC. Sure, some do it themselves, but most smart people have “a guy” or “a place”...

Freak Of The Week: PCH Cabin Porn

As predicted in my last post (Pray For Rain), our incredible Los Angeles Rain Fest 2017 continues. It was fun for a while, but after the Netflix queue is caught up and you’ve eaten your bodyweight in Pirate Booty, a girl’s gotta get outside! So during a recent gap between deluges, I headed down to the beach to reacquaint myself with salt water when what to my...

Ain’t No Parade Like A Topanga Parade

‘Cuz a Topanga Parade smells like weed.  This year’s celebration was one for the ages. Sixteen years ago, my husband and I decided that people suck, so we should make our own.  When deciding where to raise them, we figured, ‘Hippies are Better than Yuppies’ so we landed in Topanga Canyon. We weren’t interested in a community, new friends or even a backyard crop of ganja.  But we...

LA’s Hottest New Valet Line (& It’s In The Valley!)

The San Fernando Valley is, as my husband so eloquently describes it, ‘The asshole of LA.’  Only a few people really like to go there, it sure ain’t pretty and, you guessed it, it smells like ass.  However, thanks to Los Angeles’ housing crisis, places like The Valley are newly appealing– the swamp of Playa Vista is now a Millennial Playground, the formerly heroin-infested Downtown...

Tuesday Test Drive: Jetta 1.8T SEL

18 years ago, I arrived in Los Angeles driving a Volkswagen Jetta GL.  I drove it across the country with the essentials– all of my bathing suits, every cd I owned and a change of underwear.  I drove from NYC to LA in 2 weeks and had an absolute blast.  I loved that car until my boyfriend totalled it on the way to pick up my...