How To Do Winter

Forget the parka, drop the snow boots and push aside long underwear; this is not your typical winter. Enjoy Southern California’s crisp, chilly days instead of braving a blizzard. If you need help figuring out how to have the winter season’s style without heavy-duty wear, Fiorina is here to guide you. In fact, Fiorina will make you look your best this…

The Holidays Make The Hearth Grow Fonder

We asked Caroline Huo and Elizabeth Stolrow from the Caroline K. Huo Real Estate Group to share their holiday inspiration and ideas on how they love to decorate their fireplace mantles during the season. Here are their three favorite concepts for a holiday inspired mantle.  From elegant to tartan plaid or charming rustic décor, these heartwarming examples are sure to…

Holiday Page Turners

This season is delivering more than good tidings and a winter chill.  It’s delivering new inspirational books from our own local authors. Whether you’re seeking an eating adventure, a painter’s wild ride or a searching within, we’ve got you covered. Settle into the season with a fabulous book and a cup of warm cheer. 

Stance Opens its Door for Socks for Heroes

Stance embraces five values that are the foundation of their culture. They are; entrepreneurship, performance, personal responsibility, creativity, and gratitude. Through their commitment to these values, they created Stance Serves, which is a vehicle that allows their employees to get outside of the headquarters and to live these values within the community. Stancefocuses on using their product and their people for good. As…

Winter Spice

When thinking of the Holidays and enjoying an evening with friends it often entails a cocktail and scrumptious appetizers while the smell of cinnamon and spice linger in the air. While gathering with friends one evening with Mrs. Pucker someone thought it might be interesting to see if adding Mrs. Pucker's Limon Mixer to a couple shots of the cinnamon whiskey…

Shining a Light on the Need to End Elephant Poaching

For the last two years, Orange County residents have shown incredible support for saving African elephants by attending two events: the first annual Elephant Cooperation Gala held at the Resort at Pelican Hill in 2017, and the second annual event at Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach October.

Seniors Should Never Have to Go It Alone

The family called Nicolet Araujo, a Senior Care Consultant at Care Patrol, in a panic. Just a few months ago their 84-year-old father had been an active senior living independently with their mother, who uses a wheelchair. Then he went in for major surgery. While the surgery itself was a success, the general anesthesia was not: It caused a bout…

Mrs Pucker Thanks the Earth!

At Pucker Urban Farm there are many things to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, but the most important one is thanking the Earth that provides for us. We make a commitment to show our gratitude 365-days a year with our sustainable, organic farming practices.

Celebrating Equestrian Heritage and Giving Back in Big Ways

The 501(c)3 non-profit San Juan Capistrano Equestrian Coalition (SJCEC) was started 15 years ago by a small group of equestrians that felt the equestrian heritage made San Juan unique and should be valued and celebrated. Many residents probably don’t know that San Juan is home to more than 1800 horses housed in more than 10 equestrian facilities. On weekends, the horse shows…

Your Skin Will Thank You!

In this season of cranberries, pumpkin lattes, and hearty soups ~ as we happily feed our cravings, it’s our skin that sometimes suffers. As the seasons change, the stress sometimes rises with the holidays coming. More baked and sugary treats are out to tempt us, and it can be these things that cause our skin to look dull, tired, or…