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Where to buy Mother’s Day 2021 flowers in Los Angeles

Where to buy Mothers Day 2021 flowers in Los Angeles

If you’re reading this, you might be a little … stressed. I know that you absolutely did not forget that Mother’s Day is this Sunday. You totally meant to pre-order a spectacular bouquet of carnations, maybe some lilies or even roses to let the mothers in your life know you’ve …

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Compton Girls Club schools L.A. teens on business and life

Compton Girls Club schools LA teens on business and life

Kukim Vazquez, a 17-year-old high school senior from Compton, started baking when she was in fifth grade and has spent the last few years watching YouTube tutorials and making more cookies and cupcakes than her friends and family are able to consume. After a cousin encouraged her to get on …

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Houseplant care: Tips for plant store shopping

1619730441 Houseplant care Tips for plant store shopping

Shopping for houseplants now can be like playing the lottery: There’s no guarantee you will be rewarded with the jackpot. As houseplant sales have skyrocketed and more plant stores have opened, the demand for plants has become increasingly competitive for small businesses. “I love that there are so many people …

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Buy Nothing fueled a DIY L.A. greenhouse during COVID-19

Buy Nothing fueled a DIY LA greenhouse during COVID 19

In early December, just as COVID-19 cases were spiraling in Los Angeles, Jennifer Grosso posted a request on her Buy Nothing Facebook group that struck a chord with her Atwater neighbors: “If anyone has any old windows or doors they’d like taken off their hands, I’d be happy to come …

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Things to do in L.A.: ‘Moon bathing’ at the Arboretum

1619548423 Things to do in LA Moon bathing at the Arboretum

After the year we’ve all had, here’s your chance to let loose and really howl at the moon during a full moon forest bathing session at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Forest bathing is inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku and “has been scientifically proven to …

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2021 Oscars fashion: Who wore what and why

2021 Oscars fashion Who wore what and why

So long to the sweatpants and hoodies and adios to the athleisure looks! Attendees turning out to the 93rd Academy Awards at L.A.’s Union Station on Sunday — and their teams of stylists — made an all-out effort to bring old-school glamour back for the final red carpet of the …

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2021 Oscars red carpet: Fashion takes over Union Station

2021 Oscars red carpet Fashion takes over Union Station

After an awards season that started off with luxe loungewear seen from stars’ homes and hotel rooms around the world, we’re ending the journey with the Oscars on Sunday — and, in what might seem like a return to normalcy this pandemic year, there’s a red carpet. This time, the …

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Dating horror stories: Why my marriages kept failing

1619273627 Dating horror stories Why my marriages kept failing

During my first marriage, I kept forgetting my anniversary. The second time around, I got married the day before my birthday so I wouldn’t forget. You see, I learn from my mistakes. I was divorced twice by the time I was 26. That was before I learned how to pick …

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