Over the past weeks, working at PHS has opened my eyes to a variety of different avenues….and my use of “avenue” is not referring solely to Santa Monica’s streets. Not only have I learned about Santa Monica’s real estate market, I have gained information on issues pertaining to California’s ballot issues. In particular, PTA’s from Santa Monica’s school district have kindly provided me with… Continue Reading Let’s Make a Difference: Vote!
I’ve been in search of the perfect gift for my college friend’s adorable children. I was looking for something she couldn’t find in Iowa, and I decided since I was reviewing stores on Montana Avenue, Janie and Jack would be my destination. Janie and Jack, located at 1311 Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, specializes in children’s clothing, preemie to size 8, and is owned… Continue Reading Janie and Jack: Beautiful Clothes for the Stylish Child
Santa Monica residents may not be aware of the sport activities offered through the city’s Recreation Center. They have a wide variety of activities available to choose from for both kids & adults. Technically you can sign up if you do not live locally, but residents get a discount off the already fair price. Some Fun Activities Include: – Zumba Dance – Jujitsu Self… Continue Reading Santa Monica Offers the Opportunity to Learn New Sports at a Low Price
I’d like to make this very clear. I’ve had several dogs in the past. But nothing will rock your world more than marriage and a bushel of kids. Continue Reading How a German Shepherd Helps Beat Empty Nest Syndrome
If you earn between $80,000 and $225,000 and think that there’s no chance for financial assistance for your college bound children think again. Last week I went to a great, informative, and free talk followed by a Q & A, “How to Choose the Best College for your Student and your Pocketbook.” According to Kim Ketterman of Ketterman College Funding, LLC, there are many… Continue Reading How to Choose the Best College for your Student and your Pocketbook
Where do all the ghosts and goblins choose to spend their Halloween? Judging from the decorations in the homes in the North of Montana neighborhood in Santa Monica, I’d say this is an excellent destination for kids. The homeowners get extremely creative with spooky decorations. They also take their haunted houses very seriously: the atmosphere reflects the set of a scary movie. The most… Continue Reading Best Trick-or-Treating Hot Spots in the North of Montana Neighborhood