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Sleepless In Los Angeles

By Mihal Levy

November 30, 2009 | 8:55 am

It is 5 A.M. and I am wide awake, which is a first for me.

Although I would like to take credit for being an early riser and so on top of my day that I woke up early to start it, I... read on

  • Avoiding Black Friday Like The Swine Flu

    By Mihal Levy

    November 27, 2009 | 8:00 pm

    Black Friday shoppers, I salute you.  No, really, I do.  While you were out getting those great deals at midnight or three o’clock in the morning, I was tossing and turning in bed thinking about you, all of you.  Probably because of the sugar high I was on from the pies, cranberry... read on

  • Thanksgiving Day Survival Guide

    By Mihal Levy

    November 25, 2009 | 3:40 pm

    Thanksgiving is here, but are you prepared?  And I don’t mean, “have you prepared the cranberry sauce in advance and hauled home the fifty pound turkey?” 
 But are you really ready?  To reconnect with family members you have not seen since last Thanksgiving?  To give Aunt... read on

  • ‘Tis The Season

    By Mihal Levy

    November 20, 2009 | 2:30 pm

    Tinsel is hung earlier and earlier each year.  Now, even before Thanksgiving we prepare for “the holidays.”  Eventually, people will be stringing lights and frying up latkes in June to prepare.  But, not everyone is frolicking in the holiday fun or mass conspiracy to... read on

  • “Twilight” Moms

    By Mihal Levy

    November 18, 2009 | 2:00 pm

    The Twilight saga has gained a huge following among tweens, teens and even moms.  But after drudging through the first book, half of the second book, and a press screening of Twilight (for a review, not pleasure), I can now officially proclaim that I am NOT a Twilight mom (ducking to... read on

  • Brunching Vegan Style

    By Mihal Levy

    November 17, 2009 | 2:30 pm

    Isa Chandra Moskowitz makes brunch a fun and delicious part of the day, even for vegans, in her new book Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes Worth Waking Up For-from Asparagus Omelets to Pumpkin Pancakes.

    Now you don’t have to have chicken embryos for breakfast, or any time of day for... read on

  • No Such Thing as a Free Cake

    By Mihal Levy

    November 16, 2009 | 2:30 pm

    My son and I headed to the parking lot after hours and hours at the mall.  I finally had to make an excuse to get away.

    “Mommy ran out of money” was the perfect excuse, and true.  We dropped about fifty dollars with nothing tangible to show for it except for an ice cream cone, a few... read on

  • Emmy Rossum And Adam Duritz: Love At First Tweet

    By Mihal Levy

    November 13, 2009 | 2:30 pm

    It was love at first tweet for Emmy Rossum and Adam Duritz.  Well, almost. 

    On Thursday, Rossum explained on the radio show Valentine in the Morning that she was invited via Twitter to tour with the band Counting Crows this past summer on a dare.  “They dared me to come sing with... read on

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Mihal Levy used to collect degrees as a hobby.  After receiving her B.S. and M.S. degrees, she worked as a psychotherapist and research scientist before continuing her hobby of...

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