Mexican Food Gets a California Twist at Lista’s Grill

Ruben and Kathy Evangelista founded Lista’s Grill as a family business back in the ‘70s, and it remains a labor of love today. Their family continues to dish out Southwestern fare that pulls from the specific cuisines of Colorado and the northern part of New Mexico. It’s not quite Tex-Mex or authentic Mexican food, but it shares […]

Three Seasonal Recipes to Make Right Now

It may not be farmers’ market season just yet, but there are still plenty of fruits and veggies in season in February. If you want to eat more seasonal produce this month, try one of these mouth-watering recipes. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Warm Honey Glaze [Bon Appetit]Brussels sprouts are actually in season all winter long, […]

Surprise Your Valentine With Flowers From Always Blooming

If you’re looking for quality flowers here in Pasadena this Valentine’s Day, look no further than Always Blooming, a local florist and boutique. Family owned and operated, Always Blooming serves Pasadena and the surrounding area, including Crownsville, Curtis Bay, Gibson Island, Glen Burnie, and Millersville. And, with same-day delivery available, you can be sure to get […]

Simple Steps Toward a Tidier Closet

When living in an apartment—or any space where square footage is at a premium—the easiest way to combat clutter is to prevent it in the first place. Case in point: your apartment’s closet. With some strategic thinking and organizational know-how, it’s possible to stay one step ahead of those heaps of laundry and tangled messes […]

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality in 2020

Enlist a friend. Recruit a friend or coworker to join you in your journey to your goal. By buddying up, you’ll have someone holding you accountable and depending on you for companionship and moral support. In the end, you’ll be less likely to throw in the towel. Take baby steps. Break your resolution down into smaller, more […]

Ring in 2020 With a California New Year’s Getaway

If you’re looking for a unique and fun way to celebrate the New Year, the California New Year’s Getaway — a five-day experience — offers just that. The tour, which runs from Dec. 29 to Jan. 2, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the famous Tournament of Roses Parade and an elegant New Year’s Eve dinner. On the […]

Don’t Miss the Pasadena Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Dec. 3!

Kick off the holidays at Pasadena’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 3. The celebration starts at 5:30 p.m. in Lake Shore Plaza, and at 6:30 p.m., the official Pasadena tree will be illuminated, dazzling spectators with thousands of twinkling lights. The free event is perfect for children and families, and features a visit […]

Anyone Can Care for These Resilient Houseplants

Are you guilty of receiving a houseplant as a gift, only to quickly let it wilt and wither away? Even if you’re not exactly a natural when it comes to being a plant parent, there are still some houseplants hardy enough to withstand just about anything. Here are a few houseplants that practically anyone can […]

Must-Know Thanksgiving Hosting Tips for Renters

 You don’t have to have a huge home in order to host Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re willing to think outside the box, you’ll have no trouble fitting your whole crew into your apartment! Here’s how to do it. Get creative with dining areas. If your dining room or eat-in kitchen is simply too small to […]