Alana GarriguesWeblog: www.alanagarrigues.com
First Published: Jun 21, 2011 / Last Published: Mar 09, 2012
Alana Garrigues is a freelance journalist living in the greater Los Angeles area. A travel enthusiast, food lover, Jeopardy addict, bookworm and community volunteer, she is also the mother of identical twins and author of the educational blog writercize which invites readers to exercise their writing four days a week. Alana also loves to sit with friends and enjoy a spirited discussion over a nice hot beverage.
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December 19, 2011
Get Santa Claus on the Phone!
Moms, Dads and friends in the US and Canada can arrange a free phone call from Santa to anyone on their list!
November 23, 2011
Festive Thanksgiving Oreo "Turkey" Desserts
Kids of all ages can help mom and dad prepare for Thanksgiving dinner by constructing these cute and simple turkey-inspired treats!
Shop Local, Shop Small This Saturday
American Express and President Obama want YOU to shop and support small business this Saturday.
November 18, 2011
Kids Can Keep Their Shoes On At Airport Security
TSA updates airport security: kids can keep their shoes and x-ray machines won't expose your curves.
November 11, 2011
Respect for Marriage, Same Sex Included
Senate Judiciary Committee, led by Senator Dianne Feinstein, votes to repeal discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act.in Politics
October 27, 2011
Coffee Cuts Cancer Rates
Good news for coffee! Studies show that drinking coffee reduces risk of skin cancer by up to 20% in women.
September 21, 2011
One Woman, Two Uteruses, Two Babies
Family expands from three to five! Florida couple delivers twins from mom's double uterus.
September 20, 2011
Clinton Calls for Female Voices in Middle East Government
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signs United Nations joint statement calling for women's political participation worldwide Monday.
July 19, 2011
What's the Big Deal with the Breast Milk Baby?
Breastfeeding baby doll by Berjuan Toys ignites the age-old debates about nursing vs. formula and the early sexualization of girls.
July 18, 2011
Minnesota Government Shutdown Wears On Residents, Businesses
Furloughed state employees, closed parks, stunted road construction and less beer for Minnesotans.in Politics