Alana Garrigues

Articles: 33
First Published: Jun 21, 2011 / Last Published: Mar 09, 2012
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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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    Welcome to the WRITERCIZE blog, dedicated to writers at all ages and stages who need a little help putting the pen to the paper. Whether you are a …
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Alana Garrigues's articles

  1. 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!
  2. 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!
  3. Shop Local, Shop Small This Saturday
    American Express and President Obama want YOU to shop and support small business this Saturday.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. September 21, 2011

    One Woman, Two Uteruses, Two Babies
    Family expands from three to five! Florida couple delivers twins from mom's double uterus.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. July 18, 2011

    Minnesota Government Shutdown Wears On Residents, Businesses
    Furloughed state employees, closed parks, stunted road construction and less beer for Minnesotans.