Calling LOS ANGELES Cat Owners! Get Paid for Trying a New Cat Litter

I have an AWESOME opportunity for any LA cat owners. I worked with this group before on a focus group and it was a blast! Plus the extra cash didn’t hurt any either. ;)

Here’s the thing, I want to be up front that I am being compensated for each candidate I send to Nancy for this group. She has asked that I tell you all that you need to put my name (KATE) in the subject line when emailing. Submit yourself quickly as they do fill those spots quickly.



We are looking for outgoing, articulate women, ages 28-49, who own, live with and LOVE at least one cat!If you qualify, you will be given an excellent new cat litter to try in your home for 2 weeks.You will be paid $75.00 for testing this product and giving us your opinion. 

Following the 2 weeks, some of the women will be asked to participate in an in-person interview (mid Dec) in Los Angeles and will be paid an additional $150.00

Send an e-mail to: and include:
A current photo of YOU and your cat/cats, without sunglasses, (our client won’t accept anyone without a photo)
Your name and age, 
Please include your phone number and a good time to reach you. (Note: You will be called by a 212 or 646 number)
How many cats you own, 
What brand of cat litter you currently use and why. Users of Tidy Cat, Cat’s Pride, Scoop Away, Fresh Step, Hartz Cat Litter or private label users only!
Also, tell us what your cats mean to you! 

What I Learned at ShiftCon: Research, the Importance of Organic, & Brands I Can Trust

For those that follow me on my Facebook, Twitter or Instagram you will have noticed my plethora of pictures from the ShiftCon Conference I attended recently. ShiftCon was the very first international social media conference focusing on wellness, health, and the environment. I decided to attend last Spring when I began changing our food habits to a more clean eating approach. You can read about my journey here and here.

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Saying Goodbye to the Prospect of a Girl

My collection of girl dresses that I wore as a baby

While out with my two boys and my prominent belly bump I always get asked, “So is this one a girl?” Of course I have to answer, “Nope. Another boy!” Their faces show pity and disappointment for me, or the generic “Aww, how fun three brothers.” Either way I’m never mad. I know some women […]

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Healthy Drinks and Snacks for Back to School plus GIVEAWAY!

Y Water

I have to be honest although I crave feeding my kids healthy foods sometimes I just need the convenience of grabbing something off the shelf. Thankfully I have found some great options that provide not just convenience but healthy ingredients. Y Water A local LA based company Y Water thinks differently: In with the vitamins, […]

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From Miscarriage and Infertility to a Surprise Pregnancy: How Cutting Out Processed Foods Healed Me From the Inside Out

third pregnancy

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a personal post and believe me I’ve had good reason. We found out we were expecting our third baby at the end of May and to say it caught us by surprise is a bit of an understatement. My first son took three years to conceive and during that […]

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Los Angeles MOMS… Get paid to sample an excellent New Dishwashing Machine Detergent

Finish Cascade collage

I have another AWESOME opportunity for any LA moms out there. I worked with this group on their last focus group and it was a blast! Plus the extra cash didn’t hurt any either. Here’s the thing, I want to be up front that I am being compensated for each candidate I send to Nancy […]

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Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates Camp Snoopy turning 30 with three new rides!

Camp Snoopy 30th Anniversary Logo

I recall taking Little Man to Knott’s Berry Farm when he turned two and it was such fun. His favorite part by far was Camp Snoopy since it was made just for someone his size. It’s hard to believe that Camp Snoopy is celebrating 30 years since the place still looks so well run and […]

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Mom 2.0 Summit Recap Part 2: Content Strategy – the latest in social media platforms Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter & Google+


My absolute favorite panel was called Content Strategy: The latest in social media platforms. The panelists included Charlie Capen (@Howtobeadad), Jyl Johnson Pattee (@momitforward), Rachel Faucett (@followcharlotte), Ekta Tandon (@whirlpoolusa), and it was moderated by Kristen Chase (@coolmompicks). Each of the panelists walked us through social media platforms where they are doing a great job […]

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A Slice of Summer: Throwing a summer party? Serve up the flavors of summer!


Summer is all about feeling refreshed. Cool, tangy flavors that brighten up the palate and light textures dominate the recipe books for summer seasonal treats, and if you’re planning on throwing a party for the summer, a matching dessert needs to be present!

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I am NOT enough: and other lies MOM’S NIGHT OUT debunked

Last weekend was Mother’s Day and as per tradition I went out with my mom friends Saturday night to celebrate. We ended up going to see Mom’s Night Out starring Sarah Drew and Patricia Heaton. I must say I was not expecting much as I am more of an action movie girl but I had […]

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