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Mindfulness in May

Mindfulness: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. The older I get, the more I have an understanding of how important my mental health is. Stresses of our everyday lives can take a toll. We need to stop, breathe, center down and focus on ourselves. Even if for a few minutes a day, taking a mental health break is...

Celebrate National Relaxation Day with Burke Williams

Today is National Relaxation Day! What better way to celebrate the day, than with the spa that is known for relaxation, Burke Williams! With locations all across California, Burke Williams has your relaxing escape waiting for you. After a jam packed day of work, meetings, and running errands, I visited the Burke Williams Santa Monica location. As soon as I step through the door, I could leave my hectic day behind me and relax. I was shown around the spa,...

Valentine’s Day Gifts

For the Chocolate Lover: Valerie Confections has Valerie Gordon’s custom hand-drawn designs in a palette of black and blush in her new Hearts and Arrows boxes. The boudoir-themed box features Blushing Berry Truffles, Almond Toffee, a rose petal and raspberry chocolate bar, Liquid Caramel Hearts, and more. Choose boxes of nine pieces, twelve pieces, or even a Valentine Bar made of 61% bittersweet chocolate, sprinkled with crushed rose petals and dehydrated raspberries. They also have Valentine’s Day Gift Boxes including the Pink Box ($46 for...

Holiday Spa Gifts & Hotel Deals

Burke Williams Announces Holiday Gift Card Packages Burke Williams has three special gift card packages perfect for the holiday season and for all your gifting needs. A luxurious selection of Burke Williams signature services are offered at a value, and you get a little gift too! Each gift purchased will include a 3-Day Spa Pass as a special gift just for you and 20% off services booked the same day. Burke Williams Day Spas are a perfect for stress relief and one of...

Weekend

Arcade Expo Anything arcade is going to be here. Enjoy free play on 800 machines including retro machines beneath cabanas in our 5 acre park. Join in or watch the three-day pinball tournament including open qualifying rounds and match play final rounds. Or if Donkey Kong is your thing, there is a three-day Donkey Kong tournament hosted by Richie Knucklez where the players will qualify to be seeded into a head-to-head single-elimination bracket to duke it out on championship Sunday. There’s also a trading card...