Laughing with Di – May 2019

What’s a morning like for a female “senior” at a health club? Let’s have a laugh… She parks a distance away from the front door: 1) additional walking time? or 2) less chance of a fender-bender? Your guess. Walks up the stairs (24 steps), picks a treadmill, she is...

Closet on Main has New Hours!

 Starting in April, the trendy resale boutique in Downtown Newhall will be open seven days a week 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! A store that is open to the general public but goes far beyond just any other retail store, it exists solely with a purpose of lending out a helping...

Framing for the Future

Soon it will be June graduation time. Give your graduate’s academic degree the importance it deserves by putting it in a custom frame. Not only will the proper frame help preserve this precious document for the future, it will create a beautiful presentation to enjoy...

Laughing with Di – April 2019

 Two mourning doves sit together on our patio wall in all of their sleek, silver-grey glory looking like they have an important job to do. Spring is approaching. Let’s have a laugh… So, Mr. and Mrs. Dove (we assume they are husband and wife and they mate forever) are...

Seasonal Changes… and Me

Ladies it is almost that dreaded time of year again.  No, I’m not talking about tax time.  I’m talking about something even worse to us.  That would be swim suit season! We should be looking forward to it… family outings to the lake or beach, vacations to exotic...

Framing for Mother’s Day

 The days and years go by and suddenly our children are grown. We wonder how the time passed so quickly and find ourselves wishing we could slow it down just a little. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to capture a few of those moments in time forever? Photographs...

Oh Baby!

 On February 20, 2019, proud parents Jeffrey and Elizabeth Worthley welcomed a handsome baby boy into the world. Everett Wyatt Worthley was born weighing seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Please join Santa Clarita Magazine in welcoming Everett to the...

Renovate Your Wall Space

 By now, I’m sure you’ve already failed to keep a few of your New Year’s resolutions. This year, how about changing the pattern and making a resolution that will be easy to stick with? Consider updating your home or office easily and cost effectively by changing some...

Laughing with Di – March 2019

 Five friends in different parts of the country (“seniors” over the age of 70) keep in touch as often as possible. Currently, they communicate in cyberspace. Let’s have a laugh… To ring in the New Year, they planned a group FaceTime® on their iPads® shortly before...

Laughing with Di – February 2019

 Ahhh…”to have riches beyond the dreams of avarice,” (Scotty quote from “Star Trek: the Voyage Home”). Can this be done with coupons? Let’s have a laugh… Here’s what intrigues me about coupons. For those of you who are a family of two, many “coupon deals”...

Laughing with Di – January 2019

 I live off Sierra Highway and Golden Valley Road in Newhall. They are my main routes from here to there. Why is this important? Let’s have a laugh… Major construction has been underway at this busy intersection for many months: adding left turn lanes, providing...

Meet Logan Tyler Takla

Born: September 15, 2018 Weight: 8 lbs. 3 oz. and 20.5 inches long Parents: Rachel and Patrick Takla Grandparents: Jody and Don Monteleone along with Halina Takla Submitted with love by Jody Liss-Monteleone (first-time Grandma) ADVERTISE WITH US CLICK HERE A Note From...

The Updated Ro Ma Jewelers

Celebrating their 27 years in business, Ro Ma Jewelers has revamped their store without changing the amazing customer service making it the best experience for their new and long-time customers. Ro Ma opened their doors on Town Center Drive and has provided the Santa...

Preserving Your Holiday Memories

 Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully you enjoyed the holidays as much as we did at FASTFRAME. With many family members at the house, some from out of town and haven’t been seen for a while, all those digital cameras were flashing and clicking up a storm. Well now that...

Looking and Feeling Your Best

Women, we are so hard on ourselves. We’re always checking to see how we measure up.  We try really hard by going to the hair dresser, the manicurist, the gym, sometimes plastic surgeons and last but not least we are always shopping for the cutest outfits. What we...

Laughing With Di – December 2018

 Kids have a logic all their own. Here’s a holiday gift from me. A few words of wisdom from kids I know… Let’s have a laugh. “I know I am someplace because I look down, see my body, so that means I am there.” “If you were my age, four, and you went to bed, my...

Laughing with Di – October 2018

This school year, as I continue my volunteering career at West Creek Academy, I aspire to be smarter than a fifth grader. Let’s have a laugh…. Time marches on taking me with it. I have climbed the stairs to the fifth grader’s domain. The first thing I noticed...

Shop Local at Closet on Main

 Fall is here, which means it is officially sweater weather and Closet on Main has all of your favorite fall looks! Step in and you will find cardigans, jean jackets, leather jackets, and winter coats at unbelievable prices. Shoppers who visit Closet on Main are...

Holiday Gift Ideas!

 Can you believe it? The holidays are right around the corner! Mixed with the excitement of the season may be a bit of dread about “The List” – you know the one, gifts for all the wonderful people in your life who seem to have everything. Why not avoid the crowds at...

Born To Teach Us Love In So Many Ways

I write about people who touch my life. None of them is as personal as my dear friend Elliott who passed away last month. Thirty-five years ago, my husband Dennis and I became best friends with Elliott and his wife, Shula. Our family bond strengthened as our sons grew...

Shop Local In Downtown Newhall

 Closet on Main is a dainty boutique in trendy downtown Newhall where the friendliest of faces can be found. The customer service is excellent, and the quality and price of the items sold is unbelievable. Customers may be surprised upon arrival that the store is a...

The Holidays are Almost Here

 It’s hard to believe but soon the Holidays will be here and your home will be filled with family and friends. If one of the things on your Holiday list this year is sprucing up your home, we can help. Custom framing can transform your home into an elegant holiday...

Laughing with Di – October 2018

Picture this – a cartoon showing a large, stone wheel. Tied up on the wheel is a lizard. One caveman is speaking to another caveman. “Me call it meals on wheels.” The caption reads: In spite of early failures, the concept would eventually achieve success....

Oh Baby! – October 2018

Congratulations from all of us at the Santa Clarita Magazine! Meet Rayne Deanne Cline Born August 2, 2018 at 4:09 p.m. She was 7 lbs 4 oz and 20 inches long. Parents Greg & Riley Cline along with Big Brother Aksel Hans Cline welcome you to this world. Meet Paityn...

Laughing With Di – September 2018

Killer, Troll, Rocky, Bubbles, Kit Kat, Tigger, Campbell Soup, Care Bear . . . this is not the line up for the next GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) event. They are nicknames for a team of gymnasts ranging in age from seven to 10. There is nothing funny about...

Want to Improve Your Memories?

 Folksinger Bob Dylan once said, “Take care of all your memories.” And we are here to do just that for you—-take care of your memories. Whether you have trinkets from a vacation, or World War II memorabilia, we can help you customize a frame design suitable for...

Closet on Main – September 2018

 As summer nears an end, fall approaches quickly and Closet on Main has all of your sweater-weather needs! We are putting out all sweaters, cardigans and jackets at unbelievable prices. At Closet on Main we guarantee you will find high-end, quality items fitting for...

Laughing with Di – August 2018

This is my tribute and heartfelt thanks to the staff at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital (HMNH), who recently helped me regain my health. In the last six months, I found my way to the HMNH three times. My medical conditions were life-threatening, so I understand the...

Yes, We Do…

 When we explain that we do all of the work here in the back room at FASTFRAME, we often get a surprised response such as “Oh, I thought you sent everything out and just took orders”. We are proud to say that all of our framing projects from start to finish are done...

Hot August Nights

 It’s hot outside, boy is it hot outside, but don’t worry Ma Maison is here to help you look great and stay cool.  Whether you’re staying in town to enjoy the hot August nights, or heading to the beach for those cooler summer evenings, Ma Maison has you covered. With...

Come and See Us on Main Street

 The heat is here, and we are ready for some much-anticipated pool days! Closet on Main is here to provide you with all of your summer needs, from bathing suits to floppy sunhats, we’ve got it all! Next time you are taking a stroll down Main Street, be sure to stop by...