Laughing with Di – February 2019

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...

Laughing with Di – January 2019

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...

Meet Logan Tyler Takla

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...

The Updated Ro Ma Jewelers

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...

Preserving Your Holiday Memories

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...

Looking and Feeling Your Best

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...

A gift that lasts All Year Long

A gift that lasts All Year Long Right now, it may seem like you have plenty of Christmas shopping days left, but before you know it you’ll be racing from store to store along with a thousand other last-minute shoppers trying to find that perfect gift for those friends...

Laughing With Di – December 2018

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...

Laughing with Di – October 2018

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...

Shop Local at Closet on Main

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...

Holiday Gift Ideas!

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...

Born To Teach Us Love In So Many Ways

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...

Shop Local In Downtown Newhall

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...

The Holidays are Almost Here

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...

Laughing with Di – October 2018

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...

Oh Baby! – October 2018

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...

Laughing With Di – September 2018

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...

Want to Improve Your Memories?

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...

Closet on Main – September 2018

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...

Laughing with Di – August 2018

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...

Yes, We Do…

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...

Hot August Nights

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...

Come and See Us on Main Street

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...

Laughing With Di

Laughing With Di  After reading the article, “Filming Continues to Flourish in Santa Clarita” in The Magazine of Santa Clarita, I decided to have some fun with it. Santa Clarita is within the “thirty-mile zone” and, therefore, a multitude of locally based shows, shows...

Frame Your Vacation Memories

Frame Your Vacation Memories  Imagine your fondest memories hanging in the den or living room for you to enjoy every day. Souvenirs and mementos from a fun vacation can be displayed in a beautiful shadowbox. Vacation memories can be prominently displayed in your home...

Laughing with Di – June 2018

Laughing with Di – June 2018 It was cold. It was cloudy. It was windy. Not your typical Santa Clarita kind of day. We were on one of the fields for the end of another fun, Flag Football League season. Let’s have a smile. The die-hard, frosty, fans were cheering...

Framing for Father’s Day…

Framing for Father’s Day…  June is here. The graduations are over, summer vacations have begun. June also means Father’s Day. That time of year when we have the opportunity to let Dad know how much we appreciate all he does for us. It can be difficult to find that...

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day  I love being a mom, and Mother’s Day makes me feel special.  That being said there are definitely a few things about being a mom that aren’t so special.   Lots of times child bearing does stuff to our bodies that we just want to hide.  With summer coming...

Laughing With Di

Laughing With Di My mom, Sophie, was of Polish descent. She had little formal education but became street-smart at an early age. She was the youngest of four brothers and three sisters. She was her father’s favorite. During the Depression he would always find a way to...

Celebrating Our Mothers 2018

Celebrating Our Mothers 2018  Each year we request photos for our Mother’s Day photo contest, and the one thing that I look forward to is the story. Why do these women mean so much to these children, friends or family? The reasons never cease to amaze me, as well as...

Framing for the Future

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...

Laughing With Di – April 2018

Laughing With Di – April 2018  I’ve had moments throughout my career of impressing a boss…this was not one of them. My boss (JRK) was the company President. I was the Marketing Manager. He was in his prime. I was at the twilight of my career. (Get the...

Framing for the Future

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...