Sassy Mama in LA http://sassymamainla.com A Latina Perspective on Entertainment, Lifestyle and Life. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:44:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Summer Must: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Happy Hour #CoffeeBeanHappyHour http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/summer-must-the-coffee-bean-tea-leaf-happy-hour-coffeebeanhappyhour/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/summer-must-the-coffee-bean-tea-leaf-happy-hour-coffeebeanhappyhour/.html#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:43:41 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15554 Thanks to The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® for sponsoring this post. Summer in Los Angeles have always been hot. I live in the Valley, so it’s usually 10 degrees hotter here than the rest of L.A. (cause we are just that HOT- get it? Ha!). But, seriously, this summer is brutal. We never used to […]

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5 Ways To Bring Hawaii Home With Netflix #StreamTeam http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/5-ways-to-bring-hawaii-home-with-netflix-streamteam/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/5-ways-to-bring-hawaii-home-with-netflix-streamteam/.html#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:22:06 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15544 I am a Neflix Stream Team member. Hawaii! I’ve been dreaming of returning to this magical destination since my first visit last year. This idyllic setting was high on my travel bucket list and let me tell you that it did not disappoint. The moment I stepped off the plane with my daughter, we were […]

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#SDCC Scream Queens Roundtables: Keke Palmer, Abigail Breslin and Billie Lourd http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/sdcc-scream-queens-roundtables-keke-palmer-abigail-breslin-and-billie-lourd/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/sdcc-scream-queens-roundtables-keke-palmer-abigail-breslin-and-billie-lourd/.html#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:48:39 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15535 The new Fox series Scream Queens is set to be one of the biggest premieres of the fall. Created by American Horror Story and Glee master Ryan Murphy, Scream Queens is a horror comedy that features a who’s who of young stars. At Comic-Con I got to speak to Keke Palmer, Abigail Breslin and Billie […]

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Vacation – Ed Helms and Christina Applegate Talk The Griswolds, Chris Hemsworth Abs and More http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/vacation-ed-helms-and-christina-applegate/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/vacation-ed-helms-and-christina-applegate/.html#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:17:20 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15522 On screen couples that have chemistry, and are also skilled with unique comedic timing, that seem to feed and boost one another to create classic characters are a rarity. Which is why characters like, Clark and Ellen Griswold (geniously played by Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo) of the National Lampoon franchise, are so epic and so cherished. Living up to […]

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REVIEW: SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE Is A Shear Delight http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/review-shaun-the-sheep-is-a-shear-delight/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/review-shaun-the-sheep-is-a-shear-delight/.html#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:16:52 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15523 I apologize in advance for the puns. Back in 1995, “Shaun the Sheep” made his widely-acclaimed debut as an adorable supporting performer in the stop-motion animated “Wallace and Gromit” short A CLOSE SHAVE. Twelve years later, Aardman Animation went back to the trough (as it were) to create a seven minute TV series for the […]

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The Moms of MasterChef http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/the-moms-of-masterchef/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/the-moms-of-masterchef/.html#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:31:03 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15499 Fox’s reality cooking competition MasterChef follows amateur chefs on their journey to sharpen their skills and impress the judges, including well-known restaurateur Gordon Ramsay. After weeks of challenges, a winner is crowned—but for the mothers on the show, being away from their children is definitely an added pressure. With the sixth season of the show […]

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REVIEW: VACATION Has An Unexpected Sweet Sheen Mixed Into The Gross-Out Gags http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/review-vacation-has-an-unexpected-sweet-sheen-mixed-into-the-gross-out-gags/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/review-vacation-has-an-unexpected-sweet-sheen-mixed-into-the-gross-out-gags/.html#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:46:57 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15504 In July of 1983, we watched as Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) embarked on a cross-country adventure with his family, filled with hijinks and hilarity. It became a definitive masterpiece in the road trip comedy genre and cemented itself as a cinematic classic. In July of 2015, we watch his eldest son Rusty (Ed Helms) attempt […]

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#SDCC Interview: Supergirl Producers Sarah Schechter, Adi Adler and Andrew Kreisberg http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/exclusive-interview-with-supergirl-producers-sarah-schechter-adi-adler-and-andrew-kreisberg/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/exclusive-interview-with-supergirl-producers-sarah-schechter-adi-adler-and-andrew-kreisberg/.html#respond Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:21:25 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15494 When it comes to female superheroes on film, you’d be hard pressed to actually find one. In fact, in the past 20+ years, you can count three headliners: Supergirl (1984), Catwoman (2004) and Elektra (2005) and several supporting, but it always seemed like studios were scared of letting a girl take the lead. But really? […]

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REVIEW: UNEXPECTED Is Palpably Poignant And Flat-Out Phenomenal http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/review-unexpected-is-palpably-poignant-and-flat-out-phenomenal/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/review-unexpected-is-palpably-poignant-and-flat-out-phenomenal/.html#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2015 22:24:41 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15488 I have a semi-truckload of issues when it comes to adding another job to my life’s resume – the title of “mother.” On most days you can find me caving to crippling bouts of self-doubt, losing myself in a tailspin of questions like, “Am I capable of being a paragon of strength, wisdom and knowledge […]

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Jane the Virgin Exclusive Interviews: Jennie Snyder Urman and Yael Grobglas http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/jane-the-virgin-exclusive-interviews-jennie-snyder-urman-and-yael-grobglas/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2015/07/jane-the-virgin-exclusive-interviews-jennie-snyder-urman-and-yael-grobglas/.html#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2015 02:24:34 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=15484 The CW surprise hit, Jane the Virgin, ended it’s first season with a “telenovela” type of cliffhanger. After Jane (Gina Rodriguez) gave birth to a baby boy (surprise! Jane expected a girl), Jane’s son appears to be kidnapped. As Jane lay recovering in her hospital room, thinking only that the nurse had taken the baby for […]

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