Recent Press

Maryann’s novel, “Lady in the Window”  — Hardcover & eBook available in bookstores on May 9, 2017 (SelectBooks). Order now at Barnes & Noble Amazon, and other outlets.

Read the PRESS RELEASE, click here.

For “Lady in the Window” PRESS Interviews, click here.


2017 WAVE Awards –  “Simply Delicious Living with Maryann,®” a cooking series hosted by Maryann featuring healthy, easy-to-make recipes & joyous living inspirations, took home 2 awards (Best TV Series and Best Instructional/DIY Series) having been nominated for 3 awards at the 2017 WAVE Awards held by Alliance For Community Media (West Region), which recognizes the best TV and new media programming from thousands of entries covering a 6 state western region (Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada and New Mexico). WAVE winners are recognized in Community Media, Commercial TV, and Film for their excellent productions. “Sustainable Ventura News” (produced & reported by Maryann) was also nominated. wins 2016 W3 Silver Award for Website Excellence. Read the press release.




International Family Film Festival has named “To Jeffrey with Love” an original screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer as an “Official Selection” of the International Family Film Festival 2016 held at Raleigh Studios October 20-23, 2016.






Conejo Valley Lifestyle Magazine, May 2016, Profile on Maryann in “Leading By Example” coverage of the 2016 BRAVO Award winners.




NAWBO_SC_HomeSlider_Bravo2016_1040x410_R3-01117th Annual BRAVO AWARDS, April 1, 2016 – Maryann Ridini Spencer receives “Visionary of the Year” Award from National Association of Women Business Owners Ventura Chapter.


Spice-Topia, 576 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001

Spice-Topia, 576 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001

Simply Delicious Living Aprons, Cookbook & Frameable Notecard Art is available in Maryann’s online store and in-store at Spice-Topia, 576 E Main St, Ventura, CA. (February 2016)






CAPS MEDIA presents Maryann Ridini Spencer with an award for her work on “Sustainable Ventura News” (October 2015)







“Simply Delicious Living with Maryann® wins CAPS MEDIA “Cappie” Award for Best Series in the “Variety” Category (October 2013)






The “Simply Delicious Living with Maryann® Cookbook is published & available for purchase. (2013)





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