The Last Thing You Think Your Kid Would Do…

boy cuts hair with moms razor

My son took a shower like he normally does before bed. It was a little longer than usual, but he’s no stranger to taking up all of the hot water.   I hear the water go off and see him whiz by to his bedroom. “Mom, can you come here for a second?” I walk to […]

5 Warm and Gorgeous Winter Vacation Destinations for Traveling Families

Curacao, iconic, colorful buildings in Willemstad

  Is it starting to get crisp and cool where you live?   It’s Fall, and that means it’s time to start making winter travel plans! November and December give us holidays, time off and COLD. Just when you thought you’d be stuck in snow forever, there is a light at the end of the tunnel: […]

The Cutest Doc McStuffins + How To Make Disney Junior’s Party Favors!

Cute little girl in Doc McStuffins Halloween costume

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.     Isn’t she the cutest girl in a Doc McStuffins costume you ever did see?!         As we’re all getting into the spirit with some fun Halloween ideas, so we’re choosing our costumes and getting it all together […]

A Beautiful Sunset, Live In The Moment…

San Diego Sunset 10-3-14

[A Mission Beach Sunset, October 3, 2014, San Diego, California...]     Just last week, on a gorgeous San Diego evening, I captured this. So grand. So stunning. Nature is truly astounding.   Right place, right time   A sunset marks such a quiet and peaceful transition from day to night, and I got to witness […]

Fuel Up To PLAY: Kids Learn To Live Happy, Healthy and Have FUN!

Boy running bases, baseball game

With a household of football fans, I am partnering with the NFL and the California Milk Advisory Board in a sponsorship to share Fuel Up to Play 60, which supports activity and nutrition for kids. Y’all have got to get this program in your kids’ schools!     When it comes to my family, I […]

Tons of Sealife Fun at Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular!

Sea World's Halloween Spooktacular

  Can you imagine a sea inspired Halloween playground with trick or treating, a dance party, and cute Halloween themed characters? It’s never too early for some Halloween fun, so we had to stop by Sea World San Diego’s Halloween Spooktacular!      Dress the kiddies up in their best costumes and come out to the […]

Use Your Imagination: The Boxtrolls Inspire Global Cardboard Box Challenge!

Kids build boxes with The Boxtrolls and Imagination Foundation

  Looking for a hands on experience that your kids can learn from, putting their minds and hands to work? Want to attend a fun event and win a few prizes? I am all for fostering children’s creativity, so I thought it was cool awesome that The Boxtrolls movie has partnered with Imagination Foundation to […]

10 Signs That Tell You You’re Getting Older

Old Maid

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wendy’s®. Read to learn why they’re telling me that i’m old.     When did you realize that you were getting old? Was it the birth, and rapid growth of your children? The young people doing absolutely nothing that you would ever do? An […]

Back to School Today: He’s A Second Grader!

First day of school

Can somebody contact the powers that be and tell them that it’s ok to stop the time?     It’s the first day of school! Time is flying. If it’s not enough that summer is over, I am sending off my littles to new schools this week, which means new friends, new teachers, and a […]

Relaxing Desert Retreat: La Casa Del Zorro Resort in Borrego Springs, California

Cactus plant in Borrego Springs Desert

  Who goes to the desert in the summer?   I’ll tell you who. Someone who want to relax, to unwind. Someone who wants to throw away all of their responsibilities for the moment and have a little fun. We went to La Casa Del Zorro Resort and Spa in Borrego Springs and loved every […]