What Can I Do About My Little Girl’s Sensitive Skin?

Mom and baby bonding out of the bath tub

Both of my kids have had sensitive skin issues since birth, but they are completely different when it comes to soaps, lotions and shampoos. I am partnering with Aveeno® on a sponsored post to share ideas to keep sensitive skin clean, healthy and moisturized, no matter what age and stage they might be in. #Aveeno […]

10 DIY Valentine Ideas That Are Candy Free!

Valentine, You Blow Me Away, Three Little Monkeys Studio

    The last thing we need to do this Valentine’s Day is to add more sugar. If you are looking for Valentine’s Day ideas, these DIY candy-free Valentines are the perfect solution! Since there’s no candy, they are naturally gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, and cavity free, and are great for boys and girls. Perfect for school, […]

She’s FOUR.

Birthday girl blowing out candles

        Why is it, that the older I get, the faster time flies?   Seriously, I can’t believe that she’s already FOUR. I swear, we just brought this little girl home from the hospital! This little lady is the sweetest, most loving, happy, and most stubborn 4 year old that I know. […]

Fun in the Snow: 5 Steps For The Perfect Day in Lake Placid, Adirondacks #PerfectDayADK

Whiteface mountain top, Adirondacks

Outside of all of the hustle and bustle of the city in New York is a gorgeous, tranquil village in the Adirondack Mountains with beautiful scenery and plenty of recreation: Lake Placid. I am partnering with them on a fun campaign to share my itinerary for a perfect day out, your winter travel starts here!   […]

DIY Valentine’s Day Gift: Photo Decorated Heart Chocolate Box Craft

DIY Valentine's Day Gift Personalize a chocolate heart box with a photo

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and we have a cute Valentine’s Day craft idea for you. Learn how to make this DIY photo Valentine heart chocolate box, the best part: it’s a keepsake, and you can EAT IT!     I went to a fun event at Hewlett Packard‘s headquarters in San Diego and got […]

10 Facts About the Movie #StrangeMagic, from Director Gary Rydstrom #StrangeMagicEvent

Strange Magic Director Gary Rydstrom, Skywalker Ranch, photo by Sassy Mama in LA

  Did you all go out and watch STRANGE MAGIC this weekend? I took the kids and they loved the movie, and I was happy to be a able to see it again!   I know you all remember that I got a chance to visit Skywalker Ranch and screen the movie, meet the crew and interview […]

Taking The Kids: Island Weather and Sandy Beaches in Phuket, Thailand

Boat on the beach in Phuket, Thailand, Flickr, Jeff Gunn

Welcome to our Taking The Kids series, a once-monthly exclusive spotlight of travel destinations that are great for the entire family! If you are wondering if a specific destination is child friendly, or are looking for suggestions of where to take your next family vacation, visit our Taking The Kids archives.     Destination: Phuket, Thailand It’s […]

STRANGE MAGIC is a Must-See Animated Family Film! #StrangeMagicEvent

Strange Magic, Marianne and Roland

  Who’s ready for a little STRANGE MAGIC?!   Get your popcorn ready and take the whole family to the movies this weekend to see this beautiful, animated and unusual love story, told through music. From the mind of George Lucas, two world’s collide and prove to create some STRANGE MAGIC, in a tale of a […]

5 Facts About Elijah Kelley and His Character “Sunny” in Strange Magic #StrangeMagicEvent

Elijah Kelley, Deanna Underwood, Strange Magic Press Day 2015

  Did y’all know that STRANGE MAGIC is coming out on Friday, January 23? Well it is, and I am so fortunate to have been able to screen it ahead of time and interview the cast and creators! By now, I hope you’ve read about my interview with George Lucas, the creator of the movie […]

Brancott Estate Flight Song Wine: Full on Flavor, Light on Calories!

Enjoy Brancott Estate Flight Song Wines

I got the chance to try a tasty, lower calorie white wine, thanks to Influence Central and Brancott Estate Flight Song. I participated in their influencer activation and tried samples, i’ll get a promo item for sharing my thoughts.      Do you all remember when I said that I wouldn’t be making any new year resolutions? […]