Summer Vibes :: The Water is Waiting

This post is sponsored by Discover Boating but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. What is my favorite thing about living near the coast? The water of course! The beautiful California summer sunshine is here and we have so many options when it comes to the outdoors and almost all include the…

Cheers to a Healthy Summer :: My Activia 2 Week Challenge

This post is sponsored by Activia but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. As a mom, I find myself constantly taking care of everyone else. What mom doesn't? This year I have started to really realize the importance of taking care of myself! If I am not in the best health mentally…

Tropical Vacation Spots :: Favorite Things to do in Bermuda

We are always searching for exotic, tropical vacation spots to travel to. There is nothing better than laying on a beach and getting away from the hustle and bustle of the real world. This year, we were so blessed to be given a trip through my husband's company to Bermuda! Bermuda has always been a…

Tips for Spring Preparations

As much as I love seeing the flowers in bloom and knowing that our summer vacations are right around the corner, all of the preparations that go into a new season, in particular a season with a lot of activity, can be overwhelming. When Spring rolls in, I like to de-clutter and also stock up!…

What’s in my Toddler & Kid Survival Bag

As the kids grow and change, so does my bag. I cannot even really call it a diaper bag anymore since Kolton is five and Shayne is almost three and only wears diapers to bed now. Still, pockets are a necessity with little ones and let's face it, the only thing that really makes a…

Getting Tropical Vacay Ready…at home

If you are like me, getting ready for a tropical vacation almost make the trip not even worth it. The prep that goes into feeling beach ready is exhausting, and who has the time anyway? It's not like my kids will let me sunbath to get my base tan or get a relaxing facial to…

Tips for Disneyland with Kids

With summer approaching, I am sure many families are planning a trip to Disneyland! We did our first Disneyland trip with Kolton and Shayne in November, and learned so much about how to make the most of our vacation. While Disneyland is definitely the most magical place on Earth, there are several tricks to making…

Spring Party Tips :: Pearls® Olives

  Spring is in the air! Which means flowers in bloom, outdoor brunches, BBQs, Easter outfits and lots of get-togethers with friends and family. Sometimes you don't even know people are coming by, so being prepared is key. Here are some things that I always have on hand incase of a last minute gathering:  Paper…

Every Smile Makes You a Day Younger :: Whitening Sensitive Teeth at Home

Home Teeth Whitening With my children still so young, coffee has become an everyday essential to my survival. I must also admit to another vice, which is my evening wine to settle down after a long day of work, school, cooking, cleaning and everything else that goes with being a wife, student, mom and blogger.…

The Learning Globe :: Shifu Orboot Review

This is a sponsored post but all opinions expressed are my own. I often get overwhelmed when it comes time to clean our playroom. I also feel guilty about how many toys my kids have. I do not want them to be spoiled with useless toys that do not educate them in any way. Unfortunately…