Gilroy Gardens NEW Water Oasis + DISCOUNT!

Summer is almost here and living in sunny California has so many perks! One of our favorite spots to beat the heat has always been Gilroy Gardens theme park, which is only about 20 minutes away from us. We love their Water Oasis, which I have posted about in the past. Well, I have some…

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!…

Road Tripping :: Tips for Road Trip Success

This post is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani!  Summer is right around the corner and we already have countless vacations on the books. Several of these are road trips and keeping kids entertained can be a task. What I…

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…

Love Where You Live :: Whitney Ranch

This post is sponsored by Whitney Ranch but as always, the thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani! I must admit, I am always looking at homes and could be up for a move at any given time. Since Kolton will be in kindergarten next year, these…

No Baby Unhugged :: Huggies® Diaper Donation

Our days of diapers are coming to and end. Shayne has been wearing big girl underwear to school for almost two weeks, with minimal accidents! While she is still in diapers at nap time and bedtime, those will be coming to an end soon too. It is very bittersweet to say goodbye to babyhood. As…

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…