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…

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…

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…

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…

The Beauty of Spontaneity

I tend to over-plan and over-organize often. With so many things on my plate constantly, sometimes the good times end up feeling like a chore that I am rushing through to get to the next task. I have to actually plan to not plan! Ironic...right?  Yesterday we decided to play hooky from everything and packed…

Home is Where the Heart is :: Wayland Homes, Livermore

This is a sponsored post but all opinions expressed are my own We are still in the process of buying our first home. About eight months ago, we moved and wanted to be sure we love where we are living before taking the leap of owning. In the meantime, we love bringing the kids and…

It’s More Than Music :: Riwbox Headphones

This is a sponsored post. Thank you for supporting 2 Blonde Mamas Road trips with little ones is always an endeavor. From the packing of clothes, activities, supplies and travel necessities, to finding ways to meet their needs during the drive itself, it all adds up to a headache just for a good time away…

Never Missing a Moment :: Back to School

Back to school is approaching and I am finally realizing that Kolton will be in TK (Transitional Kindergarten) ! While it is not quite kindergarten, he will still be in Elementary School and will be attending 5 days per week! This is a HUGE milestone for him and for ME! With so many thoughts racing…

Sick on Vacay :: Notes from a Terrified Mommy

We just got home from our annual family trip to Lake Tahoe. This trip is so very special for our family. It is a time we all come together, leave the everyday hustle and bustle, and relax and enjoy the beautiful lake life. This year, we had an unexpected situation that scared this mommy half…