Inaugural Global Food Fair at Mountain House

This post is sponsored by Mountain House, but the thoughts and opinions are all mine. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani! Good food and family are what it is all about. I was so happy to be invited to the AMAZING Inaugural Global Food Fair at Mountain House, California. We have visited this…

My Adventure with REI :: Sea Otter Kayak Excursion

This post is sponsored by REI but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Living in the beautiful Bay Area, great weather brings an abundance of outdoor activities. We are truly blessed to have so much nature in our backyard. I have decided that getting back to nature is one very important way…

Whitney Ranch Movie Night :: A Real Sense of Community

This post is sponsored by Whitney Ranch but as always, the thoughts and opinions are all mine. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani. We have pretty much become professionals when it comes to road-tripping. Whether they are long trips or small trips, we have it down. The drive to beautiful Rocklin, CA was…

Love Begins at Home :: Oliveto at Mountain House, CA

This post is sponsored by Mountain House Developers  but as always, the thoughts and opinions are all mine. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani! It is amazing to me how many beautiful areas there are in Northern California. We do quite a bit of traveling, but there is still so much we have…

South Lake Tahoe in the Summer :: 10 Things to do With Kids!

We just completed our annual trip to South Lake Tahoe, and like every year, I leave feeling a little nostalgic. The memories that this beautiful place holds in our lives is irreplaceable. My in-laws have been hosting this annual family trip for over 15 years (10 that I have been a part of). Every year,…

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…

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…

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…