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…

3 Days at the Beach :: Santa Cruz, CA

With our upcoming, adult only Maui trip just around the corner, we wanted to do something extra special for Kolton and Shayne before we have to say goodbye for four nights. After laying out some options, we decide that a mini trip to Santa Cruz (only 45 minutes away), would be perfect for us. Long…

Monterey Bay Aquarium :: The Beauty of the Bay

During the beginning of our trip to Carmel, we knew that we wanted to take the little ones to The Monterey Bay Aquarium. It is such a wonderful educational place for them to learn the importance of protecting our wildlife and also a wonderful place for them to play and discover. The Monterey Bay Aquarium…