Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day + Discount codes

Although I was gifted many of these items, this post is NOT sponsored. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani! Can you believe it is already FEBRUARY?! I just LOVE this month (do you see what I did there?) If you are like me, Valentine's Day can…

The ALL NEW Chuck E. Cheese in Newark

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese's . The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani! If you are like me, you grew up with pizza and a giant mouse named Chuck E. Cheese. Being born right after Christmas, most of…

10 Ways to Teach Children to Give Back Around the Holidays

The holidays are about so much more than Santa, presents and sparkly lights. The true meaning of Christmas is about celebrating Christ through love and giving to others. With so many tragedies in our world today, teaching our children how to give back is more important than ever. While my goal in life is to…

Rainy Days :: FIVE Favorite Activities

Across the country, rain is a common occurrence. Here, in California, every year is different and so far we have only had a handful of rainy days. Because of this, we tend to be under prepared for indoor activities. This is why I am putting together a short list of our favorite things to do…

First Step to Holiday Prep :: The Invitations

This post is sponsored by Basic Invite but the thoughts and opinions are all mine. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani. Can you believe that the holidays are around the corner? Every year, I tell myself that I am going to stay ahead of the game NEXT YEAR! Well, next year is HERE!! …

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…

How to Jump Start Your Children’s Imagination with JumpOff Jo!

Every childhood should consist of imagination, dreams and a little magic. Growing up in an era before tablets, smartphones and artificial intelligence, with three siblings, pretend play and imagination was everything! A favorite activity was building forts and pretending we lived in them. We would even make them in the backyard and no one could…

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…