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…

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…

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…

Spring Party Tips :: Pearls® Olives

  Spring is in the air! Which means flowers in bloom, outdoor brunches, BBQs, Easter outfits and lots of get-togethers with friends and family. Sometimes you don't even know people are coming by, so being prepared is key. Here are some things that I always have on hand incase of a last minute gathering:  Paper…

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.…

It’s JUST Anxiety :: Tips for Stopping the Panic

Let me tell you something about anxiety. There should never be a JUST in front of it. There is no such thing as JUST a panic attack. That's like saying you JUST felt you heart jump out of your chest, you JUST felt you hands go numb to the point of not being able to…