Keep CALM and Carry On :: 5 Easy Tips to Relax and Recharge

This post is sponsored by Natural Vitality, but the thoughts and opinions expressed are all my own. Thank you for supporting The Heart of Dani. Do you have those days? You know, the days that you are feeling so overwhelmed, you almost don’t want to get out of bed, but you push through anyway? Lately,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…