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…

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

This post is sponsored by Mountain House Developers ┬ábut 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…

Why I Choose Plant Based Nutrition.

This post is sponsored by iWi but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. This summer has really kept me on my toes and has easily been the most active couple of months I have ever had. I owe my energy levels and mental clarity to my healthy lifestyle choices. Daily exercise, self-care,…

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,…

Cheers to a Healthy Summer :: My Activia 2 Week Challenge

This post is sponsored by Activia but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. As a mom, I find myself constantly taking care of everyone else. What mom doesn't? This year I have started to really realize the importance of taking care of myself! If I am not in the best health mentally…

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…

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…