Our vacation to Southern California and stay in Laguna Beach

Main Beach Laguna Beach

This post is sponsored by a place I love with all my heart, Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, California. You see, I grew up coming to this beach and this very same hotel.   In fact I was in my Mom’s tummy the first time I arrived to this magical place.  If you’ve never… 

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Back to School Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Make ahead easy and healthy Back to School Breakfast Recipes.  For the picky Kindergarten to the starving teen!

Are you all getting yourself ready & pumped for the Back to School routine??? Me, either!  Don’t get me wrong, I love a routine.  I really do. But I love the casual mornings and I do not miss the rat race at all. We are truly a big breakfast household!  We’ve always been that way…. 

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Turn your Disney Photos into Watercolor Art for your Home

Disneyland Castle in Watercolor

This post is sponsored by Disneyland.  Otherwise known as The Happiest Place on Earth. Just don’t tell my feet that part, because they might disagree that it’s the happiest place for feet.  ;) We recently had the privileged of visiting Disneyland & California Adventure.   It was our first time to the California Adventure side… 

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How to Decorate a Girly Bedroom

DIY Girl's Room Decor

We’d like to thank Glidden® paint for partnering with us, to help bring some pink and pixie dust to a certain someone’s bedroom! She said, “Pink, some purple and pixie dust for my room, Mama.” And of course, being a pink & glitter lover myself, I said, “Sure thing, sweetie!” So here’s part 1 of decorating… 

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Teaching Kids Delayed Gratification in an Instant Gratification World

Teaching Kids Delayed Gratification in an Instant Gratification World

It’s downright hard being parents in today’s world. Instant messages, instant likes, social media, “I want that” or “Can I have this”, toys in meal boxes, and every kid winning an award or trophy in a sporting event.  I mean, really?  How on earth can we as parents have our “game face” on all the… 

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Kids’ Bathroom Remodel – updating a 100 year old bathroom!

Kids' Bathroom Remodel - Updating a 100 year old Bathroom

Once again, I am so grateful for my partnership with HomeAdvisor to help us finish off the kids’ bathroom & for sponsoring this post! First, just for old time sake…let’s revisit what we were dealing with. As I have said for many years, we truly had Cottage Cheese Walls! So gross! WHAT were the previous… 

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