Halloween is just around the corner. If you are like me and that sentence made you cringe a bit, let me justify all the cringes for you. I am a firm believer that Halloween is the worst idea ever. It was great as a kid and all, but from the mom side of the coin… […]
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Fall is here! I don’t know what it is about this season, but it always seems to go by really fast. Our family loves to make a Fall Bucket List to make sure we accomplish all of the fun things we want to do during this busy season. This year I also wanted to put […]
Santee is a lovely neighborhood with plenty of family friendly places. Whether you live here or are visiting- check out all that Santee has to offer!
Continuing on in our “San Diego” Series, our next featured area is historic Chula Vista!
We are continuing on in our “San Diego” series with Pacific Beach! Pacific Beach may have a reputation as party central, but have no fear! There are several family friendly gems both on and away from the well traveled paths of this popular tourist destination! Coffee 99 Cups offers organic fresh brewed coffee, breakfast, lunch, and acai bowls! Away from […]
Welcome to our new series, “Friday Favorites” where we will be bringing you some of our (collaborative team effort) favorite things. We will go live on Facebook to show you the products in real life, then write you a recap through our site. This weeks edition is sun and summer focused. I love the summertime […]
I still have to function through it. . . survive. . . and keep going as a mom, a friend, a business woman. I don’t have the option to curl up for days in a ball in my bed. I can’t drink myself into oblivion while caring for my little ones. It is not an […]
I recently had the opportunity to attend the Strawberry Picking Festival at Stehly Farms Organics in Escondido. Now, I must confess I am a bit of a crunchy mama most of the time. I do grow a lot of my own fruits and veggies in my backyard, and I use organic and locally grown products […]
As I approached the 12th anniversary of my dad’s passing, I found myself thinking more and more about some of the choices we make for our kids. Although I was born in Southern England, I have lived almost my entire life in sunny San Diego. I played outdoor sports year round, went swimming and to […]
Whether you are new to San Diego or have been here since the day you were born, here is a list of 25 things everyone should do before the end of the year. San Diego has so much to offer everyone who comes here, and this is just the tip of the iceberg for some of the […]
This year we’ll be celebrating our baby’s first Christmas and I want it to be special but at the same time I don’t want to put a lot of effort into something he won’t remember or care about. Our little guy doesn’t need much right now and family has already sent a few gifts, so I decided to […]
Sometimes, you just need to get out and do something outside of your normal routine. After being with someone for awhile, my best advice is to try to learn something new about each other. It might help to set some off limit discussion topics on your date. Leave out talk about work, money and the kids to […]