Rancho San Diego has so much to offer, especially if you like to eat or be outdoors! Culture The Water Conservation Garden– This beautiful outdoor space is set on 6 acres and seeks to illustrate how our water consumption affects everything around us. But don’t worry, it isn’t all serious! There is a butterfly garden, […]
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Another mom and I were talking after after dropping our kids off at school a few weeks ago. We were lamenting the difficulties with remembering all the homework and various projects required of our 1st graders. Another mom was passing by as she rushed off after dropping her daughter off a few minutes late. She must […]
I feel like I am always cleaning something. Whether it’s the floor, the kitchen, the bathroom or pretty much anywhere in my house, it seems like something is always in need of cleaning. This busy mama certainly doesn’t want to spend her time scrubbing the stove or the walls. So, I have come up with […]
This year’s flu season has been harsh in San Diego! The day after Christmas I began the unenviable task of cleaning the kitchen, doing laundry, and putting away the Christmas clutter. By the end of the day I was in bed, unable to move, and the proud owner of a 102 fever. When the chills […]
It dawned on me recently that the drive home from school and subsequent hour after were getting grumpier. I’d read all sorts of advice on getting teenagers to talk about their day, but I have a 1st grader. I thought I had a solid 6-7 years more before I had to worry about this?! He’d […]
From the outside, I had the perfect love filled family growing up: Mom and Dad were happy together, we had a nice house, I had a sister, dogs, and tons of support around me. For these things I will always be thankful. Once I became a mom- I realized that what I experienced growing up […]
This is a sponsored post. As always, all thoughts expressed are 100% my own.Bringing your car into the shop for an oil change or a tire rotation can be a real pain, but when you schedule your appointment with YourMechanic, they come to YOU! Talk about an easy chore to check off your list!
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, however, all thoughts expressed in this post are my own.Kirkland’s grand opening is every mom’s home decor shopping dream! You have to check out their new store in National City this Saturday for their grand opening celebration.
The last of our three part series in financial fitness, take a look and see what you need to teach your kids about credit and why!
Last time we discussed what it’s like to first meet with a financial planner. Taralyn Rose of California Coast Credit Union discussed what she hopes to accomplish when meeting with someone for the first time, including checking credit and spending, setting goals, and assigning homework. The second meeting looks much different from the first, and […]
The subject of financial security is one that comes up quite frequently in my world. When you have a family to worry about, the bills can often seem overwhelming and insurmountable. How to get out of debt, how to improve your credit, and how to accomplish your financial goals are tough subjects that weigh on […]
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 […]