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Archives for 2015

Macy’s Victoria Gardens Presents: Back to School Shopping Party!

With three kids at home, I tend to do most of my back to school shopping online.  I save styles through pinning on Pinterest or favorite them on YouTube. The hard part is trying to find those same styles in stores. I find that if you have a favorite blogger or vlogger to turn to that mimics the styles you love, it's so much easier of a shopping trip. It's back to school season, and this … [Read more...]

Swim Lessons in San Diego- Waterworks Aquatics Swim School

Waterworks Aquatics Swim School Swim Lessons in San Diego! I have to say the 8 weeks went by super fast. Seriously-- where did the summer go?! But in those 8 weeks, progress was made and I am impressed! I now have a little fish on my hands! Would you like to see the first lesson's post? Go here. Each lesson at Waterworks Aquatics were 20 minutes long. You might be thinking... twenty minutes? … [Read more...]

2015 Back To School Giveaway

Welcome to the 2015 Back To School Giveaway! Hosted by: MamatheFox & Planet Weidknecht This year Golden State Mom is pleased to bring you a super awesome package from 6 different sponsors just in time for Back to School: WryBaby, Crayola, LunchSkins by 3greenmoms, I See Me, Capresso & Teach My! Grand Prize worth $264! (1) Lucky winner will win ALL of the following: From Wry Baby: … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Kalua Pork

Take out the crock pot ladies! We have a super simple recipe for Kalua Pork that takes few ingredients, but a loooooong time to cook. So this takes a little bit of planning ahead... and fighting the Kalua Pork aroma for two days... Good luck with the temptation! Crock Pot Kalua Pork Author: Maryann Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 28 hours Total time: 28 hours 5 mins Serves: 5-6 … [Read more...]

Copy Cat PF Changs Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Have you ever been to PF Changs and wondered what kind of mystical magic they put in their lettuce wraps? I have. It must be unicorns and rainbows, because those wraps are yumtastic. What's even more incredible is that my kids eat them and seem to thoroughly enjoy them! Maybe it's the DIY of the wraps that intrigue the kiddos; you can put what you like in them...make them crunchy, make them all … [Read more...]