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Archives for June 2016

Girls Trip: Hofsas House Hotel & Five Fun Things to do in Carmel-by-the-Sea

This past month, my mom, sister and I went on our first ever girls trip! I know, it's crazy to have gone almost 37 years and this is the first time us three ladies have been together traveling just the three of us. No kids, no husbands. Bliss! We chose to go to the town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. A quaint seaside town that is just south of Monterrey. I find Carmel to be the perfect mix … [Read more...]

Spicy Water Chestnut Bombs & Clean Up with Scotch-Brite® Scrubbing Dish Cloth #ScrubDishCloth

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubDishCloth #CollectiveBias Whenever I have friends and family over they always request Water Chestnut Bombs. Spicy, sticky, crunchy and bacon-y; what could be better?! The only little problem is the mess they leave behind on the baking sheet. I usually end up soaking the oooy, gooey … [Read more...]

Help Kids Stay Active with Real California Milk & Fuel Up to Play 60 #FuelGreatness #CADairy

Real California Milk has teamed up with Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60), a campaign created by the NFL and National Dairy Council that promotes physical activity and good nutrition in schools.    Did you know? Real California Milk represents the real foods from real people – dairy foods made with milk from more than 1,400 California dairy families Here in California, Real California Milk … [Read more...]

Bring the Tropics Home with all Fresh Tropical Mist #BringTheTropicsHome

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringTheTropicsHome #CollectiveBias Every summer I get a grand idea to escape to an island getaway. I go through the motions of looking for the best priced hotels, flights, car rentals, but then it dawns on me that I have three kids and a five hour flight with kiddos in tow, is no escape! … [Read more...]

Vitamin Innovations at Walgreens with Centrum & Vitamin Angels #EssentialVitamins

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EssentialVitamins #CollectiveBias I like to provide my family with a multi vitamin simply because even though I do my best to provide my family with healthy food options, there are times when I know they are not getting the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables, hence vitamins and … [Read more...]