california lifestyle, travel & reviews

A New Year, A New Healthy Lifestyle With THRIVE by Le-Vel! #THRIVE

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. I am the first to admit that the foods I eat are not the greatest for me. I am a busy mom to three girls, a teacher, and a blogger. My lifestyle is "on the go" and sometimes my body and wellness comes last. Breakfast is usually consumed in the car on the way to work, while dinner is usually something fast, but not always fresh. Thank goodness for … [Read more...]

Hofsas House is Celebrating 70 Years in Carmel-by-the-Sea!

The Theis family is celebrating its 70th anniversary of bringing European hospitality to Carmel-by-the-Sea at its beautiful Bavarian-inspired Hofsas House Hotel! Located in the picturesque town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Hofsas House is a legendary stop for rest, relaxation and to take in what Carmel-by-the-Sea has to offer-- which is plenty! My family and I love being able to drive up the … [Read more...]

Cal Water H2O Challenge!

Take the Cal Water H2O Challenge with your class! The Cal Water H2O Challenge is a project-based, environmentally-focused competition for classrooms, grades 4-6. Designed in conjunction with NAAEE, the WestEd K-12 Alliance, and Cal Water, and aligned with the Common Core State Standards and complimentary to the Next Generation Science Standards, Cal Water H2O Challenge offers a unique opportunity … [Read more...]

Sushi Lounge Poway– Perfect For Your Celebration!

My husbands 38th birthday is on Christmas Eve. It normally comes and goes without a fuss, so this year I thought it would be nice to surprise him with his favorite foods, favorite people and lots of laughs and love! His favorite food is Japanese and the first thought that came to mind was a sushi party. We have been big fans of Sushi Lounge Poway for quite some time. The sushi is always the … [Read more...]

Wake Up the Family Right on Christmas Day with Slow Cooker Cranberry Orange Cinnamon Rolls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone.#SavorTheMemory #CollectiveBias We all know the holidays are a mad dash. Stores are packed, long lines everywhere you go, the days are short and there is just too much to do! Spend time with family and make Christmas morning easy friends... easy & DELICIOUS! ;) One thing I love … [Read more...]