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Gorgeous Hydrated Skin with Belli {Review}


So Spring is here ladies and with that comes the exposure of skin. It comes in the form of tank tops, capri pants, bathing suits, shorts, sandals....the list goes on. If you are anything like me, you tend to cover up in the winter months. Long sleeved shirts, jeans, sneakers, etc... But with those long hidden winter months comes dry skin. Dry elbows, knees, and don't even look at my poor dry, … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Dining at the @CorvetteDiner! {Review}

Corvette Servers Regal Room

Take a step back in time and enjoy family time at a San Diego restaurant institution-- the Corvette Diner! Originally opened in 1987 in the Hillcrest area of San Diego, it is now located in Liberty Station. I remember going as a kid and loving every minute, so when the Corvette Diner asked me to come visit with the fam-bam, I could not resist! I took my daughters there to celebrate a … [Read more...]

Making a Switch with @LumiaUS #LumiaSwitch {#Sponsored}


I have had the pleasure to give a brand new Nokia Lumia 635 a try, courtesy of LumiaUS. This is a sponsored post! Here are my top 10 apps I can't live without.... it's really in no particular order.... Pinterest. It's the mindless scrolling and tuning out my family that I am addicted to. Facebook. Yes it's annoying, but I can't help but login to see what old cousin Jim has had for … [Read more...]

Oroweat Organic Breads- Brie, Apple & Spinach Panini Recipe {Giveaway}


Recently I was given the opportunity to try out the new Oroweat Organic Breads and come up with a recipe that combines the fresh, healthy flavors of the breads with a scrumptious sandwich! I wanted something sweet, yet savory. Something without meat and perfect for a light lunch! Brie, Apple & Spinach Panini Recipe   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time … [Read more...]

7 Reasons to Stay At the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco {Review}


With three kids in the house, it's been a while since my husband and I were able to get away for time with just each other. When I started planning our trip to Northern California, I knew the Mandarin Oriental was the place to capture "us time" in the city. 7 Reasons to Stay at the Mandarin Oriental Hospitality. From the moment we drove up to the valet, the hotel went above and beyond in the … [Read more...]