Every time I'm lucky enough to go on a vacation with my husband and daughters, I am grateful. I realize it's such precious time and these getaways are memories in the making. I cherish these trips more than anything. Since time is my most cherished gift, when my family asked me what I wanted for… Continue reading Family Weekend Getaway at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. Staycation in Surf City.
If you've ever had the chance to be a guest on a podcast, you know how much fun they can be. Well, I've only done fun ones, and this was no exception. I am featured on the podcast "On the Brink with Brook Beldon" this week and it was such an enjoyable experience, I can't… Continue reading On the Brink with Brook Beldon. Season Two featuring little, ol’ “Why not me”.
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As you know I am a HUGE fan of WW, aka Weight Watchers. I am a lifetime member, and just celebrated 3 YEARS of maintenance. I often have friends and family asking how I do it. Well, first of all, my 50 pound weight loss didn't happen over night, and I didn't do it alone.… Continue reading Save 50% on select Weight Watchers memberships
Watching last night's episode of the Great Food Truck Race was difficult for me, and my family. Seeing the fear, and sadness on my crying face, made the feelings of dispair wash back over me. I remember how it felt to be anxious, exhausted and overwhelmed. Yes, I missed my family, but that's not what… Continue reading Sometimes saying goodbye is the bravest thing you can do
I went running today and I fell. One second I'm minding my own business, lip syncing to the Black Eyed Peas, the next second I'm in the air. And then I went down, hard. My toe must have clipped the tiniest edge on the sidewalk and I slammed onto the concrete. I slid on my… Continue reading How do you forgive yourself when you fall?
I’ve been so fortunate in my life to have received so many gifts, but I struggle almost daily trying to find my true purpose. I was recently gifted this amazing book by my O, The Oprah Magazine family and it’s already inspired so many #aha moments. "The Path Made Clear" by Oprah is not only… Continue reading Oprah’s new book “The Path Made Clear” is full of inspiration and powerful advice
What do you do when you visit Surf City USA? Catch some waves, of course. The Little Surf Co. is debuting this summer on the beautiful, sandy beaches of Huntington Beach, California. They offer classes for adults and children, plus summer camps and other surf experiences. Not only will you learn how to ride some… Continue reading Visit California this Summer and Catch Some Waves with the Little Surf Co. in Huntington Beach
What does it mean to you to be your "authentic" self? I recently went on a culinary adventure that wasn't as authentic as I had hoped. There were some very dark moments for me, and it made me work through some things. After a few weeks back to "normal" I decided to re-brand my site,… Continue reading What does it mean to be authentic?
We recently visited Disneyland for the first time since my youngest was free. Yep. We live 20 minutes from the park and we've only been a few times since my girls were born. And we typically go when our Auntie T buys us an extra ticket because she's like our fairy god motha. Our family had… Continue reading New Rules at Disneyland. Hey Mouse Ears, Check this Out.