Bedtime Routine

Getting a head start on my day the night before helps my mornings run more smoothly, give me more time and less stress. Knowing in advance what the day ahead looks like for me, gives me peace of mind and helps me prepare for unexpected surprises and allows me more space for creativity and fun! …

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Studies are showing that now more than ever kids are more obsessed with perfectionism than previous generations.  What can be done to alleviate these obsessions that are leading to depression and anxiety?  According to Lee Volpe, author of  Black Sheep Tries Bleach: Humorous Stories to Ease Life’s Growing Pains, the answer is laughter. “Making laughter a part …

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Skin Care January

With all the noise and confusion of what’s good for your skin and what’s not, it’s hard to keep your facts straight.  Dr. Margarita Lolis has some helpful tips to know what exactly you should be using on your skin to keep it looking at it’s best. When it comes to skincare do you really …

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January Aernos Giveaway

Thank you to Aernos for sponsoring another great giveaway!  If you haven’t heard about Aernos and how their Nano Gas Sensor is making an impact on the world. Please check them out now.      Giveaway a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Two weeks ago I was with a group of bloggers for an event at Kona Kai Resort & Spa.  The day started out with a Cabana Poolside Kick-Off. We were served SpaTinis and other signature spa drinks.  The wind started to pick up quickly and we all headed inside SpaTerre, the hotel’s indulgent spa.  We were …


For me, there is nothing like an old-fashioned Christmas.  I love the age-old traditions and the sense of wonder and delight during the holidays.  I find that re-reading Christmas stories and watching cheesy Netflix holiday romances along with the Christmas classics really get me into the Christmas spirit.  Another sure-fire way to get me in the mood is …

How to...

For many years now I’ve worked alongside an amazing organization called Parenting Our Parents that gives the aging population and the ones who love and care for them a community to share advice along with weekly expert articles and Certified POP Family coaching that help those in this demographic. When I was offered the chance …

Travel Gift Guide (1)

Looking for gift ideas for your travel loving friends and family? Check out this gift guide to help make your selection easier. Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?  If you love Paris as much as I do, you will love this delightful book comparing Los Angeles (One of the main metro areas near me.) and Paris (My …

Visit Carlsbad 05 Beach

After many sand castles, videos, surveys and scavenger hunts, and kids sharing what they love about Carlsbad. Visit Carlsbad has decided on it’s first kid-cabinet of Kidifornia! Images L to R: Carlsbad, Kidifornia Mini Mayor Anthony J. in his video submission; campaign logo; City Architects Sidney F. and Jack S. alongside Mayor Matt Hall and …

December Giveaway

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