Mardi Gras Mask Wreath


Happy Mardi Gras, y’all. I think I like Mardi Gras so much because I love the three main colors: purple (of course), green, and yellow. I found all these masks at Dollar Tree and I decided to make a cool Mardi Gras mask wreath out of them. (more…)

Do More Knowing Your Child Is Safe with Levana’s Ayden Video Monitor

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Levana. The opinions and text are all mine.

As a new parent, I’ve definitely found out there is an art to getting things done while the baby is sleeping. There are some things you can do – like washing the dishes, and other things are just out of the question – like taking out the super noisy bag of recycling. But even if you’re doing a semi-quiet activity, like dusting in the other room, it can still be hard to keep an eye on the baby. That’s where Levana’s Ayden video monitor can help. (more…)

King Cake Bars


Happy Mardi Gras! I have a confession – I’ve never actually been to Mardi Gras, but it looks like it’s so much fun! I went to New Orleans once on a family vacation when I was about 8 years old, but it’s on my bucket list to go back and spend some more time there. That’s why I decided to make my own version of a King Cake. (more…)

Diy: Make a Year of Dates

Year-of-DatesValentine’s Day is almost here, and if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s gift for that special man in your life, look no further. What could be better than a year of dates all planned out ahead of time!


Cafe Coyote Restaurant Review

This post is sponsored by Cafe Coyote. I received a free meal for my review, however all opinions are entirely my own.

I recently was invited to try out the February food specials at Cafe Coyote in Old Town in San Diego. The authentic Mexican restaurant is located right in the heart of Old Town, and I was immediately drawn to its colorful decorations and beautiful courtyard.

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2015 New Year’s Resolutions

new_years_resolutions_listIn Julia Child’s book “My Life in France,” she discusses the fact that she was always far too busy during the holidays to send out Christmas cards, so she and her husband would send out Valentine’s Day cards to all of their friends and family every year instead. So in the spirit of Julia Child, I was far too busy in January, so here are my February New Year’s Resolutions. (more…)

Valentine’s Day Mantle Display


I LOVE Valentine’s Day (no pun intended). I have two boxes full of Valentine’s Day decorations that I go through every year, and I only choose the best of the best Valentine’s Day decor to go on my Valentine’s Day mantle display. (more…)

Super Cool $50 Amazon Giveaway

So… Christmas is totally over, the thrill of 2015 is gone, and now the winter blues are setting in. Maybe you didn’t get that Christmas present you wanted? Or maybe you’ve already blown your New Year’s resolutions? Whatever the reason, you deserve a treat. And now you can treat yourself with something from Amazon with this $50 Amazon giveaway! (more…)

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