We just got back from a fun two-day family trip to Catalina Island (after another fun two-day trip to Long Beach, which I’ll share later). I used […]
Here are some fun and festive Fourth of July food and drink ideas. Top left to right: bottle of The Great American Wine; American flag layer dip; Blue Cocktail; and […]
We had a St. Patrick’s Day themed birthday party last year for my daughter (who was born on St. Patrick’s Day, and is my little lucky leprechaun). I had a lot […]
The day had finally come. On Saturday, we had to say goodbye to our sweet, sweet Kensi, an important and beloved member of our family. She was almost 15 years […]
Because it’s almost February! Because the last time I posted was pre-Halloween! Because who doesn’t love pictures of a baby all dressed up for Valentine’s Day (who clearly doesn’t want […]
Here are some fun and simple Halloween appetizers.
Happy Labor Day! I hope you have a great week!
September is Children’s Good Manners Month! What a great time to teach kids, and help them brush up on their, manners! Having good manners is an important social skill for […]
This is an easy-to-make breakfast that everyone loves! My daughter would love to have Hole-in-the-Middles for breakfast every single day! My dad used to make these when I was a […]
Siena at age 2 1/2 in the Fall of 2011
If you’re looking for great authentic Mexican food – for lunch and for groceries to take home – Vallarta market in Oxnard does not disappoint! My husband discovered this superstore […]
As many moms who work outside the home know, weekdays can be crazy! And, for the morning challenged like me, the a.m.’s can be especially stressful. Now that school is […]
It’s always a little sad to say goodbye to summer. We look forward to it all spring (sometimes even in winter), and when it comes, we dive right in! We […]
We’ve all been there. We’re happily shopping or dining, when suddenly, our child turns into a screaming, whining, fitful, out-of-control scary little version of him/herself. It’s the public meltdown, or […]
2-3 pound Turkey Breast (such as a 3 lb. Kirkland Oven Browned Turkey Breast from Costco) 1 large white onion (chopped into small pieces) 1 large russet potato (chopped into […]
Summertime 2010: Siena at about 16 or 17 months old