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How I Get Relief from Pink Eye #StayHealthyNaturally

How I Get Relief from Pink Eye

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TRP The Relief Products™ Over the past year my kids’ school reached out to let us know that Pink Eye was circulating around the classrooms. I’ve had pink eye a number of times as an adult and it’s no joke. The burning can be overwhelming, and the eye has to be one of the worst places on our…

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Seas the Day with Discover Boating!

Seas the Day with Discover Boating!

This post is sponsored by Discover Boating but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. I have lived in San Diego for the better part of the decade now, and although I love its beaches and coastal communities, I have rarely had the chance to get out on a boat to enjoy the big blue. Last month my husband asked if we should take the kids out and…

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Flavor San Diego at Loews Coronado (aka my food paradise experience)

Flavor San Diego at Loews Coronado (aka my food paradise experience)

In partnership with Loews Coronado Flavor by Loews is a new way for travelers to enjoy the best artisan food of an area without having to set foot outside of their hotel.  Think of your next business, family, or solo trip to a city like Miami, Tuscon or New York, and being treated with the best of local food culture. I was invited to cover my city’s kickoff event for…

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Tips for Hosting an MLS Watch Party with Trivento Wine

Thank you Trivento for sponsoring this post. Get in the game with Trivento Wine and Major League Soccer! I was first introduced to MLS (Major League Soccer) while on vacation in Seattle. We were taking the buses and trains to-and-from and everyone around us was head to toe in bright green and blue. They were heading to a Sounders game and their spirit was infectious. They were also eager to…

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Making Healthier Choices with Village Harvest Origins Collection

Making Healthier Choices with Village Harvest Origins Collection

Thank you Village Harvest for sponsoring this post. Every day Village Harvest is planting seeds of change and growing possibilities, one bag of goodness at a time. Cooking delicious meals for my family is part of my daily routine goals. As a mother and a full time blogger, I often feel chaotic, especially during crazy weekdays. But no matter how busy or tired I am, I will make sure that…

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Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold: Live Life to the Fullest

Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold: Live Life to the Fullest

This post is sponsored by Michelob ULTRA but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Spring barbeques are in full swing.  My favorites are those where there’s of course no shortage of food, drink, different sports and games to partake in, and enough sun to keep the daylight hours going late. We’ve made some great friends in the area that like to stay active like us which makes…

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Stay Clean and Fresh with Summer’s Eve® Blissful Escape™

Stay Clean and Fresh with Summer’s Eve® Blissful Escape™

This post is sponsored by Summer’s Eve® but the content and opinions expressed are my own. Summer months are the perfect time to stay active and spend more time outdoors. Staying fresh and smelling good can be hard to do, especially in the hot weather. That same humidity that causes a home to smell musty also causes our bodies to produce odors that can affect your self-confidence and how others…

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San Diego Weekend Fun in a Mitsubishi Outlander Sport LE AWC

San Diego Weekend Fun in a Mitsubishi Outlander Sport LE AWC

In partnership with Mitsubishi. The first time I came to visit my husband in San Diego I was quite surprised by its diverse terrain.  I guess I had assumed that the beach areas would be flat at sea level, and that it was only the northern half of California that had the cliffs by the sea. My husband was quick to show me Torrey Pines and La Jolla Cliffs, two…

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Living a Healthier Lifestyle with Frelii

Living a Healthier Lifestyle with Frelii

    Have you ever thought about getting your personalized nutrition guide and custom fitness plans designed specifically for your body? Living a healthier lifestyle can be overwhelming but making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer and happier. For me, a healthy lifestyle is about keeping a healthy diet, getting enough sleep, staying active, and staying mentally balanced. With our busy lives we often have…

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Kleenex Wet Wipes Germ Removal – Clean Up Faces, Hands, and Messes without Harsh Chemicals

Kleenex Wet Wipes Germ Removal - Clean Up Faces, Hands, and Messes without Harsh Chemicals

    Staying clean is a obviously a great way to keep germs away. By washing our hands frequently we can limit the transfer of bacteria, viruses and other microbes. Unfortunately, staying clean while on the go is very challenging because not everywhere we go has running water. Carrying wet wipes is very important as they offer countless benefits for convenience and personal hygiene and so convenience. As a busy…

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Made in France, Made with Love

Made in France, Made with Love

    Made in France, Made with Love! Every time that I think I have seen the best of French cuisine I find a new recipe, dish, bottle of wine and overall taste sensation that brings me to realize once again how amazing the food and drink are from the lovely country of France.  The deep-rooted pride in French traditions around food go back many centuries, and I cannot think…

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Hosting the Perfect Brunch with NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Bagels

Hosting the Perfect Brunch with NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Bagels

Thank you NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Bagels for sponsoring this post. Brunching at home just got easier and more delicious with the launch of NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Bagels! Hosting brunch on a Sunday or during the holidays is one of my favorite ways to share a special meal with friends and family. Restaurant brunches can be quite pricey, which is one reason I opt to host brunches at home more often.…

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The Stress-Free Holiday Party Plan

  I love the holiday season and spending time with friends and family, but sometimes the enjoyment is mixed in with a little too much stress. Between visiting relatives, having kids out of school and finding the perfect gifts for friends and family  it is easy to lose sight of what is important, or to feel like your long awaited holiday vacation is actually more stressful than a regular work…

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Tech Gadget Gift: Tile Bluetooth Tracker

Tech Gadget Gift Tile It App

    Why not give a top tech gadget gift for Christmas rather than a stocking stuffer gifts that someone will never use?  The amazing little bluetooth tracker from Tile is cool, functional, and has that “wow factor” that get the best reaction when opening a gift.  They’re priced at just $25 each, or $20 when you buy a 4-pack!      I’ve used Tile to keep track of a number of…

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Support RMHC Today and Give the Gift of Togetherness

Support RMHC Today and Give the Gift of Togetherness

    The holidays are all about family: spending time with and making great memories to always cherish.  It’s a special time of year where we have the opportunity not just make a huge difference for our own family but for others as well, such as those whose children are receiving critical medical care. Through the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room programs, the RMHC makes it easy…

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Posh Coloring Studio: Create Your Own Coloring Page!

Coloring Page Posh coloring Studio

    Like many of you out there, I have thousands of photos I’ve snapped up over the years on everything from family to scenery to pets.  I was recently introduced to Posh Coloring Studio, a brilliant way to make those photos jump off the page. Through Posh Coloring Studio you can turn your personal pictures into coloring pages, which are completely different way to make photos jump to life. …

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How I Relax with Straight Up Tea

How I Relax with Straight Up Tea. Where to buy Straight Up Tea.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Straight Up™ Tea and Albertsons Companies. The opinions and text are all mine. My downtime is very important to me!  With a busy job and mouths to feed it’s rare that I get some time to just relax and focus on myself, or better yet lose focus for a bit and not think too much at all.  Cell phones…

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MiO Water Enhancer Fits with My on-the-go Lifestyle #MiOWhatsNext #AD

MiO water enhancer fits with your on-the-go lifestyle.

I’m sharing MiO in my life as part of a sponsored series for Socialstars™” At the tail-end of each summer we try to take the family on the road for a trip to see some of this beautiful country.  This year we trekked through Nevada with a fun stop in Vegas, Palm Springs and then on to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.  All tiny compact size.…

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