February 24, 2020

If you live in the Southern California area and are looking for a newborn photographer, look no further than Candice Swanson Photography. She is located in Huntington Beach / Westminster area and has her own little studio set up with all you need. All you need to do is...

February 7, 2020

This post was sponsored by Whirlpool. These items were generously donated in exchange for coverage, but all opinions and copy are my own.

When we added Joshua, baby number four, to our family, our house became as busy as grand central

station at commute hour. If there is...

December 20, 2019

This post was sponsored by Whirlpool. These items were generously donated in exchange for coverage but all opinions and copy are my own.

As many of you know, I recently gave birth to our fourth child, Joshua.  I was feeling like I was drowning in piles of laundry even b...

December 3, 2019

There are a few things I wish I knew the first time I was pregnant, that I had absolutely NO CLUE about. There are so many things that women don’t openly speak about, especially if you are one of the first of your friends to get pregnant. I compiled a list of things th...

October 23, 2019

Want to know one of the easiest DIY recipes for essential oils EVER? 
Foam Soap!! And it costs pennies compared to buying it every time (not to mention more eco friendly for the environment when you reuse the container!) Just use any empty foaming hand soap bottle you...

September 9, 2019

 Now on my 4th pregnancy, I have narrowed down my list of tried and true maternity must-haves to a list twelve essential comfort items. These items include fashion, beauty, health and wellness products to make pregnancy easier.  Pregnancy is not easy, but these items w...

August 19, 2019

 For those who didn't know, I am pregnant with baby number four.  This time, I am over 35 and so my doctor pushed for ALL the genetic tests. Thankfully those tests came back clear and it appears that I am growing a very healthy, baby. 

How did you decide when...

May 15, 2019

In honor of National Pet Month this month, I’m sharing tips for those considering pet adoption!  After all, those lovable, furry pets are truly man’s (and woman’s) best friend!

This post is sponsored by Swiffer and Febreze.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own.


March 14, 2019

We are in the midst of winter here in California, means heavy rains and many indoor days.  Rain days here are like the rest of the country’s snow days. Anyone else start cleaning when you are housebound? My attention had been shifted to the home and I have been slowly...

February 26, 2019

Three years ago this month, we adopted Bentley into our family. He was born just a week before our second human child Luke, making it easy to recall his age.  Our sweet dachshund mix from the rescue didn't respond to his name Sonny or Sunny (although this fit his sweet...

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