Plain Greek Yogurt + Berries

Light + Easy Summertime Snacks

Here in Southern California, we've been experiencing a blazing monsoon heatwave, and it's hotter and more humid than it's ever been.  On hot days like this, I like to keep my snacks easy--no one wants to spend hours in a hot kitchen! The heat also means I look for snacks that won't weigh me … [Read More...]

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody: "For the Record BAZ"

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody: “For the Record BAZ” is a party you don’t want to miss! {review + video}

Disclosure: I received free tickets in exchange for this review, but as always, all opinions are 100% my own. Last week's Las Vegas vacation was fantastic. There was sun, there was fun, and thanks to For the Record: BAZ at Light at Mandalay Bay, there was a lot of singing, dancing, and … [Read More...]

Summer Rainbow Dessert Bar with Easy Dr Pepper® Cherry Ice Cream #ShareFunshine #ad #CollectiveBias

Summer Rainbow Dessert Bar with Easy Dr Pepper® Cherry Ice Cream #ShareFunshine

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareFunshine #CollectiveBias We've been having a lot of rain and thunderstorms in Southern California the past two weeks, which is pretty unusual for us. While I'm not a … [Read More...]

Back-to-School Teacher Survival Kit with U by Kotex #CycleSurvival #Ad #CollectiveBias

Back-to-School Teacher Survival Kit with U by Kotex #CycleSurvival

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CycleSurvival #CollectiveBias It's that time of year again: the time when the stores are filled with notebooks, pencils, pens, and every stationary supply your heart might … [Read More...]

Nothing But a Good Time: Rock of Ages in Las Vegas {preview}

Nothing But a Good Time: Rock of Ages in Las Vegas {preview}

Hello from sunny and (super) hot Las Vegas! So far we've had some fun, and we've DEFINITELY had a bit more than some sun, so we're getting everything we set out for on our sisterly road trip. We've been having a good old time, and tonight will be no exception: we'll be visiting Drew, Sherrie, and … [Read More...]

How to Pack for Las Vegas + a Free Printable Checklist

How to Pack for Las Vegas + a Free Printable Checklist

Today is the day I'm heading out on my road trip to Las Vegas! I can't wait for some time at the pool, some great food, and some of the best entertainment in the world. I've been looking forward to today--I was so excited I couldn't sleep last night, so instead I decided to write up this post for … [Read More...]

AntMan Activity Pages Cover Sheet

Ant-Man is Now in Theaters: free coloring sheets + family activity pack!

  Raise your hand if you love MARVEL® movies! (You can't see me, but I'm raising both of mine!) If you're a Marvel-lover like me, I'm sure you've been waiting on pins and needles for the release of the newest addition to the Marvel Universe, ANT-MAN, which debuted in theaters this past … [Read More...]

A "Spectacular" Spectacular: "For The Record: BAZ" at LIGHT at Mandalay Bay

A “Spectacular” Spectacular: “For The Record: BAZ” at LIGHT at Mandalay Bay

What's summer without a little fun and a little sun? It's really not a true summer in my book!  I'm in need of some excitement and fun, so we're packing up and hitting the road in search of a little (or hopefully a LOT) of both!  Living in the LA area means we're pretty lucky when it … [Read More...]

Mango Coconut Tapioca Parfait #SummerOfPudding #ad

Mango Coconut Tapioca Parfait

Disclosure: Thank you to Kozy Shack® Enterprises, LLC for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try Kozy Shack® Pudding! I really love simple desserts in the summer. It gets way too hot where I live to turn the oven on and bake, but I definitely find my sweet tooth craving a little … [Read More...]

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Back to School Duck Tape® Pencil Pouch Roll

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It may still be July, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Back to School. In fact, I’ll be heading back to my classroom in just three short weeks! To get myself prepared for … [Read More...]

#Ad: How to Have a "Fantastic" Date Night: A FANTASTIC FOUR Menu with Tyson® Any'Tizers® #TysonAndAMovie #CollectiveBias

#Ad: How to Have a “Fantastic” Date Night: A FANTASTIC FOUR Menu with Tyson® Any’Tizers® #TysonAndAMovie

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TysonAndAMovie #CollectiveBias I'm sure you've heard the saying before that marriage takes work--and I wholeheartedly agree. To make it work, I've found that spending time … [Read More...]

Summer Tie Dye Fun: Easy Tie Dye Techniques #TieDyeYourSummer

Summer Tie Dye Fun: Easy Tie Dye Techniques

Disclosure: Today's post is brought to you by I Love to Create and The Blueprint Social. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. I hope you're having an amazing summer, dear reader--I know I am! One of my favorite parts about summer is all the extra time I have to craft and create. From … [Read More...]