“Snaccident” Prevention: Five Tips for Healthier Snacking #FiberOneFlavor

This post has been sponsored by Fiber One (available at @Walmart) and Acorn Influencers. As always, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. #FiberOneFlavor I have a confession: I LOVE to snack. (I mean, really--who doesn’t?) Everyone who knows me knows I’m a foodie… but what they don’t … [Read More...]

Sticky Honey Teriyaki Chicken Wings + June Degustabox Review

Disclaimer: I received free product in exchange for this review, but as always, all opinions are 100%  my own. #DegustaBoxUSA Are you a foodie who loves trying out new, delicious products? Do you love getting surprises in the mail? Then do I have the subscription box for you! This month, … [Read More...]

Summer Road Trippin’: Five Healthier Must-Pack Snacks + A No-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Ahhh, summer. Summer has always been and always will be my favorite time of year. I love the sunshine, warm weather, time spent at the beach, and of course, … [Read More...]

Highlights from Pairing is Caring {recap}

Disclosure: Thank you to Inside the Cellar for providing media passes for this event. As always, all opinions are 100% my own! This past Saturday, LA animal lovers gathered to support spcaLA with Pairing is Caring, a fundraiser hosted by Inside the Cellar. The spcaLA provides shelter … [Read More...]

The 10 Best Bites from the LA Food Fest 2016 {recap}

Disclosure: While I received complimentary passes to attend the LA Food Fest, all opinions are 100% my own. This past weekend, foodies from all over the LA area joined together to celebrate in a BIG way at the annual LA Food Fest.   This year’s food fest was all new and … [Read More...]

10 Tips for a Greener Summer with SoCalGas #SoCalGas #SolarH20

  Summer is a time of relaxation, time spent with friends, outdoor barbeques, and a whole lot of fun. That doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be a time when we forget about our eco-footprint.  It’s easy to get carried away with relaxation and fun, and forget about what’s good for our … [Read More...]

The LA Food Fest is THIS WEEKEND! {preview}

It’s time for one of my favorite foodie events of the year--the LA Food Fest! Formerly known as the LA Street Food Fest, this totally delicious and amazing event has grown and expanded to include three days of fabulous foodie fun, and will be held this Friday, July 8th through Sunday, July … [Read More...]

Pairing is Caring: Foodie Fun for a Great Cause (with Paws!) {preview}

Are you a foodie who’s also a big softie when it comes to animals? I have the PERFECT event for you this weekend, here in LA! This Saturday, July 9th, Pairing is Caring III will be held at L.A. River Studios from 3:30- 7pm.  The event, hosted by Inside the Cellar,  is an … [Read More...]

Petit Pot: Pint-sized Pots of Deliciousness

Disclosure: Thank you Petit Pot for sending me these awesome pint-sized jars of goodness! As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Ah, France. When I think of you, I dream about the most delicious pastries, fresh-baked baguettes, and sipping coffee in a cute cafe with a view of the Eiffel … [Read More...]

Five Tips for a Fierce and Fun Summer with Cottonelle

  Summer is SUCH a busy time around here! I always think I’m going to have plenty of time on my hands to relax (being a teacher and having summers “off” sounds like fun, right?), but my summer is almost always go, go, GO! Traveling, getting in a bunch of extra workouts, and catching up … [Read More...]

Taste of the Nation Los Angeles 2016 {recap}

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend Taste of the Nation 2016 in Culver City at Media Park. Taste of the Nation is a wonderful yearly event that is held in cities all across America.  It raises funds for No Kid Hungry, part of a campaign to end childhood hunger across the United … [Read More...]

Highlights from LA Weekly’s Tacolandia 2016

Disclosure: Today's post is made possible by LA Weekly, but all opinions are 100% my own. I like tacos, yes I do… I like tacos, how about you? If you said no, I politely ask: What’s WRONG with you? Okay. Just kidding. A little. But really, maybe it’s because I was raised in Southern … [Read More...]