Mexican Chocolate Iced Coffee: An AmaZing™ Morning Treat with Zing™

  There is one fact about me that everyone who knows me can agree on: I LOVE my coffee. My friends, co-workers, and even the students in my class will tell you, I pretty much have a coffee cup permanently attached to my hand. Coffee, for me is relaxing, soothing, and most of … [Read More...]

Dark Rising {book review}

I love a good book, and the wait for the second installment of one of my favorite series is finally over! Last year, I had the chance to read and review Dark Hope: Book One of the Archangel Prophecies, and I instantly became addicted. This year, Monica McGurk has finally released the second novel, … [Read More...]

How to Prepare Financially for a Baby with SunTrust #MySunnyDay

If you've been following along with the blog lately, you might know that The Husband and I have started on our journey to expanding our family.  We recently officially announced the plan to move on to the next step of life, but it hasn't exactly been smooth sailing. It's been full of bumps and … [Read More...]

Still Waiting… and Still Keeping the Faith

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Astroglide TTC™, but as always, all opinions are 100% my own. A few months ago, I took a brave step forward and told the world about our struggles trying to conceive. If you missed it, I talked about how The Husband and I consciously planned to wait until … [Read More...]

Five Tips for the Staying Healthy on the Best Road Trip Ever + Chocolate Coffee No Bake Energy Bites #RoadTripHacks

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripHacks #CollectiveBias #Vons Summer is almost over, and soon everyone will be headed back to school. With the weather hotter than ever, though, there's still time … [Read More...]

Disney’s Descendants Watch Party Menu + Cruella’s Puppy Spots Black & White Chocolate Chip Cookies #VillainDescendants

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Disney #VillainDescendants #CollectiveBias If you've been here a time or two before, you might know that I am Disney obsessed! I visit Disneyland at least once a … [Read More...]

Chopped Italian Antipasto Mason Jar Salad with Sun Harvest at Smart & Final #ChooseSmart

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias School starts for me in just two short days. Back-to-school time can be incredibly stressful for students, parents, and teachers … [Read More...]

Rock of Ages Las Vegas: The Most Fun EVER! {review}

Disclosure: I received free tickets in exchange for this review, but as always--all opinions are 100% my own. If you love the 80s, big hair, crazy guitar solos, and a good rockin' love ballad, you can't miss Rock of Ages on your next trip to Las Vegas. On our recent trip to Las Vegas, The … [Read More...]

Cinnamon Roll Protein Chia Pudding with EAS Complete Protein #PowerInProtein

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerInProtein #CollectiveBias After all the summer fun I've had--and I might have had a little TOO much fun this summer--my focus on healthy living and healthy eating has … [Read More...]

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” 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

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...]