Customized Skin Care by Spa Alana Review


Photo courtesy of I was recently invited to review Spa Alana, which is an AMAZING day spa located in Dana Point, Ca. and not only did I receive the best facial I ever had, but I also walked away with some great skin care tips too! In addition to the day spa, Alana Mitchell also… Read More

Pudding Popsicles


These pudding popsicles are guaranteed to cool you off on a hot summer day!  Simple to make can be turned into a fun activity your whole family can enjoy!    Begin with selecting your favorite flavors of pudding and prepare as directed on the package. If you are cooking the pudding, allow to cool completely,… Read More

Luau Birthday Party For Kids


Yesterday we celebrated my youngest’s birthday party with a mini luau. I say mini luau, because we decided to keep the party small so she could spend quality time with the friends she invited. This turned out to be her “most favorite party EVER”. We started with simple decorations that we found at a dollar… Read More

Spring Rolls and Stir Fry


  I made spring rolls several months ago and ever since, my oldest has been begging for more. I FINALLY broke down and made more! They’re not too difficult to make, but does take a little bit of work.   Spring Rolls Spring Roll Wrappers Shredded Carrots (julienne) Greens (I used a mixture of spinach,… Read More

5 {simple} TIPs To Tame Frizzy Hair


I lived in a very dry climate for many years. It wasn’t until I relocated that I was reacquainted with “FRIZZERY”! Yes, that is when Frizz meets Misery. I had to learn how to care for my hair all over again.  I use these {simple} TIPs which have really helped me to tame my frizz…. Read More

Brownie Brittle


Have you seen those bags of Brownie Brittle for $7.99 at the “wholesale store”? My kiddos BEG me to buy it every time we see it and if they’re sampling the brownie brittle, watch out! I just can’t bring myself to spend $8 on something that I can make for about $2. After a few… Read More

Fast & Fabulous Makeup TIPs


I am a cosmetic junkie. I love, love, love makeup, though you’d be surprised at how little time I actually want to spend applying it. Or how much I’m willing to wear. I am always looking for a quick TIP to speed up the process, but without compromising “fabulous”. Here are some helpful time saving… Read More

Deviled Eggs


I made these tasty deviled eggs for a brunch today and they were a huge hit!     I am not a fan of mayo and use minimal amounts. Normally, I would have used Greek yogurt in the yolk mixture, but as you know, a clear liquid (whey) separates from the yogurt usually a day… Read More

Flatter Yourself Part 1 – Accessories


There are so many cute styles out there, but face it, we all can’t wear them.  I think the only way to truly look your best is to work with the right styles that flatter your own personal features.  I’ve decided to reevaluate my wardrobe and my own personal style beyond yoga pants, shorts and… Read More

Lime Sorbet – Vitamix


This Lime Sorbet is sweet, tangy, frosty and refreshing!  Perfect for a hot summer day.  And, of course, I make it in my Vitamix! This is the single most requested treat in our house and its healthy enough that I will serve it to the kiddos every single day, if asked.     Lime Sorbet… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #36 and Facebook Link Party

      1. Luscious Lemon Bars by Balm to My Soul 2. Repurposing a Bathtub by Penny’s Vintage Home 3. Peach Enchiladas by Written Reality 4. Pallet Vertical Succulent Garden by Kent Heartstrings 5. Copycat Klondike Bar by Almost Supermom 6. Bohemian Bookmarks by Designs by Miss Mandee 7. Watermelon Frosty by Cupcake Diaries… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #35 and Pinterest Link Party

Welcome to The Wednesday Roundup. We’re excited that you’re here! Show us what you’ve been up to and lets grow our Pinterest followings too!  Please remember to follow your hosts and if you’re new here, please let us know so we can say hello!       Sweet Potato Squash Veggie Burgers by Avocado Pesto… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #34 and Instagram Link Party

Welcome to The Wednesday Roundup! We are so glad you are here! Lets link up our Instagram profiles this week! The more followers, the merrier! Last week there were some really incredible posts linked up. As I’ve said before, its getting better every week! Please remember to follow your hostesses and if you are new… Read More

Pure Body Naturals Vitamin C Serum Review


I have been using this Organic Vitamin C Serum By Pure Body Naturals for about 3 weeks. First, let me say that I am always intrigued by any organic or natural beauty product, so I was excited for the opportunity to try this product. The bottle arrived carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and the eye dropper… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #33 and Bloglovin Link Party

 Welcome to this week’s edition of The Wednesday Roundup! Wait until you see the awesome features this week! Each week it is so tough to choose! There have been SO MANY incredible entries to this link party. I love looking through all your posts. Thank you so much for sharing them with us!    … Read More