Day of the Dead Trunk-or-Treat Ideas

This post is spon­sored by Oriental Trading Company, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! October is FINALLY here, which means it’s Halloween time and the first project of the season is a Day of the Dead trunk-or-treat! We started participating in the rather new trunk-or-treat tradition a few years ago when… Read More »

Lea Clark’s Brazilian Tropical Playdate

At the beginning of the year, my daughter, Anabelle and I were anxiously awaiting American Girl’s announcement of the 2016 Girl of the Year. Last year, Anabelle’s An American Girl in Paris Patisserie party was inspired by the 2015 Girl of the Year, which was a perfect fit for us seeing as we love all things… Read More »

Everyday We’re Guzzlin’… to Stay Hydrated!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone. #PureLifeRippleEffect #CollectiveBias   Though it is already October, temperatures here in Las Vegas are still in the 80’s and 90’s!!! Even though fall has arrived and the forecast finally dipped under 100’s, it will still continue to… Read More »

Disney Descendants Obsession!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. But as always, all opinions are mine alone. #Disney #VillainDescendants #CollectiveBias Since the Disney Channel began promoting the release of their newest original movie, Descendants, my daughter, Anabelle and I had been counting down the days to the big debut on July 31st! The Disney… Read More »

One Step Closer to Family and Friends with CloudPets!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone! #CloudPetsForever #CollectiveBias Do your kids have a hard time staying in touch with long-distance family members like my daughter, Anabelle?! As you might have seen in our Are We There Yet post, we have been lucky enough… Read More »

Are We There Yet?!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone! #FueltheLove #CollectiveBias If your life is anything like mine, the wish for things to slow down between work, kids, school, appointments and activities rarely comes to fruition! By the end of the day, I am often left feeling like… Read More »

Vintage Minnie Mouse at Disneyland

We spent last weekend celebrating Halloween at the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland! We didn’t attend Mickey’s Halloween Party {an event for which you have to purchase separate tickets}, but one of the main reasons my daughter, Anabelle, wanted to go during Halloween time was to dress up in a costume and partake in all the… Read More »

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

I can’t believe Halloween is a mere TWO days away!!! We just returned from a trip to Disneyland to partake in all the Halloween fun they offer at the park, which included the perfect photo shoot setting for my daughter’s costume this year! And as soon as we got back, it was holiday celebration time… Read More »

Head Back to School as the Teacher’s Pet!

Have your kiddos headed back to school yet? My daughter starts school on Monday and we just attended her school function where she found out who her new teacher will be and who’s in her class! It’s always a nerve-wracking time in a kid’s life… wondering what the teacher is going to be like and… Read More »

Poppin’ in the Amazon with Rio 2

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Pop Secret and Fox Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #PopForRio2 http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” When the first Rio movie was released, my family and I were soooo excited to see it! Having been born and grown up in Brazil… Read More »