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How Moving Across the Country Changed Me

You may not know that I’m originally an East Coast girl! I called Buffalo, NY my home for 22 years. When (San Diego-based) Tyler and I first started realizing we were potentially in a “more than friends” situation, I cringed at the idea of…

April 19, 2017
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Jane Haul: Mama + Fox

I received so many questions about where I got the “Mama is My Bae” shirt he wore in a recent blog post: in short, I got it from Jane.com!  Jane is unique because it’s a boutique marketplace that offers both online shops and brick…

April 5, 2017
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Helping My New Year’s Resolution Along

You may remember that my one and only New Year’s resolution for 2017 is to read more books. It shouldn’t be that hard to give myself a minute, but it’s not always easy with an active toddler and a growing business on my plate. I’ve…

March 29, 2017
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What’s In My Bag: KAABOO Del Mar Edition

My birthday weekend happens to coincide with KAABOO Del Mar this year and I could not be any more excited!  Although there is an incredible musical lineup this year with artists like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and…

March 28, 2017
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Vroom Vroom… IMSA Racing Starts Today!

Raising a little boy can be interesting as a new mom. Raising a little boy who loves cars unconditionally (“vroom vroom!”) can be entertaining. Raising a little boy who loves cars along side a husband who really loves cars and racing is all-consuming. If…

March 15, 2017
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Shake It Like a Shamrock

There are a few times a year that I love to truly indulge in something that I love. Growing up in Western New York, I lived through hot summers and freezing winters. But it was the beautiful spring and autumn that brought out my…

March 1, 2017
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4 Ways to Build a Mule Cocktail

There are few cocktails that I like more than a good old fashioned mule. If you’re not familiar with this drink, let me introduce you to the most common version: the Moscow Mule. Moscow Mule 4 oz. Barritt’s ginger beer 1 oz. lime juice…

February 22, 2017
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Our Goal: Purchase a Home the Right Way

I’ve always rented my homes, which is not uncommon for southern California residents. With median home prices upwards of $550,000, it’s a significant investment, especially for my husband and I considering we are both self-employed. That’s not to say that I haven’t spent my…

February 13, 2017
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The Trick to Curbing Colic

A few days ago I was flipping through my Facebook feed and saw a girl I went to high school with writing about her 3-month-old. She was concerned because he’s constantly inconsolable and she can’t figure out why. Every symptom she listed made it…

February 13, 2017
Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

There’s something so satisfying about giving gifts with a theme. Each item makes the thought come full circle and spices up any ordinary gift. Get your man these presents alone or scoop up all the bells and whistles! Here are a few ideas. Record Player…

February 8, 2017
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Pinocchio Outdoor Movie Party!

One of the most magical parts of being a mom is getting to relive things from my childhood through Fox’s eyes. With Disneyland so close to us, he’s been raised with Disney characters of all kinds and has started pointing out his favorites to…

February 3, 2017
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Easy Go-To Outfit Using Stitch Fix Pieces

I’ve been living in this outfit lately. It’s so easy to match with our ever-changing Los Angeles weather these days.   I’ve still been getting fixes every month even though I haven’t shared in awhile, but instead of keeping all 5 items I’ve been…

January 27, 2017
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Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: An Obvious Choice

One of the things I love most about Tyler is that he’s easy to please. He’s not a complainer, he’s happy in any situation you drop him into, and his positivity meter is off the charts. Because he’s so low maintenance, it’s really hard…

January 25, 2017
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Saucy Veggie Quesadillas

When Tyler and I first became a couple we were the king and queen of eating at restaurants and taking food to go. I actually worked in a restaurant and he was constantly on tour, so cooking never even crossed our minds. It was…

January 24, 2017