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Chinese New Year Traditions: Year of the Pig

Around this time last year I was in West Los Angeles celebrating Chinese New Year with Chef Katie Chin and Ling Ling Asian Kitchen. Chef Chin not only cooked up a mean family-style dinner, but she also taught us all about Chinese New Year…

January 18, 2019
Featured Parenting

Pregnancy #2 Diary: Update at 32 Weeks

I’m doing something a bit different today than I usually do and I’ll be sharing some personal details of pregnancy #2! I entertained the idea of doing a weekly or monthly series outlining all the changes I’m going through, but my pregnancy with Fox…

January 15, 2019
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Knock Out Taxes Early So You Can Focus on Life

A few weeks ago I shared all the ways in which I’m getting my home ready for baby number two due this March. Shortly after that, I took a peek into more behind the scenes items like bill paying and making sure our calendar…

January 7, 2019
Featured Home Style

4 Ways to Get Your Hygge On

Hygge: a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment; to give courage, comfort, joy I recently read the book The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking and it inspired me to…

January 5, 2019
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Holiday Beauty Gift Guide with Conair

I lucked out and was able to try out a handful of products that Conair is offering this season to beauty-lovers alike that would be the perfect additions to underneath trees everywhere. Sleek Vanity Mirror Getting ready with a toddler in the house is…

November 27, 2018
Featured Food

Spiced Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Recently I used cranberries as decoration in an ice bath for drinks. Well I decided to repurpose them into cranberry sauce! For the past few years I’ve jarred my own, but something was missing. It’s such a polarizing dish and I think a lot…

November 21, 2018
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Personalized Holiday Gifting with Snapfish

It’s been about 15 years since I first started giving gifts just from me for the holidays. It feels like it gets harder each year to find the perfect gift that hasn’t already been given in past years. The one thing that I can…

November 19, 2018
Family Featured Food

Family Recipe: Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Now that I’m living nearby to loved ones again, I’m making it my mission to track down and make all the yummy family recipes. One of my favorite dishes my grandmother makes is homemade chicken soup with dumplings, and it’s the perfect time of…

November 5, 2018
Featured Parenting

Preparing for Baby #2

This post is sponsored by Sam’s Club but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I guess it’s about time that we talk about pregnancy #2, yeah? Let’s do it! I took a lot longer (two times as long as my first baby) to…

November 1, 2018
Featured Parenting Travel

The Key to a Happy Family Road Trip

Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan 5-in-1 car seat! Without any exaggeration, my husband and I get at least two comments a week from strangers telling us to sign Fox up…

October 23, 2018