Fricaine Effico Hobo Bag

Step out in Style with Fricaine

When it comes to me, “exotic” isn’t a word that’s generally used. As a matter of fact, I’m pretty plain Jane. However, I like my handbags to have a little bit more personality than my clothes, and I’m frequently changing them out. At the moment, however, all of my handbags are in storage, and I have been using the same one for 7 months.  I was getting tired of it, and eventually, the handle ... continue reading...

Ferris Wheel

Five Reasons to Try GoPhone this Festival Season + Win Two Tickets to the California State Fair (Ends 7/7)

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by AT&T. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience. Guess where I’m going this summer? To the California State Fair! It’s one of those things we do every year, and as soon as it’s over we start looking forward to the next one. The kids are old enough that they can go off in pairs and ride on the rides my husband and I don’t want to go on, ... continue reading...

Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits

Hitting the Road this Summer with Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits

Summer weather is here! What are your plans? We’ll be doing a little bit of road tripping. Fun, right? The kids aren’t too bad now, but when they were younger, we found ourselves stopping at EVERY single rest stop so they could have a snack. It seems that riding in the car makes them bottomless pits. After a while, we just started bringing our own snacks so that they’d at least be snacking ... continue reading...

Applegate Natural Beef Hot Dogs

Summer Grilling with Applegate + Grilling Kit Giveaway (Ends 7/13)

Have you been grilling? I have! When my husband grills, it’s just normal. When I grill, it’s called Grill Power! Recently, I grilled up some Applegate Natural Beef Hot Dogs. The wondrous folks over at Applegate sent me an awesome Cleaner Weiner Grilling Master kit to review. It included: ‐ Applegate Natural Beef Hot Dogs (now made with 100% grass‐fed beef) ‐ Sir Kensington’s Ketchup and ... continue reading...

DIY Seashell Trifle

DIY Seashell Trifle

If you're into beach décor, you’re absolutely going to LOVE this DIY Seashell Trifle. It’s seriously one of the easiest things I’ve put together and it looks AMAZING! Beach décor is extremely soothing, and the neutral colors of the sand and shells make it fit in anywhere. With this in mind, I decided to make this lovely DIY Seashell Trifle. It only requires a few "ingredients" and it's beautiful ... continue reading...


The Fantastic Five: Best Movies of 2015

Sometimes, there’s nothing better than chilling out with your kids in front of a movie. Whether you’re at the cinema or you’re watching entertainment DVDs at home, a carefully chosen film can help to bring the whole family together. With this in mind, here’s a quick rundown of five of 2015’s best movies. 1) Jurassic World Since it first hit our screens in 1993, the Jurassic Park movie ... continue reading...

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