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Healthy Casserole Recipes

Casseroles Are A Mom’s Best Friend

My kids are fairly good eaters but they certainly are picky about certain things especially depending on their current moods. But one menu option they never complain about are my casseroles. I try to make these kinds of meals at least twice a week. The beauty of casseroles from a mommy’s point of view is […]

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Emergency Room visit

Emergency Kit for Kids

I had my first experience to the emergency room with my three and a half year old last week and found myself completely unprepared. Barring I was completely frazzled as his finger was crushed, blood and “stuff” were coming out of his little pinkie and he was screaming. I had just taken dinner out to […]

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My BIG girl in Kindergarten

The 1st Day of Kindergarten

We have survived the first week of Kindergarten but geez, it’s been a bit rough … for me at least. My daughter has been going to daycare and then preschool since she was four months old so I didn’t think it would be too big of a deal having her go to yet another school […]

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Dr. Oz Three Day Cleanse

Feeling Good Inside and Out

I usually write about things pertaining to my kids because honestly that is usually what is always on the forefront of my brain. But I do know that once in a while, we do need to take care and think of ourselves because if we are not on point, how can we can be engaged […]

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Del Mar App

Del Mar Horse Racing Goes Digital

I hadn’t been to the Del Mar Horse Races since squeezing out a couple kids. So, my husband and I jumped at the chance to join our friends who had won some fancy tickets at a recent charity auction, which included a limo ride to the fairgrounds and several rounds of champagne. But it’s hard […]

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Family dinner time

Hooray, finally one of the most important bonding times of the day made easier!

I was raised sitting down at dinner time with my parents and brother and as much as I probably griped about it growing up, I know that it was such a significant part of our day. That was the time that we caught up, bonded, and had discussions with each other. Especially as we grew […]

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E at pool

10 Fun Things to Check Out this Summer!

So, the kids are out of school and you’re looking for a little summer fun? Check out my list of summer ideas the whole family will enjoy. 1. Spend a day at the Beach – We all know that San Diego has amazing beaches. Some of our favorites are Powerhouse Park in Del Mar, La Jolla Shores, […]

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Crazy kids

Mom Truths

I started thinking about Mom Truths the other day when I went shopping for some skinny jeans at Nordstrom. The sales girl that was helping me was in her early twenties and was shocked that I didn’t have a pair of skinny blue jeans yet in my wardrobe. She basically asked me where I had […]

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Check out all the books!

Reading to Your Kids (maybe not you, but someone!)

Looking for an alternative to TV shows when you need to keep your kids occupied for a few minutes? My kids and I have discovered a couple of websites that contain videos of people reading children’s books aloud and my kids love it. The videos do not show any people, they just show the book […]

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Fashion Friday: Stylin’ in the Sun!

The sun is shining and the weather is heating up. Woohoo, time to enjoy living in beautiful San Diego! Now for the bad news, I’m sure we’re all aware that skin cancer is on the rise.  So here’s a few sun safety tips to keep our little ones protected and stylin’ all summer long. Sun Safety: […]

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