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Top 10 Favorite Dinner Recipes from Pinterest

Top 10 Favorite Dinner Recipes from Pinterest

Welcome to my Favorite Things! Here, I will be sharing with you some of my favorite recipes, products and restaurants. I am kicking it off with some of my all-time favorite dinner recipes that I found on Pinterest and that I cook on a regular […]

My Personal Story on Why I Left My Career to be a Stay-At-Home Mom

My Personal Story on Why I Left My Career to be a Stay-At-Home Mom

  When I sat down to write this, I have to admit – I was scared. It’s hard to share such a personal story but I hope in sharing this, that it might help someone else that may be going through something similar. I want […]

Our Weekend in Phoenix

Our Weekend in Phoenix

To say my mom and I are close would be an understatement. She is more than my mom, she is my best friend and someone I can count on for anything. We have always lived within twenty minutes of each other so when a year […]

The Ultimate List of Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids

The Ultimate List of Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids

My husband and I have been going to Las Vegas together regularly for about the last five years. In fact, when we first started dating, we were at a coworker’s party when he spontaneously asked me if I wanted to leave and go with him […]

Easy Slow Cooker Italian Chicken

Easy Slow Cooker Italian Chicken

I am obsessed with my slow cooker these days! I just love how you can throw your ingredients in and forget about it until it’s time for dinner. My chicken recipes also come out moist and tender every single time. You really can’t mess this […]

How a Little Goes a Long Way (An Important Lesson I Learned from My Toddler)

How a Little Goes a Long Way (An Important Lesson I Learned from My Toddler)

I remember the days before my first daughter was born when I’d be out at a restaurant and see a family at a table with their kids glued to a phone or tablet and I found myself judging them. How can that be good for […]

LA Beaches – Alamitos Beach Review

LA Beaches – Alamitos Beach Review

Since moving to LA, I have been on the lookout for a nice beach that is family-friendly, clean and where you don’t have to spend an hour looking for parking. We’ve tried a couple but I just haven’t found that perfect beach spot yet. Last […]

Our First Trip to the OC Fair

Our First Trip to the OC Fair

It’s around 2:00pm on a Sunday afternoon and I’m trying to think of something fun our family could do before the weekend ends. Our little monkey has taken a long nap so she is rested and ready to go. The question is – where could […]

Creamy Pesto Chicken & Spinach Orzo Dinner

Creamy Pesto Chicken & Spinach Orzo Dinner

This is one of my all-time favorite dinners and I’m really excited to share it with you! Orzo has become one of my new favorite ingredients to cook with. For those of you that may not be familiar with it yet, it’s in the pasta […]

C-Section or VBAC? That Is the Question

C-Section or VBAC? That Is the Question

“Your baby is breech .” Those are the words I heard during my thirty-two week ultrasound appointment with my first baby. Now, I was pretty familiar with what this meant because I was also a breech baby and knew that my mom had me delivered […]