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To the Girl Who Changed My Life – A Letter to My Firstborn

To the Girl Who Changed My Life – A Letter to My Firstborn

  A LETTER TO MY FIRSTBORN To the Little Girl Who Changed My Life, In less than thirty days, it will no longer just be you, me and Daddy. We will welcome another beautiful baby girl into our family and I will get to watch […]

Best Breakfast Place in Los Angeles

Best Breakfast Place in Los Angeles

Today’s Favorite Things post is all about my favorite breakfast place in Los Angeles. There’s a lot of competition in this city as far as good restaurants go but let me share with you why this one has made me a regular customer. (I want […]

One Pan Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

One Pan Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

This one pan dinner recipe couldn’t get any easier! Mexican dishes are my favorite and this is no exception. If you are familiar with the Mexican dish chilaquiles, then you’ll notice that this is a version of that dish but I choose to add chicken […]

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 […]

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 […]