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March Madness with a FABULOUS Shoe Giveaway!

  This is a sponsored post on behalf of Scholarshare. All school spirit is indeed my own. #friars #terps If you are a long time reader, you all know that I nearly cried myself to death two years ago while dropping my oldest son off for his freshman year in college 3,000 miles away. You […]


Eyelash Extensions To Extend or Not To Extend

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Physicians Formula for their new Eye Booster™ Instant Lash Extension Kit.  All of the words, pictures and wimpy eyelashes are mine.  I started wearing false eyelashes a little over twenty years. I started when I cheered for an NFL team and then after when I dance professionally for about 13 years. Wearing fake […]

10 Ways You Know You Are a Mom

10 Ways You Know You’re a Mom

Remember when here was order and calm in your life. You know, that day right before your first baby was born? We wouldn’t change a thing about our chaos. Instead we are finding our humor in it.  You know you are a mom if… 1. You don’t remember the last time you showered. And? You […]

Chicken and Rice Soup

Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

  My mother in law has a recipe for a chicken and rice soup that is delish but filled with cans upon cans of sodium filled soup. So I made this version which has less sodium and more freshness. My family devours it. Serve this yummy with warm corn tortillas for dipping. Garnish with avocado.  […]


DIY Easter Craft: Boxwood Bunny Door Hang

Hi there! I’m Alli from Made with HAPPY. I’m so excited to be over at MomSmack today sharing a fun DIY (do it yourself) Easter Craft that is sure to brighten up any door. Today we’re making a Boxwood Bunny Door Hang! Here’s how we do it. Supplies: A package of 15″ shims 2 artificial […]

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The Auberge du Soleil Is Heaven On Earth

Tucked in the hillside of the Rothschild section of Napa sits one of the most extraordinary hotels. The philosophy behind Auberge du Soleil is three simple and glorious words… Pleasure is Healing.   From the moment you pull into the resort a feeling of serenity washes over you.  Everything about Auberge du Soleil encourages you to relax and […]


San Diego Family Friendly Beaches

  Spring Break is here and summer vacations are coming quick.  As the weather warms up Southern California beaches become a tourist hot spot.  So if you’re bringing your families to San Diego over the break it helps to know where some of the best family beaches are.   These are some of our favorites. […]

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Tips On Minimizing Redness and Rosacea

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Aveeno®, but all of the tips, thoughts, and words are my own. Last week I received my package of Aveeno® Ultra-Calming® Foaming Cleanser and squealed at the thought of trying a new Aveeno® product.  When the package arrived I was franticly trying to get out of the house to pick up […]

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Easter Basket Fillers for Teen Boys

Just because they grow up doesn’t mean the traditions of Easter go away. They just change. The basket for example. It’s no longer filled with stuffed animals and candy. Instead, I fill them with a small amount of candy and things they will love. Below are great ideas for your teenage sons Easter basket.  Gift […]