Goodbye, California

photo by Greer Inez Goodbye, California. Goodbye to the place where I spent some of the most important years of my life. The place where I became a wife and mother. The place that taught me about myself – who I am and who I…

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Wita’s Words

One of my favorite things about being a parent is listening to my children’s mispronunciations and grammatical gaffes. I mean, COME ON. It’s adorable. Especially when you’re engaged in a serious convo. Wita is the master of these flubs, and I will never EVER correct…

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Wellness in Motherhood

The Eighty Twenty (which has been a favorite website for awhile now – I love their outlook on the 80/20 way of living…) recently introduced a new feature called Wellness in Motherhood, and interviewed me for the series. (I’m honored, thank you!) You can check…

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We are Nomads Armed With Chia Pouches

This post is sponsored by Mamma Chia. Thanks for supporting this site! Between moving, the housing fiasco, kids starting school, and acclimating to a new city, my family has essentially become nomadic. We are ALWAYS in the car – driving to school, racing to an appointment, getting lost…

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We Survived The Road Trip

This post is sponsored by Bridgestone. I can now officially say their DriveGuard tires are the bomb. We made it through our 10-day road trip alive, folks. And we packed it in – Grand Canyon, Colorado hiking and river-rafting, Sedona energy vortexes and the best…

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Sleep Like a King in My (Psuedo) Guest Room

This post is sponsored by Simmons. Thanks for supporting this website! Guest rooms are not really the norm in Newport Beach. Space is definitely at a premium, and I don’t know too many folks around here who have a room solely devoted to housing guests. So…

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