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Food Style

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Sweet & Spicy Mango Chicken Calypso Wraps + Video

You know how some people have a signature color, hairstyle, look...lipstick? I think that's cool and all but people should also have a signature recipe.  A recipe that is unequivocally you. The … Read More

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Ham and Egg Breakfast Cups

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media®, and Hillshire Farm®, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #HillshireNaturals … Read More

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Life Style

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Mom, Where’s the Ice Cream Truck?

"I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Good Humor. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation." There's no denying that we are in the … Read More

Kids Summer Target Picks

Target (Kids) Sale Picks

I just love keeping the kids dressed in cute styles. If you follow me on Instagram, every once in a while you get a sneak peak of my loves and their style. Target is having an online exclusive … Read More

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Travel Style

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Getting Naked for Breakfast at Naked Cafe in Carlsbad

No. I don't strip down to my birthday suit.  I did however have quite the breakfast at Naked Cafe in Carlsbad, California earlier this summer. I really have a better idea of why people love Carlsbad … Read More

How to Avoid Lost Luggage

5 Tips on How to Avoid Lost Luggage at the Airport

Have you ever lost your luggage while traveling? If it's happened to you even once, it's something that you never forget. Even, if you eventually got your luggage back and it didn't end up taking … Read More

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Family Style

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Our Picks for Back-to-School from Carter’s

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carter’s. I received a complimentary gift card to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation.” I'm not … Read More

The Ultimate Back to School Guide

The Ultimate Back-to-School Guide for Pre-K to Kindergarten

It's time for back-to-school! At our house that means that our oldest is starting kindergarten while little man (age 2) is starting playschool. Seems like just the other day that I was on … Read More

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Mom Style

Trending...Stylish Fall Must-Haves

Trending…Stylish Fall Must-Haves

I know it doesn't seem like it but soon enough fall will be here. Boots, scarves, bags, belts...the whole stylish deal. I'm gawking at a few staples and I just had to share. The best part is I found a … Read More

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

Did you know that Nordstrom is having a huge anniversary sale right now. The sale ends on August  3rd but there are lots of goodies left. I scooped a few things but I'll tell you about that on another … Read More

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Island Style

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Bill’s Texas Pit: Texan BBQ in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

If you are planning a trip to St. Thomas. then put this place on your radar. It's called Bill's Texas Pit or as locals say "Texas Pit". Anytime I make a visit to St. Thomas, it's usually one of our … Read More

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Visit the Delly Deck in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands for Local Island Flavor

Breakfast is by far my most favorite meal of the day. So much so, that I have written quite a few breakfast recipes around here. When I visit any destination, experiencing the local cuisine is always … Read More

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Market Style

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Tasty Sausage and Pasta Penne in 15 Minutes

Like yours, my life as been so crazy lately. We've been traveling, getting ready for back to school and in the middle of hustle and bustle of everyday life. The following post contains affiliate … Read More

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Brake for the Huckleberry Jam

On a recent trip to Wyoming, and on a quest to try something new on that trip, I tried some foods made from huckleberries. According to the locals, the bears swear by the stuff. Huckleberries grow in … Read More

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My Style

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7 Non-Tech Stuff I Learned at Blogher

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Blogher15 conference in New York and I am finally getting back down from my high. Blogher is a community and media company that also holds annual … Read More

Summer Hair Styles that Rock!

Summer Hair Styles that Rock!

Thanks to Beautiful Textures for sponsoring this post. You've noticed haven't you? I tried to pretend like everything was the same but something has changed around "hair". What a difference … Read More

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Videos

chicken wrap with mango chutney

Sweet & Spicy Mango Chicken Calypso Wraps + Video

You know how some people have a signature color, hairstyle, look…lipstick? I think that’s cool and all but people should also have a signature recipe.  A recipe that is unequivocally you. The ingredients, flavors, colors, smells should resonate on a personal, cultural and of course a tasty level. So seven years ago, I set out […]

Tiggly Words

Making Learning to Read Fun with Tiggly Words (Video)

She’s in the thick of it. Everyday words. Sight words. Easy words. Not so easy words. She’s learning to read. Some days we breeze through and others we just don’t. But she’s getting it. Mostly we just use the family chalkboard, paper, pen and a few books to practice. The following post contains affiliate links. […]

Recent Posts

Legoland, California

10 Delightful Reasons to Take Your Kids to Legoland California

Thanks for visiting. Sign up for free updates via email. See you soon!My family and I had the opportunity to take in the sites and sounds of Legoland California recently and it was so much fun. Since my children are on the younger side (2 and 5 years old), it’s important that amusement parks include […]

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Kids Style: Flowers and Lace

If there is anything the Rain Drop loves more than staying at hotels and playing with her toys, it’s getting dressed up. It’s a good thing we share some the same views on clothing…at least for now. Kids clothes should be stylish, comfortable and fun. For girls, a little touch of whimsy is always playful […]

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Shrimp, Avocado and Roasted Corn Salad

One of the things I love about summer is the ability to throw together a dinner salad in no time at all. That’s just what I had to do a few nights ago when a day of errands and shopping turned into, “Now what’s for dinner?”. It would have been easy to pick up something […]

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