Summer Guide For The Resort At Squaw Creek

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credit: resort at squaw creek Nestled right at the entrance road to Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe lies a stunning ski resort surrounded by soaring pine trees, endless mountaintops and breathtaking views that will make you crave another visit with each seasonal change. This is The Resort At Squaw Valley. On a recent visit to the resort we … [More...]

Go Back-to-School In Style with Arizona Jeans + YMCA at JCPenney


This is a sponsored post in collaboration with JCPenney. #SoWorthIt Back To School shopping is something of an Olympic sport for me. I have three kids so I always try to go in with a plan but somehow I always veer away or spend more than I wanted. Living in California we are lucky enough to be able to wear shorts almost year round, but there … [More...]

All-you-can-eat crayfish Party at IKEA

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  Move over swedish meatballs becuase IKEA  is making room for its annual Swedish Crayfish Party – an all-you-can-eat crayfish buffet. When is it? Friday, September 16 at participating stores nationwide. What is a crayfish? If you are wondering what a crayfish is, it's basically a teeny tiny lobster. The Crayfish Party is a … [More...]

6 ways Music Lessons Can Benefit Your Child

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Now that school is back in session, kids in 4th and 5th grade will be learning to play the violin or viola. The Music Vault Academy in Laguna Hills offers music lesson to children ages 5 years and above and mommy and me classes for children ages 4 years and below. My son takes drum lessons there and has really enjoyed it for the past year and a … [More...]

Package Deal – Spend Labor Day At Renaissance Indian Wells

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Got plans for Labor Day? You do now! Treat the family to a long relaxing weekend at Renaissance Indian Wells. They have Pool-time, dive-in movies and the legendary Family Dance Party that is returning to Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa for Labor Day weekend! You can read about our previous stay here. The 23-acre Palm Springs area … [More...]

Farm To Table Dinners At Squaw Valley

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Dining out on vacation is not only exciting, but it is also a chance to experiment with local cuisines and flavors. Imagine being able to eat an entire meal that is sustainably sourced with bountiful ingredients...A meal where you can treat yourself to a true culinary experience that will entertain your palate...This kind of meal can be achieved at … [More...]

Give Back With A Sydney Paige Backpack

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  We just completed our first full week back to school and I can honestly say it was a huge success! My daughter is 5 years old but is the size of a 3 or 4 year old so I wanted to find her a backpack that wasn't so big that it would be top-heavy on her. Fortunately, I came across some Sydney Paige back packs that are made for kids 3'-4' … [More...]

Experience Ayurvedic Treatments At Burke Williams


This past Monday my kids all went back to school and I did the most incredible thing.....I drove straight over to Burke Williams for a day or rest and relaxation :) Not only was it glorious, it was magnificent, and it was much needed. I love my kids, but I also love massages. And Jacuzzi's. And Steam Rooms. And warm fluffy robes. You get the … [More...]

Peach Mango Cobbler Recipe

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  Peach Cobbler is a summer time favorite for many due to the freshness and quality of ripe peaches in season. There are many ways to make a Peach Cobbler, yet finding a great, easy recipe is hard to find. However, we found the perfect recipe. It's from Seaspice's Executive Pastry Chef Jill Montinola. She thinks outside the crust with … [More...]

3 Foods and Drinks Not To Be Missed at Disneyland + Ticket Giveaway


    There has been a lot of talk about Disneyland lately with the price hike of tickets. I do not have an annual pass but on the rare occasion I do go, as a foodie, there are certain foods that I seek out to make my investment there even more enjoyable. 1. Rancho Del Zocolo Tucked away from the chaos in the northeast area of … [More...]