How To Pick The Right Summer Camp For Your Child
May18

How To Pick The Right Summer Camp For Your Child

Summer is right around the corner and many of us are faced with the daunting task of keeping our children busy (and happy) for all of it. Summer camps are an excellent way of doing this that also provides life-long memories and skills. As a child I was sent to an 8-week overnight summer camp every summer. As a mom, I love having my kids around all summer, especially in the evenings, so for my family, day camps work for us now.  Why is...

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Mother’s Day 2018 in Malibu
May13

Mother’s Day 2018 in Malibu

I love being a mom, it has been an incredible journey. One that has taken me to places I have never been too, tested all of my patience, sleep deprived me, and made me the happiest woman on the planet! My littles are my lights. And they are growing up way too fast. Living across the country from my own Mother really makes me appreciate this time I do have with my kids. I miss her so much and know that one day, my children will be...

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4 BIG Reasons to Download & Use The EWG Healthy Living App
May10

4 BIG Reasons to Download & Use The EWG Healthy Living App

If you don’t have it yet, then you are missing out! Prepare to have your conscious life made that much easier! The EWG Healthy Living App is an app that allows you to scan a barcode of anything from food to skin care products to cleaning products and instantly find out it’s toxicity levels. With a database of over 200,000 food and cosmetic products, they are leading the industry in terms of resources and data to help parents like us...

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8 Reasons to Spend the Day at Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island
May04

8 Reasons to Spend the Day at Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island

On our recent Mother Daughter Adventure to Catalina Island, we discovered a trendy, quiet little beach club packed with fun activities, good food, fabulous people and incredible views. The Descanso Beach Club is just past the Catalina Casino in a little cove making it one of the last private beaches with public access. The water is crystal clear, the sand is soft and the vibe is all about relaxing and playing in the sun! Descanso...

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5 Ways To Make Mom Feel Special on Mother’s Day
May03

5 Ways To Make Mom Feel Special on Mother’s Day

How often do we take our moms for granted? I know I still do, she is my rock and I don’t know what I would do without her. Yet, I don’t let her know that enough. Just like my kids rarely show me… lol! It is easy to forget just how much Moms do for us every day. So when the opportunity arises to show them how much they mean to us, we need to grab it! Given how much they do on a regular basis, the perfect Mother’s Day, in my opinion, is...

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The Island Spa on Catalina Island
May02

The Island Spa on Catalina Island

Spa days are one of my favorite days on any vacation! But this one was particularly exciting. We were on our first Mother Daughter Adventure to Catalina Island and I was going to get to spend the afternoon at The Island Spa with my daughter! I. Couldn’t. Wait. (Neither could she!) The Island Spa on Catalina Island is located on the edge of town, a short 3-minute walk from The Pavilion Hotel down the main street in Avalon. They are the...

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The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island
May01

The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island

Sitting on the shore in the center of Avalon Bay right next to Pleasure Pier is a fun bar and grille with patio seating that is literally over the water!! The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island is a fantastic lunch or dinner spot with excellent food, great service and breathtaking views. On our Mother Daughter Trip to Catalina Island we chose The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island for lunch because of it’s convenient location,...

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Hottest Mom Fashion Must Have – Kaftans from Glamco Boutique
Apr27

Hottest Mom Fashion Must Have – Kaftans from Glamco Boutique

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming as the weather warms up! It is time to trade those nice cozy sweaters in for lighter Kaftans, and this year, there are some gorgeous ones to wear! I have never really worn one before, so when Glamco Boutique sent one for me to check out, it was a new experience. Turns out, I LOVE them! They are perfect for this weather. And now I need to share this sexy little secret with you! What is a...

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The Catalina Casino
Apr26

The Catalina Casino

Standing tall and proud on the shoulder of Catalina Island marking the edge of Avalon sits the Catalina Casino. A perfectly pretty structure on the corner of the harbor that stands an impressive 11 stories high with a glamorous ballroom, breathtaking views, incredible foods and working movie theater; the Catalina Casino has been a destination for romantic escapes and fun for couples for generations. What is The Catalina Casino? Before...

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5 Things I Learned About My Daughter At Catalina Island Aerial Adventure
Apr23

5 Things I Learned About My Daughter At Catalina Island Aerial Adventure

Recently we took a Mother Daughter Trip to Catalina Island that was filled with adventure, bonding and awakening. It was absolutely incredible. On our second morning there, the sun came out, we had a great breakfast at Pavilion Hotel, had a beautiful walk past the Casino and the Descanso Beach club and arrived at The Catalina Island Aerial Adventure Rope Course. We were so excited to experience their five self-guided, self-paced...

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