5 Conscious Cold Remedies
Feb17

5 Conscious Cold Remedies

It seems we are right in the middle of cold and flu season. Thankfully, my crew has so far escaped it, but many of our friends haven’t… This year, instead of reaching for that nasty bottle of over-the-counter symptom suppressant, why not try to heal and relieve what is causing the problem? Because those ugly symptoms we all experience with a cold actually are a good sign, believe it or not. They are a sign that our immune systems are...

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4 Conscious Hacks To Creating A Healthy Morning Routine With Your Kids
Feb06

4 Conscious Hacks To Creating A Healthy Morning Routine With Your Kids

It is the middle of the school year, it has been cold and icky out and yup, our morning routines have become lazy… leaving us running, yelling last-minute, frazzling all of us! Our mornings start off nice and cozy when the kids jump into my bed for a snuggle and a show until I realize we need to be out the door in 10 minutes and lunches are not made, bags are not packed, no one is dressed – let alone hair and teeth brushed! Then the...

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Family Travel: Los Angeles – Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Feb02

Family Travel: Los Angeles – Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Last Sunday, thanks to SoCal Museum’s Free-For-All day, I took the kids for an adventure into LA to visit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Don’t worry if you missed it, I am sure there will be another one – you can keep up with SoCal Museum’s calendar of events here. Plus there is another way to visit for free… but we will get to that in a minute! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the...

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5 Ways To Celebrate The Lunar New Year 2017
Jan27

5 Ways To Celebrate The Lunar New Year 2017

Happy Lunar New Year’s Eve 2017! This Lunar New Year brings us the year of the rooster and as many people all over the world are preparing to celebrate the coming of a new lunar year, I thought it would be fun to share how we are celebrating it here in Southern California! What is The Lunar New Year? Also called The Chinese New Year, it is the longest and most important traditional celebration in the Chinese Calendar. It is the same...

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Family Travel: Los Angeles –  La Brea Tar Pits
Jan26

Family Travel: Los Angeles –  La Brea Tar Pits

Did you know that sitting right in the heart of LA is one of the world’s most famous archeological dig sites providing a unique look into what life was like during the ice age? The La Brea Tar Pits were discovered in 1875 when a man called William Denton visited the area and found the tooth of a saber-toothed cat here. This was the first known recording of a fossil found in this area and was enough to gain the attention of...

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Why I Chose Approved Carpet Care – A Review
Jan23

Why I Chose Approved Carpet Care – A Review

There are several options for carpet cleaners in the Malibu, Thousand Oaks area, but there really is only one good choice. I discovered this recently when I was moving and needed to have my carpets cleaned. As I began my research into professional carpet cleaning, I was surprised at what I learned – check out 6 reasons to have your carpet professionally cleaned – and I was overwhelmed by finding a good, quality carpet cleaner...

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6 Reasons to Have Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned & Who to Hire
Jan20

6 Reasons to Have Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned & Who to Hire

Whether you live alone, with roommates, children or pets, having your carpets professionally cleaned 2 times a year is integral to leading a healthy, conscious life. We all know how important the quality of our air is to our health. But what most of us don’t realize is just how much our carpets affect the quality of our air. Our family is super busy and sometimes can be caught drinking/snacking/crafting around the house… when things...

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17 Reasons to Travel in 2017
Jan17

17 Reasons to Travel in 2017

It is a new year and that means loads of new opportunities are sure to be on the way for each of us to take advantage of! There are so many great reasons to travel, especially in 2017, that I’m just going to dive right in and list my top 20 Reasons to travel in 2017! 17 Reasons to Travel in 2017 The American dollar is strong right now making international travel super affordable with deals to be found everywhere. Travel to rekindle...

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Hello 2017, Goodbye 2016
Jan13

Hello 2017, Goodbye 2016

What a crazy, roller coaster of a year 2016 was. Yet still, I’m sad to see it go. My family and I experienced some extreme changes during 2016, as many of us have. 2016 seemed a tumultuous year on several levels, not only in our homes but within our nation as well. The end of 2016 brought my children and I to a new home as we begin our adventures within our new family structure. We have been quietly getting moved in, settled and...

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5 Reasons To Bake Holiday Cookies With Your Kids Plus 4 Easy Recipes
Dec19

5 Reasons To Bake Holiday Cookies With Your Kids Plus 4 Easy Recipes

Given the fast pace of society today, not many of us actually stop to take the time to bake cookies, as opposed to just buying them, with our kids. And with so many delicious bakeries and options out there, who can blame us?! The holidays always fly by with a whirlwind of tinsel, mistletoe and holiday parties. I always intend to have a holiday cookie baking day and then all of sudden… it is after New Years! But this year, I carved out...

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