Ecz-Press Yourself Event – Raising Awareness on Eczema
Aug17

Ecz-Press Yourself Event – Raising Awareness on Eczema

I know you must have heard about eczema. As a parent or even as a patient, eczema affects so many Americans, it is hard not to have heard about it. As a conscious beauty, I have dealt with it, but maybe not how you think. So what is the real story? What is Eczema? Eczema is a non-contagious skin condition that presents in forms of red, itcy, rough patches on the skin sometimes containing blisters and weeping. They can look like small...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation & Where To Go
Aug16

5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation & Where To Go

With Labor Day Weekend right around the corner, it is that bittersweet time of year where the long, warm, lazy days of summer are coming to an end as cooler, shorter days filled with school and work begin. Thankfully, Labor Day Weekend comes just in time to give families an opportunity for one last summer adventure – a Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation! In the US, most offices and schools close down for one day in observance of...

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Family Travel: 8 Reasons To Travel This Summer 2018
Jun15

Family Travel: 8 Reasons To Travel This Summer 2018

School is out and the summer fun has begun! And yes, my gorgeous friends, there is still plenty of time to plan that summer adventure you have been thinking about, but haven’t quite gotten around to booking! Every summer needs some element of adventure, from a road trip, to a week at a resort, to a major international exploration… anything and everything counts! Summer is a great time to get up, get out there and discover all the cool...

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8 Reasons Why You Should Have A New England Lobster Bake & How
May24

8 Reasons Why You Should Have A New England Lobster Bake & How

One of my favorite activities growing up in New England was having a Lobster Bake. My grandparents had an amazing home right on the coast in Maine. My grandfather had a lobstering permit and 4 traps placed out in front of the house. I have the best memories of digging up our own clams, checking the lobster pots and then bringing home our fresh catch for the best dinner ever. My gran would have potatoes, corn on the cob, salad and...

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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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