My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 4 Results
Sep30

My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 4 Results

I was 21 days strong in into the Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge and feeling great. Week 3 was an emotional one that started off with me detoxing, feeling weak then left me feeling strong, toned and ready to take on the last 7 days of this awesome conscious challenge I took with Laura – the best ever Arbonne Rep click here to meet her! Before I tell you about my last 7 days, I want to note how easy it is to fall off of most...

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My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 3 Results
Sep26

My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 3 Results

This was the emotional week. The one where it all comes out. The week where everything seemed so much more than it was as my body detoxed. As all of that nasty buildup came out, so too did the emotions that had been building up in me. It all came out in the third week of my Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge with Laura. I cried. I laughed. Sometimes at the same time…!! And with each day, I felt stronger and stronger. I could feel...

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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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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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3 Great Places for Dinner In Malibu
May10

3 Great Places for Dinner In Malibu

Trying new restaurants is something that I love to do. Not only do I appreciate having multiple options to choose from on a menu, but it is a small luxury to have someone else to cook for and clean up after us for a change! My family and I are adventurous eaters and really enjoy trying new foods. We always make the effort to try something new to us from the menu while delighting in choosing things we already know we love. Malibu has...

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Le Village Café in Malibu
May09

Le Village Café in Malibu

The newest member of The Trancas Country Mart family is Le Village Café Malibu and it is soooo good! Recently, I attended a fun foodie event at The Vintage Grocers and afterwards, Le Village Café hosted us for a lovely lunch and wine tasting. I enjoyed it so much that I want to tell you all about it. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Where is Le Village Café in Malibu? Le Village Café is located on the PCH across from Zuma Beach...

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Sun Defense Foods
Apr07

Sun Defense Foods

Have you heard about Sun Defense Foods? I knew there were a couple of foods that carried the ability to protect us from the UV rays if we ate them, but I had no idea there were so many, or that science has been studying this for a while now! When WaxHead contacted me to review their organic, safe for our bodies and our oceans, sunscreen, I first checked out their website GoWaxHead.com and that is where I saw the Sun-Defense Foods...

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My 3-Day Juice Cleanse Experience
Feb18

My 3-Day Juice Cleanse Experience

  A few weeks ago, a friend of mine did a 3-day juice cleanse. She lost 7 lbs., felt amazing and loved the process. So I thought it would be a fun idea to try my own 3 day juice cleanse the week before my momcation. Honestly, I have been having a hard time bouncing back from the extra pounds that came with the holidays. I secretly hoped this would be just the thing to get me back on track and shed a couple of pounds while gaining some...

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The 309 Deli in Hatfield PA
Nov06

The 309 Deli in Hatfield PA

Meet Sheryl, the mama behind The 309 Deli in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. It is only just recently that I met this beautiful woman face-to-face. Prior to that morning, Sheryl was a kind voice on the phone that answered when I needed someone, helped me and went above and beyond the call of duty… for a complete stranger. Curious? Let me explain… Hubby’s family is from Pennsylvania. In August of this year, his step-father passed at the age of...

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Café Habana in Malibu
Sep16

Café Habana in Malibu

Café Habana at The Malibu Country Mart is one of our family’s favorite restaurants. They have something for everyone in our family on the menu and it has a great atmosphere. So when we had our staycation at The Malibu Beach Inn recently, we all voted to have lunch at Café Habana as it is very close to the Inn. Where is Café Habana in Malibu? Café Habana is located on the PCH, across from the beach, inside of one of our nicest shopping...

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