The New Luxe Lounge at the Spa at La Costa

On a recent Saturday afternoon I got in my car with my good friends Romy and Kim and we drove just under 2 hours south to Carlsbad, CA to check out the brand new Luxe Lounge at the Spa in La Costa Resort & Spa. It's almost 2 years ago that I first discovered the La Costa Resort & Spa, but they just opened up the Luxe Lounge in the spa. So let me tell you about the Luxe Lounge at the Spa … [Read more...]

Virtual Piggy Is Teaching My Kids Financial Strategy Early

We're about to embark on teaching our kids the art of financial strategy, and I can thank Virtual Piggy for helping me hammer this home for my kids. As an on-line allowance, wish list and Virtual Piggy bank my children are heading into 2013 learning to manage their finances. I finally finished creating our chore/behavior chart system that will revolve around credits. For every 20 credits … [Read more...]

My Week With The Acura ILX

You may recall that I posted about getting to test out an Acura ILX for a week. I had such a blast with the car, and I have to tell you that I didn't even go through a whole tank of gas in that week. Yes, you read correctly less than 1 tank of gas, and I even took a little road trip with my husband. That's the great part about having the Acura ILX Hybrid. In Los Angeles NOTHING is 5 … [Read more...]

Excited About My Week With The ILX

I grew up in a house of car lovers. That's an understatement to be honest. My older brother always had car posters on his walls, and we had every car magazine show up at our house regularly, so it rubbed off on me, and I love cars too. I love sitting in a new car. I love test driving new cars. I really find myself to be a little bit of a new car snob. So, imagine when I was asked to spend a week … [Read more...]

Fall Into PaperDirect For Beautiful Invitations

Fall is upon us with beautiful colors and invitations for all types of fall festivities. PaperDirect has beautiful invitations, specialty paper and event paper for every fall occasion you can think of. The great thing about PaperDirect is that you can purchase paper to print yourself, or you can purchase the paper already printed. Pricing reflects your choices, and the quantity of items you are … [Read more...]

A Different #BlogHer12 Wrap Up #FashionFriday

By now everywhere you turn you see a BlogHer '12 wrap up. I thought I wasn't going to do one. To be honest I thought there would be so many out there mine would get lost. I thought I'd take the fashion approach and tell you the great and not-so-great of BlogHer '12. You may be asking why even discuss my fashion, because on Tuesday night I went to Sears with my $200 GC for winning first prize in … [Read more...]

Travel With The eBags Crew Cooler II

With all of the travel and moving around we are all doing these days packing snacks and food is a necessity. If you're like me and have children having snacks and food for them is the key to ever lasting happiness. When I received the eBags Crew Cooler II in Blue Yonder I was so impressed with how compact it was. It seemed that eBags thought of everything when it comes to traveling with food. The … [Read more...]

justWink To Send Cards From Your Phone

I know I've said this before but I'm a closet [not so much anymore] tech geek, and love all my tech gadgets. When I was told about this new app for my Droid phone called justWink I had to try it out because you can send greeting cards from your phone to someone via text, Facebook or e-mail. It just so happens that I downloaded justWink on my phone the day of my friend Kelly of The Centsible … [Read more...]

RSVP To #uncorked Twitter Fun

Join us as to discuss wine, and Father's Day gifts, we also have fabulous wine giveaways from California Wine Club When:   Monday, June 11th At: 6 PM to 7 PM PST; 9 PM to 10 PM EST Follow: #uncorked Hostesses:@[email protected]@KadiPrescott @[email protected] Don't forget to [email protected]@Boringwineguy To enter below please put the link to your twitter … [Read more...]

#uncorked Wine Tasting – Follow To Win Prizes

Jon Boring of California Wine Club is taking me and 4 fabulous ladies on a wine tasting tour of 4 wineries this Friday, June 1st. We are going to be learning about the different wines from these vineyards, in order to report back our thoughts on the best ones for Father's Day gifts. We'll be visiting: California Wine Club Dierberg Vineyard Gainey Vineyard Fess Parker Winery & … [Read more...]

Bertolli Meal Soups Saves Our Dinner Blues

My husband and I often wait until after the kids are in bed to have our dinner. We tried 1 of the Bertolli Meal Soups, and now have a new favorite addition to our very limited choices in our meals for two category. I cannot tell you how many times R and I have gone in circles with the question "what do you want for dinner?" It's awful to say, but in the last 6 months I've had more bowls of cereal … [Read more...]

Delicious Appetizer Ideas for Your Holiday Parties

Rejoice! The holidays are upon us, and that means the holiday soirees will be in full effect soon.  I have compiled some very easy (and delicious) recipes that you can use for appetizers or finger foods.  These recipes can also be gifted - you can make the goodies, place them in a jar or wrap up in cellophane, stick a bow on it, and you have a tasty present to give away. Candied Pecans- I just … [Read more...]

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