REQUEST AN AUTHENTICATION

School Friendly 5-Minute Honey Banana Sushi with Local Hive

September 18, 2019

honey-banana-sushi-kid-cooking

Can we talk about bringing birthday treats to our kid’s school for a minute?

It’s a near artform to find the right balance in a school birthday treat won’t leave the kids bouncing off the wall while the teacher glances at your with narrowed eyes and will be ok for the peanut allergy / gluten sensitive pupils . . . but still also be fun enough to feel celebratory.

I am on the opposite end of the spectrum of the crafty cooking mom who can pop into the kitchen and whip up a low/free everything banned at school cake. But, what I lack in baking skills I make up for in strides with creativity. That’s why I’m sharing with you one of my kids favorite recipes, invented especially for school birthday celebrations, 5-Minute Honey Banana Sushi.

Continue Reading…

Are Louis Vuitton Bags With No Date Codes Real or Fake?

September 12, 2019

louis-vuitton-date-code-real-or-fakeThe Louis Vuitton date code is one of the most notable ways to identify an authentic Louis Vuitton. But without full authentication research, it’s actually one of the many ways that people make an inaccurate assumption about a bag.

Just because a bag has what appears to be a date code does not mean the bag is automatically authentic. One of the easiest tricks for people who make replica bags is to put stamp some letters and numbers onto the bag and forge a date code. But what they don’t typically take the time and effort to do is evaluate the information that you defer from interpreting the code.

Continue Reading…

3 Louis Vuitton Bags That Are Trending Right Now

August 9, 2019

3-Louis-Vuitton-Bags-That-Are-Trending-NowAs one of the internet’s most popular authentication services, we see thousands of Louis Vuitton bags a year.  Demand is one of the strongest indicators of a Louis Vuitton’s value on the second-hand market so knowing in advance that these bags are trending might save you a few hundred dollars.

Continue Reading…

Insider’s Guide To Staying at San Diego’s Best Beach Front Family Hotel

June 20, 2019

san diego best kid friendly beach hotel

 

We. Stayed. Again.

That’s right, after 2 years too long, we went back to stay at The La Jolla Shores Hotel again. And it was SO WORTH THE ENCORE.

For those of you who haven’t read about our previous stay, you can catch all the details when we visited La Jolla Shores Hotel with a 3 and 4 year. old. Now we’re lucky enough to be here again. A little older, a little wiser, and a lot more rested. The kiddos are now 5 and 6 which presents a whole new level of freedom, activities and overall parenting ease. So join me as I outline the who, what, why and where behind booking this amazing staycation.  Local San Diegan trying to beat the heat or out of state visitor – you won’t want to miss all the insider tips I divulge in this one packed post.  Let’s go!

Continue Reading…

Seeds For Bees with Local Hive

June 18, 2019

seeds-for-bees-local-hive-pollinators-awarenessA few weeks ago we went to a major league game and had the best time enjoying the game, festivities food and sunshine.  If you haven’t been to San Diego in June you need to at least once in your lifetime.  Even with our notorious “June gloom” the weather is still warm and Jacarandas trees are in full bloom it turns the city into a painted masterpiece.  The jacaranda tree fully flowers into a majestic purple bloom that is breathtaking.

As we walked back to our seats after grabbing some of our favorite local fares for dinner we discovered the game was paused for bees on the field.  Right behind home plate was a massive beach ball sized swarm of bees.  A local company was called and to remove the bees and continue the game, they made the decision to exterminate them.  While many fans were surprised and wished there had been an alternative solution, but none more so than my sweet 6-year-old daughter.

Continue Reading…