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School Friendly 5-Minute Honey Banana Sushi with Local Hive

September 18, 2019

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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.

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

June 20, 2019

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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!

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The 5 Worst Mistakes When Buying A Used Louis Vuitton Online

November 14, 2018

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Buying a pre-owned Louis Vuitton online is a pastime of the savviest fashionphiles and deal seekers. The century-long global obsession for the Louis Vuitton brand is rooted in the same traditions that make them excellent bags to buy online today. However, the strong resale and high market demand for used Louis Vuitton is why this brand, more than any other in the world, has an unprecedented counterfeit market.  Whether it’s a vintage Alma from the 80’s or a brand new Palm Springs backpack, it is critical that you go into your used search, knowing that the market is flooded with fakes.

To explore this topic further and avoid many of the common decision making pitfalls that people often fall victim to, let’s take a look at the 5 worst mistakes when buying a used Louis Vuitton online.

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The Top 10 Parents You’ll Meet At School Drop-Off

August 9, 2018

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As adults, we typically get to choose who we are around.  We pick our friends, we pick our jobs and we surround ourselves with people we are for the most part, similar to.  Then we have kids who are ready for school and then somehow wind up right back where we started. Each morning as I walk my kids into school I can’t help but notice commonality between certain shared traits that unite even the most different parent personalities.  Here’s a slightly sarcastic taken on who’s who on the drop-off scene at elementary school.

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5 Le Tote Tips for Newbies & Real Le Tote Customer Reviews

April 15, 2018

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We all know that going to the mall and shopping for hours to find new clothes has quickly become a thing of the past.  But the problem that has arisen is that shopping for clothes online can be challenging, overwhelming and possibly even more time-consuming than the old way.  I was suffering from abandoned shopping carts, endless tabs of clothes I was trying to select and a closet full of clothes that I was just “in like” with.  Until I discovered Le Tote.  Finally, there was a solution that let me rent cute clothes, declutter my closet, free up my time and even improve my style profile at the same time.  If you are looking to join the subscription clothing movement don’t miss these important tips for first times and real Le Tote reviews.

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