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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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Winc The Internet’s Coolest Monthly Wine Subscription Is A Mom’s Dream

May 26, 2017

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Winc The Internet's Coolest Monthly Wine Subscription Is A Mom's Dream

Let’s be totally real, taking the time to casually pick out a nice bottle of wine is a luxury of time I lost the minute my first child was born.  The first time we took my daughter grocery shopping we literally mapped everything out and packed like we were flying across the country not just picking up some eggs and milk.

Cut to five year later and although I’ve learned the art of shopping with kids, the grocery store or wall of glass filled wine bottle aisle are both places I don’t want to spend much time with kids in tow.  So how, as a mom surviving toddlers with many nights in, do I get access to great wines and a shopping experience I can totally enjoy from home during nap time?  Winc!

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10 Best Kid-Friendly Beer Joints in San Diego

June 13, 2016

kid friendly bay city brewing companyLet’s face it, craft beer is to San Diego what wine is to Napa. San Diegan’s have loved beer long before we had our kids and long before it became trendy.  So why, just because we now have kids, should we not be able to enjoy it in the same way we did before?  Whether you are a local or a tourist, there is no reason why you should forgo a good brewery or favorite beer on tap just because the kids are in tow. Lucky for all of us parents, these awesome kid friendly breweries and restaurants are not only serving up great beer they are doing it with a laid back vibe that is welcoming to both beer and non-beer drinkers alike.

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Ultimate Guide to Vacationing in Sonoma with Kids

August 12, 2015

jacklondonMost people think wine country and naturally completely leave the kids out of the picture. But, as someone who grew up in Sonoma County and travels up there with the kids for weeks at a time, I’m here to tell you bringing the kids to wine country is not only feasible, it’s fun.

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8 Cool & Kid Friendly Restaurants in San Diego

June 17, 2015

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Parents in San Diego know we are beyond blessed to be raising our kids in this awesome piece of paradise. Our day to day lives closely resemble most people’s vacation where Sea World is a post-nap time-killer till Daddy gets home and the World Famous San Diego Zoo is where Mommies meet up for a morning stroll. From sun up to sun down the possibilities for amazing adventures and eats with your kids is endless.

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