Casual Friday #FashionFriday


After spending 4 days walking around Disneyland, I have a new found love for the comfortable outfit and shoes.  Now I know not every day involves walking miles through Disneyland but in honor of my comfortable clothes last week, I'm going with Casual Friday for this week's Fashion Friday theme. Here's a couple of casual and comfortable outfit … [Read more...]

The Basics On How to Run. Tips for Newbies & Even Advanced Runners! #Running #Fitfluential #RunDisney


While I was in Disneyland last weekend for a social media conference, I had the chance to go on a Fun Run with RunDisney.  I ran through both Disneyland Parks!  It was one of the highlights of the weekend for me.  I love to run and when it's warm, I'm out on my local trails a few times a week.  So when I heard we had a Fun Run as a part of the … [Read more...]

Adding to my @AlexandAni Collection with a Disneyland Charm Bracelet #DisneySMMoms

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If you've been living under a rock, you may not know about Alex and Ani.  I feel like they are everywhere. But you will probably the bracelets if you haven't heard of them.  See the photo above - I added the Disneyland Alex & Ani bracelet to my already growing collection when I was in Disneyland last weekend. I just love the Alex & Ani … [Read more...]

What to Wear: Disneyland Style {Park Style} #DisneySMMoms #FashionFriday

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This time next week, I'll be in Disneyland!  My family is headed to the west coast to check out Disneyland and be a part of the Disney Social Media Moms conference next week.  I'm over the moon.  I attended the inaugural Disney Social Media Moms Conference when it started 5 years ago (in Disney World) and I haven't been back since. Look how … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Follow Up – What I Ended Up With

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I posted on Monday about my first Stitch Fix box and included photos of me in each of the 5 pieces they sent over.  I loved the entire process - getting the box, trying everything on and deciding. I'll tell you guys, I was tempted to keep all 5 pieces in the end.  The reason why?  I knew for sure I was keeping the two shirts at $48 each, and I was … [Read more...]

Beautiful Bags & Accessories from Spartina 449 on @Zulily – AMAZING prices!

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Trying to control myself but I had to feature some of these beautiful bags and accessories that are available on Zulily this week from Spartina 449 - totally reasonable prices and just gorgeous styles and prints, no? Gold & Cream Signature Cartouche Bracelet, normally $48 but $21.99 on Zulily Orange & Brown Maggioni Shoulder Bag, normally … [Read more...]

10 Easy At-Home Remedies to Help Ease Nausea #Pinspiration


Oh how-I-wish I never had a need to write one of these posts.  But Friday, as I was on my way home from lunch, I got the dreaded call from the school nurse.  "I have Nate here for the second time today and he says his stomach is really hurting.  Can you come pick him up?" He spent the weekend with fun bug that had him spiking a fever and vomiting … [Read more...]

I Got my First @StitchFix Box – Help Me Decide!


Before I actually knew what Stitch Fix was, I saw people buzzing about it on Facebook.  So when I got a little invite from Klout (it's a social media thing for you non-bloggers) to check it out, I hopped on over since my curiosity had been piqued for awhile. Stitch Fix is a monthly online service that involves you having your own personal shopper … [Read more...]

Running with Style: Tutus, Skirts & Fun Spirited #Fitness Gear #FashionFriday


Yesterday on Facebook, my friend Melissa shared a crazy story.  NBC San Diego reported about a local runner whose picture was going to be appearing in SELF Magazine.  SELF had emailed her for permission to use the photo of she and her friend running the San Diego Marathon in their tutus. Only it turns out, SELF was making fun of them and the tutu … [Read more...]

Taking the Waterproof Mascara Test with tarte cosmetics


Today I'm testing out tarte cosmetics’ lights, cameras, splashes 4-in-1 waterproof mascara, $19.  I got it a few days ago at Sephora and I've been excited to try it out.  I'll admit, I'm not much of a mascara connoisseur.  I'm generally happy with most (unless they are unusually clumpy).  Because of that, I don't tend to spend a lot of money on … [Read more...]