Mother’s Day Part III: Best Hikes in LA + Outdoor Essentials

May 9, 2018

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One of my favorite things to do is to spend time outdoors… and with this perfect spring weather we’re having in Southern California… I’ll be taking my fam for a good ‘ol Mama’s Day hike.

The BEST hikes in LA, in my opinion, are the trails that overlook the ocean. I mean… it REALLY doesn’t get much better than that. So for all you active folk out there… I put together a list of some of my favorite hikes near the ocean and some muuuust have items before hittin’ the trails.

Mother’s Day Part II: Breakfast Essentials

May 4, 2018

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Alright Mother’s Day party people! It’s kind of time to start planning your morning at home spoooooiling your moms with breakfast in bed.

I already mentioned to ya guys that we’re whipping up waffles in my post last week… and while I’d looooove to have breakfast in bed… I actually have the most fun cooking with Mike and Gwynnie. G is soooo helpful these days and I know she’s going to have way too much fun helping cook this feast AKA make a mess with the waffle batter.

Mother’s Day Part I: Gifting Essentials

April 26, 2018

Mother’s Day is right around the corner… and MAN, do I have A LOT to be thankful for. I mean, just look at G up there!!! She is such a frickin gift. I could go on for hours, and I’m working on a few blog posts right now that I’ll be posting over the next few weeks to talk a little in depth about my experiences as a Mama. You may totally not care, but I am totally gonna share with you anyways!

Just Some Thoughts: Earth Day

April 22, 2018

I LOVE CALIFORNIA. I thiiiiink you already knew that… but I love it so much because it’s the most beautiful place in the world and it’s home. I mean, have ya seeeen the beaches?

But guess what you guys… our planet is LITERALLY being destroyed. It’s Earth Day on Sunday and I think it’s sooooo important that we all do our small part to SAVE the planet. I want my sweet Gwynnie to grow up and see and live with all the beautiful things that exist today.

Just Some Things: Amber’s April Picks

April 17, 2018

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To say it’s been hectic lately is the understatement of the CENTURY. If you’ve been following along this month, you already know that 1) we opened our second . Then 2) I thought it would be a GREAT idea to move my entire family into a new house by the end of this month so we can begin construction on our NEW house.