Online Shopping for Summer
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I really thought I could take my kids shopping with me. I had it all figured out. I took my best friend, who was visiting from out-of-town, with me. I figured she could keep an eye on them while I tried on a bathing suit. And it worked pretty well. I only had to stop…

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Corpse Reviver 2 Cocktail Recipe
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This is sure to be your new favorite summer cocktail. Don’t be afraid of the name, Corpse Reviver 2. It’s a ladylike drink, it’s super refreshing and it’s crazy easy to make!I first had a Corpse Reviver 2 a few months ago at the Tillamook brunch event. It was amazing. And I had to know…

Ego Check in Blogging
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I’ve been blogging for a really long time now. There have been times when my numbers have been great. And there are times when my numbers have totally dropped off. The blogging industry as a whole has changed as have the ways that PR companies and brands want to work with influencers. It’s super important…

Frank Coffee Scrub for Exfoliating
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Are you doing anything special to get your skin ready for summer? My beautifying routine usually just includes a spray tan. But all that really means is that my skin and cellulite will look better for about a week. And then, as it starts to wear off, I’ll look like I have some crazy skin…

Road Trip Playlist
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This picture cracks me up. This is from a road trip we took a few Spring Breaks ago. It was our first time in the car for a LONG time and the kids did really well. But we definitely knew that we needed to stop mid-way home and stay in a hotel for a night…

Pina Colada Slush Recipe
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When you have kids there are so many things you can’t wait to share with them. For me, it’s the stuff that makes me super happy. Things like a beloved family vacation spot, music, TV and movies from my youth and delicious goodies my mom used to make for me and my sister. I was…

Roasted Tomato and Burrata Appetizer
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THIS! This is one of my favorite things to make when I have people coming over. Or I just want something delicious. This roasted cherry tomato and Burrata appetizer is crazy good. The Burrata is creamy and the tomatoes and garlic are super sweet and flavorful. They work together like a dream. And of course…

Refinery 29 Style Festival at the Brea Mall
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Hey Orange County peeps! Looking for something cool to do this weekend? Come check out the Style Festival at Brea Mall this Saturday, June 20th from noon to 5 pm! Refinery 29 and Simon have teamed up to bring you the latest in fashion, rad DIYs and the best in summer music! Check out the…

How to Get Through Errands with Kids
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Please tell me I’m not the only one who wants to cry when I have to take my kids on errands with me? I usually try to get all the hard ones done while they are at school. But it’s summer which means they will be with me all day e’ry day. My kids aren’t…

Summer Travel Planning
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School ends this week and then we can start thinking of and planning for all the fun trips we get to take this summer! In the past, we haven’t really scheduled vacations but just kind of took small trips throughout the summer. This year, we have several getaways on the books and so I’m already…