How to Reconnect with Friends This Summer
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Compensation was provided by Gold Peak Tea via Mode Media.Summer is my favorite time for quick getaways. Every year I try to get away, at least once, with my favorite girls. While we may text or talk on the phone often, spending time together, in person, gets harder and harder the older we get. Thanks…

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Make a Vacation Movie
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We are currently on summer vacation with these crazy kids. My parents and sister and her kids have all met up in the mountains to hang out for the week. Of course we have taken tons of photos but then we found an even better way to capture all the adventures for the week. We…

Bungalows at Pacific Edge Hotel + Giveaway!
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Who wants to win a ‘daycation’ to this gorgeous Laguna Beach location? The answer is ALL OF YOU! Click through to enter the contest to win your own day use of one of the private beach bungalows at The Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach! And be warned, you are going to super jealous of…

Best Restaurants and Hotels in Palm Springs Updated!
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I freaking love Palm Springs. I am super lucky that I live about an hour and a half away from this desert paradise. I understand it isn’t for everyone. Some people just can’t take the heat. But I LOVE it! Which means that I go as often as I possibly can. Summer really is the…

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…

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…

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…

A Kimmy Schmidt Inspired Weekend to NYC
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Recently, Netflix treated a group of bloggers to an Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt inspired trip to New York. I was one of the lucky Stream Team members to be picked to attend. They spoiled us all weekend long with activities inspired by characters or story lines from the show. It was SO much fun! So I…

Craziest Restaurants in America
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I’m so excited to finally share something super fun that happened over spring break! My son and I had the opportunity to throw a double birthday party (our birthdays are 2 days apart) with Company 77 for the whole neighborhood. And even more fun? It was filmed for a new show on Food Network called…

Places to Eat in San Antonio
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This is Kayla, one of my dearest friends. She deserted me. Okay, I know that sounds a little bit over dramatic. But she up and moved to San Antonio a few years ago and ever since I’ve been trying to guilt her in to moving back. So far it hasn’t worked. But that is okay…