FAMILY NIGHT AT DODGER STADIUM

Dodger-family

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, then you already know that this past Thursday we attended our first Dodger game of the season. It was also a memorable night because it was Holland’s very first game ever! Kind of a big deal for us since it’s become a little family tradition.  Continue reading “FAMILY NIGHT AT DODGER STADIUM”

MOMMY MUST HAVES: BEACH ESSENTIALS

MOMMY MUST HAVES-

So last time on my “Mommy Must Haves” series I shared my top swimsuits for this upcoming summer (if you missed it you can find it here). Well, this time I am going to continue our summer accessories discussion by covering beach essentials. If you live in Southern California then you know that summer and beach days go together like lemons and lemonade. You really can’t have one without the other. But I understand that as a mother with two little ones, having a beach day isn’t as easy as throwing on your bikini and grabbing your towel. Nowadays this fun little activity involves some planning and even packing. So with summer quickly approaching, I figured why not share my top beach essentials and make your planning that much less of a headache. So whether your plans involve hitting the beach or just taking a trip to the nearest lake or river, these are some products you are not going to want to leave home without.

Let’s get started! Continue reading “MOMMY MUST HAVES: BEACH ESSENTIALS”

MOMMY MUST HAVES: NEWBORN ESSENTIALS

mommy-must-havesHello, everyone! Can you believe it is almost Spring??! And you know that that means, lots and lots of babies! So I am back again with another post for my “Mommy Must Haves” series and this time I’m talking about newborn essentials. Continue reading “MOMMY MUST HAVES: NEWBORN ESSENTIALS”

A DAY AT THE SOUTHCOAST BOTANICAL GARDENS

img_0131
Follow my blog with Bloglovin
Now that the kiddies are officially on Winter break here in LA, I’ve had to plan a few extra special outing just to keep my little ones from going stir crazy. Although the weather has been pretty cold here, to LA standards, the days have been relatively clear and sunny. So I have been trying to incorporate as much of the outdoors as possible.  While going to our favorite park is always fun, sometimes we need a little change of atmosphere. Luckily for us, there is a gem of a botanical garden located not too far from our house that we love to visit. 

Continue reading “A DAY AT THE SOUTHCOAST BOTANICAL GARDENS”

FAMILY PHOTOS AT THE BANNING MUSEUM

img_7308

If you don’t already know I love history. It has been an obsession of mine for as long as I can remember. From antiques to art I am totally fascinated by anything that has historical significance. So when it came to choosing the location for this year’s family photos it really was a no-brainer! Why not capture these precious moments at one of my favorite local museums; I mean, what could really be better?? Continue reading “FAMILY PHOTOS AT THE BANNING MUSEUM”

THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, ART COLLECTION, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS

img_0007
View of the Japanese Garden

The Huntington Library has quickly become one of our all-time favorite museums here in Los Angeles. Not only do we get to view art but also the various botanical gardens allow the little ones a chance to run wild and explore. We have already visited multiple times and have yet to see all that the Huntington has to offer, which is probably the reason why we have come to love it so much. So if you are in the LA area and can’t think of anything to do, here are some reasons why you should check it out! Continue reading “THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, ART COLLECTION, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS”

MY DAY IN…OREGON

oregon-1

Since we are currently experiencing a heat wave here in LA, I’ve wanted nothing more than some cooler weather. So I thought I’d do something a little different and share a bit from my trip to Oregon. My pictures by no means do this gorgeous state any justice but just looking at them keeps my mind off the heat. So if you’re in LA hopefully this will give you momentary relief from the hot weather. Enjoy! Continue reading “MY DAY IN…OREGON”