• Beauty Tips,  Blog

    Summer Essentials

    With Summer Solstice finally here, I am all about the less is more and just enjoying life. A little rose by the pool, staying away from heat styling, and rockin’ nothing but a fresh scented perfume and beachy waves. Here is a list of all the things I will defintely overuse this summer. Tocca Rollerball from Sephora in Giulietta. I…

  • Blog,  Mom Life

    Father’s Day DIY Present

    Most of you know my family situation. I am a badass co-parent with my son’s dad. Of course with Father’s Day and Cash being too young to make his own gift for Dad, I came up with this fun craft for Cash to make that would be personal to Josh and not break the bank. Hey, he’s not my dad…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating,  Mom Life

    Family Traditions

    Taking the traditions my mom made with us by making banana pancakes with Cash. I always loved waking up to the smell of banana pancakes. Once I saw this perfect pancake maker on Jane.com, I had to get it. Getting Cash comfortable in our new home is a major priority in my life along with making those traditions he will…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating

    Warm Summer Day Turkey Burgers

    When you are constantly trying to eat healthy, sometimes you have to think outside the box and get weird with it. I was delightfully surprised with how good these turkey burgers with tzatziki sauce were — and even better than that, they’re packed with good lean protein and low in carbs!     Here’s what you need: Turkey Burgers 1lb…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating

    Broccoli Salad for Lunch

    In my last recipe post, Healthy Philly Cheesesteaks, I┬áhad leftover turkey, onions, and quinoa so I repurposed them with some broccoli, feta cheese, and topped it with a balsamic dressing. Easy peasy and so delicious!!     Here’s what you need: 1/2 C Quinoa 1/2 Package of Ground Turkey 1 Package of steamed broccoli florets 1 Package of feta cheese,…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating

    Apple Nachos

    As per usual, #CupKate was in charge of bringing desserts for the Ansari Mother’s Day potluck. I love getting together with my family. We all live in Orange County and have a very laid back vibe. Mimosas were drank and quiche’s were made. No need for fancy planning, we just love each other’s company. For my family in particular, we…

  • Blog,  Relationships

    Disneyland Engagement

    As you may have seen on my Instagram…I got ENGAGED over the weekend. Here’s a few more pictures and details than the original post. After a fun day at Disneyland, Trav talked me into a caricature drawing of the two of us. I was hesitant to do it because I’m just a girl and we are stubborn on life itself…am…