Monthly Archives: August 2011


Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt

I wrote this post while participating in a blog tour conducted by Clever Girls on behalf of Dannon. I have… Continue reading »

my baby

Six Years Old

Six and a half years ago, I peed on a stick. Five sticks just to be sure. I thought there… Continue reading »

mammoth sunset


Last week, the family and I went camping at June Lake and Mammoth with my inlaws. I was nervous at… Continue reading »

Bongo jacket for Sears

Sears Back to School Party in Hollywood

It’s hard for me to believe that summer will soon be over and it’s almost time for my kids to… Continue reading »


CorePower Yoga, CardioBarre, and Jillian Michaels

Running has been my go-to form of exercise for years. Whether I’m training for a race or just need a… Continue reading »

peanut butter gluten free flan

Peanut Butter Flan and a Pie for Mikey

There are so many things I take for granted. But the most obvious lately is my smart, kind, adorable husband…. Continue reading »

the help photo

The Help

I started the book “The Help” on tape during a roadtrip to see my sister in Northern California. We almost… Continue reading »


Blogher11 – Back at Home

There were a lot of very cool products on display for bloggers at this year’s Blogher11 conference in San Diego… Continue reading »

inside image of a plane

The State of Now

I took my son’s temperature and it was 103. Well, that’s that, I thought. I’m not flying off to New… Continue reading »

salmon over fresh greens

The Aftermath of the Whole Foods 28-day Challenge

A big focus of my life and my blog for more than a month was the Whole Foods 28-Day Challenge…. Continue reading »