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Teen Beach 2 Review + Fun Bonus Features #TeenBeach2 #TeenBeach2Event

Ever since I returned from my LA trip, my nine-year-old has been begging me for spoilers for Teen Beach 2! Do Brady and Mack see Lela and Tanner again? What does Mack lose in the ocean? What’s Brady’s big secret? What’s your favorite song? Are YOU in the movie? I think in the last 2 […]

Travel

7 Reasons to Buy Season Passes to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

7 Reasons to Buy Season Passes to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk @BeachBoardwalk

Lucky for me, Santa Cruz California is just a short drive up the coast and offers a variety of activity for the traveler like world-class surfing, golf, mountain biking, kayaking and sailing, amazing mountain parks filled with towering redwood trees, plus an attractive downtown with interesting shops, sidewalk cafes, and movie theaters.  Lucky for my […]

Photo by Mike_fleming

Laughs and Lagoons – Fun in St Lucia

St Lucia is well regarded as one of the Caribbean’s most scenic islands, which may be why it’s a major draw for honeymooners looking for that perfect photo backdrop. On this gorgeous island there’s no shortage of blissful beaches and beautiful national parks. St Lucia may only be 238 square miles but when it comes […]

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Photography

Travel Photography:  Eagle Lake Hike near Lake Tahoe

Travel Photography: Eagle Lake Hike near Lake Tahoe

Written by my husband. The scenic beauty of Tahoe never ceases to amaze me and this is one of the locations in California that our family is continually called to. Every time up to the Lake we try to explore a new area and a trip in early December (before the snow that never came)  […]

Lake Tahoe Heavenly Gondola Ride

South Lake Tahoe: Heavenly Gondola Ride in Photos @skiheavenly #laketahoe

Enjoy the beauty of winter in Tahoe from Heavenly Ski Resort, the views are truly incredible when riding the Gondola! Located in the center of downtown Lake Tahoe steps from most major hotels and casinos, the Heavenly Gondola holds eight passengers on its way 2.4 miles up the mountain. Panoramic views of snow-capped mountains surrounding […]

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Food & Drink

Weight Watchers Salted Caramel Brownie Bliss

Salted Caramel Brownie Bliss: Taste and Reveal Party #TasteAndBelieve #IC Ad

I participated in a In-Home Party Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. My name is Jen and I’m a chocoholic.  {Hi Jen!} Okay so I may be exaggerating a […]

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Home & Family

(Disney Channel/Francisco Roman)

Teen Beach 2 Review + Fun Bonus Features #TeenBeach2 #TeenBeach2Event

Ever since I returned from my LA trip, my nine-year-old has been begging me for spoilers for Teen Beach 2! Do Brady and Mack see Lela and Tanner again? What does Mack lose in the ocean? What’s Brady’s big secret? What’s your favorite song? Are YOU in the movie? I think in the last 2 […]

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Hotel & Resort Reviews

Fairmont San Jose

Fairmont San Jose: Luxury and Romance Found in Silicon Valley

For nearly 30 years, the Fairmont has been hosting presidents, dignitaries, celebrities, CEOs and noted scholars in the community and partners with San Jose’s finest charitable and social organizations for events.  With the total number of rooms and suites at 805 and 65,000 square feet of  meeting space, the Fairmont San Jose is a well-traveled business […]

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Wine

HandCraft by Cheryl Indelicato Wines:  Pinot Grigio and Malbec

HandCraft by Cheryl Indelicato Wines: Pinot Grigio and Malbec

My “little” nephew Jakey had graduated and we were getting together to celebrate.  It was the perfect time to break out the newest members of the HandCraft Artisan wine family; the Malbec and Pinot Grigio.  All HandCraft by Cheryl Indelicato wines feature convenient twist off tops for those of us who are sometimes cork-challenged (cough, […]

Uncorked Wine Festival #uncorkedSF

Save the Date: Uncorked Wine Festival at Ghirardelli Square May 9 #UncorkedSF

Mark your calendars, the 10th Anniversary of the Uncorked Wine Festival, benefiting Save the Bay, is less than a month away! Hosted at Ghirardelli Square, over 50 top-tier wineries will offer wine tastings to guests.  Art and craft vendors will also be on hand, watch cooking demonstrations by top San Francisco chefs, and NoisePop will […]

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Entertainment

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Cars

Road Readiness for Teen Drivers + Win Michelin Tires! #safetires #tmom

Improving Road Readiness for Teen Drivers #SafeTires #TMom #ad

Our New Driver This time last year I was relatively stress-free, then my daughter turned 15 and a half in May.  You know what that means right?  In California, it means teens can head to their local Department of Motor Vehicles to take the test to acquire a driving permit.  With a driving permit, my […]

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