Lifestyle

2017 Word of the Year

This year picking out my “word” was a bit of a challenge. I had such a hard time bringing last year’s to the fruition I was hoping for, that I wanted something fluid and easy. Something achievable and tangible and flexible and possible. Not that I chickened out, but I had such a wide variety […]

Surviving Winter Break

The next couple of week can make or break a parent as we entertain children sugar-giddy with excitement over the holidays, and soon crazy with boredom after a sudden break from school-regimented days. Even the best parenting cannot fill the entire day with sweet holiday entertainment, and, frankly, we all need a break from the […]

Making the holidays special with Dancing Moon Coffee

Disclaimer: I received product to review. No other compensation was given, all opinions are my own. No affiliate links present. I host Christmas breakfast, holding back excited children while family members shovel my husband’s apparently famous bacon in before settling back to watch the whirlwind of paper unwrapping and happy chatter. And throughout breakfast preparation […]

JCPenney is back in San Bernardino!

Disclaimer: I am working in collaboration with JCPenney on a sponsored campaign. All opinions are my own. Inland Center is one of my regular stomping grounds, and for a while I had been hoping something would come into the big space that had been vacant for years. My wish came true when JCPenney opened its […]