Maria Hoey

Maria Hoey
A native of Iowa, Maria moved to Los Angeles ten years ago. It's there that she met and married her husband, Brian. Maria has 2 boys who make her world go round and round and round and round... She also is a co-host on a hilarious podcast - They See Me Mommin'. When she isn't doing all things "mom" Maria enjoys reading, writing, baking, eating andLAUGHING!
What's on the menu

On The Menu

What’s On The Menu this week? Scroll down to find the recipes for this week’s menu! Sunday - Homemade Hamburger Helper I love Hamburger Helper.  Like, I used to make it every single week for myself...
shopping with sustainability in mind

Shopping With Sustainability In Mind

I am always shopping with sustainability in mind.  And the reason for that is my kids!  I want them to know I did everything I could to leave this planet a better place. And part...
Halloween Costume Contest

2020 Halloween Costume Contest + $100 TARGET Gift Card Giveaway

OC Mom Collective is putting on an annual Halloween costume photo contest, again this year! Enter your little pumpkin(s) for a chance to win the grand prize! 2020 will not keep us from celebrating Halloween,...
What's on the menu

What’s On The Menu

What's On The Menu this week? Scroll down to find the recipes for this week's menu! Sunday - Beef with Snow Peas I personally call this recipe my restaurant quality meal! It's from the Pioneer Woman,...
How To Support A Friend Who Has Breast Cancer

How To Support A Friend Who Has Breast Cancer

It's hard to know how to support a friend who has just been told their world has stopped and they will forever talk about life in terms of before cancer and after cancer. When my...
don't wait to get your mammogram

Don’t Wait To Get Your Mammogram

It's 2020, but that doesn't mean you should wait to get your Mammogram.  Especially if you have been doing your regular self-exams and see or feel anything out of the ordinary for your body. Yes,...
Telehealth is the new in-person doctor visit

Telehealth Is The New In-Person Doctor Visit

Telehealth is the new in-person doctor visit.  And if you haven't experienced telehealth then you are truly in for a wonderful surprise! Did you know that 80% of all visits can be accomplished through a...
What To expect at your first mammogram

What To Expect At Your First Mammogram

The Mammogram - something all of us will need to get at some point in our lives. And for those who have never experienced the joy of a mammogram - let me tell you that...
amazon prime day deals

Our Favorite Amazon Prime Day Deals!

Amazon Prime day deals are here! We love a good deal, especially on something that we've had our eye on for a long time - which is why we've been looking forward to Amazon Prime...
breast cancer

How To Check For Breast Cancer

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a woman, it is so incredibly important to be self-checking for breast cancer as often as possible. As a mom, I am dedicated to my children's health.  They...
when you find out your child is human

When You Find Out Your Child Is Human

Let me clarify that I do in fact know that my child is human.  It's not that I suddenly woke up one day thinking I was raising a small puppy only to find a...
grilling tips + tricks

Grilling Tips And Tricks + {Giveaway}

I am not the best at grilling, like let's be honest I generally leave that up to the husband, BUT that doesn't mean I can't do it.  In fact, after doing my research on...

I Did Keto For 30 Days And Here’s What Happened

I did Keto for 30 days, I love myself a good thirty-day challenge. Especially when it comes to self-control, I'm highly competitive that way! So, after doing a little research, I decided to give the...
fall activities in orange County

Fall Activities in Orange County

There are so many fun Fall activities in Orange County.  Which is why we've compiled a list of the ones we think are worth taking the whole family to check out!   Click on the links...

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