Did you know that the concept of Galentine’s Day originated in 2010 when Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation (played by Amy Poehler) threw her annual "Galentine's Day" celebration for her female friends? I have been celebrating Galentine’s Day for...
With Valentine’s Day 2021 just around the corner, many of you are probably thinking of ways to make the day special. For those who haven’t thought about it – I’ve listed 10 Valentine's Day date ideas that don't include...
Valentine's Day is almost here! There are so many fun activities and delicious treats to partake in this Valentine's Day. We've sourced local bakeries and cookie shops, as well as gift ideas for everyone in your family.  And if you are...
Valentine's Day is a fun time to celebrate LOVE! Enjoy this Guide to Valentine's Gift Ideas For Kids In this OC Mom's Guide to Valentine's Gift Ideas For Kids, you will find all the must-haves for your favorite little ones...
With Valentine's Day just around the corner we have a guide filled with Valentine's Crafts to do with the kids. With a stay at home order still in place, let these fun crafts help entertain the kids while filling your...
This year, as we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it’s important to remember not only his legacy, but the work we must to do continue the march toward racial equality and equity in this country. As the most...
If there's anything we've learned about in 2020, it's thinking outside the box. When you can’t have your traditional cake and pizza at a bounce house birthday party with friends or the big annual holiday party with your relatives,...
It seems like Christmas comes earlier and earlier every year. Well this year Christmas arrived just after Halloween. This year the holiday season is a little different. This year is like a blank slate. So why not (because #2020)...
Happy Holidays! They look and feel different this year in many ways, but may the love and joy of the season fill you and yours with hope and happiness. Now not to sound like a broken record from my...
The season of giving is upon us and this year feels like an especially tough one as nonprofits around the world grapple with helping their communities amid financial struggles, lack of resources, and illness. Still, the desire to give back...
If I know one thing for sure, it’s that people love Trader Joe’s. While I can’t come out of there with spending less than a small fortune, I still have a special place in my heart for this grocer....
2020 has been a year of reflection. Seeing the good, the bad, and the ugly of our world, our community, and ourselves. December is the end of the year and every year, I tried to pack it all in...
That Holly Jolly time of year is almost upon us! Eeeeekk!! As exciting as the holidays are for me, they no doubt can bring a little bit of added stress when you consider all of the extra tasks needed...
I love the Thanksgiving holiday because of all the delicious food we get to eat, gathering with friends and family, and especially no obligations for presents. It’s a time where we can focus on the present moment and give...

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