Dear Photograph, I Love You.

Dear Photograph is a fascinating project where you capture a picture from the past in the present. Taylor Jones began this project just three months ago in May.   Taylor is pictured above at age 5 outside his childhood home.  Taylor’s caption reads, ask “Dear Photograph, prostate I looked good in a tux. @TJ.”  This is how it all […]

The Spa at The Island Hotel visit for OC Family

Spa Treatments.  I’m here today to share a nice one with you.  The Spa at The Island Hotel.  Yes, troche it used to be the Four Seasons in Fashion Island, viagra but it is now the luxurious Island Hotel, store a very well run establishment. The Hotel offers a quiet spa sanctuary on their lower […]

What I Wore Wednesday and JCrew

Last night was date night with my little lady. Mary Poppins at the Orange County Performing Art Center was the destination.  It was as fabulous show, healing everything we could have asked for and more. Bert and Mary were very Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. For the sake of this post – what did I wear?  I am somewhat […]

Summer Memories

  I held her hand and kept her company in the wee hours of the morning before her son was welcomed into this world.  He slept in my arms after he was swaddled.   Where does time go? How did he become so tall? He can now almost beat DH in a friendly game of […]

Five Friday Favorites for July 22

Caitlin McGauley  I love her water-color prints. Caitlin just launched her new site. You can shop her signed, patient limited edition Giclee prints. Go check them out. Thanks Lonny Blog for the share.   Love this. Very light weight without a strong sunscreen smell. Brightening SPF 50 UV Protective Face Base By Bobby Brown.   A […]

Capresso is Out, Keurig is In.

I’m sorry Capresso.  It’s time we parted ways.  Don’t get me wrong, you’ve been a great friend. Especially all those early mornings when I couldn’t open my eyes.  I’ve truly appreciated your warmth and comfort over the years.  You see, it’s not you; it’s me.  Why am I leaving you?  Well, to be honest, in […]

Keepsy Photobooks

    If you’re an Instagram junkie (raises hand), you already know that it’s a great way to snap a photo or use an existing photo from the iPhone’s gallery. Then enhance it with a handful of different possible effects filters. The result can then be shared on various social networks. Including the phenomenal Instagram itself. […]

Organizing Bender

We designate a separate space in our home for school/art supplies.  Crayons, colored pencils, sticker, envelopes, tape, et al – live in a kitchen cabinet.  It’s a place that the entire Tribe uses.  When certain people, who shall stay name-less, don’t respect Momma’s organization, the cabinet turns into a disaster.  When it becomes this unruly, the creative juices screech to […]

Summer Farm Stand Salsa

Here is a really easy, delicious and crowd-pleasing dish.  It’s colorful and terrific for any type of bash.  One of the tricks is to use choice ingredients, ideally from a farm stand.  Especially fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes, limes and ripe hass avocados. As for the jalapenos, be sure to use gloves while handling.  If ya’ choose […]