What do we need?…self-care! When do we need it?…NOW!! Well, at least that’s how I have felt on numerous occasions during this horrific pandemic which has created a new normal requiring social distancing, disinfectant, masks, self-isolation and homeschooling. As if I wasn’t wearing enough hats already, I have now officially added teacher to my collection…yay. As many of us are exploring and discovering new ways … Continue reading NEW ALL NATURAL SELF-CARE LINE! K.STUNNA BEAUTY
Lights, cameras, action… the glamorous part of the entertainment industry. The part that makes people believe in the magic of Hollywood, inspiring them to pack their bags and travel to Los Angeles and New York. What most of these people don’t know is that it is an over saturated and highly competitive industry which requires lot’s of passion, confidence and drive in order to … Continue reading Kids in the entertainment industry: Everything you need to know
Nine year old boys and video games go together like peanut butter and jelly…which is also how stuck they can get to their controllers, so it was only fitting that this be the theme of Boston’s birthday this year. We enjoy throwing big birthday parties at our house but having fifty kids crammed up in my son’s room playing video games was not an option, … Continue reading Gamer Party Fun!
I’m an island gal who loves cold weather fashion and I look forward to the temperatures cooling down so that I can don my favorite boots, accessories and outerwear. I’m sure many of my fellow fashionistas will agree that fab outerwear makes the cold weather a lot more enjoyable. Living in California where the warmer seasons tend to last longer, I anxiously await the … Continue reading Cool.Weather.Style
I’ve been throwing big parties for my kids every year since they were born so I’m sure no one would judge me for trying to persuade them to do something different for their birthday every now and again. Didn’t work again this year because my daughter has been asking me to throw her a TMNT birthday party since January. Of course I couldn’t say no … Continue reading Ninja Turtle Mania!
Four parks in two days, some of our friends thought we wouldn’t be able to do it…but we did and it was EPIC. The Hubby and I had a set budget for this family ‘bucket list’ trip and were able to stick to it thanks to my months of research, strategic planning and some valuable advice from some savvy mommy friends. My motto is and will … Continue reading Park Hopper’s guide to an Epic Disneyworld Vacation
I have fond childhood memories of yearly road trips with my three brothers and our dad. Our summers were spent camping in the Big Sur mountains and in Vallejo, CA at my grandmother’s house. We loved the anticipation of a new adventure, and the excitement of packing up the car and embarking on our journey. Now that my daughter is older, she has a lot … Continue reading Best family road trip destinations: Lake Tahoe
While other little girls were busying themselves with Barbies and Disney fairytale movies I was riding skateboards down hills with my three brothers and constructing sling shots out of wood and rubber bands. Even though my mom made me wear pretty dresses to Church and special events, my favorite outfit consisted of a comfy t-shirt and shorts. I eventually grew out of my tomboy stage … Continue reading Destination…Forever
Las Vegas, Nevada a city well known for smoke filled casinos, night clubs, strip clubs, stage shows, and 24 hour libations. A brightly lit wonderland that caters to the 21 and over crowd. Like so many others, my Husband and I have been drawn to this adult playground each year and if you had asked us eight years ago if we would ever vacation here … Continue reading Vegas Vacay…kid friendly style
The New Year brings new business meetings, lunches, proposals, interviews, seminars…the list goes on. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression and if you’re on the hunt for a new job it’s more than likely that you’re not going to want to break the bank for first impression business gear. The good news is that you don’t have to. There are three … Continue reading Boss-Chic #Mood
Sedona, Arizona was the perfect backdrop for this shoot, a picturesque canvas painted with multi-colored leaves and gorgeous red rock mountains. Surrounded by so much natural beauty, one would be crazy not to be inspired! I’m a Cali girl who loves warm weather, but Fall is definitely my favorite style season because I get to break out my fab hats, boots and scarves. I tend to lean … Continue reading Fall Faves
Thanksgiving is usually spent with extended family members in our residing state of California, but this year was even more special because of my Husband’s birthday falling on Thanksgiving. For this reason, we decided to forego tradition and embark on a family road trip adventure with our kids to beautiful Sedona, AZ. This was also a reunion trip for the Hubby and I. We … Continue reading Best Family Road Trip Destinations: The Grand Canyon
Fashionable, cozy and a must-have Fall and Winter wardrobe staple. Ponchos have come back around in a big way this year. This fab garment comes in so many different patterns and colors, which of course makes it hard to just choose one…so don’t! When you have a wardrobe gem like this one which can be rocked fabulously with any type of bottoms, you … Continue reading On-Trend: The Perfect Poncho
Shopping has seriously evolved, thanks to the internet. Not only has it made “retail therapy” more convenient, but price savvy too. Nowadays all you have to do is google a promo code for the store you’re shopping at and most likely you’ll find one that will save you some money. Many of the popular franchises like H&M have been forced to compete with cyber shops, … Continue reading Fab Fashion Finds: Online vs. In-store
Each year brings a new birthday party theme because as kids grow and change, so do their likes and interests. This year my daughter Lexi’s faves have been anything and everything Princess-ey. For months now my Husband and I have endured her ‘royal highness’ requests. When she didn’t want to do something we asked, she would put her hand to her forehead and state; “I am … Continue reading Princess Party Fab!
Spring’s arrival is evident in the vibrant floral prints and pastels seen on the runways, red carpets and magazines. We all know that a great pop of color adds swag to any outfit, but the best wardrobe staples to have in your closet are definitely the neutrals. The pairing possibilities are endless when you start with a great neutral piece. Nude/Blush/Rose are the season’s hottest neutral shades. Zoe … Continue reading A Nude Attitude: Spring Color Crush!
I got some great “creative therapy” in last week designing, decorating and planning for my son’s seventh birthday. Per my usual style…I went all out. This year my son chose a basketball theme which made me happy because I knew it would be a little easier for me than my daughter’s character themed party. I decided to save a little money for this party by … Continue reading Cake Pop Savvy
This black print dress is from one of my fave online boutiques Go Jane, a site that sells unique pieces at style savvy prices. I pumped up the wow factor by adding splashes of hot pink on my nails and lips. This is another super cute trend for the kiddos too! Lexi is wearing a blue flower print romper and silver star print sneakers from … Continue reading Trend Watch: Bold Prints
The color institute, Pantone, has revealed their annual color of the year and fashionistas everywhere have already been seen rocking the earthy red wine color named Marsala. I will agree that this color is both beautiful and flattering on all skin tones…but why stop at one shade? There are so many delicious shades of red that can be donned, and when paired with a shade … Continue reading Trend Watch: 50 shades of gray and red
White bean chicken chili: Some of my friends and family members have been asking me for this recipe since I posted a picture on Instagram. This is one of my favorite Crock pot recipes because it is a really tasty dish for those cold nights and everyone in my family eats it, including my super picky six year old. I make crock … Continue reading Crock Pot Savvy
Our children are a representation of us and as a proud fashionista, I can say that my kids are representing well. They are definitely mini trendsetters who have developed a style all their own. My eight year old is very decisive with his wardrobe and is a natural when it comes to style, he has a good eye for things that look good … Continue reading Top sites for your mini trendsetters!