Letdowns

Recipes

The Easiest Stir Fry Ramen

Easy, delicious pantry recipe, perfect for quarantine. . . Yes, Please! I have been playing around with cooking yummy recipes since I have been cooking none-stop since quarantine began in March. I have made this easy stir fry ramen a few times. It's easy, yummy and you most likely have all the items in your… Continue reading The Easiest Stir Fry Ramen

Recipes

Best Fried Eggs You have Ever Made

I am not an egg person, never have been. I have always hated eggs. Then my kids decided they were eggy people. Eggy as my kids call them. Now, I have no choice but to be an egg person. My mother-in-law made Dylan fried eggs or sunny-side up eggs as we call them on the… Continue reading Best Fried Eggs You have Ever Made

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Take Time For You . . . Quarantine Style

The last three months, has really taken a toll on all of us. Quarantine life is hard. As the world opens up, we will not be taking advantage of the things we have missed. We haven't ordered meals in yet, so eating in a restaurant is the furthest thing from our minds. Keeping my sanity,… Continue reading Take Time For You . . . Quarantine Style

Holidays

Tips to Incorporate Hanukkah & Christmas

Growing up Jewish, I didn’t celebrate Christmas. Hanukkah was all I knew. I always envied those who celebrated Christmas. I wanted Santa to come to our house, I wanted a Christmas tree, I wanted to be like everyone else. I never thought I would experience Christmas. Then I married a Christian. My Christmas dreams came… Continue reading Tips to Incorporate Hanukkah & Christmas

Markdowns

Classic finds at a Steal — Loft

Hot deals! Loft is offering 50% off everything including sale! Plus FREE shipping! Promo code: Cyber  No matter the discount, I always head to the sale section. Most companies include the sale on their 'sale' so it ends up being an amazing deal. Tricks of growing up poor, always look for the deal, even if… Continue reading Classic finds at a Steal — Loft

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No Letdown with my Uppababy Vista

This post is sponsored by Uppababy. All opinions are truthfully and fully my own.  Before I had a baby, I didn’t understand the importance of your stroller. I thought any stroller would do. When I was pregnant, we started looking at strollers and I saw the difference between the cheaper models and the high-end ones.… Continue reading No Letdown with my Uppababy Vista

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Live in the Moment

One of the best things that came out of Covid, is it made me all appreciate things a little more. Things were taken for granted not because they weren’t important but because they were always there. It wasn’t until we couldn’t socialize like we were used to that these moments became so much more special—… Continue reading Live in the Moment

Holidays

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Covid Style

As everything else has gone down in 2020, Halloween will be no different. Trick-or Treating will be out. It will most defiantly not be what we have done in years past. Oh, the letdown . . . So, how can we make the most of it? Do your best to make Halloween as normal as… Continue reading 10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Covid Style

shopping guide

Best Quarantine Purchases

Since Covid hit, making our lives at home easier, comfortable and less like we are missing out is top priority. We are either stuffing our face with food, drinking our woes away, working out to not gain weight from all the drinking and eating, or trying new beauty regiment-- best to try now when no… Continue reading Best Quarantine Purchases

Letdowns

150 Days of Quarantine and Counting . . .

Maarrrrrchh Appppprill Mayyyyyy Juuuuuunnnnee dragged. All those MONTHS dragged. Finally no school, and lots of fun to be had at home. And as always the summer flew. This time my family obeyed the quarantine. We continued not to eat out, order-in, no seeing friends (we did 3 times), not go to the park, no beach,… Continue reading 150 Days of Quarantine and Counting . . .

Crafts

Grilling Father’s Day Craft

The perfect gift for the ultimate grill master in your life. As Father's Day approaches, I have been working on a fun, easy memorable craft for the daddy, grandpa, uncle in your child's life. I love a good memorable gift that will keep over the years, so you can look back at how small your… Continue reading Grilling Father’s Day Craft

Holiday

Make the Most Out of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is going to look very different this year, we all know that. We have been in quarantine for over 2 months, with no real end in sight-- well in Los Angeles anyway. The Letdown . . .  Memorial Day has always been the unofficially start of summer. And for me, was when… Continue reading Make the Most Out of Memorial Day Weekend