Recipes

A Healthy Spin on Taco Tuesday

Who doesn't love a good old taco? It's even better when it's Tuesday and you have Taco's! Let's make it a healthy option for the parents anyway . . . Ingredients: Ground beef (amount depends on how much you will need for your family, I wing it) Taco seasoning (I used the Trader Joe's option.… Continue reading A Healthy Spin on Taco Tuesday

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11 Things I learned, Living in LA for 10 Years

I have always dreamed about living in Los Angeles. I had given up my dream and decided to settle with living in NY/NJ. Until one faithful President's weekend when I went to LA on a whim and never looked back. I was moving. Crazy as it seemed to everyone nothing was going to stop me.… Continue reading 11 Things I learned, Living in LA for 10 Years

Letdowns

No Shop October — Recap

October was a no shop month for Markdowns and Letdowns. And then life and the holidays took over. I am finally getting around to my recap. As a self-proclaimed shop/saleaholic no shopping other than food/Halloween started off a nightmare for me.  Not adding items to my shopping cart in the store or online frivolously was… Continue reading No Shop October — Recap

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2020, Goals

No one is good at keeping New Year's Resolutions. I always do my best to make some major change that would ultimately make me a better person. But we all know major changes done drastically are impossible to keep. This year I decided to create a list of goals and try to maintain them throughout… Continue reading 2020, Goals

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2019, You Were Exceptional

By the end of last year I was feeling deflated -- 2018 was a difficult year for us, lots of stress, nothing seemed to go in our favor. This year was exceptional. It started with a trip to Big Bear for a snowy getaway. It was the perfect few days with lots of snow, more… Continue reading 2019, You Were Exceptional

mom life

Snacks — The good, the Bad and the Must Have

Snacks the worst word a toddler could ever learn according to 4 out of 5 moms according to me, the mom of 2. Moms are always on the hunt for new, "healthy", easy to grab snacks. My girls are more picky than most and won't even touch a veggie and rarely a fruit. The Letdown.… Continue reading Snacks — The good, the Bad and the Must Have

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No Buy — October

Sales are everywhere. And each seem to be better than the last. I have become obsessed with finding the best deal, best rate, cheapest price. It's become an obsession.  Even though I have been getting incredible deals, it all adds up. The letdown.  And before we know it, the holiday season will be in full… Continue reading No Buy — October