Delight in a unique fall culinary experience at Raya at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. You can experience all of the awesome fall culinary offerings too!

Raya at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Fall 2016 Seasonal Menu Offerings

The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel has long been a favorite for our family with Raya being home to many meals for our friends...

The Only 2016 Taylor Swift Concert – Front Stage Photos

Yes Ms. Swift, this is what they came for. Getting tickets to the 2016 Austin Formula 1 Grand Prix on October 22nd came with...
DIY Closet Doors can transform a room! There are so many fun ideas for every budget!

DIY Closet Doors – Ideas for Every Budget

There are so many ways to DIY your way through self-expression in your home. One part of our home that doesn’t get a lot...
Have you ever wanted to live on board a boat!?! We lived on our leopard catamaran and it was more enjoyable than you might think!

47″ Leopard Catamaran Photo Tour: Downsizing to Live Aboard

In January of 2013, with government sequester looming, we decided it was time to sell our beautiful home and downsize. The real estate market...
The March of Dimes makes it easy for us to support families and babies in the NICU with digital cards of hope.

Make Digital Cards of Hope for Families in the NICU #GiveThemTomorrow

We know first-hand that not all families are blessed with the opportunity to see their babies "firsts". Our journey to becoming parents was not...
Maui is a prized Hawaiian island! If your travels take you there be sure to check out these things to do on Maui!

Things to do on Maui for all Travelers

Traveling to Maui is pretty exciting. We’re all getting really pumped for this trip and so instead of being all jittery and useless I’ve...
Park City Utah is the perfect place to discover and explore new adventures while whitewater rafting!

Discover New Adventures Whitewater Rafting in Park City Utah

Recently I was afforded the time to go on a vacation. When trying to think of a place to go, I wanted it to...
Shopping for craft beer lovers is easier than you might think! The rising popularity of craft beer gifts has made them more accessible than ever!

Craft Beer Gift Guide

We all know how difficult it can be to pick out the perfect gift. There are so many options but it's awful to just...
DIY Burlap Wreath for Fall - A step by step Tutorial

DIY Burlap Wreath for Fall

Making a DIY burlap wreath is an easy way to freshen up your home or even your front door if you have a covered...

Hydro Flask Water Bottles: Refreshingly Awesome

Living in California means sunshine, salty hair, and enjoying the outdoors as much as possible for our family.  Our kids are also on the...
Heading to the beach doesn't mean leaving your favorite wine at home. With these awesome wine glasses for the beach you can travel with your favorite vino!

Wine Glasses for the Beach or Pool

One of the best parts of the summer is spending time by the ocean! Traveling to the beach means that everything has to be...
getting a job in the craft beer industry

Tips to Get a Job in The Craft Beer Industry

Like any industry, the craft beer industry asks for certain qualities in people. Kronos and the 1 in 100 million campaign bring us a...
The Florida Keys is a stunning location filled with so many things to do and enjoy, expecially if you enjoy being near or on the water.

Florida Keys Travel Tips

When you think of the Florida Keys, you think of two things, Key West and Jimmy Buffett, but there is so much more to...
What is The Hilt Protein Shaker

HIIT Bottle Protein Shaker Bottle Offers Quality and Beauty

One of the best things you can consume to compliment your workout is a protein shake. These protein shakes usually require only two things,...
Why Kids Need Dirt Bikes - Really!

Why Kids Need Dirt Bikes

Bias Warning: I grew up riding dirt bikes.  From the time I was born,  I've loved driving fast,  the wind in my hair -...
2016 Hyundai Tucson Limited

2016 Hyundai Tucson Limited Review

Compact SUV's offer safety and convenience that appeal to many people. As gas prices increase we are all trying to save money at the...
Luxury is redefined in the Genesis G90 vehicle with a service model catering to the needs of everyday luxury living and a driving experience that mirrors it.

2017 Genesis G90 – The Launch of a Luxury Car Brand

I recently had the opportunity to join the executive team from Genesis for their Genesis USA G90 launch event in Vancouver and British Columbia. During...
Best Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes

25 Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes

Summer is the perfect time for ice cream of all different flavors and types. However, for those of us who have to live with...
Golden State Rate at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa

Golden State Rate Special at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

The school year is approaching faster than we care for in our family. How are we coping? By escaping Southern California for family run...
Buy Luxury with a Genesis Car

9 Reasons to Buy Luxury with a Genesis Car

We love luxury.  It's comfort. It's dependable. It makes life for more enjoyable.  We own higher end vehicles because while yes, cars do depreciate,...