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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Here are some of my recent finds and purchases. Hope you discover something new that makes your life a bit easier and happier. Cheesecake Factory Original 7” Cheesecake ($13.99)- I had seen this at Target many times and was reluctant to buy it […]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Here are some of my favorite finds lately. 365 by Whole Foods Satsuma & Eucalyptus Foaming Hand Soap – If I have to wash my hands, this is my soap of choice. This hand soap smells like fresh Satsuma. So lovely and refreshing! […]

Day Trip – Santa Rosa, Ukiah, and Fort Bragg

Day Trip – Santa Rosa, Ukiah, and Fort Bragg

School starts in about two weeks and we’re all bummed that we couldn’t go on a trip this summer. I didn’t want my daughters to remember their entire summer stuck at home, so I wanted to plan a few day trips before school starts. At […]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday!  Here are some of my latest finds that have brought me joy!  Hope they’ll bring you some joy too! Kodiak Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix ($4.99 at Target) – These are protein pancakes, but they actually taste good–like regular pancakes.  I use […]

U-Pick White Peaches

U-Pick White Peaches

On Sunday, we drove to Brentwood to Airaya U-Pick Farms to pick white peaches. This was our first time picking peaches and also our first time to Airaya U-Pick Farms. We had a wonderful experience. Masks are mandatory but I took it off briefly to […]

Recent Purchases

Recent Purchases

Tiered Cami Maxi Dress ($49.00)- I ordered this in Tango Red and immediately had buyer’s remorse.  Although our shelter-in-place has ended, we’re still mainly at home, so where am I going to wear this to?  I was really hoping not to love it when it […]

Review:  Purito Comfy Water Sun Block SPF50+ PA++++

Review: Purito Comfy Water Sun Block SPF50+ PA++++

Mom Knows Best When I was younger, even though I was not an outdoorsy person, my mom would nevertheless stress how important sun protection was.  Sun protection didn’t mean sunscreen or sunblock to her because I’m not sure she knew such things existed back then.  […]

Review:  Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin and Nails

Review: Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin and Nails

Lately, I’ve noticed my nails getting weaker and they’ve started to split. The hand sanitizers and constant handwashing due to COVID-19 certainly aren’t helping the problem either. The top layer of my nail was splitting from the bottom and was thinning out my nails. Also, […]

Cherry and Strawberry U-Pick

Cherry and Strawberry U-Pick

Picking fruits at U-pick farms are a fun activity for the whole family and especially popular during Memorial Day weekend.  We had not done any outdoor activities as a family since the beginning of the Shelter In Place order.  I wasn’t sure if the farms […]

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

My recent favorite recipe find has been the amazing Japanese soufflé pancake, which can be found here.    I can’t stress how delicious these pancakes are.  They remind me of a very light Asian cake.  They’re so delicious that I eat them with just fresh […]