Romantic Getaway at the W Hotel in Punta De Mita

The W Hotel Punta de Mita, is a hidden gem in Nayarit Mexico. For our 21st wedding anniversary, Carlos and I decided to go on a romantic adventure without our kids to celebrate our special day. This secluded oasis was the perfect spot for us to disconnect, rejuvenate, and escape from our hectic lives. The easy … Read more

Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Hollywood Palladium …A Tutta Pizza Fest

  My kiddos know how much I love food, and this year for Mother’s Day we will be doing something a little different. We will be heading to the …A Tutta Pizza Fest at The Hollywood Palladium! On May 13th join us for some good music, cooking demos, craft beer, and “Deep Dish” conversations…   … Read more

Seasalt Woodfire Grill: Santa Maria Style Barbecue in Huntington Beach

Living in the Central Coast was a unique and a memorable experience… I have wonderful memories of taking my children on lovely hikes at Oso Flaco Lake, picnics at local wineries, and eating delicious Santa Maria barbecue. The food and wine is like no other, and continues to be a highlight in my memory book. … Read more

Win 2 Tickets To Paella Beer & Wine Festival At The OC Fairgrounds August 26th

Do you like Spanish paella and vino? If so, mark your calendars! On August 26th from 4-9pm, Orange County’s first Paella Wine & Beer Festival is coming to the OC Fair Grounds. Tickets include unlimited wine, beer and more than 80 different kinds of paella! The nearly 50 local chefs will make the best paella … Read more

6 Important Reasons To Go Camping With Your Kids

My fondest childhood memories were spent in Rosarito, B.C. Mexico. Every summer my family spent time at my grandparent’s humble home by the beach. We had no running water, and we slept in small rooms in their casita (small house). We were completely disconnected from television, our CalecoVision and Atari, and we didn’t mind. We … Read more

Pinch. Peel. Eat. Repeat. Reel Cajun Restaurant & Bar In Garden Grove

  The City of New Orleans is a colorful, festive, and one of my favorite places to visit in the South. The food is unique, and has distinct flavors that are forever embedded in my memory book. After traveling and eating my way through “The Big Easy,” I  have a whole new level of appreciation … Read more