Malibu Day 1 – 2015
We took the monkeys on a road trip for a few days of fun in Malibu in Southern California!!
Of course, all road trips have their tasty snack-attack stops as seen above!
We arrive at Paradise... [Read more of this review]
Hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains
What a gorgeous day for hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Land of Medicine Buddha!
(P.S. I’m attempting to create this post solely from my phone!!)
Happy 4th of July weekend... [Read more of this review]
Train to Sacramento
Even though I haven’t finished posting about our Utah trip (some things came up), I’m leaping ahead to share our train trip adventure from this past week.
To kick off summer with... [Read more of this review]
Staying in the Valley of the Gods
After our Petroglyph hike and our visit to Goosenecks, we had some time to relax at The Valley of the Gods B&B, so I took a moment to snap a few photos of the glorious afternoon.
The lighting... [Read more of this review]
Goosenecks State Park
As if seeing those amazing petroglyphs on our hike earlier in the day weren’t enough, we then make a pit stop at Goosenecks State Park.
Now, I’ve definitely seen photos of this... [Read more of this review]
Valley of the Gods – Petroglyphs
Day 4 of our vacation brings us FABULOUS weather.
The sun is shining, the views from the B&B are spectacular, we’re rested and ready to get out there and hike.
Our friends, Kimberly... [Read more of this review]
the Moki Dugway
After leaving Natural Bridges State Park, we continued our journey to our B&B in The Valley of the Gods with the final leg of the journey being a ride down the Moki Dugway.
The Moki Dugway... [Read more of this review]
Natural Bridges State Park
As if this trip hasn’t been already way more fabulous than I could imagine, we continue along with Day 3.
We leave beautiful Moab and drive South in a caravan with our friends Eddie &... [Read more of this review]
Dead Horse Point State Park
We continue on Day 2 of our trip where we head to Dead Horse Point State Park after visiting Arches National Park.
Dead Horse Point is located outside of Moab at an elevation of about 6,000... [Read more of this review]
Arches National Park
Here we go with Day 2 of our trip to Southern Utah….I’m splitting this day into 2 posts because, well, we saw 2 very distinct areas and thought they deserve to each have their own... [Read more of this review]
So, seriously, we just had the BEST vacation E.V.E.R!!!
We flew into Salt Lake City from San Jose on Alaska Airlines – um, did you know you get free beer and wine on this airline?!?! For... [Read more of this review]
Bubba’s Best Friend
Bubba has a BEST Friend! Meet SIMBA!
He’s our neighbor’s dog.
They are inseparable when together…and just so stinkin’ cute in their own ways.
There’s the sturdy,... [Read more of this review]
I hesitate to even speak of Springtime as most of my New England relatives deal with yet more snow!
there are absolutely beautiful signs of Spring happening around here.
First, there’s... [Read more of this review]
Randomness 2015 – Series #1
Um, so you may have noticed there’s not a lot of posting going on here at the blog this year. I assure you though, there is more posting happening on other social media platforms and hope... [Read more of this review]
Aaahh this boy!!
My youngest Grandson – my hubby’s “mini-me”. He is in-a-word just AWESOME!
He keeps us all so very entertained with his constant chatter, ideas, expressions... [Read more of this review]
Happy Holidays from me and my crew…yep this is us.
We don’t seem to take those lovely family pics – which is why I fit in here oh-so-well!
holiday shot test #1 of 40
We... [Read more of this review]
O Olive Oil & Vinegar
Joy oh joy oh joy!!
During our trip to Spain – the glorious land of olives and tapas – I received an email from the O Olive Oil & Vinegar company
asking me if I would be interested... [Read more of this review]
I know I’ve been a bit MIA lately…off traveling actually and then, well, working…but I’m back and I have so much to share and to be thankful for.
First... [Read more of this review]
Bubba’s Wordless Wednesday
Wordless Wednesday fun….with my favorite photo model!
The ultimate relaxer:
... [Read more of this review]
The princesses…my beautiful little cousins.
Oh how fun to be that age and to play dress-up!!
I just love these photos and had to share them…oh and I just LOVE these two precious... [Read more of this review]
Keurig 2.0 LOVE!
As luck would have it (and I’m so happy it did) I was invited to a Keurig breakfast during BlogHer14.
Besides sharing a delicious breakfast with other beautiful bloggers, all of us that... [Read more of this review]
My favorite site to purchase gently used children’s clothing (while raising money to support schools in need) Schoola has a new program called #GivingStyle ready for all you fabulous parents... [Read more of this review]
Flowers by The Bouqs
When I was at BlogHer14 (in what seems like forever ago now) I was introduced to this amazing flower company called the Bouqs at the convention expo.
Now I don’t know about you, but I... [Read more of this review]
Yosemite Fun Photos
Happy Friday everyone!!
I just realized that I never posted some photos from our last trip to Yosemite – which was actually a few months ago.
So, I thought for some Friday fun, I’d... [Read more of this review]
Still trying to hang on to Summer a bit here, how about you?
If you are too, and are interested in trying a healthier frozen summer treat, then you should give Ruby Rocket’s popsicles... [Read more of this review]
Our Little Scottish Dancer
We have another star in our family. Westly, at age 5 (almost 6) already has a love of the stage.
We knew he had a love of dance with his previous tap performances for family and friends. And... [Read more of this review]
Mr & Mrs Llaneza
I had the great pleasure of taking photographs for my lovely friends Jeff & Leilani’s wedding on Maui August 5, 2014.
No, I am not a wedding photographer, but she had faith in me and... [Read more of this review]
Back to Schoola Shopping
I mentioned in a recent post how I’m working with the website Schoola, an online shop dedicated to recycling brand-name children’s clothing. Schoola collects, organizes and then resells... [Read more of this review]
So, the Maui fun continues!!
I’m so happy we came a few days before the wedding so I would have a little time to relax and have fun before the “photographer” pressure begins.
Here’s... [Read more of this review]
Adopting a School in Harlem with Schoola
I probably don’t do this enough, but I’d like to take this time to use my blog as a medium to do good in the world.
Right before BlogHer began, I was approached by Schoola to... [Read more of this review]
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