Remembering Loved Ones

Every year we try to host a family reunion to not only gather together and celebrate life, but to spend time remembering loved ones who are now gone.  We took a break last year to deal with illness and losses in the family, but this year we got back on track. Now mind you, this is not

3 Ways to Mentally Stimulate Your Dog

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Appetite4Life #CollectiveBias Dogs, like you and I, love to be mentally stimulated.  While they also love eating, sleeping, and walks mixed in with an occasional game of catch, they appreciate activities with some thinking. That’s why I wanted

DIY Crinkle Dog Toy + Free Purina Beneful Sample

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBeneful #CollectiveBias I love how easily my doggies have been embraced by everyone I know as familia (family).  I guess it’s hard not to with how often I talk about them and share the special little things I

Cool Down This Summer at Splashtown

School’s out and summer is officially here, now what?  Why not pack up the family and cool down this summer at Splashtown? We did, and with over 50 rides and attractions, it’s easy to find something for everyone! The kids loved getting their feet wet with these beginner slides at Splash Island, Crystal Falls and the

Doggy Playdates Dos and Don’ts

Thanks Big Lots for sponsoring this post. Don’t worry though, all opinions about their fabulousness are my own! Haz cliq aquí para leerlo en español. Doggies like humans, need socialization, regardless of how big your backyard is.  They need to be able to smell new smells and hang out with other doggies, not just their house

Cruising Cali with Mazda

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of cruising Cali with Mazda and a few of my fellow digital influencers, as part of a fab field trip experience courtesy of the We All Grow Summit.  And what an amazing adventure it was. We had our choice of four cars to cruise in, from sedans to SUVs, and we