Simple life and a Berry Cherry Smoothie

Did you have a wonderful weekend? We enjoyed seeing friends and family, going to a barbeque and catching up on all the finales on TV. Now it is back to our busy weekly routine until summer. On these mornings I usually want something filling, but … [Read More...]


Ruby Reef Rum Punch

Hope you are enjoying your weekend! I am just popping in to share a tasty punch idea. This post is sponsored by Captain Morgan.    I made this today because it was a warm day and I was looking for a way to use the Captain Morgan Pineapple Rum … [Read More...]


Happy Memorial Weekend!

What is on tap for your Memorial Weekend? Are you traveling? I am so happy to be home after a fun trip to Europe which I cannot wait to share with you. I also went to Rock in Rio USA and thought I would share a few photos with you. What a fun … [Read More...]


Money Saving Tips for Spring

Saving money is always one of my goals. My parents stressed the importance of saving ever since I was a little girl and I still strive to save often. Since it can be an expensive time of year (second after the holidays for me), I thought I would … [Read More...]



Ah Snickerdoodles! It has been a whirlwind of activities lately. Our trip to Europe was wonderful and and so inspiring! It is so great to step away from everything you know and get out to explore new cities. I find traveling so revitalizing and I … [Read More...]


Sunday Brunch at Steak N Stein & a Giveaway

Do you brunch? I love relaxing brunches and recently I had a fun experience hosted by Steak n Stein.  Nestled in the San Gabriel Valley in the city of Pico Rivera, Steak n Stein is a landmark restaurant that has been here since I was a kid, which … [Read More...]


The Jolly Oyster

We are visiting another cool food market here in Southern California and today it is all about oysters! We are lucky to have a lot of fresh seafood here in the Los Angeles area, and this is one market and eatery that serves it up fresh. Organized … [Read More...]

Activities and Events in Santa Barbara

Fun Things To Do in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is one of my favorite places to visit in California! With it's beautiful beaches and lush landscape, dotted with thousands of culinary and winery options makes it a lovely location. Today I wanted to share a list of fun things I … [Read More...]

Easy Skillet Lasagna

Simple Skillet Lasagna

Simple Skillet Lasagna is a tasty recipe that can put together in about 30 minutes, with a little preparation. This is my own recipe and while it takes a few minutes to prepare, it just cooks nicely on the stove for a half and hour, allowing me to … [Read More...]


Welcome May and an Islands Burgers Giveaway

So here we are in May already and I am so excited for the warmer weather coming our way  that is here! I am celebrating with a little vacation and you can too thanks to Islands Restaurants, who is sponsoring a giveaway on Organized Island … [Read More...]


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