Ashly is a native of San Diego and loves everything about the city. An avid DIY-er, you can find her always working on various projects to making a house feel like a cozy home…on a budget.

{GUEST POST} 3 Tips to Help Working Parents Survive COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is hard on the whole world, but for working parents whose careers have been dumped upside down and are now being asked to homeschool our children (and now even teach online...

Running Out of Quarantine Ideas? Virtual Activities and Resources:

Are your kids going stir-crazy? I know mine are, but I only have so many crafts in my back pocket. Check out some online activities and stay connected with us as we all find...

{SPONSORED} Handle Nanny Taxes with Care.com HomePay!

Did you know? If you paid your nanny $2,100 or more last year, you owe taxes. Filing taxes can seem like a daunting task, but experts at Care.com HomePay can help save time and stress. HomePay will break...

{SPONSORED} eLiveLife.com: Beauty, Health, & Wellness Needs in One Spot

Are you a mama in need of a massage? Or maybe you want to spruce up for a special occasion, but don't know where to go? eLiveLife.com has you covered! Choose from any three (3)...
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{SPONSORED} Protect and Play Event with Hsaio Law — March 14th

Did you know that 69 percent of parents have not named a legal guardian for their kids? If you have, you still want to make sure it is SECURED to avoid any of the six...

Sip Shop Brunch at My Yard Live — Until Next Time!

Like Elsa's snowflake flurries, Sip Shop Brunch has come and gone! What a magical event filled with incredible vendors, a gracious host, and unforgettable performances from The Storybook Character Company's Elsa and Anna, who...

{SPONSORED} Prep for the Big Game at Smart and Final

Are you a football fan and hosting for the Big Game this weekend? Hosting parties is always the highlight of my week but the shopping is a task I dread. I consider myself a...

Sip Shop Brunch Takes Over My Yard Live in North County!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdS8tNVlmqo We can't tell you how excited we are about our next Sip Shop Brunch! My Yard Live will be hosting our next SSB on January 25th, 2020 from 11 AM - 2 PM. They...

{SPONSORED} Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza – Serving More Than Just Pizza

Our executive team recently had the pleasure of dining at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza and Grill - La Mesa and to say we were blown away by the hospitality, food, and overall experience an understatement. The...

{SPONSORED} Smart & Final: One-Stop-Shop for the Holidays

If you're like me, you're a chronic procrastinator. Holiday shopping until the last minute, organizing the menu, and don't get me started on the cleaning. I'm already exhausted thinking about it. Luckily, there's one...

{SPONSORED} Octopus: Creating Good Habits Has Never Been So Easy

People are shocked when I tell them that not only do my kids go to bed at 7:30PM, they put themselves to bed. Want to know the secret? The Octopus Kids Smart Watch: the...

#SDMBApproved: Freshly Prepped – Every Busy Mom’s Saving Grace

The holidays are fast approaching and I'm still trying to figure out how to keep my head above water, let alone eat a decent meal. At this point, I'd normally thrown in the towel,...

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Shark Summer is coming to Birch Aquarium!

Sharks are taking the spotlight at Birch Aquarium with various activities for all ages! Throughout July, you can enjoy shark feedings, kelp forest dives,...