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.

{SPONSORED} Take Away Travel Anxieties With mifold: the Grab-and-Go Booster

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and you know what that means.  Traveling to see family, overnights with the grandparents, and endless holiday parties. If you have a preschooler, you know all...
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{SPONSORED} Claim Jumper is #SDMBApproved – Three-Course Meal To Go

What’s for dinner? We ask that question in my household more than I would like to admit. But when I got this text from my husband asking the dreaded question “What’s for dinner?” last week,...

{SPONSORED} Brain Balance is Opening in San Diego & Why It’s Important

The Brain Balance Program is a non-medical and drug-free approach to overcoming the challenges of ADHD, learning disabilities, processing disorders, Asperger Syndrome (now considered part of ASD), and a host of other related childhood...

{SPONSORED} Practicing Healthy Oral Habits During the Holidays

One of the toughest times of year to protect your child’s teeth as a parent is Halloween and spills into the holidays with Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year. Candy just seems to be...

{SPONSORED} Celebrating Family Meals Month with Smart & Final: Top 5 Tips for Home-Cooked...

It's rare these days to see families having dinners like in a Norman Rockwell painting. Who has the time? Or the creativity to cook every day like that? I'm a work-from-home mom and I...

{Sponsored}: Play-Well TEKnologies – Engineering the Future through Play

I have never seen my daughter sit and do ANYTHING for longer than 30 minutes. At our Protect & Play event at The Super Dentists a few weeks back, I was in complete shock...
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Sip Shop Brunch – That’s a Wrap! {SPONSORED RECAP}

Sip Shop Brunch has come and gone and my kids STILL talk about how much fun they had at our event. From the magical face painter to Queen Elsa and Princess Anna, it’s safe...

{SPONSORED} #SDMB Approved: My favorite Regalo products

With summer break closing out this week, I like to reminisce with my kids about their favorite parts of vacation. Their response was the same each time I asked: camping and going to the...

{SPONSORED} #SDMB Approved: Code Ninjas Poway

Does your child love video games, all things tech, and playing with friends?  Code Ninjas combines all of those things into one entertaining and engaging environment. They'll gain the knowledge they need to advance...

{Sponsored} 5 Key Takeaways from Protect & Play with Hsiao Law

This past Saturday, we hosted Protect & Play with Attorney Amy Hsiao of Hsiao Law. Life is unpredictable. The topic of who will raise our children, if the unexpected happens, is scary. I've been...

{SPONSORED} Alvarado Dental Group – Creating beautiful smiles for the entire family!

Did you know that tooth decay (cavities, specifically) is the most common chronic childhood disease? 51 million school hours are lost annually due to dental-related illnesses. Protect your child's teeth by starting dental visits early. The...

SDMB Approved: Beautycounter’s Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Mist

As we prepare to become parents, we begin to research is what is safe and healthy for our precious babies. Oftentimes, we learn that we shouldn't use any sunscreen at all on them, and...

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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,...