Krystal is a fulltime working Mother of 3. Surrogate to an adorable set of Swiss boy/girl twins. She spends her days as a Residential Service Coordinator at PATH Connections Housing helping support some of San Diego's most vulnerable to maintain permanent housing. When she isn't teaching classes to the residents, sharing her passion of using the Arts to practice self care, she is writing her own personal blog and sharing her other passions with the world! Theatre fills her heart and she is currently working on an original play. A lover of essential oils and sharing the benefits with anyone who will listen! An avid Crafter, she enjoys creating her own crochet designs, wreaths and dabbles in painting. Loves spending time with her children and her husband, playing, dancing, swimming, traveling and enjoying our beautiful city. Follow her personal blog at www.rekindledthefire.com or Crochet shop at www.facebook.com/mylittlesunshinescreativecrochet

My Thanksgiving Gratitude List- Thankful in San Diego

 Its that time of year again, Thanksgiving is closely approaching. A time to be thankful for all we have in our lives and spend quality time with our families. I decided I would share...

Baking Family Fun: ‘Tis the Season for Cookies!!

Baking is a huge deal in my house. My family LOVES cookies (Like most of you, I assume). My Christmas present in 2013- a professional Kitchen Aid stand up Mixer- I received it early of...

Mommy Needs a TIME OUT (Or some time off!)

You used to be a dreamer, so passionate and full of life. You used to go out dancing and spend time with friends. You used to stay up late, going to concerts and shows....

Hey Tired, Stressed and Over-worked Mom. I See you and I Appreciate you.

Hey you! I am talking to you. You, mom, right there. I see you. I know you, all about you. And guess what? I get it. And its okay. I appreciate you. I see you wake up...

Cut The CARBS! You Sure That Wasn’t Rice?

Isn't everyone women's fairy tale, to eat whatever we want and not get fat?!? The problem with "dieting" is that food is DELICIOUS and temptations are everywhere! The trick to losing weight and keeping it off,...

Giving the Gift of Life- My Surrogacy Story

When I was young, I used to believe I wouldn't be able to have children. The fear sat inside me, but I didn't take chances. To my surprise, I never had issues getting pregnant; my...

Words Can Save a Life. May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In this day and age, everyone is so focused on connecting through cell phones and social media, we sometimes fail to "connect" in real life. As a parent of teens who recently acquired cell phones,...

Summer Movie Madness, San Diego Style!

Are you looking for some fun and free/inexpensive ways to get your movie fix on with the family? San Diego offers awesome ways to see new and classic flicks, especially during the summer months! FREE movie fun!! ...