Lisa Lee

Lisa is the mom of a smart, funny, energetic, headstrong little boy and two dogs to match. When not running her son around to soccer, football or hockey, she works as a personal assistant and runs her own small business, Perfectly Preserved USA. She loves trying new things and being busy. Travel is a real passion, any excuse to go somewhere and she will get on a plane! She goes just about everywhere with her son and loves instilling a sense of adventure in him. Born in Southern England, she moved to San Diego at a young age and has spent most of her life trying everything that this wonderful city has to offer. Like jam? Check out her menu on Facebook or Instagram @perfectlypreservedusa

Hiking, Biking, Culture, and Food- Rancho San Diego Has it All! San Diego Series

Rancho San Diego has so much to offer, especially if you like to eat or be outdoors! Culture The Water Conservation Garden- This beautiful outdoor space is set on 6 acres and seeks to illustrate how...

To the Mom Who Feels Like She’s Losing It: I See You

Another mom and I were talking after after dropping our kids off at school a few weeks ago. We were lamenting the difficulties with remembering all the homework and various projects required of our 1st graders....

Top 5 Cleaning Products : Recommendations from a Busy Mom

I feel like I am always cleaning something. Whether it’s the floor, the kitchen, the bathroom or pretty much anywhere in my house, it seems like something is always in need of cleaning. This busy...

When the Flu Hits: How to Help a Sick Mama Friend

This year’s flu season has been harsh in San Diego! The day after Christmas I began the unenviable task of cleaning the kitchen, doing laundry, and putting away the Christmas clutter. By the end of...

Changing the After-School Conversation: Getting my Son to Talk to Me

It dawned on me recently that the drive home from school and subsequent hour after were getting grumpier. I’d read all sorts of advice on getting teenagers to talk about their day, but I have...

Learning My Own “Mom” Love Language

From the outside, I had the perfect love filled family growing up: Mom and Dad were happy together, we had a nice house, I had a sister, dogs, and tons of support around me....

Using a Mobile Mechanic:: How YourMechanic Changed My Car Service Experience

Bringing your car into the shop for an oil change or a tire rotation can be a real pain, but when you schedule your appointment with YourMechanic, they come to YOU! Talk about an easy chore to check off your list!

{Sponsored Post} Mom’s Shopping Day at the New Kirkland’s National City

Kirkland's grand opening is every mom's home decor shopping dream! You have to check out their new store in National City this Saturday for their grand opening celebration.

What your Kids Need to Know About Credit {Part Three}

The last of our three part series in financial fitness, take a look and see what you need to teach your kids about credit and why!
Financial Planner

The Road to Financial Fitness- An interview with a Certified Financial Counselor Part 2

Last time we discussed what it’s like to first meet with a financial planner. Taralyn Rose of California Coast Credit Union discussed what she hopes to accomplish when meeting with someone for the first...
Financial Planner

The Road to Financial Fitness- An Interview with a Certified Financial Counselor Part 1

The subject of financial security is one that comes up quite frequently in my world. When you have a family to worry about, the bills can often seem overwhelming and insurmountable. How to get out...

Strawberry Picking with the Family :: Saturday Morning on the Farm

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Strawberry Picking Festival at Stehly Farms Organics in Escondido. Now, I must confess I am a bit of a crunchy mama most of the time. I...