Christmas is 6 weeks away! If you find yourself running out of gift ideas every year, check out my favorite shops on Etsy.
The countdown to Christmas has begun! Looking for a fun way to get you in the spirit? Look no further than Fashion Island’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.
One of my favorite finds of all time (thank you Aunt Katie) is the Creatology Color-In Cardboard “Fort” from Michaels craft stores.
For this week’s Five Ingredient Friday I wanted to offer a great vegetarian option. This veggie dish can be served as a main or hearty side dish.
Buying native can help you save water, reduce the need for pesticides and fertilizers, and attract butterflies and birds when the time is right.
It’s Open! Get your skate on! The Irvine Spectrum Center’s Outdoor Ice Skating Rink is now open through January 7, 2018.
Katy is a busy mom of three (including twins!). She works for Newport Beach & Company and gives us the inside scoop on the 2017 Christmas Boat Parade!
Every wonder how the Newport Beach Public Library is able to host and provide so many spectacular events, crafts, reading programs and those Sunday Musicales?
Local gym 5 Elements MMA and Fitness has teamed up with Newport Mesa Moms to bring you a monthly blog on fitness, health and nutrition.
Don’t spend money on those expensive flower arrangements this year, let your kids get creative.
If you need a few ideas for burning off that post-Halloween sugar high, check out these mom-inspired activities from Pinterest.
NMUSD is considering a shift to a collegiate calendar. This means that, if approved, the school year would begin in August, well before the Labor Day holiday.
If your kids are anything like mine, they eat a LOT of ranch dressing. With carrots, with chicken fingers, with just THEIR fingers. That’s why we found Primal Kitchen’s Ranch Dressing made with avocado oil.
I credit my husband with this find. Tired of listening to children’s music on repeat, he vowed to take charge of our kids’ musical education. Enter the Beat Bugs, a relatively new show on Netflix that follows five little bugs as they explore the big world that is their “backyard.”
If you are burned out on Halloween activities, be sure to stop by the Back Bay Science Center this Sunday, October 29th for Community Day.
You’re a mom so you have all the pictures (thousands of them). What you don’t have is the time and the energy to sort them and chronicle your kids’ whole childhood.
Halloween is almost here. If you are feeling overwhelmed by all the awesome activities that are available to you, here is a list of local ones sorted by day so that you skip the headache and go straight to the fun.
The place to be on Saturday, October 28th is the Grand Opening Celebration of the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza and Center for Dance and Innovation at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.
Katie is a mom of two small children, a girl and a boy. She grew up in Irvine and now lives with her husband and children in Costa Mesa. Click on the link above to read her interview.
Apple pie is great but sometimes, it’s nice to change things up and make something quick and easy. In honor of Five Ingredient Friday, I bring you apple dumplings!