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DIY || Speckled Ceramic Dishes

In very unsurprising news, moving across the country is not for the faint of heart, so I have learned.  I’ve been having been dreaming of tex-mex and long days at the lake my sisters, but my reality has been moving boxes and logistics all the live long day!  My craft supplies may be packed, but luckily Sarah is with us today sharing a super easy ceramic DIY that can take one a myriad of uses.  I actually have a little dish that looks just like this one by the sink in our bathroom to hold my jewelry while I’m showering.  Keep …

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Around Town || Metro Bike and Union Station

One of my favorite ways to see any city is by bike.  When Aaron and I were in Australia a couple of years ago, I could hop on a bike, run to the grocery store, swing by a shop on my must-visit list, and be back without breaking a sweat.  It was the perfect way to get around because you felt like you could accomplish so much in a short amount of time.  You weren’t on foot and sitting in traffic, and you still got to see so much along the way.  We couldn’t stop talking about how great it would be if LA had city bikes. It’s …

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Real Talk With Real Moms || Co-Parenting

It’s so interesting to look back now, even with just a mere two years of perspective, on those first few months of parenthood. Parker was just a babe and I thought that the challenges of parenthood were certainly all wrapped up in ensuring she had just the right amount of milk at each feeding and was sleeping in decent stretches.  Now after tackling things like preschool and house shopping in neighborhoods based on the schools they’re zoned for and weighing the importance of things like diversity and student teacher ratios, …

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On The Road || Arrowhead Springs

One of the very, very best things about living in Los Angeles are the dozens of cool locales within day or weekend trip distance.  I’m no stranger to Palm Springs, have spent countless days in San Diego, and have done the trip up the coast to San Francisco a number of times.  So when Arrowhead® Brand Mountain Spring Water presented me with a chance to explore (by helicopter, no less!) one of their spring sources near San Bernardino, I was very intrigued!  Even though it’s just 90 minutes from downtown LA, I wasn’t at all …

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