From Miscarriage and Infertility to a Surprise Pregnancy: How Cutting Out Processed Foods Healed Me From the Inside Out

positivepregnancytestIt’s been awhile since I’ve written a personal post and believe me I’ve had good reason. We found out we were expecting our third baby at the end of May and to say it caught us by surprise is a bit of an understatement.

My first son took three years to conceive and during that time we lost our first baby at 8 weeks, which we found out later was probably due to low progesterone. It was about a year after that we turned to fertility drugs and conceived with the help of Clomid. Little Man’s pregnancy was riddled with difficulty including Placenta Previa and an episode of bleeding and bed rest. My back pain was so great I could only sit upright for 30 minutes at a time. Thankfully he came into this world healthy and happy. [Continue reading...]

Los Angeles MOMS… Get paid to sample an excellent New Dishwashing Machine Detergent

Finish Cascade collageI have another AWESOME opportunity for any LA moms out there. I worked with this group on their last focus group and it was a blast! Plus the extra cash didn’t hurt any either. ;)

Here’s the thing, I want to be up front that I am being compensated for each candidate I send to Nancy for this group. She has asked that I tell you all that you need to put my name (KATE) in the subject line when emailing. Submit yourself quickly as they do fill those spots quickly. [Continue reading...]

Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates Camp Snoopy turning 30 with three new rides!

Camp Snoopy 30th Anniversary Logo

I recall taking Little Man to Knott’s Berry Farm when he turned two and it was such fun. His favorite part by far was Camp Snoopy since it was made just for someone his size. It’s hard to believe that Camp Snoopy is celebrating 30 years since the place still looks so well run and […]

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Mom 2.0 Summit Recap Part 2: Content Strategy – the latest in social media platforms Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter & Google+


My absolute favorite panel was called Content Strategy: The latest in social media platforms. The panelists included Charlie Capen (@Howtobeadad), Jyl Johnson Pattee (@momitforward), Rachel Faucett (@followcharlotte), Ekta Tandon (@whirlpoolusa), and it was moderated by Kristen Chase (@coolmompicks). Each of the panelists walked us through social media platforms where they are doing a great job […]

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A Slice of Summer: Throwing a summer party? Serve up the flavors of summer!


Summer is all about feeling refreshed. Cool, tangy flavors that brighten up the palate and light textures dominate the recipe books for summer seasonal treats, and if you’re planning on throwing a party for the summer, a matching dessert needs to be present!

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I am NOT enough: and other lies MOM’S NIGHT OUT debunked

Last weekend was Mother’s Day and as per tradition I went out with my mom friends Saturday night to celebrate. We ended up going to see Mom’s Night Out starring Sarah Drew and Patricia Heaton. I must say I was not expecting much as I am more of an action movie girl but I had […]

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Mom 2.0 Summit Recap Part 1: Mobile Photography Tips & Tricks


I just got to spend three glorious days with some of the best bloggers in the industry at the Mom 2.0 Summit in Atlanta Georgia. The days were filled with education and eye opening tools to help me take what I love to another level. The sponsors had some amazing products to showcase and I […]

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Calling all Los Angeles Moms! – PAID opportunity to test out detergent!

I don’t normally post things like this but it was too good to not share with all my mommy friends and readers. After chatting with the lovely woman putting this group together I was sold and am looking forward to earning an easy $75 (possibly more) just to do a task I was going to do […]

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I am at MOM 2.0 Summit in Atlanta!


You know those surreal experiences where you just can’t believe something is actually happening? Yea that’s pretty much how I feel right now. I am currently lounging in my pjs in my very own room at the Ritz Carlton in Buckhead, Georgia. You may wonder why and how I am here so I will give you […]

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GIVEAWAY: Adventure City, Orange County’s hidden gem for family fun


Growing up in Orange County I thought I knew all there was to do and see. Yet becoming a mom has opened my eyes to all sorts of fun places that never would have popped on my radar before. We recently took a drive down there with the grandparents to check out Adventure City. Touted […]

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