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DIY Eye Mask! If you’ve got an egg laying around, then you’ve got yourself your very own DIY eye treatment! So next time you crack an egg for your family’s breakfast, be sure to dip your finger into this miracle liquid and apply a thin layer under your eyes. Use this all-natural home remedy to tighten and moisturize the delicate skin around your...

Best Daytime Makeup My everyday makeup routine is pretty basic. I like to keep it simple, quick, and easy for a couple of reasons. Number one- I’m usually pressed for time. I usually work out first thing in the morning, shower and get ready, and then need to get Dylan up, fed, dressed, and out the door for school. So I don’t have a lot of time to spend...

Get Brows that WOW at Benefit Brow Bar Let’s talk brows! I have not touched a pair of tweezers in the past two years thanks to the Benefit Brow Bar. I have been getting my eyebrows done regularly and could not be happier with the results! Before Benefit Brow Bar, I used to pluck my eyebrows almost every day- the second I saw a stray hair, I grabbed my tweezers....

Float your troubles away at Float Sanctuary… If you have ever wanted to experience 60 minutes of pure bliss and relaxation, while feeling like a mermaid floating away in outer space, you need to check out Float Sanctuary! I first heard of Float Sanctuary from a friend who tried it and raved about. However, the idea of getting into a pitch dark tank of water...

Last week, I hosted a Stella & Dot Trunk Show Party, and it was so much fun! My friend, Jamie Kopp, is a Stella & Dot stylist right here in San Diego, and she set up a fabulous display of the the latest jewelry, bags, scarves, and more! Not sure what a “Trunk Show” is all about? Check out this video: To host a Trunk Show, here’s what you...

Supplements: Nutrition in a pill? Many people think that if they eat really healthy foods, they can skip supplements. While it’s true that if you eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy products, you might in fact be getting all the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients you need through real food. But often times most...

Best Facial in San Diego! I have been getting custom facials at Surface Esthetics for the past 2 years now, and my skin has never looked better! Over the past 10 years living in San Diego, I’ve hopped around to various spas and salons for facials, maybe once or twice a year and never getting attached enough to go back to the same place twice. It had been a while...

So Cal Mommy’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! Christmas is right around the corner so I wanted to share with you some of my personal favorite things to give as gifts! I may keep adding to this list between now and Christmas, as I do my own holiday shopping, so keep checking in for updates! I’m also going to do a separate post featuring my favorite kids gifts! For Aspiring Cooks & Foodies: Combine a cookbook, apron, and/or a fun kitchen gadget in a basket or gift bag! Cookbooks: Here are two of my favorite cookbooks right now: “Cooking...

It is so hard to find a hairstylist /colorist that you LOVE!!  You might love them but not how your hair looks when they’re done, or you might love your hair, but not like spending 2-3 hours with them. The struggle is real. Until one day, based on a friend’s recommendation, I discovered the BEST HAIR SALON in San Diego! After 10 years of living in San...

If I could pick one luxury service to get for the rest of my life, it would definitely be getting my nails done! I love myself a good mani/pedi. Also- I cannot paint my own nails! Like seriously, I can’t. I have tried several times and it is always an epic fail. I get more nail polish on the skin around my nails than on my actual nails! And it ends up looking...