• family,  food

    crispy salmon cakes

    disclosure: this post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something.  please check out our disclosure policy for more details. There are some days I open my refrigerator in…

  • family,  sutton,  tae kwon do

    #1 road trip must have

    Just recently, my dear son, Sutton and I drove from Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ so he could compete in the ATA District Championships for the Southwest Region. The competition was on Friday evening.  Of course, we also had…

  • family,  food,  homeschool

    descanso gardens

    This past week my kids and I were able to visit Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA on a field trip.  It’s a lovely, quiet garden nestled close to Glendale and Pasadena.  It’s also the site where my husband…

  • homeschool

    California Bills AB2756 & AB2926

    I wanted to post some information regarding the most recent CA bills, AB2756 and AB2926, introduced by Assemblywoman Eggman.  AB2756 seeks to single out homeschoolers by listing the nature of a  school on the private school affidavit.  AB2926 aims to…

  • food


      Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been stockpiling recipes – especially make ahead, grab and go, freezer to slow cooker ones.  I love love love breakfast foods, but I don’t necessarily enjoy waking up early to make breakfast.…

  • homeschool

    homeschool day @ la brea tarpits

    It’s amazing how a pit of black stinky goo in the middle of Los Angeles can unlock a tremendous amount of discoveries.  That’s what we encountered at the La Brea Tarpits and Museum this past week during their homeschool day!