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beachcampingthe great outdoors

This ultimate camping checklist contains affiliate links We just got back from an epic fall camping trip in the mountains where the nights were QUITE cold. I’m talking 30’s. While this might sound daunting, cold weather camping (with kids!) can be so enjoyable IF you have the right gear. I

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beachkidsLos Angelesthe great outdoorstravelvegan

Ever since my husband began a new career as a Realtor, I’ve been traveling solo with the kids often. We recently took an epic trip, just the three of us to Conejo Valley to experience everything it has to offer – okay, just a very small fraction, because there is

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beachLos Angelestravel

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #DiscoverTorrance #CollectiveBias I truly love living in Southern California.  It has it all – mountains with snow, beaches with surf, deserts with resorts and everything in between.  Here in Palm Springs it is idyllic

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beachbeautyhair care

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyBeachBlonde #CollectiveBias There isn’t much better than a day at the beach but when you leave, your hair is a beachy mess from the salt and sand.  Yes, I love the beachy wave

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airplanebaby gearbeachcampingcar seatkidspopulartravel

This post of 10 tips for traveling with toddlers is sponsored by Safety 1st.  Happy Labor Day Weekend! Road-tripping with kids can be a daunting task, especially with a toddler or two in tow.  The key to a successful car trip is to be prepared for everything… especially meltdowns.  What

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airplanebeachcampingLos Angelessanitationschooltravel

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess I love living in the desert, I really do, but it can get quite dirty, especially with kids. We’re the type of family

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capri sun for kids hiking
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This week our family hiked the Palm Springs desert and stayed hydrated with Capri Sun as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #CapriSunMomFactor We do a lot of hiking around the Coachella Valley in which we live, even during the summer.  We beat the heat with sunblock, breathable clothing

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terry rich australia review
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We spend our days at the pool… as many days a week as possible.  Coverups and robes are a must.  No matter how hot the day is, when you get out of the water, that breeze is chilly!  Dry off and keep warm in the softest, most luxe pool robes

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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #TENways Here in Palm Springs, our weather is in the 70s and 80s… prime time to live in this desert valley. 

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i play swim diaper review
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Summer heat is driving us all to the pools.  Keep baby sun-safe and eco-friendly with this collection of swimwear from i play, sent for review.  No need to bring yet more disposables into the equation, cloth swim diapers from i play. do an astounding job! My 5 month old just

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