Tag: summer

Make a Splash: Great Wolf Lodge So Cal

Make a Splash: Great Wolf Lodge So Cal

My kids must be part fish. They love to swim and frolic in the water. Ocean, lake, river, swimming pool — they don’t discriminate. Throw in some tall water slides and a lazy river and they are happy as can be. When I told my daughters we were going to be guests at Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove to celebrate Dia de Los Niños, they were so pumped.

Basking in summer with Target

Basking in summer with Target

To me, summer means family. Backyard hangs with the people I love. Bonfires at the beach. Chips and salsa by the pool. Road trips. Staying cool. Soaking up all that glorious melanin. Bronze-y skin. Loose curls. Maxi dresses and sandals….

Summer grilling: Tortas de Carne Ranchera

Summer grilling: Tortas de Carne Ranchera

Tortas made with grilled carne ranchera, homemade frijoles, avocado and salsa molcajete in the summer…now you are speaking my love language.

Knott’s Berry Farm: Summer fun

Knott’s Berry Farm: Summer fun

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11 “Uncommon” summer gift ideas from Uncommon Goods

11 “Uncommon” summer gift ideas from Uncommon Goods

I love giving and receiving unique gifts. The only problem is, I rarely get them. Don’t get me wrong–I love practical gifts (and yes, I appreciate them, mother). Lord knows I’m the queen of giving practical gifts. But if I’m…

4th of July Denim Garland

4th of July Denim Garland

The 4th of July is almost upon us. This is one of my favorite holidays because it involves family, summer and my mama’s birthday (on the 5th). I made this cute denim garland upcycled from denim scraps over at BabyCenter…

End of summer fun with friends

End of summer fun with friends

Everyone keeps saying that summer is almost over. End of summer. Summertime is coming to a close. Hard to believe when it’s still a toasty hundred degrees outside and you can crack an egg on the sidewalk. To catch that…