Managing Gestational Diabetes

Disclosure: I was compensated for my time. All thoughts below are my own opinion. When I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, my happy eat-all-the-things mentality blew up in my face. The placenta was producing insulin-blocking hormones, which then caused my blood sugar to rise. It also blocked any insulin from going to the fetus, which […]


The Worst Character on “Gilmore Girls” Was Kirk

If you’re like my Facebook feed, you’ll have already streamed all 85 seasons of the Gilmore Girls on Netflix. I’m slowly going through them again when I have a free TV moment. I loved the Gilmore Girls. I looked forward to Lorelai and Rory’s rat-tat-tat banter. Their mother-daughter relationship is something that I’d love to […]


Gift Guide – New Mom On The Go

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. Since the holidays are coming up fast, I thought about the products I use to get myself ready in the morning. As a new mom, every minute counts. Sometimes, seconds. Seriously. Ever pee while praying that the baby doesn’t roll off the bed? (PS – too late – she rolled […]

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TinyPrints Last Minute Holiday Promo – 30% OFF ERRRRRRYTHING

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links at no cost to you. It’s beginning to look like I will be sleep deprived for the rest of my life if I want to take care of Spawn and work at the same time. Ok then. 5:00am wake-up calls, hello. This is the only time I can find to […]


What to Pack for a Beach Babymoon

What to Pack for a Beach Babymoon

Traveling to Maui for our babymoon was a blast – I had a lot of fun and relaxation. I looked back to the essential items I packed, and I wanted to highlight what to pack for a beach babymoon like ours! If you’re headed to an island vacation, check out these products that should make it […]

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Club MomMe Spring Family Fest – Highlights

A couple weekends ago, The Wife and I drove out to Huntington Beach and attended the Club MomMe Spring Family Fest!  I came in as media and was treated to a complimentary breakfast, which was hosted by none other than Shelby Barone of OC MOM Blog! Unfortunately I couldn’t eat much because of my gestational diabetes […]

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Fitness for Two: Sara Haley – Expecting More DVD Workout

The team over at Sara Haley heard about the Spawn news and sent me her “Sarah Haley - Expecting More” DVD to try out. If you’re looking for a ‘customizable’ workout at home, this is your DVD! The “Expecting More” DVD comes with two discs (Strength and Cardio) as well as a trimester calendar that you can […]

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National Stroller Running Day is November 8!

One of the cool things about belonging to the Sweat Pink community is the variety of fitness bloggers I can tap into and read. Not everyone is a yogi nor are they paleo. [/sarcasm] This week, I learned about National Stroller Running Day, which will take place on November 8, 2014. What perfect timing, right? I’ve […]

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Skin Fitness with Murad & Fitness Magazine – Om

When I get a chance to do yoga, it’s a good day. It just is. My blogger friends Melissa, Lindsay, Cynthia and Tiffany joined me at the SLS Hotel for Fitness Magazine and Murad’s skin fitness event! I’ve been a user of Murad’s acne products in the past, and this year, I’ve been using their […]

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What to Buy 4.11.14: Groupon, Julep, Wonder Woman

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. There are a few fantastic deals going around that caught my eye this week. JULEP – Julep Maven I got my Julep Maven box for April! It contained a new blush and two nail colors. I can rock the orange polish, but I’m not sure I can do the pink. […]

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Paint a ‘Cock at Paint and Sip Studio LA

Just because I’m pregnant doesn’t mean I can’t do fun stuff. Last week, my blogger friends AJ, Melissa, Anne and I headed to Paint & Sip Studio LA for a Bloggers Night Out (BNO) of painting and sipping. I learned to paint a ‘cock! Peacock, y’all. Dirty minds. The bloggers and I did some bonding with an […]

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Buff Bake – Superfood Nut Butter Packs A Punch!

Recently I contacted Buff Bake, a small business locally owned by two women in Southern California. You KNOW I’m all about woman-owned businesses… and the fact that they make an awesome product is a double bonus. Buff Bake Packs a Protein Punch! Buff Bake makes superfood nut butters with protein! That’s right. Make your nut […]

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Friday Five


Friday Five 12.5.14: Five Nonprofits To Give To This Holiday Season

My pal Anne is counting down to Christmas by highlighting nonprofits and charitable causes that you can help – small or large donations. I thought that was brilliant! So I’m appropriating it. Here are… Five Nonprofits To Give To This Holiday Season 5. Third Wave Fund – formerly known as Third Wave Foundation. When I […]


Friday Five 11.14.14: Cumberbatch, Avengers 5K

Hey! It’s Friday!! It’s time for What’s Making Me Happy This Week. Let’s go, everyone! Friday Five 5. Audra McDonald sings Yahoo Answers. You may know Audra McDonald from Broadway. Or you may know her from that godawful NBC “The Sound of Music” Live disaster. She sings answers from Yahoo Answers on The Tonight […]

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