Yard House Restaurant Review

Are we over the moon about our experience at Yard House Restaurant in Roseville, CA? Based on our criteria for restaurant evaluation, from a mommy standpoint, our rating for Yard House is: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕 (9/10 Moons) Here is the breakdown: 🌕Quality of Food: Deliciousness in every bite. Best guacamole I’ve ever tried. The passion fruit Mojito was so good. I ordered halibut as my entree and it was great! I can’t say enough about the high quality of the food. 🌕Customer Service: Top-notch Service. Our waitress Continue reading →

How to Make an Easter Basket For Less Than $10

Tips and examples of what you can get to make a beautiful Easter basket for less than ten dollars. I’ve seen Easter baskets in several stores and I’m amazed at how highly prized they are! $20, $40, $60… really? For an Easter basket? Well, of course some contain branded items but to be honest, I personally prefer to spend my money in something else. I don’t judge those who choose to pay those prices, to each their own, but if you are like me then Continue reading →

Disney on Ice – Follow Your Heart, Review

If the Disney on Ice – Follow Your Heart show is heading your town and you are trying to figure out if it’s worth it then this is for you! I have two daughters, MM is 4 and Gigi is 2 years old. They are both into Disney movies and songs. Having visited Disneyland and knowing Disney’s quality of shows we went to this event with high expectations. The girls, of course wanted to dress up like princesses so MM, went dressed as Elsa (Frozen) Continue reading →

Castello Di Amorosa – Napa Valley Family Trip

My mom, who is visiting from Puerto Rico, just turned 76 years old and we wanted to do something special to celebrate. My sister’s mother in law is visiting from Pennsylvania too, and they both love wine! So we decided to make a family road trip to Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley and we enjoyed it so much that we thought we’d share our experience. Just the drive through Napa to get there is quite an amazing journey! If you ever go to Napa, Continue reading →

Market St. Helena Restaurant

Are we over the moon about our experience at Market St. Helena Restaurant? Based on our criteria for restaurant evaluation, from a mommy standpoint, our rating for Market St. Helena Restaurant is: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕 (8/10 Moons) Here is the breakdown: 🌕Quality of Food: The food was great!  Ingredients looked fresh, flavors were on point, presentation was good and portions were appropriate. 🌕 Customer Service: Top Notch customer service. The waitress was very friendly and efficient with great attention to details. 🌕Atmosphere: This place is very cozy.  Continue reading →

5 Ideas to Enjoy With Your Kids On Valentine’s Day

I always thought about Valentine’s Day as the perfect occasion to plan an amazing date with my significant other… until I became a mom! Then I discovered the greatest love of them all and decided to celebrate this day doing beautiful and fun things with my daughters in addition to a date with my husband. Here I want to share with you some ideas of what I’ve done in the past, just in case you need some inspiration. 1. Make a special Valentine’s Day breakfast. Continue reading →

EPIPHANY, THE THREE KINGS DAY

Epiphany, The Three Kings Day! Today in many countries around the world, especially Hispanics, we celebrate the Epiphany, also known as the Three Kings Day. Back home, in my beautiful Puerto Rico the tradition goes like this. The night of January 5th Puerto Rican kids fill a shoe box with grass and a bowl with water and place it under the their beds for the camels to enjoy. The morning of January 6th children wake up to unwrapped gifts under their beds. Those were brought Continue reading →

Pete’s Christmas Light Walk Through

Located at 530 West Wise Road in Lincoln, California this is a 2.5 acre Christmas Light Walk through made by Pat and Pete Alcala at their rural property as a way to give back to their community. This amazing Walk Through consists of a variety of Christmas decorations integrating popular characters such as Minnie and Mickey, the Little Mermaid, Belle from the Beauty and the Beast, Winnie the Pooh, Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, among others. There is also a Nativity Scene and many Christmas trees in Continue reading →

The Apple Hill Experience

I had heard so much about the Apple Hill region in Placerville, Ca! Try the apple donuts! You can’t miss the hay ride! Oh you’ve got to have some apple cider! Well, I decided to include this in my Fall Bucket List! And I’m so glad we got to go! It was an amazing experience for all of us! If you haven’t lived the Apple Hill Growers experience I strongly recommend the High Hill Ranch and the Fudge Factory. Get the early! It gets packed Continue reading →