“you have your hands full” and other things you can CHOOSE to be mad about…

i have a miniature soap box for you that you may or may not agree with, and i don’t so much care. image src: Tim Pannell/Corbis ...more

christmas 2014 – ISO new traditions

christmas this year was a good one. my kids and i spent a few weeks in arizona soaking up grandparents, and aunts and uncles and the beautiful space to run and play and breathe. we love san diego, of course, who doesn’t? ...more

this is not MY list… {goals for 2015 and other ramblings}

the new year is equally exciting and depressing sometimes. well, you know, it’s a reminder of all the crap you want to do, all of the crap on your list you didn’t do last year, and all of those goals you keep setting over and over. maybe not ....more

Nerdy gift ideas for the nerds and techies

I used to find geeks and nerds the hardest to shop for. We are usually talking men {except that I want everything on this list.} and we are usually talking the type of people who don’t ask for much, {and if they need it, they just get it.} So yes, some on this list […]...more

Welcome to Color Me Apparel!

casual. chic. california style ....more

3 cheese bacon mac & cheese

a copycat of some of our favorite local eats come to life…finally! we have a few places that we frequent for dinner and date nights that have some of the best mac and cheese these lips have tasted. one of them is at a place in solana beach {technically still Del Mar} called Urban Pi ....more

NEW printable fill-it-in planner for 2015!

so, i have received no less than a dozen emails asking me about a new planner. so, for #freebiefriday i finally manned up and got this ready for you. and truth be told, i just don’t have it in me to do a new completely filled in planner this year ....more

no churn easy pumpkin pie ice cream

ice cream that tastes JUST like a pumpkin pie, and takes no work. if you asked my friends who have known me since childhood, or at least high school, what they remember about my house, they would probably say something like, “man, there was always a party happening over there!” followed shortly by, “dude, you […]...more

perfectly perfect pumpkin snickerdoodles

fall calls for creeping pumpkin into everything, right. i will be making these weekly i’m afraid… as i sit to write this, i am literally wearing a sweater. a sweater!!!!! ...more

the color run | san diego

it’s probably going to turn into a bad habit of mine. and i hope it turns into a longer {running} habit, to be honest, but this one i ran with my sister, and it was pretty awesome. so, because i need to keep the events and haps updated over here {and we have obviously be […]...more