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Free To Be This Summer

Strawberry-Picking-Strawberry FarmSummer is here and we’re loving the beautiful California weather and all the fun outdoor activities that come with it. This year, we have some pretty neat things lined up but we’ve managed to make it out to a few paces already including the San Diego Safari Park, Mulligans Waterpark and strawberry/ blueberry picking.

If you’re like me, I dread leaving the house more so during the summer as Mia seems to manage to get super dirty all within a few minutes. And lets face it, toddler laundry is the pits! Sometimes I wonder how on Earth these little beings can create such large messes all on their own. Not to mention, how they get just about everything on themselves. Human washcloth anyone?

Strawberry-Picking-Strawberry Farm

Strawberry-Picking-Strawberry Farm

Strawberry-Picking-Strawberry Farm

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San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park - San Diego - Safari Park

Mulligans-Waterworks-MurrietaIt’s bad enough Mia has an eye condition that worsens with dirt or anything that comes into contact with the area plus she has sensitive skin; which is why All Free Clear laundry detergent is perfect for removing all summer stains and safe for sensitive skin including eczema (see my previous post for 5 baby eczema tips here). Mia’s free to be this summer!!

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This detergent has done wonders for our little family and we’re confident it will work just as good for baby #2. Oh that reminds me, in case you missed it, we’re expecting! 🙂

Be sure to stop by the All Free Clear site HERE. They’re currently offering downloadable coupons. #FreeToBe

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Use essential oils to create your own hair serum. 😉
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Nature’s Truth® oils which are 100% Pure Plant Based, Paraben Free and Gluten Free are my go-to. I mix a drop of their sweet almond and coconut oils together and place it midway to the ends of my hair. It gives my hair that extra shine and helps tame those pesky fly aways. .
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At night, I add their lavender oil to their coconut oil base and use it as a skin serum. The lavender scent is so soothing and such a perfect way to unwind from my busy day with the little ones. Do you use essential oils? #ad @naturestruth #EmbraceEssentialOils #StimulateTheSenses #healthyhairnow
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Skinny Watermelon Cucumber Mojitos
- Bai Kula Watermelon
- Watermelon
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- Mint leaves
- Lime
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- Mojito glasses
✨Tune in next week to see a video on how to make this delicious drink. #FlavorLifeDallas #BaiPartner #FlavorLife #mojito
  • Last Tuesday, Lexi and I attended a baby wearing wall crawl event hosted by my sweet mama friend  @xo.rachelpitzel and @lillebaby in Venice Beach. To say these baby carriers are the best is an understatement. .
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I've had my fair share of baby carriers for both girls. From high end to ultra inexpensive but the @lillebaby carrier I now own is perhaps the most versatile one I've seem. And the best part is that I've had absolutely zero back and shoulder pain and Lexi loves being in it. Oh and let me not forget about their designs. They're super fun and chic. .
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A big thank you to @xo.rachelpitzel and @lillebaby for having Lexi and I. We had a great time meeting all the awesome moms and sweet babes. Not to mention how effortless it was walking around town with my little one in tow. Be sure to check out all their well-made carriers and all their rad prints and color options. #ad #babywearingmama #babywear 📸 @khauschka
  • Our little nuggets absolutely love milk. But what kid doesn't right? And since every cup contains balanced nutrition and natural protein, I'm all for it. .
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A couple years ago, our oldest, Mia, was turning 4 years old. We wanted to do something extra special but weren’t sure exactly what. .
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So rather than throw her a big birthday party as per usual, we asked her if she wanted to go to Disneyland instead. She quickly replied, “yes but I want to go to the hotel too.” I’m not even kidding. She asked us that. I think it’s due to us taking her to the park since she was two years old and us always passing by the hotel while walking to and from our parking spot. .
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To be honest, the convenience factor of it all actually sounded quite heavenly.😍
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Well fast forward 2 yrs and we’re still doing the Disneyland Hotel stay and park visit for Mia’s birthday. It’s sorta become a tradition now. And today, we’re sharing our top 8 reasons why we recommend doing so for your kiddos birthdays as well. Link in bio. 😘#disneylandresort #travelingwithkids #dreambigprincess #disneymom #healthyhairnow
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Now tell me, do you also bribe your little loves with food and yummy snacks? 🙈
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Detrás de las escenas. 😅😋📸Ahora dime, ¿también subornas a tus amorcitos con comida y bocadillos?🙈
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📸: lilyro_ ❤️
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  • 💫Savor life's joys! The real beauty of life is in each precious moment. 🙌🏼💕
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💫¡Disfruta de las alegrías de la vida! La verdadera belleza de la vida está en cada momento precioso. 🙌🏼💕
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Back to school, sports activities and working from home/ on the road with little ones has been kicking my 🍑.😆 But even with all the crazy busy schedules, I'm trying my absolute best to stop and really be present. To savor and store in my mind all the funny and sweet moments our kiddos create daily. .
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And speaking of moments, any new funny things your kiddos are doing or saying lately? Lexi has become a bilingual taking & dancing machine. And can probably get a Masters in 'tiny' pinching.😆🙈Ouch! 📸: Lilyro_ 😍
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