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  • Where I’m Traveling Next! — So excited to partner up with a big automotive brand and fly up North with the hubs. We’ll be visiting San Francisco and driving up the coast to Monterey and Big Sur. Just in time to celebrate our 8th yr anniversary! Follow along you won’t want to miss all the breathtaking views. Visit Monterey
  • 5 Fall Trends I’m loving — I know, hard to believe pumpkin spice season is almost near. So in case you haven’t seen the new trends coming this Fall here’s a quick recap of my favs. -Red is in! Well monochromatic red that is. – Plaid (but you already knew that, right? Fall and plaid are like PB&) Loving the (yellow and red plaid prints){https://fashionista.com/2018/02/fashion-week-fall-2018-trend-clueless-plaid} – Bold print mix and match. Mix bold patterns with bold colors. – Animal print – I’m not diggin’ this in fabrics per say but definitely on shoes and clutches. Especially all the new leopard and snow leopard prints. – Houndstooth I mean, do I need to say more? Obsessed. [2018 Fall Trends](
  • Kitchen renovation with kids — To say I’m overly excited about our kitchen renovation is an understatement. After seven yrs of saving, planning and talking about it, we’re now in the thick of it. Yup, I didn’t think it would be so hard. But not having a kitchen with little ones is pretty challenging. Check out TheMotherOverload IG stories to see all the behind the scenes!
  • Learning about and taking Polyphenol-rich superfruits! — You guys this stuff is where it’s at. Check out Dr Gundry’s site. I decided to take Vital Reds because I’m turning 40 next year and need all the energy. Going to try Primal Plants next for my skin.
  • Kid-Immune Boosting Smoothie — Perfect for back-to-school and preventing those nasty germs from taking over your household. Kid-immune boosting smoothie recipe

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  • Apparently even FALL decided to go on a last minute vacay. 😆🍁🏖 Don’t blame it one bit. Just wish I could be back at the Disneyland Hotel poolside with this never ending 90 degree weather. 😬🔥 .
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How’s the weather in your neck of the woods? 
#summervibes ✌️😎
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#fall #tbt #autumn #seasons #fallweather #momswithcameras #livecolorfully #disneyfamilia
  • Ahhh! - We’re finally done with our kitchen renovation! 🎉 Obsessed with how it turned out & can’t wait to share it with you. But before I do, I wanted to also keep it real. .
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The behind the scenes were cray w/ kids and no kitchen. Making meals, healthy at that, was such a challenge. I made this quick breakfast all the time in my office while there was construction going on. 🤪
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Only 4 Ingredients Needed: 🎃 @go_raw Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds, Sliced 🍌Banana, 🍓berries & chia seeds
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Pumpkin seeds are a tasty alternative to nuts because they’re a good source of PROTEIN, iron, magnesium, copper and manganese. Did you know sprouted seeds optimize available proteins, enzymes and minerals, making it easier to digest and allowing nutrients to be more easily absorbed by the body? 🙌 Junk-free snacks that taste good.😋
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Stay tuned for our kitchen Reno blog post and all our NEW quick healthy eat recipes!! If you’re always on-the-go, these are for YOU! 👌💃 #quickhealthyeats #breakfast
  • 🏡I have partnered up with some great accounts to gift one person a $500 Homegoods Gift Card 😱👏
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$500 Homegoods Gift Card or PayPal Cash Option.
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How To Enter
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That's it! No looping. Must be following ALL accounts to be eligible to win.
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This will end on Friday September 21st at 6:00p.m. PST. Winner will be announced within 48hrs. This is not sponsored or endorsed by Instagram. Must be 18 or older to enter. Open Internationally. If you are outside of the US you must pay shipping fees or chose PayPal Cash Option. .
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  • A true sister will stand by your side. Share belly laughs and help wipe your tears. – Unknown
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Sharing this throwback of a couple yrs ago. Crazy to see how much these two have grown but even crazier to see how much I see my sister and I in them. So grateful for you sis! Hope you have THE best birthday 🎂 . Check out our 80s pic from one of our Disney trips on my stories. Fanny pack and all. 😆😘
  • @kaaboodelmar you brought it!! 👏Thank you for all the amazing music, art, comedy, and food. And to our brand partner #verizon for the coolest Verizon Members Lounge at the festival. 🤩👌Check out all the fun on our highlights.☺️
#vzUp #verizon #bettermatters #brandpartner
  • #AD | As a mom, I tend to put myself last, more so when it comes to annual exams and that includes vision. The worst part is knowing I have access to VSP Vision Care through my spouse's’ employer yet I continued to put it on the back burner all because I thought my vision was just fine. .
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But guess what? I decided to finally book my annual eye exam. So glad I did as it turns out I have pretty bad eye allergies and I also need glasses. Here I was thinking everything was fine even though I was experiencing all these symptoms that I had no idea were connected to my vision. Those annual eye exams are a must. Be sure to schedule yours in mama! And if you don’t have vision care, open enrollment season is happening right now. Find out all the info on our latest blog post. #SeeMuchMore #weseeyoumom @VSPVisionCare
  • Mia, our oldest said to me last night, "Mommy when Lexi was in your tummy I prayed a lot of times at night that I'd get a sister. And I got a sister! I love my little sister." And then a few minutes later was arguing with little sister over a toy. 🤪 .
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Sibling love is the best kinda love, right? They love each other so much, look after one another yet also fight. But they instantly forgive one another. 👭#KidsTeachParentsToo .
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P.S. Catch all our San Diego Safari Park fun on our stories. #sdzsafaripark #sandiegozoosafaripark #sandiego
  • ✨Giveaway CLOSED ✨AHHH! Another AWESOME GIVEAWAY BROUGHT TO YOU by our brand partner @Verizon #VZUp 
Thanks to #Verizon I'm headed to the KAABOO Del Mar Music Festival AND giving away (2) three-day passes!! It's such an amazing festival that combines music, art, comedy, and culinary. And it all takes place at Del Mar Fairgrounds this Friday 9/14 to Sunday 9/16! Swipe to see the full line up including Foo Fighters, Incubus, Imagine Dragons, Stone Temple Pilots, Katie Perry, Slash and so many more! @kaaboodelmar

To enter:
1. Follow @Verizon @themotheroverload
2. Tell me in the comments below who you want to see
✨Bonus entry if you tag a friend you want to bring. #bettermatters #brandpartner #kaaboodelmar PC: @kaaboodelmar