Adventures in Pinterest Monthly Challenge


We all know that Pinterest is a fantastic tool for curating content you find floating around the web, yes? The number of things out there to pin is limited only by the dreaded end of the internets and most of us have bajillions of awesome things already on our Pinterest boards. Crock Pot Applesauce from Skinnytaste? Pin it! Awesome idea for fall teacher gifts from Club Chica Circle? Pin those! 14 Ways to Cut your Food Budget from FamilyShare? Pin {Read More}

Pinning on Mobile Devices: Simplified


I’m busy working on a post I’m hoping you’ll find as much fun as I do. It’s a collaboration with some of my closest bloggy buddies and it involves Pinterest. Are you excited? I am. Stay tuned for that later this week. Speaking of Pinterest, you should definitely head over to my friend Anna’s blog RIGHT THIS MINUTE where I am guest posting about pinning on mobile devices. It’s something I’ve written about here, kinda, but these instructions are streamlined {Read More}

Camp Spooky at Knott’s Theme Park


Last year, Joey and I were invited to attend a special Halloween event at the Knott’s theme park here in Orange County. It was a full day of fun beginning with breakfast and crafts, trick-or-treating, rides and a costume parade. Since he was still on the younger side, I was a little worried that the whole event might be over his head, but it most definitely wasn’t. I feel like, if anything, that trip to the Knott’s theme park solidified {Read More}

Football Food: Hot Dog Mac and Cheese


My Gram is a huge football fan. When I was a kid, she was bound and determined to make me a fan too. Every Sunday, we’d sit side-by-side in her chair and she’d explain the intricacies of the game. I could not have cared less. I was far more interested in mimicking the cheerleaders on the side lines which is probably funny to anyone who knows me in real life. When I met my husband, I was pretty excited to {Read More}

Fit for Fall | 8 Week Weight Loss Challenge

Fit for Fall | 8 Week Weight Loss Challenge - Chaos & Love

Summer’s over, kids are back in school, pumpkin spice lattes have returned, fall is here. The holiday season will be here before we know it and I’m not feeling prepared in any way, shape or form. This is the time of year that I always need a little accountability health-wise and I’m guessing some of you ladies might, too. For that reason, I’m kicking off the FIT FOR FALL weight loss challenge on October 1st!  The competition will run for {Read More}