HGTV’s Santa HQ at Lakewood Mall

My favorite time of the year is flying by! Halloween, gone spooky fast and Thanksgiving left me waddling from all the dinner servings I had! And as we gear up for Christmas, Santa Claus is officially in town and in style! This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here are genuinely mine, consideration…

Long Beach Turkey Trot

Happy Thanksgiving! This morning, I had the pleasure of covering the Long Beach Turkey Trot for Long Beach Local News and thought I’d share some of that experience here on my blog. The Turkey Trot is a 17-year long tradition started by Justin Rudd. The proceeds of the race benefit his non-profit Community Action Team…

Humblebrags Eatery | Lakewood, CA

Hello Hungry Friends, Here I am reviewing another restaurant near my hometown. This time I’m giving you the scoop on Humblebrags Eatery an American restaurant in Lakewood, CA. The fam and I were on our way to Lakewood mall and decided to look for a breakfast joint nearby. When it comes to finding a new restaurant,…

The Breakfast Bar | Long Beach

I recently filmed a segment at the Breakfast Bar for Long Beach Local News and thought I’d share some history on this amazing establishment with you guys. Many say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But, for Pam and Josh Beadel, Breakfast is one of the most important parts of their life….

Wine Wins During the Holidays

It’s November 9th which means the Holiday season is officially in full swing. Most of us are likely going to get jolly by going to holiday parties and dinners. My go-to gift for party hosts is always a bottle of wine. Why? Because, they probably have enough food at their house and don’t need more…

The Easiest Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. Time to cozy up, sip hot cocoa, and obviously eat as many sweets as possible. What better way to treat your (or your family’s) taste buds then with a loaf of delicious ooey-gooey Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. This version is honestly the EASIEST recipe out…