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a staycation for mom…

Today, we’re partnering with Home2 Suites by Hilton to show you how to celebrate the end of summer and the start of school for the person who really deserves a break…MOM! You’ve been in charge of your whole family’s summer and school year and it’s always GO GO GO for you. So today, I’m encouraging […]

a packable party…

Oftentimes when I'm on vacation, I have friends or family who live nearby in the city that I want to see. It can be hard to meet everyone at a noisy restaurant when you just want to catch up on the years that have passed. So today, we've partnered with Homewood Suites by Hilton to […]

home away from home when traveling…

Staying in a new place in a new city when traveling can feel a little off especially when traveling with kids. Today, we're partnering with Embassy Suites by Hilton to share tips on how you can make your hotel room feel like a home away from home for your kids when traveling. Check out this […]

happy friday + the best travel companion…

Happy Friday! By the time you read this, I'll be on my way to Napa for a mini weekend family getaway. Every time I travel, I get lots of questions about the packing cubes I use (which are from our line with CALPAK) and truly the best travel accessory ever! If you follow my Stories, you've […]

Oh Joy! for CALPAK power luggage tags are here!

Meet the newest member of our Oh Joy! for CALPAK collection…POWER LUGGAGE TAGS! We teamed up with CALPAK to create three bright, colorful tags that pair perfectly with our Confetti and Sunset suitcases: Pink and Gold Dip, Floral, and Confetti. We designed the tags so you can either match your suitcase OR mix it up with a […]

our family vacation to hawaii!

Last week for spring break, we took a family trip to Hawaii. We had not been on a longer vacation like this in a couple years…AND the trip was extra special because we also brought along my parents and my brother for an extended family trip! With my parents living in Philly and us living […]

travel must-haves with kids…

This weekend, we're headed to Disney's Aulani Resort in Oahu for spring break! I'm so excited to take my kids on vacation as it's been a few years since we have gone away together for more than just a weekend. As I prep for our trip, I wanted to share a few things I'm bringing […]

Oh Joy! for CALPAK launch party…

Happy Friday! Last month, we launched our Oh Joy for CALPAK luggage collection with a super fun party, and I wanted to show you some photos from it…

happy super long weekend!

I know it's not Friday, yet! But I'm headed on a secret mission for the long President's Day weekend. I can't tell you about it till I get back, but I promise to share more soon. In celebration of a little R&R, I'm saying Happy Weekend a little early to pack my bags and gear […]

Oh Joy for CALPAK Travel Collection!

  I am thrilled to introduce out newest product line…an Oh Joy for CALPAK Travel Collection! We teamed up with CALPAK to create colorful suitcases and travel accessories to bring the party with you wherever you go, whether it's near, far, or somewhere in between. The collection includes suitcases in three different sizes in two […]

city books for kids!

I love teaching my kids about the city we live in (yay LA!), as well as other cities that we visit during the year. Whether you're raising a local tour guide or a budding travel editor, here are 9 of my favorite City Books for Kids! Lots of them come in various options for different […]

happy friday + a san francisco field trip…

To celebrate Oh Joy’s 12th Anniversary, we took a day trip earlier this week to San Francisco to visit two spots that make us very happy…Color Factory and the Museum of Ice Cream! We had a blast spending a work day having some extra fun, and I loved getting to celebrate with my amazing, hard-working, […]