Surviving New Motherhood with Colief


This post has been brought to you by Colief Infant Drops. I am a member of the Colief Colic Council, however, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. August has always been a month of memories for me. In my youth it was celebrating my youth by days on the beach, eating watermelons and celebrating my grandfather's birthday. Now, August is my daughter's birthday and also the month she … [Read more...]

Disney Planes Premieres at El Capitan Theater With a High Flying Party from @Target


Thanks to Target for providing an assortment of Planes gear, as well as entrance to the party and screening. All opinions expressed within this post are mine, for better or worse.  I was compensated in kind in exchange for this review. For the last few months, Mrs. Dude and I have discussed finally taking our 3.5 year old Little Dude to see his first movie in a theater. But with a newborn … [Read more...]

Heading Back to School with Office Depot


Disclosure: I received some or all of the products featured on this post courtesy of Office Depot. However, all opinions, pictures and the cat...are 100% mine.   The days are starting to cool a bit and we're spending these last days of summer enjoying what's left. But, while we're playing a lot, we're also getting everything ready so that Sofia's first day as a 1st grader goes without … [Read more...]

End of Summer Days


Next week my girl starts first grade, just a year ago I was lamenting about her going to Kindergarten and now it seems like we're old pros at this school thing. This is the last week of summer vacation for her and while I do have tons of work to do, we are heading down to Chula Vista and trying out "glamping" in a couple days. I'm not a fan of camping.. but this is a cabin and it has I … [Read more...]

Chicken Pot Pie Homemade Vs. Fresh & Easy’s Kitchen To Go


I come from a long line of people that do not do pre-cooked meals. My grandmother and mother both made dinner from scratch about 6 days a week, 1 day a week would be our "Eating Out" day, and even then we would all converge at a Peruvian restaurant and get all freshly made items. Well... now I'm the mom and as much as I would LOOOOVVVEE to cook every night (ha!), sometimes there just isn't time … [Read more...]

Dell XPS 18 All In One: Portable Tech for the Whole Family

Dell XPS18

Disclosure: I am a Best Buy WOLF Blogging Board Ambassador and received the item below for the purposes of this post. All thoughts, opinions are 100% my own. My husband and I had been going back and forth over getting a home desktop computer for the whole family since about March, when after a student teacher meeting with Sofia's Kinder teacher, we were told, here are some great websites for her … [Read more...]

Did You Watch #PremiosJuventud Tonight? #Positivismo

Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored campaign with the California Milk Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. I can't believe it's already over! The Premios Juventud awards ended just a couple hours ago, and oh my god, they were amazing! The show was jam packed with style, pizzazz and positivity! We watched as our favorite artists performed and accepted … [Read more...]

And the #Positivismo #PremiosJuventud Most Positive Song Award Goes To…


Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored campaign with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Little unknown fact about me...I used to dream about singing on stage. I wanted to be on Broadway, win Tony's and Grammy's galore. I would go to bed nightly with visions of the roles I would play on Broadway. I actually used to be pretty … [Read more...]

Easy Outdoors Fun with Lowe’s: DIY Sponge Balls #LowesCreator

DIY Sponge Ball Collage

Disclosure: I am a member of the Lowes Creator and Influencers Team and received a gift card for this post. All opinions are 100% my own. Pictures are original and sole property of Sassy Mama in L.A. and may not be repurposed, reposted without the express written permission of site owner. Any violation will be pursued to the furthest extent of the law. Summer is really rolling around here and … [Read more...]

Projects, Hammers and Monsters University at Lowe’s Build and Grow #DisneyStory

This post is sponsored by Disney Story. To find out more about this brand-new story-creation app - and how it puts the power of storytelling in your hands - click here. Last weekend, Monsters University, the long anticipated "prequel" to Monsters, Inc was released. Sofia asked me about 100 times if we could see it that very weekend. I would give her my "maybe's" or "we'll see" but secretly? I … [Read more...]