SB Mack

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Eggnog French Toast Casserole

My ultimate comfort food can be found in just about any kind of casserole.<p>When the holidays roll around you can find them front and center on most …

Tom Hanks Is Returning as David S. Pumpkins on 'Saturday Night Live'

Any questions?<p>It just isn't Halloween without everyone's favorite, bizarrely hilarious, haunted-house character, David S. Pumpkins, and his skeleton sidekicks. So it's welcome news that Tom Hanks is bringing back the instantly iconic <i>Saturday Night Live</i> character for the upcoming season.<p>"Any …

Tom Hanks

Woodland Fox Breakfast Toast

With Fox starting school last month, we’ve been getting into a solid morning routine recently.<p>Every morning he wakes up first and starts running …

We Can Pickle That! Pickled Curried Cauliflower and Carrots Recipe

If you’ve already figured out that the title of this post is a wink at an amazing Portlandia skit, then I love you.<p>It is just about the 3 year …

The Mindy Project Costume Tour with Designer Salvador Perez

Today was a very exciting day in Beverly Hills where I was treated to a guided tour of Hulu’s The Mindy Project: 6 Seasons of Style at the Paley …

Play! at the Autry Museum of the American West

Last week I had the pleasure of previewing the Autry Museum of the American West’s new exhibit, Play!<p>I opted to check it out sans kiddo first so I …

Simple Breakfast Idea: Papaya Boats

I came across a giant organic papaya when I was placing my order to Milk & Eggs last week and I had to put it in my cart. I knew it would make the …

Date Night in DTLA

Whenever I travel I almost always prefer to walk from one place to another when exploring a city center. I will walk miles upon miles if it means …

One Weekend in Monterey with Kids

This past weekend we drove 5 hours up the coast to Monterey for Mother’s Day weekend.<p>We’re pretty lucky to have a child who oddly loves to take car …

My Current Easy Go-To Lunch: Coconut Chicken Tikka Masala Wrap

I hit a pretty big milestone over here: I am officially 10 lbs. down!<p>I posted this snap of my lunch in an Instagram Story recently and got a ton of …

Curries

Mental and Physical Self-Healing: Starting a Health Journey

Buckle up, folks — this is a long one. So grab a (healthy) snack and stick with me.<p>For those who know me well, you know that I never watched what I …

Fitness

3 Against the Grain Things I Allow My Toddler to Do

Admitting the realities of your parenting system is always a gamble — it seems like everyone has an opinion on what’s firmly right and wrong, even if …

Parenting

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works

I travel a lot. Often to faraway places. Often in bad weather. Often to do active stuff outdoors. And I’ve been doing that for decades. This is the gear that gets me there and the approach that holds it all together.<p>The Bag<p>A few years ago, I flew to Siberia in the dead of winter to visit my …

Blogging Compensation: 5 Tips for Monetizing Your Blog

Over the course of two years, both my husband and I have earned our living from blogging. This avenue of work has brought us many exciting …

Influencer Advice: How to Build a Successful Influencer Partnership

<i>For more about Tyler and Sarabeth McElhaney, check out the Tynology and The February Fox influencer spotlights.</i><p>Tyler McElhaney, owner of Tynology, …

Public Relations

The February Fox

<b>Journey to Becoming an Influencer</b><p>Sarabeth McElhaney is the owner and creator of The February Fox, a website dedicated to parenthood, design, travel, …

Restaurants

True Life: I'm a Mom with Playground Anxiety

One of the things I love most about my son is his innate kind behavior towards other children. If another kid rips a toy out of his hand, he smiles …

Parenting

Teenage Photographer Captures Life In Hong Kong In The 1950s

Street photography is nothing like shooting in the studio, because you're capturing life in the moment and shooting from a bystander's perspective …

Photography

A fashion designer breaks down why some clothes are worth spending more on

At a fast-fashion retailer such as H&M, a simple cut-and-sew top can cost as little as $15. At Gap, something similar might run about $45. At Elizabeth Suzann, a small fashion label based in Nashville, Tennessee, one of the brand’s minimal kimono-sleeved t-shirts, made of cotton twill, is …

Easy Go-To Outfit Using Stitch Fix Pieces

I’ve been living in this outfit lately. It’s so easy to match with our ever-changing Los Angeles weather these days.<p>I’ve still been getting fixes …

Los Angeles

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Apps

Accio, sweets of all kinds ✨🍭 #seriouslythough #wheresmychocolatefrog

Hiking to Iceland's DC-3 Plane Wreck with Baby

In the middle of the Sólheimasandur black sand beach in Southern Iceland lies a crashed United States Navy Douglas Super DC-3 airplane that crashed …

2-Day Itinerary: Tokyo in Spring

Before we had a little one, my husband and I embarked on one last trip as a duo overseas. We landed on Japan as our destination and, lucky for us, …

Pro Tip: Making Gift Giving Easier for Next Year

<i>This post is NOT sponsored by Amazon. I’m just a little obsessed with their lists, okay?</i><p>No matter how much you love the holiday season, it’s probably …

Iceland Travel Series: Gullfoss Waterfall

Whenever we travel to a new country, there’s always a focal point attraction type that you seem to be able to drown in as your trip progresses. For …

European Travel

LA Toddler Style + Freshly Picked Giveaway!

We’ve been exploring Los Angeles every chance we get and with family in town we’ve discovered so many new places! We recently took Fox over to the LA …

Recipe: Cinnamon Apple & Chicken Stuffed Acorn Squash

Although California doesn’t offer your typical fall weather, I’ve found other ways to set the tone for the season. My favorite way? Through my …

Happy Halloween, Love Ace Ventura

We celebrated Fox’s second Halloween with an Ace Ventura costume and you could totally tell he knew he was cute.<p>This was his first year …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …