Mommy on the Go… vol. 31 // Weekender {Special Edition}

This fashion forward mommy is ready to flaunt her new baby in this Andy Warhol inspired Bugaboo stroller. Posh in stripes! 20130630-120949.jpg

Bugaboo Stroller {Andy Warhol inspired.} 20130630-123719.jpg

Other items in this set: 20130630-124136.jpg

Dress: Mossimo Maxi for Target
Sandal: {black} Tory Burch for Nordstrom
Tote: Gilly Hicks
Wallet: Mango Patent
Rings: Rebecca Minkoff Silver Heart Stack Ring
Sunglasses: Swell
iPhone Case: Urban Outfitters
Lipgloss: Bobbi Brown for Nordstrom
Nail Polish: Essie for Zappos
Pick me up: Starbucks // Doubleshot @ Costco
Cheers to Fashionable Moms! 20130630-132207.jpg
P.S. I have the Tory Burch Sandals pictured & ADORE them!

Singing & Napping {Not Dancing} in Carseats

This is one of many songs sung by DEA3 on the way. Hearing her voice makes me smile, it’s so sweet.

This is how the girls spent hours & hours of this fab summer day. {AKA4 is catching air here.} 20130630-001853.jpg
{FYI: Water slides are the BEST babysitters!}
Happy 6th Birthday Avery!

Our ride home was silent though, total opposite from our ride there. She lasted for less than one block before falling asleep. We had to laugh when we saw her… Yellow braid and movie STAR shades in hand. 20130629-233734.jpg

Cheers to Water Play!


1st Annual Tour de Fork // Foodie Fieldtrip

If you missed the spectacular 1st Annual Tour de Fork held on Thursday, June 20th from 6-8pm at Victoria Gardens be sure to keep your eyes and ears open for next year’s festivities. This event, benefitting: DiscoverIE, Rancho Cucamonga Library Foundation & Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce {Wow! All proceeds were donated to these local charities!} was the perfect “Date Night” for foodies. Guests tantalized their senses while sampling an array of tasty fare, lovely wines and craft beer {Oh, the hops and vines!!!} all while listening to jazzy tunes. Awww… the ambiance.
{Pictured above: Magic Lamp Inn Steakhouse & Hangar 24 Craft Brewery}

Participating Restaurants:
Corner Bakery California Pizza Kitchen Crepes de Paris Johnny Rockets {Thanks for the FREE Kid’s Meal Coupon!} King’s Fish House
T.G.I. Friday’s P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que {Yummy Banana Puddin’! Going tonight!} Slater’s 50/50 {Wow! Their Bacon Burger!}
{Pictured above: SoCal Foodies, King’s Fish House (I don’t “do” oysters on the 1/2 shell like my blogging buddy Desiree but, I do want to add that the atmosphere of this booth was fantastically fishy.) & Craft Brewing Co.}

Special Guest Restaurants:
Antonino Italian Restaurant and Bar Haandi Indian Cuisine {OMG! Their Jasmine Rice and Curry Chicken.} Aria Restaurant and Lounge Magic Lamp Inn Steakhouse [N7] Creamery {Drooling! My taste buds are still craving their Salted Caramel. Mmm… mmm!}
Craft Beer:
Craft Brewing Co. Dale Bros. Hangar 24 Craft Brewery Packing House Brewing
Inland Empire Brewing Company

Joseph Filippi Winery The Wine Tailor Galleano Winery San Antonio Winery
I adore wine and found all of the selections delicious. {I did have a favorite.}

20130625-134630.jpg {4 out of 5 stars awarded, by me, for my experience.}
Overall, my time spent mingling, munching and sipping at the Tour de Fork was great. I’d only recommend a couple of minor adjustments for the 2nd annual.
* Add at least 1 more hour to the event. {Patrons felt a tad rushed at the end and the lack of time left our pallets wanting more.}
* Have a minimum of 3 bands sprinkled throughout the pathway of treats and libations.
{The music truly helped make this an experience to remember.} Recommendation: I’ve heard the acoustic rock of Strangebrew at Hangar 24 Craft Brewery recently. They, along with another would be a great addition.
* Offer a couple of different price points for tickets as $50 was a bit high. {Although 100% of proceeds was for charity. By the way, pure AWESOMENESS!}

Can’t wait for next year!

For more information & photos head to Twitter & search: #tourdefork #victoriously @victoriagardens