La Jolla Mom

Katie Dillon is managing editor of La Jolla Mom. A former expat and resident of a Four Seasons Hotel, she's now grounded in the seaside community of La Jolla, CA with her husband, 6-year-old fashionista and needy dog. Loves Pinterest, wine and contributing to other luxury travel sites including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts food and family blogs, 10Best/USA TODAY Travel and Trekaroo.

Red wine headaches are not entirely understood by scientists, but here’s what might be causing yours.

Animals Asia Moon Bear Rescue

These gorgeous bears spend their entire lives in tiny cages with metal catheters draining their bile. Here’s who is rescuing them.

nine-ten restaurant la jolla

Go on Wine Wednesday in NINE-TEN Restaurant La Jolla when all bottles are half-priced and order the three-course menu with half-baked chocolate cake!

cilantro coleslaw recipe with cucumber and lime

This healthy cilantro slaw recipe is excellent served with fish tacos or Mexican food.

Tomatoes and Tomato Paste

Studies have shown that 5 tablespoons of tomato paste mixed with olive oil per day can help your skin protect against UV rays.

how to clean wine spills on carpet and other upholstery

Red wine spills happen in our house all of the time. Here’s a method of lifting the stain from carpet.

easy mascarpone frosting recipe

This mascarpone frosting recipe is so easy and divine slathered on red velvet or banana cupcakes. Trust me.

international family vacations flying with kids long haul

The final installment of flying long haul with kids includes my packing list and issues you might encounter.

Learn tips for getting babies to sleep on long haul flights

In this installment of flying long haul with kids, we discuss gear that helps on-board and getting the kids to sleep on the plane.

Learn what to pack when flying with kids and what they can eat inflight

When flying long haul with kids, packing well and sorting their in-flight entertainment is critical.

baking soda for household cleaning

Baking soda helped us clean sunscreen grease marks off of our wood cabinets. Here’s what else it can do.

Tips for flying with toddlers and babies long haul.

Planning a long haul flight with your baby or toddler? Don’t stress. We begin with how to plan your flight.