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Hey, I’m Christi! I’m a Tell-It-Like-It-Is kind of gal.  And that’s what you got from me on TV for over five years.  You may know me best as “Chloe’s mom, "

the fierce, protective mom on Lifetime’s hit show, Dance Moms. But, you better believe there is so much more to me than what you saw on tv.   I’m a wife, dog mom, beauty junkie, book lover, girl boss enthusiast and I’m THRILLED to bring you Cake For Breakfast, a lifestyle blog sharing a slice of my life to encourage all of you to live life your way, unapologetically and authentically…so glad you’re here! Now, let’s get this party started.

It's Pretty. Unconventional.

Hey, I’m Christi! I’m a Tell-It-Like-It-Is kind of gal.  And that’s what you got from me on TV for over five years.  You may know me best as “Chloe’s mom, " the fierce, protective mom on Lifetime’s hit show, Dance Moms. But, you better believe there is so much more to me than what you saw on tv. I’m a wife, dog mom, beauty junkie, book lover, girl boss enthusiast and I’m THRILLED to bring you Cake For Breakfast, a lifestyle blog sharing a slice of my life to encourage all of you to live life your way, unapologetically and authentically…so glad you’re here! Now, let’s get this party started.

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Serving up daily bites of inspiration, advice, and living life unconventionally.

Here are some easy ways to get fit that literally anyone can do. We all know that starting anything is the hardest step, whether it be a project, an assignment or (especially) getting in shape. It’s the worst. I am constantly telling myself that I will start tomorrow or Monday or at the beginning of […]

I’m not getting any younger. Neither are you. It’s a brutal truth, but it is a fact. Sometimes when I see old photos of myself, I am so pissed that I didn’t enjoy the great skin of my youth and now have to work hard to maintain or improve it. Luckily, I have an obsession […]

So, this one time, I thought it would be a really fun idea to make Chloe and Clara and their three cousins matching outfits for a family trip to Disney World. Let me explain. I was pregnant with Clara and I hated being pregnant, so I was looking for a distraction. I had no idea […]

I am often asked how my children deal with social media. Are there any special tips or tricks or advice I give them to deal with the stress (and trolls) that come with sharing our lives and being in the public eye? I wish there was a magical answer, but the truth is, there isn’t. […]

I have always been a Disney girl. Always. And when I was building our new home, I realized that I had an opportunity to turn Clara’s bedroom into the most magical, sparkly, royal princess room that I could imagine. I really wanted to create something that wasn’t a “typical” princess room with pictures of the […]

Sometimes a girl just needs a night in, ammiright?  I love to break out a bottle of rose, invite my besties over and turn on a classic rom com. There are so many great ones to choose from, but these ones hold a special place in my too-small heart.  This list is in no particular […]

I have always loved books. As a child, reading was the easiest way to discover new worlds. I will never forget how excited I was when I read my first book, Green Eggs and Ham. (Was anyone’s first book NOT a Dr. Seuss?) Growing up before cell phones, I often had a book to keep […]

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