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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.

Marc and I got engaged on Christmas Eve 1998. I remember thinking that my engagement ring was the most beautiful ring in the world. It was a simple 1-carat Princess-cut solitaire, set in gold. I loved everything about that ring and what it represented, and I never took it off. Fast forward two years later, […]

  Clara’s castle room definitely needed it’s own en suite bathroom. My old house had ONE bathroom for the four of us and when we were building, I wanted everyone to have their own space (and stay out of mine!) And what better Disney character for a castle bathroom than Ariel? I wanted to incorporate […]

When I’m shopping, I tend to buy the same colors over and over again. Blush pinks, creams, grays, anyone? But this winter, I expanded into purple hues and I have been in love. I feel like the lighter shades are universally flattering and look great on every skin tone. (Please disregard the sickled foot in […]

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. […]

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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