Travel, Treats, Tips, & Traditions


10 photos of Fair Food that will make you forget your diet!

dole whip fair food

It is Summer and you know what that means. Fair Season is here! Here is San Diego, Fair season starts early.  On June 2nd the San Diego County Fair officially…

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Dinner as a family made easy with this Macaroni Grill special!

pizza on the patio

With Summer break nipping at our heels, this family is running on fumes.  School, extra curricular activities, work deadlines, and end of the year parties have us hanging by a…

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Medieval Times in Orange County! Family four pack giveaway!

medieval times tournament show

Medieval Times is for the whole family! As summer approaches we can’t wait to share as many fun ways to enjoy Southern California as possible. Today we are sharing about…

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Instant Pot Pumpkin Apple Butter

Instant Pot Pumpkin Apple Butter from scratch

I have been making pumpkin apple butter in my crock pot for years.  We are known throughout the neighborhood as the people you give your uncarved pumpkins to after Halloween….

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Instant Pot Tikka Masala – Easy and Whole30 compliant!

close up of chicken tikka masala

My Instant Pot is my new best friend. It sat in the box on my counter for two weeks before I finally opened it but I am so glad I…

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How we treat eczema naturally with diet modification

how we treat eczema naturally

I have been doing a lot of research about food sensitivities and allergies recently. It’s fascinating.  Our youngest daughter has had severe eczema from about three months of age on….

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3 Simple Gluten Free Lunch Ideas

gluten free lunch box ideas

Our family decided that Gluten Free was the way to be last year.  I plan on sharing more about that decision soon, but for now I want to share about…

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Gluten Free Pot Pies by Blake’s All Natural

gluten free pot pies

I think I have mentioned this before; my kids love pot pies.  So naturally, we were thrilled to partner with Blake’s All Natural Foods to share about their new gluten…

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BB8 Cupcakes, Star Wars The Force Awakens

So we made some easy BB8 cupcakes for our son’s Star Wars birthday…. sort of.  I suppose I should say we attempted some DIY BB8 cupcakes.  We really tried.  I…

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NEW! PCH Grill Buffet at Paradise Pier Hotel

Disney’s PCH Grill is a new dining option available at the Disneyland Resort that is sure to be a great addition for many families. PCH Grill has a relaxed and…

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Be a Superhero at Back to School! FREE Printable

I am not sure how we got to back to school already, but here we are. It is no secret that my son is into MARVEL superheroes big time.  I’m…

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FREEZE your Gogo Squeez – Mom Hack!

Last year we won a year supply of Gogo Squeez at a a family conference and my kids were thrilled!  We have always been fans of Gogo Squeez anyway and…

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