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10 pictures that are going to make you want to take a family vacation to La Jolla right now!

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La Jolla, California is a one of a kind beach city just outside of downtown San Diego. Crystal clear beaches, ocean breezes, and world class dining brings guests from all…

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13 pictures that will make you want to drop everything and go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Harry Potter is life in our house.  Our big kids love reading the books, watching the movies, and won’t stop talking about it in between.  We were not surprised when…

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The Anaheim Hotel – Review & Pictures

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Our family loves to visit Anaheim California.  Orange County California is the home of Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Medieval Times, and so many more fun places!  If you are traveling…

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Knott’s Soak City is open for Summer 2017!

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Knott’s Soak City is officially open for summer fun!  Knott’s Soak City is an awesome Water Park located in Buena Park California.  Knott’s Berry Farm has been a family tradition…

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Celebrate “Grinchmas” at Universal Studios Hollywood

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Universal Studios Hollywood™ and Universal CityWalk®  are all decked out for the holidays! Universal Studios is located in Hollywood California.  This unique theme…

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5 Reasons Why Knott’s Berry Farm is Great for Families with Little Ones – Knott’s Season Pass Giveaway

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Just in time for the holidays we have an amazing giveaway from one of our favorite partners! Knott’s Berry Farm is the perfect day out for families with little ones. …

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The Old Fashioned Charm of Knott’s Merry Farm!

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  Knott’s Berry Farm will always hold a special place in my heart.  The old fashioned charm, Mrs. Knott’s famous chicken dinner,  and fun rides make up some of my…

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Knott’s Spooky Farm! Day time Halloween fun for the kids!

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Knott’s Spooky Farm is a great family friendly option for So Cal families this Halloween Season.  While Knott’s Scary Farm is great fun for teens and adults, they also offer…

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Things to do with big kids at LEGOLAND California – and a giveaway!

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We have enjoyed LEGOLAND California ever since our kids were babies. As they grow up, we are happy to see that as the park grows they continue to add exciting…

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Ninjago the Ride

The big kids are here to share with you a behind the scenes tour of LEGO Ninjago World at LEGOLAND California.  Ninjago World officially opens on May 5, 2016 and…

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Butterfly Jungle at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!

Butterfly Jungle is back at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! Butterfly Jungle opened March 12th and will only be at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park through April 10th. …

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The LEGO® Movie™ 4D A New Adventure’

Our family loves LEGOLAND California and we are huge fans of The LEGO Movie!  My son is a master builder in training and we love all things LEGO, so naturally…

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Knott’s Berry Farm GIVEAWAY! Knott’s for the Cure!

Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County are partnering, for a third year, to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services, and research by offering a special “Pink…

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Disneyland SoCal Resident Ticket Discount!

As a SoCal resident this is my favorite time of year!  If you are hoping to go to Disneyland and are on a tight budget, the Disneyland SoCal Resident Ticket…

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Carlsbad Premium Outlets Holiday Shopping!

This past weekend I went not once but twice to the Carlsbad Premium Outlets.  The deals were just too good and the atmosphere is just too fun, I couldn’t do…

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Knott’s Merry Farm 2015!

Knott’s Berry Farm is already preparing for one of the sweetest times of the year and if you are in SoCal you are not going to want to miss it! …

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Things you can’t miss at Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND California

Brick or Treat is back at LEGOLAND California and it is bigger and better than ever!  Brick or Treat started as an annual passholder’s special event.  It’s no surprise that…

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LEGOLAND California “Kids Go FREE!” and a GIVEAWAY!

LEGOLAND California has partnered with participating SoCal McDonald’s Restaurants to offer a really awesome deal this Summer!  From June 29, 2015 – July 31, 2015 you can save quite a…

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Oceanside Pier

As most of you know, our little family lives in San Diego.  We are never at a loss for fun places to explore right in our own backyard.  People fly…

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LEGOLAND Star Wars Days

We have enjoyed LEGOLAND Star Wars Days for several years and we are excited to attend this year too!  LEGOLAND Star Wars Days is THIS weekend – March 7th &…

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