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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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Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boysenberry Festival! *Giveaway*

Berries in Ghost Town

Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boysenberry Festival is just around the corner!  Knott’s is one of our family’s favorite places to make memories!  We especially love special events by Knott’s – they…

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Visiting Ventura County West : SoCal Family Travel

We have family in Ventura County so we thought it might be nice to showcase this fun family friendly SoCal destination here for Travel Tuesday!   If you are traveling to…

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Anacapa Island : National Park in Southern California

Anacapa Island is part of the Channel Island and is a protected National Park.  It is a beautiful National Park to visit if you are ever in Southern California.  Anacapa…

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Holiday Fun at Fashion Valley Mall!

I love the holiday season!  I love finding fun ways all around town to enjoy the season together and also to spread love to others!  Fashion Valley has an amazing…

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Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa

Last month I was so excited to tour the Behr Paint head quarters and learn all about Behr Marquee paint (more on that to come very soon!), but I wanted…

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Knott’s Merry Farm

Knott’s Merry Farm is a Southern Californian Holiday Tradition! I know it might feel like a little too soon to be talking about Merry Farm, but it starts in less…

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El Cordova Hotel : Coronado Island

We love to discover and travel to new areas in our hometown of San Diego.  This past week we traveled to Coronado for the first time as a family to…

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Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove : Good Neighbor Hotel

My oldest and I took a quick girl’s trip to Orange County to check out Knott’s Berry Farm for the opening day of Camp Spooky and while we were there…

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Camp Spooky! Knott’s Berry Farm!

Our family loves Knott’s Berry Farm and we love the Halloween season!  Our family is not really into scary stuff; like not at all.  We are always looking for fun…

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Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach : Family Travel

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad

Today travel feature is our new friends at The Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach. The Hilton Garden Inn is a lovely family friendly hotel located in Carlsbad California. If you…

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Knott’s Berry Farm 2015 Season Passes

Knott's Berry Farm

We are big fans of Knott’s Berry Farm.  We LOVE to visit Knott’s Berry Farm as often as we can and if we were closer we would absolutely have Season…

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Hollywood Family Travel : Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, The Hollywood Museum, & More

hollywood-with-kids

Hollywood family travel is the perfect Summer Staycation for our family.  We recently made a quick day trip to Hollywood with the kids and had a wonderful time.  If you…

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Things to do when you are Two at Disneyland!

what-to-do-when-you-are-two-at-disneyland

Our littlest just turned three – so of course we had to make one more trip to The Happiest Place on Earth just a few days before her birthday when…

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Energy Management Tips for Families this Summer

energy saving tactics for families

Summertime in California is when we tend to see our energy bills rise.  There are easy ways to manage our energy so we can keep California golden AND have more…

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Knott’s Berry Farm Summer 2014!

Knott’s Berry Farm is totally on our Summer 2014 Bucket List!  Knott’s Berry Farm is such a fun SoCal Amusement Park for the whole family.  Our family loves the rides,…

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel Review : Carousel Inn & Suites

Carousel Inn Suites Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel

People know we love Disneyland and we also love to save money.  We are regularly asked for a Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel Review. If you are looking to enjoy a…

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad!

Big-Thunder-Mountain-Railroad-Disneyland

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad was always my favorite roller coaster at Disneyland growing up.  Big Thunder had been closed for quite some time and we were thrilled when we attended…

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Disneyland Hotel

Disneyland Hotel

As a kid I always wanted to stay at The Disneyland Hotel,  and this past month at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration we finally made that dream come true! …

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