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#KnottsBoardwalk ride Surfside Gliders use this ride to teach your kids science

ride Surfside Gliders use this ride to teach your kids science

Take advantage of the great place I live -- 75 Things to Do In Orange County.

75 Things to Do In Orange County --- Perfect list for our Annual Visits back home

California Field Trips

Fun and educational places to go in California with kids. California field trips destinations and fun websites for find out more.


Wander to a Waterfall: 4 Wet Hikes for Kids

Slap on the sunscreen, yank off the socks, and splash those happy toes: Here are three kid-friendly waterfall hikes in Los Angeles.

Experience Gifts for Los Angeles Kids

Gift Ideas: Experience Gifts for Los Angeles Kids

Enjoy the Regal Summer Movie Express with $1 movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings!

Regal movie theaters summer movie express schedule Cheap run movies. Something for the kids to do!

All Kinds of Things: Packing Food for a Family Vacation

If you are headed to a vacation rental this summer use this Vacation Menu Plan and Shopping List to make packing a breeze. There are 7 simple, kid-friendly dinners you can make in any kitchen.

DaVinciJR-WebHeader-ENGINEERS2 Discovery Science Center - DaVinci Teachers free after registering

Da Vinci's Workshop: Transportation Challenge - Weekend Santa Ana, CA

The Best Museums for Kids in Los Angeles #kidsthingstodo #LAMuseums  #kidsmuseums

The Best Museums for Kids in Los Angeles

Man, nothing makes us bristle than people calling LA a cultural wasteland. Not only do we have the opera, ballet, symphony and some of the best food currently being made anywhere – Los Angeles has a wealth of fantastic museums.

Only and favorite marry go around in Florence

Inspiration for how the old carousel my heroine's mother commissioned looks at the end of my novella, The Best Man in Brookside, after it's been renovated & updated with a steam engine. In real life, an Italian carousel.

Adorable Disney Family

Disneyland - Anaheim California: Had so much fun in Disneyland. We can't wait to visit this place with our future family. Tip: Disneyland Paris is EXACTLY the same as Disneyland in Anaheim. Something we had to find out ourselves during our trip to Paris.

USS IOWA in Los Angeles..1/2/2013, went to see this battle ship with my Dad(who served on in in '51-'52), Mom, hubby, Jason, Sara, Brad, Angie, Madi, Livi, Emily.  It was nice to have our own personal tour guide, and hear my Dad talk about those days.  I cannot wait to go again...

USS Iowa - Definitely something to go out of your way to tour if you find yourself in Southern California

The Waterfront in Old Town Alexandria is the perfect place to view some of the best events.  The featured one here is the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights Show!  Other happenings include fireworks for The 4th of July, caricature drawings, magic shows and music concerts.  #myhometownpins

The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights “Best in Show” went to Firefly for their recreation of the leg lamp from the movie “A Christmas Story”! Enjoy these highlights from the parade.