San Diego Family Friendly Beaches

  Spring Break is here and summer vacations are coming quick.  As the weather warms up Southern California beaches become a tourist hot spot.  So if you’re bringing your families to San Diego over the break it helps to know where some of the best family beaches are.   These are some of our favorites….

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A Road Trip Down the SoCal Coast

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cooper Tires and Roadtrippers.  Thanks to Cooper Tires and our Roadtrippers app we took a fabulous day trip down the SoCal coast. We went antique shopping, toured some beautiful and historic neighborhoods, grabbed lunch in Old Town and headed over to Coronado via a very scary bridge. Check…

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San Diego: The Hotel Del Is Pure Delight

People have been telling me for years that I needed to plan a trip to the fabulous Hotel Del Coronado. Last month, after living in San Diego for twelve years, I finally took their advice. I was not disappointed. Just driving over the bridge is an adventure your kids won’t soon forget. I went with…

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Halloween at Bellmont Park

I have lived in San Diego for almost ten years and have never been to Bellmont Park! I think there may be some law against that. Well, before I get my California Drivers license revoked I need to get down there and ride The Giant Dipper! Luckily it’s time for Boomont Park, and we have…

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La Costa Resort and Spa: My Happy Place.

One of my most very favorite places to visit happens to be right in my backyard. Figuratively, not literally, unfortunately. When my husband and I need a day or two away, we book a room at La Costa Resort and Spa. When I need to spend some time with my girlfriends, we book a room….

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Two Nights, Two Days with Kids In San Diego

Whether you live in San Diego and you are visiting, this is a great way to spend two days in San Diego with the little ones. I highly recommend telling them nothing except that you are going on a two day adventure and then surprising them at every turn. Day One: Grab a coffee at…

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Southern Cali Halloween Fun at Knott’s Berry Farms

Aside from Lucy, who wouldn’t want to spend a day with Snoopy? “Ugh! I’ve been kissed by a dog! I have dog germs! Get hot water! Get some disinfectant! Get some Iodine!” Colt LOVES Halloween. As long as there is nothing scary to be found. He loves the celebratory part of the holiday but is…

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Camp Snoopy! Oops I mean Camp Spooky! #campspooky

Ellie is a huge fan of the Peanuts!  She watches Charlie Brown cartoons almost daily on the iPad and has from the time she was little.  Every weekend in October Knott’s Berry Farm opens Camp Spooky, a daytime, non-scary, social event of the season with shows, activities and of course, trick-or-treating all geared for children ages…

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How to see all of California Adventure in a day

If you only had a day to spend at Disneyland what would you do? We all love Disneyland, but wait, what about California Adventure? It’s right there and it has Cars Land! Earlier this summer we had to make this choice. We only had one day to visit Disney, so we needed to pick between the…

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San Diego Zoo's New Australian Outback Exhibit

Earlier this week we had the chance to play hooky from school and work and take a quick trip to the Australian Outback.  Alright fine, we didn’t go to Australia, but close! We got a sneak peek at the new Conrad Prebys Australian Outback. Almost every Australian animal you can think of is there. Koalas, wombats, parma wallabies,…

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