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Travel With Kids

California-Adventure

Travel With Kids: California Adventure

There was a time when California Adventure was an afterthought, the "second choice" park after Disneyland. After our most recent trip, however, I can confidently kabosh that perspective. We spent an entire Saturday at the Golden State themed park and were completely mesmerized. The new Buena Vista Street welcomes you in with the class and cheer of Disney. From there, you … [Read More...]

Road Trips

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4 Road Trip Tips

It took us 6 hours flat to get from our house to Albuquerque, New Mexico. We only stopped once, a quick bathroom break alongside the road. Everyone was happy the … [Read More...]

RV Travel

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something is stirring

When May arrives, we eat popsicles - every day. The heat settles over the grass and lingers. The pavement is scorching to our bare toes. Our cheeks are … [Read More...]

Recent Highlights

Streetcar Style

What I’ve Been Wearing: End-of-Summer Style

Well-known Blogger Tsh Oxenreider recently summed up my fashion philosophy - "...dress simply, dress repeatedly, and dress in what you like best." I prefer a few quality pieces to a closet full of trends that may or may not match up with my lifestyle, … [Read More...]

Disney Vacations

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Ten Tips for Visiting Disney with a Baby

People often ask me if its worthwhile to plan a Disney vacation in the very early years. Although it's certainly true that older children may enjoy the experience more thoroughly and remember it more clearly, it can still be a fun experience with an infant or … [Read More...]

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Surrounded by Magic

Tomorrow morning... Wait. Scratch that. THIS morning (I have.to.go.to.sleep), we are heading out to Disneyland. I could write that we're leaving the mundane and heading for the magical (because that sounds really poetic). But that would be a … [Read More...]