Wow! How’d he do that? Amazing! No Way! What in the World? These are just a few of the phrases that we exclaimed while attending the new Illusions Magic Dinner Theatre in the Gaslamp District of Downtown San Diego. It just opened in the Summer of 2018 by a longtime magician who had a dream… Read More A “Magic”al San Diego Dinner Experience
I love traveling or just going anywhere new… but the only way to get the most out of your limited time and best use of your well-earned money is to plan in advance. Although there are always the popular tourist sites or a possible a free beach to enjoy…there is so much more that others… Read More Best Go-To Sites when Planning a Trip
Laguna Beach is such a beautiful little town. Totally artsy fartsy and so much to look at but there is entertainment for the entire family. What I love is that they offer a Free trolley that goes all day, everyday, that makes all the right tops along Coast Highway all the way down to the… Read More Love Laguna Beach-SO family and tourist friendly
SO MUCH FUN! In the attempt to make my younger son’s 10th birthday amazing, I finally found something that was memorable and within the budget. The new high speed Patriot Jet Boat from Flagship Cruises in San Diego Bay is a new 30 minute Bay tour ….and currently being offered at a discount on Groupon… Read More San Diego Waterpark/Jet Boat Adventure with Groupon
Big Bear Lake is a family favorite for us. The adventures are unlimited for our active family all year around. We try to go at least twice a year since it’s only a couple hour drive from home and there is so much to do. FAVORITE TRADITIONS Big Bear Discovery Center – Every trip we… Read More Big Bear or bust! Our Family Adventures on the mountain
I’m guilty of sometimes purchasing Groupons just for the sake of creating an event to “have to” do in the near future to force my family to get away from home. So…since Julian is such a quaint little town and only about an hour from our house in No. Country San Diego, it was a great… Read More A Groupon Day to Julian, Ca
Rock Climbing is a great mental and physical challenge and is fun for the whole family…or at least most of the family. I tried it out back in college when a friend of mine said they could hook me up with the gear and off we went on this beautiful Southern California hike. Next thing I knew… Read More Adventure Idea – Rock Climbing anyone?
Potato chip rock is a very popular hike in San Diego County, starting at Lake Poway. It’s not an easy trail, but totally doable and we had an amazing time. Remember to start early and get off the trail by sunset. If you are going on the weekend or a holiday, so is everyone else and… Read More Are you sure it’s safe?
When there is family visiting us, even if just for the day, I usually try to find something that all the generations will enjoy. Our family is small… my parents and George’s (the Grandparents who are in their 70’s and one 80’s), my brother in law and my two kids. These day adventures are… Read More Trolley Tours are a great way to see the city
I love boat rides. It’s not something I do very often, but something about the ocean air and just getting off the main land for a short time is a good feeling. So on the last day of Spring Break this year, my sons and I went and crashed at my brother in law’s house… Read More Maybe we’ll be lucky…