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  • Snow Tubing in Southern California

    Snow Tubing in Southern California

    Just because we live in a land of beaches & palm trees, doesn’t mean we don’t have plenty of options for snow tubing in Southern California. Yep! Here in Orange County, we really do have the best of both both worlds. If you’re looking for a quick & easy day trip that involves a little [...]

     
     
  • Orange County Drive In

    Orange County Drive In

    As a kid going to the drive in movie theater was a very special treat. I don’t know why, but there was just something fabulous about folding down the seats in the car, snuggling under blankets, eating movie theater popcorn & Junior Mints, while listening to the movie thru the car radio. Unfortunately the days [...]

     
     
  • Hotels: Palm Springs, California

    Hotels: Palm Springs, California

    We all know that Orange County is truly fabulous & we are extremely lucky to live here. Heavens…. people come here to vacation. So, where do YOU vacation when you want a quick & easy get-away? Point Loma? Hollywood? Still scratching your head? No worries, Sharlene of Trekaroo, is here today, sharing with us one [...]

     
     
  • Things to See in CA {Cabrillo Marine Aquarium}

    Things to See in CA {Cabrillo Marine Aquarium}

    Orange County definitely has it all – attractions (hello, Disneyland & Knott’s Berry Farm), all of the museums in Orange County, beaches, zoos in Orange County, restaurants & shopping – not to mention all the things to see in CA! Staycationing is simple for us because of all the quick & easy Orange County daytrips [...]

     
     
  • Things to See in CA {Hollywood}

    Things to See in CA {Hollywood}

    We are so lucky to live in Orange County… attractions, beaches, restaurants, museums – not to mention all the things to see in CA! Staycationing is simple for us because of all the quick & easy Orange County daytrips you can make throughout Southern California. Play tourist in  San Diego. Visit Los Angeles. Or, staycation [...]

     
     
  • Daytrip to Point Loma

    Daytrip to Point Loma

    Orange County is great because there are so many quick & easy Orange County daytrips you can make. For example why not take an easy daytrip to Point Loma? Or a quick vacation in San Diego, CA ? I’m thinking a Point Loma sportfishing trip sounds fun. Luckily, today Sharlene of the travel website Trekaroo [...]

     
     
  • 12 for tuesday: kid-friendly (disc & mini) golf courses

    12 for tuesday: kid-friendly (disc & mini) golf courses

    Welcome to 12 for Tuesday, where we highlight 12 great finds in & around Orange County. This week we are featuring 12 golf courses you (& the kids) will LOVE. I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid I loved playing frisbee golf (although these days they call it “Disc Golf”) & [...]

     
     
  • 12 for Tuesday: Legoland Tips & Tricks

    12 for Tuesday: Legoland Tips & Tricks

    Welcome to 12 for Tuesday, were we highlight 12 great finds around (& beyond) OC. This week we’re exploring Legoland… 1. Looking to get the most “bang for your buck?” Visit Legoland for multiple days. Until May 20th, 2010 you can gain admission to Legoland for 5 days, all for the price of a 1 [...]

     
     
  • 12 for Tuesday: Glen Ivy Hot Spring Tips

    12 for Tuesday: Glen Ivy Hot Spring Tips

    This past weekend, we celebrated C’s birthday in grand style at Glen Ivy Hot Springs. We were primped, pampered & even got a little dirty. Located just outside the Orange County bubble, Glen Ivy Hot Springs is the perfect getaway – whether it’s for a couple of hours or an all day event. 1. Go [...]

     
     
  • Visiting Chicago, with Kids

    Meet Heather, a mom of two, who is always on the go, & my good friend! An Orange Native, she is just finishing up a one year stint, living in the the windy city. She is always out & about with her kiddos, so I knew she was the perfect person to take on a [...]