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The “Epic” Family Guide To The 2014 Miramar Air Show


Photo Credit: Blue Angels One of my favorite shows in the whole world is back - The 2014 Miramar Air Show. Due to a federal government shut down, last years airshow was grounded. However, this year is promising to be the biggest and best air show yet! If you love watching aerobatics, seeing military jets, listening to planes break the sound … [More...]

Christmas Time at SeaWorld

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Holidays at SeaWorld You haven't experienced Christmas until you have visited SeaWorld during the Holidays. Seaworld has numerous Holiday themed animals shows, real snow, reindeers and more! And let's not forget about Shamu!  This year a new nighttime show called "Shamu’s Christmas Miracles" stars none other than Shamu and features a powerful … [More...]

McDonald’s Giveaway


Recently I had the amazing opportunity to visit the Orange County Ronald McDonald House. You can read about my experience here. In honor of their 25th anniversary I am giving away TWO (2) McDonalds gift packs. Enter below for your chance at winning the following: Fleece Blanket from the Orange County Ronald McDonald House One Free Happy … [More...]

OC Ronald McDonald House Celebrates 25 Years


OC Ronald McDonald House Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Families Heal Together Have you or your family ever experienced an unimaginable time in your life where a support system was the only thing that got you through? For many families, support is not always readily available. However, an amazing organization called The Orange County Ronald … [More...]

Irvine Park Christmas Train is a Magical Time


Irvine Park Railroad is a Magical Good Time The holidays are back, which means it is time for the Irvine Park Railroad’s Annual Christmas Train! This year is the Christmas Trains 19th season, and it is jam-packed with holiday family fun. Just recently my family and I got a chance to experience the magic for ourselves and we had a wonderful … [More...]

New Mystical Creature Pillow Pets + Giveaway

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  Everyone's favorite play pillow is back with an all new line of Mystical creatures. Pillow Pet's introduces all of your favorite pillows now improved with a sparkling shimmer! The new line consists of: a sea turtle, a unicorn, a panda, a turtle, a sea lion and a racoon.  The new pillows have a fun, sparkly fabric and bold colors … [More...]

New Roller Coaster called Fury 325 coming to Carowinds


  New Roller coaster coming to Carowinds As the mother of a 12 adrenaline junkie out there who loves roller coasters herself,  I wanted to share this big piece of news with you. Carowinds, in N.C. installed the final piece of the 325-foot lift hill on their new roller coaster called "Fury 325".  It is the world's tallest and fastest giga … [More...]

Ham and Northern Bean Crockpot Soup


It's raining today in Southern California which is practically unheard of. It feels like it has been 80 degrees for a year straight. However, this is much needed rain and I welcome it with open arms. I actually love the rain and it makes me happy. So today I felt like making some soup. I decided on a Ham and Northern Bean soup. Here is the … [More...]

Pear, Pomegranate and Pistachio Salad

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Romaine Salad with Pears, Pomegranate and Pistachios This Thanksgiving was a tough one for me. It was the first Thanksgiving I ever had without my dad. It's been 4 weeks since he passed and it still feels like he just kissed me goodnight yesterday.To honor him I made a salad with one of his favorite things. Pistachios. Here is a recipe for a … [More...]

It’s a Merry Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm!

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If your looking for some fun Holiday events this season, consider visiting Knott's Merry Farm in Buena Park, CA for an unforgettable experience of holiday joy. Last weekend my family and I attended  Knott's Merry Farm on opening day of their Christmas Season. The kids were so excited to go and my husband and I were pretty excited ourselves. When … [More...]

Legoland: Holiday Snowdays + Winter Nights


One of the best things about living in Southern California is the beautiful weather. However, unlike people back east we do not get to experience the seasons in full effect. I have only seen real snow maybe 2 times in my life so I often day dream of it and get very excited when I come across fake snow. Recently I visited Legoland California … [More...]