Pre-Summer Vacation Checklist

summer sun craft

It’s that time of year again – the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, the sky is clear and the sun is shining – it’s summer! We wait all year for this special season, and one of the great things about summer is the ability to take a (much needed) vacation. Preparing for a… [read more]

Are condos really child friendly?

Sazerac Hotel Monaco Seattle Wa (4)

Yes, they are! A majority of condos are very child friendly. Some have active groups of moms that plan play dates and kid-centered activities for the community. These could be plays, trips to the park, the zoo and a host of other child oriented activities. The close proximity with other neighbors makes socializing and making… [read more]

4 Reasons to Visit Majestic Montreal

hiking in santa ana mountains southern california

Montreal is happening. I mean, it really is. It’s one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, and maybe even the world. It’s the only place in Canada where you’ll feel you’re not in North America anymore. The place just feels different from every other mega-city in our part of the hemisphere. The old buildings,… [read more]

5 Reasons Why We Renewed Our Disneyland Annual Passes

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We moved to California over a year ago from Oregon. Oregon is February is generally very rainy, days on end of rain. You get used to being soaking wet and yet having grown up in California it was unlike anything I had ever experienced. In July the sun comes out but it rains again in… [read more]

Lunar New Year Festival at Sea World San Diego

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SeaWorld® introduces an all-new, family-fun event celebrating the Lunar New Year. We were thrilled to be invited to join Sea World on the opening day of the festival and right away as you enter Sea World you’re greeted with a red envelope.  Inside we found things that spread cheer and goodwill for the new year… [read more]

Great Way To Start the New Year! Achieve A Lower Credit Card Interest Rate.


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Payoff, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #payoffmindset #whatsyourpayoff It is a whole new year. For us adults, it becomes kind of the same routine. Make some New Year’s resolutions, promise to make big changes, makes… [read more]