Visit to Disneyland, Anaheim CA

Disneyland and California Adventure Visitor Tips! Disneyland App This app is essential for your trip! Find ride wait times, make food reservations, order food for mobile pick up, shop and also sign up for virtual queues (info later in this post). Screenshot of the official Disneyland App included for reference. Fast Passes Not available, but … Read more

Spring Lake Regional Park

Spring Lake Regional Park in Santa Rosa is a great park and has camping, hiking, biking, boat rentals and more! Located a little over an hour from most North/East Bay cities, this is a great destination for a day trip and also a family getaway. The quiet campground is wooded and most sites are shaded, flush toilets … Read more

Summer Bucket List

This bucket list has been updated with social distancing in mind. All bucket list ideas can be done at home or in your neighborhood! We are hoping that for the summer of 2021 things will be back more to “normal” and can include more things like camping, social activities and travel. Borrow this list or … Read more

Easy Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Washing hands is ideal over the use of hand sanitizer. But most moms know, having kids means extra hand washing and sometimes hand sanitizer saves the day as a backup solution. Use has also increased now with COVID-19 prevention. Kids like to use their hands for just about everything, and touch objects and their faces … Read more

Visit Yosemite National Park, Virtually!

Take a virtual trip! Show your family the beauty of Yosemite through the park’s webcams and photo galleries. Webcams can be viewed here. Making the trip in person: Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite is a stones throw from the Bay Area. I often hear that many Californians have never visited … Read more

Fleet Week In San Francisco

Fleet week is back in San Francisco! This amazing day trip as so much fun for the whole family. Ship tours, parade of ships, live music, art exhibits, food vendors and the best part (in our opinion) the Blue Angels Air Show! Whether you have seen them fly before or not, the thrill of hearing … Read more

Heat Wave: How to Keep Kids Cool

With summer in full swing and a heat wave upon us, now is the time to get ahead of the heat wave and plan before it is too late. Whether you have air conditioning or not, there are several ways to turn the heat into memorable family time and stay cool! Simple stay-cool tips for … Read more

Flying with Kids & Travel Tips

All of the gear, the bags, the bag check fees…traveling with kids can be a task! Not to mention expensive with all of the things that kids need, especially the younger ones. Save yourself some trouble and do a little research first. Most destinations have everything that you need on the other end! Did you … Read more

FREE Things to do with Your Family!

If you feel like you are always searching for an activity to do with your family, you are not alone! It seems that parents are continuously on the lookout for a cool new activity or venue to visit. One idea it so search for a free activity. Whether you are watching your family budget or … Read more