ICEE Celebrates 50 Years with Surprise Mystery Flavor

When I think of an ICEE, The store 7-11 automatically pops into my mind. It's the first place I ever experienced a frozen ICEE as a kid. Can you believe they have been around since 1967? This year ICEE is celebrating 50 years of America's favorite frozen beverage and will debut various new flavors and limited-edition packaging throughout the year, … [More...]

5 Things To Do As A Family At Balboa Fun Zone

Anyone that grew up in Orange County is familiar with the nostalgic Newport Beach icon, Balboa Fun Zone. I have fond memories of my dad taking us there every summer and taking the car ferry across to the peninsula. But did you know that the Fun Zone recently had a face lift?  In 2016, ExplorOcean merged with Discovery Cube Orange County to form … [More...]

5 Delicious Things To Try At Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott's Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival The Boysenberry Festival at Knott's Berry Farm is back for 2017 starting April 1st and continuing all the way through April 23rd.  With so many delicious choices of food you won't even know where to start. So here are some helpful tips: Get a Boysenberry Bites Tasting Card. They are only $25, and … [More...]

Incredible, (Non) Edible Easter Eggs and Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton

Incredible, (Non) Edible Easter Eggs and Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton Easter is right around the corner which means a lot of chocolate and a lot of eggs! Save yourself from a visit to the dentist and messy dye all over your hands and visit the Ritz Carlton for a spectacular Easter sighting. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel introduces four … [More...]

Celebrate the Season at “Spring-a-Palooza” at Great Wolf Lodge

Flowers are blooming and the bees are buzzing, which can only mean one thing.... Spring is in the air! Come and celebrate at Great Wolf Lodge in their newly enhanced Spring-a-Palooza event taking place March 10 through April 16, 2017. Spring-a-Palooza is Great Wolf Lodge’s celebration of everything spring, and the Grand Lobby at the resort is … [More...]

10 Ways To Enjoy Disneyland Resort Without Going On Rides

No compensation was received for this post. Media tickets provided. Disney has mastered the skill of providing a complete entertainment experience. While some people measure their Disney enjoyment by the number of rides that they go on, many people can have  a magical Disney experience without ever waiting in a line for a ride. Here are … [More...]

50 Places To Find Fresh Poke In Orange County

Whether you like Poke bowls, Poke Burritos or Poke Tacos, Orange County has a ton of delicious places to get fresh, healthy and affordable Poke. As a foodie myself, I eat Poke as often as I can so I would love to share the best places to find this delicious Hawaiian style fish. Here are 50 Places to find Fresh Poke in Orange County. I have tried … [More...]

Tween Guide To Universal Studios In Hollywood

If you have a tween or even a teen, then you know that entertaining them can often be difficult at times. One of the best things I have found to connect with my tween is taking him out individually so I can focus on just him. It's amazing how much they will communicate when they have your undivided attention. Universal Studios in Hollywood is just … [More...]

Hotel Irvine’s Spectacular Spring Events

Our family LOVES Hotel Irvine! They are extremely family friendly and the culinary team there does an amazing job of creating delicious, mouthwatering dishes for every event or holiday you can think of.  I highly recommend you  check out some of their fabulous Spring events and experience their food and cocktails. Easter Picnic in The … [More...]

SoCal McDonald’s Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day w/ ‘Lucky Day’ Promotion

  There are only 9 more days left until St.  Patricks Day and to gear up for this fun day, Southern California McDonald’s is offering a family-friendly way to celebrate by going minty green and giving back: On Friday, March 17, lucky McDonald’s customers at participating locations across Southern California will be chosen at random to … [More...]