Staying at the Homewood Suites San Diego Downton/Bayside was incredible.  This hotel is so cool.  Around every corner is a different type of nook.  There's a nook with a few bar stools and a counter with plugins.  Right beyond that...
The San Diego Museum Council is so excited to present Museum Month this February! There are over 40+ museums participating.  From the USS Midway Museum to The New Children's Museum, there is truly something for every member of your family! You and...
Experience San Diego

Experience San Diego

While visiting San Diego for Museum Month I was able to take an Old Town Trolley Tour and not only was it incredibly informative, but it was so fun! It may have been because our group had the BEST Trolley tour...
I love food.  I love food, even more, when I don't have to make it!  And while I was in San Diego I was able to experience some of the most amazing restaurants.  One of my favorite restaurants that...
Museum Month in San Diego

San Diego Museum Month

If there's one goal I have for the new year it is to get out more.  To do more with my family.  To explore.  To learn. To get up and go! Which is why when I heard about San Diego...
Well, 2018 is coming to a close, so I'm sitting here at 7 Leaves Cafe, my favorite boba tea shop in Orange County, reflecting on my past year with Orange County Moms Blog. Choosing "Hilary's top 3 favorite posts...
Great Wolf Lodge - it's become synonymous with 100% fun in our household. We recently took our second visit there, and here's why we love it. They have thought of everything to ensure that a family stay is seamless.  Checking...
I love to travel, and we didn't stop just because we had a baby. In fact, I just got back from my second trip with my toddler on a plane in a one-month period. That’s 4 flights within a two-week...
Living so close to the Disneyland Resort here in Southern California, it's easy to fall in love with Disney. I was a fan of Disney resorts before I moved out here, having visited Walt Disney World on family vacations...
I have 4 boys and a couple adventurous girls, so camping trips and road trips are definitely are thing. We don't go camping every month, it's more like a few times a year but as the kids have gotten...
For our 10th wedding anniversary, my husband and I wanted to celebrate the occasion by taking a special trip with our children and renewing our vows. We love all things Disney and tend to mark special days with a visit...
Ojai (pronounced OH-hi). One of the most beautiful places to visit in Southern California. We were lucky enough to spend 2 days there child-free (shout out to Grandma and Grandpa for watching the boys!) and I felt it was...
When you have children you deal with a lot of poop, and the occasional poopmageddon or pooptastrophy if you will.  Let's face it: as parents of small children, we talk about poop a lot.  We smell it, we examine it,...
This is literally how I start this sentence to explain the adventure that my family took on Mother’s Day weekend. One might ask, “How did we end up here?” This is because, if you know me at all, you...

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OC Moms Guide – August 2021

It's been a long hot summer already, and there's still one more month of it to go. How? Why? Ugh. Well, if you're looking...

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