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...
As long-time residents of Orange County, CA, it is easy to forget that we live in a bona fide vacation destination that millions of families visit from across the globe every single year. From Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm...
I love to eat, it's just who I am.  And I especially love visiting different cities and experiencing their eats.  While we were in Flagstaff we were able to dine at so many delicious places.  So here a few...
My family and I recently traveled to Flagstaff, AZ for a family vacation.  In all of my years living in SoCal, I didn't even realize how close Flagstaff was, let alone all of the amazing things there are to...
Did you know that Flagstaff has an impressive Lunar Legacy?  Every single person who walked on the moon trained in Flagstaff!  And next year July 20th, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first man to walk on the...
When I found out we were going skiing at the Arizona Snowbowl I was surprised.  I called my husband and told him we would need to pack for skiing and his first response was, "there's skiing in Flagstaff?".  And to our delight -...
The Lowell Observatory is not only a destination within Flagstaff, but it is part of history.  Which is why I was so excited to bring my family there. We are all trying to get our children excited about learning.  It...
When we first arrived in Flagstaff we immediately went to the Visitor's Center which is located right off of old Route 66.  We were greeted by the friendliest representative and began our journey into the downtown area.  There are so...
There are so many wonderful places to stay in Flagstaff.  We stayed at the Little America Hotel. The hotel has just gone through a major renovation and it is gorgeous. As soon as you enter the lobby you will be swept...
The Grand Canyon has always been on my bucket list.  And when I was given the opportunity to visit I jumped at it!  I didn't realize how close to Flagstaff the Grand Canyon was.  Or that you can actually...
Everyone wants to get to their destination more quickly, right?  Especially if their destination is VACATION!  Which is why it is so exciting that American Airlines is now flying non-stop from Los Angeles to Flagstaff! Starting May 5, 2018, you...
When I opened the envelope from my husband on Christmas morning and realized it was a personalized itinerary for me - and only me - to take a solo staycation at the Hyatt in Huntington Beach over President's Day...
Have a whole day and want to go explore Southern California? There are some great day trips to make that are just a couple of hours away. Whether it’s a trip up to Santa Barbara, down to San Diego...
Who doesn’t love some lemonade? Ok so I know that alcohol isn't the healthiest of coping skills but sometimes responsibly and in moderation, it is just what a stressed out mom needs.... Just sayin'. So you may remember my idea of...

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Where To See Fireworks In Orange County Want to know where to see fireworks in Orange County? There are so many places to see fireworks...