OC FAIR 2019

Happy July! I can’t believe that I’m actually saying that, where is summer time going? Each year seems to go by faster and faster especially when the kids are on summer break from school. OPENING DAY: Enjoy free admission and parking on Opening Day of the 2019 OC Fair – Friday, July 12, only. Valid…

4th of July Celebrations in Orange County, California

I love all holidays, however the 4th of July is my most favorite family holiday! I love our country! I love America for what it stands for, FREEDOM! I love the RED, WHITE & BLUE. I love to decorate and proudly display our nations flag from our home. I love running our local 5k. I…

Arts and Summer in Laguna Beach California

Sawdust Festival   June 28-Sept. 1  Sawsdust Art Festival Summer Show starts on Friday, June 28  through Sunday, September 1, 2019. It’s open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.   The Sawdust will feature the fine art and craft of over 200 Laguna Beach artists. Art enthusiasts, collectors, and novice artists have come to the Sawdust since 1966….

If you can’t laugh at yourself, you’re not having FUN

We are all busy. We all work hard. Those with children tend to have schedules that are jam-packed with work, family commitments and parenting responsibilities. During summer time, it becomes a bit of a juggling act and that’s when it happened to me…. my temporary moment of insanity. Let’s backup just a little bit. I…

Gluten Free Anxiety

I’ve been in denial for several months now about the possibility that I might have a gluten intolerance. I love pasta. I love bread. I love beer. The thought of having to give these items up in order to stop the icky feeling that I get after I eat them gives me shivers up my…

Castle Vacation in Italian Countryside

Here’s a sweet travel deal to Italy from Fleetway. This offer Includes round-trip air, car hire, accommodation, daily breakfast & dinner. 7 nights from $699 from New York or $899 from Los Angeles and San Francisco. The region evokes Tuscan landscapes of olive groves and vineyards but has fewer crowds. You’ll spend the week at…

Surf City Chili at the Beach!

Chili at the Beach   June 15 , 2019 The 12th Annual Chili at the Beach is on June 15, 2019 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach. In addition to the chili cook-off there will be a salsa tasting contest and children’s games and entertainment all benefiting the Boys…

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES EPIC SALE

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines kicked off its summer fare sale. One-way fares starting as low as $29 and round trips for just $58 Southwest Airlines has made it possible to continue traveling and having fun through 2019. There are close to 2400 routes to choose from! Southwest puts tickets on sale twice yearly.  The promotion is designed…

Lucky One – I have 3 Trader Joe’s near my home!

Are you one of the lucky ones to have a Trader Joe’s in your neighborhood? I’m not going to lie, I have three Trader Joe’s within a reasonable driving distance from my home. Three!!! Three means that if I can’t find what I’m looking for at my home store, chances are one of the other…