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Making a Disneyland Visit Even More Magical

By Findery

Over the summer I was lucky enough to get a chance to introduce my children to Disneyland for the very first time. It was a truly magical experience – 8 amazing hours filled with non-stop go, go, go and gape, gape, gape. We’ll be going back soon. This time, however, I might prep a little more be... Read More

Take A Trip Down The Coast With Me: 5 Must See Stops on Highway 1

By Findery

Oh California, land of the majestic redwoods, rampant micro climates, and, of course, the legendary Highway 1. Why legendary? Well, I think it’s because it offers vistas and mysteries that go beyond anything that a person could discover on any single given trip down the coast. So much of what m... Read More

Clayton Valley Pumpkin Patch

By jessykaosicka

October is not complete without our family visiting the Clayton Valley Pumpkin Patch. The tradition started when our first born was only three months old. Okay, so maybe he didn't enjoy it as much as we did, but the pictures we got were priceless. Who doesn't love a pic of a baby in a cauldron?! ... Read More

Bay Area Festivals

By jessykaosicka

As summer comes to a close there is still some festival fun to be had in the Bay Area. So bust out the sunblock, pack the kids some Goldfish, and hit the circuit! Eat Real - Oakland This is the coolest block party around. Stroll along Jack London Square and feast upon delectable street foo... Read More

5 Hot Family Day Trips in the Bay Area

By jessykaosicka

We can't all take time off of work or spend the money on a lavish vacation with the family.  Fortunately we are blessed to live in the beautiful Bay Area, which offers may fun and exciting day trips for kids and grown-ups alike.   Our family has enjoyed the following trips on many occasions.... Read More

California Wine Country With Kids – A Beginner’s Guide

By MiniTime

It’s a shame to tour California with its more than 3,700 wineries without visiting a few of them—even if you have kids in tow. The good news is that wineries have got a lot for children to love, from grape-juice tastings and farm animals to castles and bocce ball.  Here are six ways to explore ... Read More

Best Family Day Trips From San Francisco

By MiniTime

Frolicking sea lions, cable cars, world-class museums, and the Golden Gate Bridge are just some of the many kid-friendly attractions in San Francisco.  But while you could easily spend all of your vacation days in the city, you’d be missing out on much of what makes the Bay Area so appealing.... Read More