Plan a Staycation in YOUR Town

Yesterday I shared all sorts of great things to see and do in San Diego — on a budget. But, if you don’t live here or haven’t already planned a trip to “America’s Finest City,” you might be interested in planning a staycation somewhere else, like YOUR town. Don’t forget to read Amy’s tips for […]

Plan A San Diego Staycation or Vacation

Our family moved to San Diego almost three years ago due to a job opportunity. We’ve been blessed by this move in so many ways. My brothers live nearby, the grandparents aren’t too far away, and we’ve come to love “America’s Finest City.” San Diego truly is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever […]

Legoland with a 2 Year Old

Last week our family spent a day roaming about Legoland, a major attraction in San Diego County. Legoland was one of the big selling points for my boys when we told them three years ago that we were moving to this area. We promised, “We’ll go to Legoland.” Thankfully, we’ve been able to keep that […]

A Visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Last month our family took the day off from business as usual and headed to a local attraction, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Formerly known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park, the Safari Park is one of two zoological gardens in San Diego. The famous San Diego Zoo is located in the heart […]

Planning a Great Staycation

– A post from LifeasMOM Contributor, Amy – Have you booked your plans for Spring Break yet? Wanna go see something fun and different with the kids and get a little relaxing in? Want to enjoy all your favorite foods—just the way you like them, or maybe try something a little more exotic? Sure, I […]

Free Vacation Planning Page!

Hubs has been working six, sometimes seven, days a week at his job. They are understaffed and overbooked. Overtime can be a good thing. But, since he never got his vacation at Christmas and is working long hours. He’s ready for a break. Since I’ve been keeping the home fires burning, I think I’m gearing […]

Disneyland Holidaze

Disneyland is one of my favorite places in the world. I realized that on our recent day at “the happiest place on Earth.” Even though I’ve only been four times in the last 17 years, I have wonderful memories of Disneyland. We had such a great time as a family when we went in May, […]

Tips for Traveling with Kids

Are you hitting the road this week? Traveling with kids? Have you thought through the adventure and made some contingency plans? Here are some ideas that might help you in the days to come: Traveling with a Baby How to Vacation with Children Without Losing Your Mind Keeping the Joy in Family Travel Have Bag, […]