Good Eats in Monterey, CA

sandbar and grill

This past summer, the family and I spent a few days in beautiful Monterey, CA. It was a much needed mini vacation for the entire family. We did the touristy things like visit the aquarium, walk around the wharf, window shop at Cannery Row, play at Dennis the Menace park, and stroll the Monterey Peninsula …

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BOPS Baked Organic Potato Snack

bops flavors

This post is brought to you by Good Boy Organics. I have a conflicted mind about potato chips. I grew up eating them, but I’d really rather my kids not eat them. Fried, greasy potato chips are what I see in my mind when the term junk food is mentioned. You know, the incredibly thin …

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Low Entry Giveaway Linky

Do you have low entry giveaways? Come link up.¬†Want to increase your chances of winning giveaways? Enter low entry ones. Below is a list of awesome prizes out on the blogosphere that have less than 200 entries. I refresh this linky every Sunday, so link up if your giveaway: Is family-friendly Has under 200 entries …

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Backstage at Medieval Times Buena Park

knights helmets and armor

This post is brought to you by Medieval Times. A few weeks ago, hubby, the kiddos, and I had the opportunity, and privilege, to go behind the scene at Medieval Times Buena Park. It was a wonderful and informative experience. There is so much that happens, so many little details, that go unnoticed by the …

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New Rides To Try At Knott’s Camp Snoopy

Camp Snoopy Timberline Twister

This post is brought to you by Knott’s Berry Farm. So much is happening here in SoCal this summer, and I can’t wait to get started. Next weekend, the family and I will be experiencing new thrills and excitement at Knott’s Berry Farm. My Instagram feed was inundated with updates from my fellow SoCal bloggers …

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Simple Lemon Berry Popsicle

lemon berry popsicle

Summer is right around the corner. I thought I’d start experimenting with new popsicle recipes. As always, I prefer popsicle recipes that are simple and done with minimum effort. The recipe below uses fresh berries, but you could substitute frozen berries too. I suppose the name is a little misleading since it’s actually a lemonade …

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