CHOC Walk in the Park 2018- Jerrica’s Story

This year my family and our friends will be walking the 2018 CHOC WALK in the Park at Disneyland for my niece Jerrica! I could hear the anxiety in my sister’s voice, when she called me in mid August 2014. “Jerrica has been running a fever for several days now, and she has strange bruising … Read more

10 Incredible Reasons To Staycation With Your Family At Pechanga Resort Casino

Are you looking for a family friendly getaway? If so, Pechanga Resort Casino is a great option! “WOW, LOOK AT THIS HOTEL!” my son screamed as we drove up to the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula for our staycation. He tugged on my arm, “Do they have a pool?” I stood in astonishment in the … Read more

Teen Titans GO! To The Movies- This Hilarious Film Hits Theaters July 27th

Are you a DC Teen Titans Fan? If so you need to watch this new movie! My son is a HUGE Teen Titans fan and earlier this month we drove to Warner Bros. Studios to celebrate the new film, “Teen Titans GO! To The Movies.” On our drive up to Los Angeles, my son and his … Read more

It’s ROASTING HOT! Cool Off This Summer At Knott’s Soak City In Buena Park

It’s 110 degrees outside and its ROASTING hot, YIKES!  What am I going to do with the kids to keep them cool? AC is turned on, we’ve eaten way too many popsicles, and being indoors is the pits. My teen daughter is on her cell phone again, and I can’t get her off. Grrr… My … Read more

Memorable Camping Trip To Thousand Trails: Yosemite Lakes RV Resort And GoRVing

It was the last day of school and my kids were eager for summer break… My son kept on asking, “When are we going camping?”  He could barely contain his excitement when I told him we were going on an adventure with our friends to Yosemite National Park. GoRving’s Park Model Cabins have been a … Read more

LEGOLAND Deep Sea Adventure Is Now Officially Open!

It’s official… LEGO City: Deep Sea Adventure is now open at LEGOLAND California! My little boy wiggled in his seat in the car and said, “MOM are we we there yet?!” This was millionth time he had asked in five minutes on our way to LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, California. Could I blame him for his … Read more

Sony Picture’s Hotel Transylvania 3 Press Conference At The London Hotel In Beverly Hills

Two weeks ago I embarked an a mini summer vacation with Sony Pictures at the London Hotel in Beverly Hills, to celebrate the new Hotel Transylvania 3 Movie!  The adventure included a Press Conference with the sensational cast, poolside fun, lunch and cocktails… “Hola tia!” (auntie) screamed my three little nieces on the phone. I … Read more

LIVE Dueling Piano Bar: Keys On Main At The Triangle In Costa Mesa

Summer is here, and now and then I need a break from the kids! Last week I headed to Keys On Main in Costa Mesa… I hired a sitter, and went on a much needed date night. When we arrived, music filled our ears… Elton John’s  “B-B-B-Bennie and the Jets!”   First order of business, drinks! I … Read more

Book Review: The ASSERTIVE Parent Hacks, Traps, & Strategies For Raising Authentic Teens

Parenting is difficult. Things have changed so much over the years. Now with social media on the rise, there is so much as parents we need to be aware of. Author Daniel Patterson has come to the rescue, and has written “The Assertive Parent.” As a parent, NOTHING shocks me anymore. I have heard and … Read more

Old Friends, Good Beer, And Fun Times At The Summer Suds Brewfest In Fountain Valley

Summer is officially here, and I started out the season at the Summer Sudfest in Fountain Valley! This was their first event in OC, and I truly hope it’s not their last. Thirty-five breweries, live performances, and food trucks were all lined up for event goers to enjoy. Beer lovers unite!  The three hour unlimited brew … Read more