Spring Break LEGOLAND Challenge

As families search for fun, educational activities for their kids to do during their Spring Break, while #SaferatHome during the pandemic, LEGOLAND® California Resort has created an online site that is filled with instructional videos and activities that promote learning, creating and play. Kids and families can access the new fun-filled site called “LEGOLAND Building…

So Cal Family Destinations Status

Considering the constantly changing Coronavirus situation and in an abundance of caution, the following theme parks and family destinations have made changes and some are temporarily closing: LEGOLAND® California temporarily closed its theme park, water park and SEA LIFE® aquarium on Saturday, March 14 through March 31, 2020. However, the LEGOLAND® Hotel will remain open during…

Making your own effective hand sanitizer

Two weeks ago Trader Joe’s was selling Grapefruit & Lemon Hand Sanitizer Spray for around $2. Not only does it kill 99.9% of germs, but it also has moisturizing aloe and vitamin E. As the Coronavirus continues to spread, I sprayed my hands constantly with this nice smelling spray. It became my favorite item to…

Free Tinkergarten Class in LA

Recent studies show that kids ages 8 through 12 years old spend 35% to 50% less time outdoors as compared to their parents. They are spending almost five hours a day using screen media, and are being labeled the “indoor nation” generation. How can parents get their kids outside and play? Some of my favorite…

LA ART SHOW celebrates diversity this weekend

Actress Sofia Vergara hosted the 2020 Opening Night Premiere Gala of the LA Art Show last Wednesday evening. The LA Art Show is the city of LA’s largest art fair, and one of the most diversely programmed show in the world. Inside the Los Angeles Convention Center from Feb. 6 – 9 are some of the world’s most…

Winter Fun at Mountain High Ski Resort

It’s never too late to learn how to ski, especially at Mountain High ski resort in Southern California, where they have tailored a program designed for skiers and snowboarders of all ages.  Adults and children ages 13+ can purchase a three-visit lesson package. Start as a “never skier” to a recreational skier or snowboarder. This…

Night Time Fun at Descanso Gardens

Once a month at sunset when visiting hours are over at Descanso Gardens, a new evening event series, Cultivate, offers guests a learning opportunity about nature and the foothills in a new way. It’s a fun date night activity to take a guided tour to learn about hidden garden stories. Attend talks by guest speakers about science, nature,…

Cirque du Soleil VOLTA “WOW’S” LA

Attending the Opening Night of the energetic Cirque du Soleil VOLTA, I noticed the traditional blue and yellow striped tent was replaced with a zebra stripe looking white and black tent. Guests of all ages received a bright red foam nose, and those 21+ a wrist band to sip flutes of bubbly Nicholas Feuillatte Champagne from France….

Winter Fun in Yosemite Mariposa County

About a 4.5 hour drive from the greater Los Angeles area is Yosemite Mariposa County. During the winter months, the traffic is light, there may be snow on the trees in the Sierra National Forest near Yosemite Valley. Even though the resort is not in Yosemite Valley, it’s about a 45 minute drive to the majestic…