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Kauai’s Natural Splendor: A Photo Essay

Kauai’s Natural Splendor: A Photo Essay

February 15, 2014 No Comments Kauai is known as the Garden Island for its lush natural beauty. There is a sweet heady fragrance to the air that inspires deep breaths in an attempt to inhale the splendor of the surroundings. Tropical plants, trees and flowers burst in vibrant colors, as birdsong fills the air. Sweet plumeria are a common site, ...

 

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Getting Your Kids to Glow

Getting Your Kids to Glow

February 13, 2014 No Comments This is an event you should plan for three years from now. Yes, unfortunately you’ve missed this year’s amazing Glow event held by the City of Santa Monica, CA, and like a strange species of glowing animal life, it emerges again only every three years. It’s worth putting on your calendar. This free art event ...

 

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Big White Ski Resort

Big White Ski Resort

February 2, 2014 No Comments   One of the most wonderful things about winter is the recreation. With the snowfall come things like skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, horse-drawn sleigh rides, sipping hot chocolate, strolling through a picturesque village that looks like something out of a winter wonderland postcard, wining and dining, and a whole lot more. What’s even better, is ...

 

Del Mar – A Taste of the Sea

Del Mar – A Taste of the Sea

January 25, 2014 No Comments Between Los Angeles and San Diego there are plenty of lovely seaside spots you and your children can enjoy. We’re very fond of the gallery filled streets and great ice cream cones in Laguna Beach, the small arcade with games like ski ball, and the ferry to Balboa Island in Newport Beach. And of course, ...

 

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Rainbow Day in Albuquerque

Rainbow Day in Albuquerque

January 4, 2014 No Comments Kids love color. You know they do. They color on walls. They love face painting, sidewalk chalk art, finger painting, rainbow hair streaks. So naturally, they’d love to be part of a color mob. Never heard of a color mob? We hadn’t either, until we attended our first, in a park in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ...

 

Happiest Time of the Year in Southern California

Happiest Time of the Year in Southern California

December 21, 2013 No Comments Looking for a place your children can see opulent holiday decorations, or enjoy the sparkle and shine of a million holiday lights? Tall trees, fake snow, outdoor screenings of The Polar Express? Los Angeles offers all of these and more, and without the chill that real snow brings in other climates. Our family loves a ...

 

Barbados

Barbados

October 25, 2013 No Comments Awash in balmy breezes, lush wildlife, and steeped in history that includes real pirates of the Caribbean, the island of Barbados has long captivated visitors from far and wide. It was named Los Barbudos or “the bearded ones” by the Spanish after the island’s fig trees which have a bearded appearance with their long vine-like ...

 

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Visiting the Zoo – A Family Guide

Visiting the Zoo – A Family Guide

October 15, 2013 No Comments   Mention the word “zoo” to a child and watch his/her face light up. People of all ages are instinctively drawn to animals.     From majestic lions to Madagascar hissing cockroaches, the creatures that share our planet are each fascinating in their own right. Whether they hail from the African savannah or tropical rain forests, ...

 

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Miramonte Resort Indian Wells

Miramonte Resort Indian Wells

October 11, 2013 No Comments   Summer in the desert. As we head into autumn, I’m a big proponent of desert serenity and the pleasures of desert heat, as long as the little ones are thoroughly coated in sunscreen and there’s shade to be found. A new favorite escape is the Italianate ambiance of the Miramonte Resort and Spa in ...

 

Red Mountain Resort – Retreat to Utah

Red Mountain Resort – Retreat to Utah

September 28, 2013 No Comments Everyone needs a retreat sometime. And let’s face it, as much as we adore our children, every once in awhile we need a little retreat without the kids to renew ourselves by ourselves. And that’s where Red Mountain Spa in Ivins, Utah comes in. A complete resort that serves up a package of three bountiful ...

 

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