A Day Trip to a Cute Danish Town: Solvang, California


We recently took a day trip to Solvang in California. Just a short drive from Santa Barbara, Solvang is a small Danish town and it is such a great place to experience for the day or even a full weekend. There are so many restaurants, bakeries, and wineries to try and shops to wander around. […]

Hike to the Hollywood Sign on Mt. Lee: Los Angeles, CA


Join us on a hike to the Hollywood sign on Mt. Lee in Los Angeles! I have always wanted to do this and finally got the chance. The weather was nice, not too hot, so it was a great time to go. There are plenty of different trails that take you through Griffith Park. This […]

Family Fun In California: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, California

If you are in the Northern California area or will be visiting with family, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is the place to be! Imagine a year round carnival with thrill seeking rides, family friendly rides, carnival games, fair treats, and , all bordering the sun, sand and surf of the Pacific Ocean. This, my […]

Kayak Adventure: Long Beach, CA


We had a last minute kayaking session in Long Beach for a fun end to the summer. I live in Southern California so there are a lot of times where I end up finding cool things that I hadn’t thought of doing and this was one of them. We had a blast and burned a […]

Walk The Pier in Newport Beach, California

The Pier in Newport Beach, California

California is stunning. The hugest reason: the beaches. Newport Beach, in the Orange County area of Southern California, is clearly no exception. I spent a weekend there a few months back, the beach area has such a vibrant feel, full of beautiful people. Sit in the sun and sand, go for a swim, dine at […]

A Glimpse of Pacific Pier… Northern California

Pacific Pier, Emeryville, CA

I was in Northern California this week to Visit Disney Pixar headquarters and check out the event for the movie Monsters University. While I was there, we stayed near the bay in Emeryville, CA. Here’s a photo of the Pacific Pier. I though it was absolutely breathtaking, such a relaxing view…     –Deanna