Explore Los Angeles with Go City Explorer Passes

Post written in collaboration with Go City! All opinions are my own. If you’re planning to stay local for the holidays, GO CITY passes are the way to go for your next staycation! Select from a list of local attractions and save up to 50% on ticket prices! We’re always looking to save when we visit attractions, because when the savings add up, we can do more with our budget. Go City passes are offered around the world at 17 major cities and offers many different packages to chose from. Most recently my family and I were offered Go Los Angeles Explorer Passes to experience for ourselves. We were able … READ MORE >>

Aquarium of the Pacific Upcoming Festivals + Ticket Giveaways!

The Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating their 18th annual Autumn Festival November 16th and 17th. Enjoy the richness of Asian arts, food, and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines. Immerse yourself in a weekend of diverse learning opportunities and family entertainment, including taiko drumming, acrobats and lion dancers, martial arts demonstrations, origami demonstrations, and much more. Guests of all ages will enjoy cultural storytelling and an array of children’s crafts. Artisans will feature traditional wares for purchase. Heritage Award: Wendy Fujihara Anderson Award Ceremony is on Saturday, November 16 at 1:40 p.m. Wendy Fujihara Anderson is being honored by the Aquarium for her many years of leadership … READ MORE >>

SCARIUM OF THE PACIFIC + Ticket Giveaway!

Do you love Halloween and the Aquarium of the Pacific? Well, here’s another family-friendly Halloween event that you will enjoy. SCARIUM OF THE PACIFIC is an annual event where children can dress up and enter a costume contest, enjoy face painting and magic shows, watch underwater pumpkin carving, listen to spooky storytelling, work on themed crafts, enter a creepy coloring contest while learning about the ocean! This year, the whole family can discover the eerie creatures lurking in the depths while enjoying Halloween activities on Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. I’m posting a coupon below good for child admissions and a … READ MORE >>

SEAWORLD’s Halloween Spooktacular Weekends in San Diego + Kids Free in October!

Do you know about Kids FREE San Diego in October? Well, SeaWorld San Diego is on that list! When you purchase an adult admission, a child gets in FREE! It also includes admissions to Halloween Spooktacular weekends in October! I will give you another hint. The Sesame Street Halloween Parade is a daytime parade, and it runs at 1:30 pm on the weekends. Their Trick-or-Treating starts at 2:30 pm and runs until the park closes! More reasons to come early and plan to stay the whole day. Not only will the animal exhibits be open, you will have more time to see the shows, walk around to enjoy the decorations, … READ MORE >>

Great Wolf Lodge Now Offering Day Passes!

Until now, you can only have access to Great Wolf Lodge‘s indoor waterpark if you have an overnight reservation. Since they’ve been open in Garden Grove, there has been many inquiries for Day Pass options. Of course, the best value is an on overnight because you get two days of waterpark, but what if you’re pressed for time and would like to stop by for a day? For a limited time only (this summer), Guests can now purchase a waterpark day pass starting at $50 per person available at all U.S. resorts this summer! “We believe time together as a family is a precious commodity, and the ability to slip away for … READ MORE >>

FREE Bowling for Kids All Summer!

Need something fun but inexpensive to keep the children busy this summer? I’m with you. When summer break rolls around, I get happy because I can turn off all the various alarms (wake up call, drop offs, pick ups, etc., etc.), and take it easy or go on vacation. In the summer we like to relax and have fun. Thankfully, we have jobs that allow us to do that. We’re still busy but it’s different busy. Sometimes we need “fillers” or a last minute playdate. It is a balancing act and can get expensive. Thankfully there are cheap things we can do too like take the kids bowling free with … READ MORE >>

Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment + Discounts + Giveaway!

DISNEY ON ICE presents Worlds of Enchantment comes back to the Southland in April! It features four Disney stories: Disney Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, AND Frozen. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice have performances in Long Beach and Ontario April 18th through April 28th! Join Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars as they race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, as she explores her undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town with Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in a daring adventure to get back to Andy’s room. Plus, … READ MORE >>

January is National Learn to Ski / Snowboard Month + Mt High Specials

Most of us in Southern California are so snow-deprived, we rush out the minute we learn there’s fresh powder. There is rain + snow in the forecast. I wonder how many people will call in sick so they can visit a ski resort. Lucky for us, Mountain High Ski Resort is about a 90-minute drive away from Orange County and Los Angeles making it great for day trips! We always try to get there annually, and we always take lessons at the beginning of the season as a refresher course. My kids always have a blast! Mountain High is where Southern Californians learn to ski and snowboard. Even international snowboarding superstars … READ MORE >>