Flower Fields Carlsbad Ranch Attractions

I received tickets in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.  One of my favorite things to do in the Spring is visit The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. The 50 acres of rolling hillside tecolote ranunculus is just beautiful, it blooms for six to eight weeks out of the year (March to May), and it also overlooks the Pacific Ocean. This seasonal and popular attraction get visitors from all over the world. I think it can be enjoyed several different ways, and with different people, because it is great for all ages. It is family-friendly, handicapped-friendly, and I also saw couples and groups of friends. The last day … READ MORE >>

House of Blues Anaheim Birthday Dinner + OMD Concert Recap!

Post written by me for House of Blues. All opinions are my own.  My husband and I both have birthdays in April. We are about a week apart so we often blow out our candles together. One of our favorite celebrations this year was at a Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) concert at the House of Blues in Anaheim. They’re one of our favorite 80’s band, and they still sound good after all this time! They performed mostly their greatest hits and some of their new songs. It was nostalgic, and we would love to see them again live if they ever come back! Dinner Before the Concert Before the concert, … READ MORE >>

Catalina Island Zip Line Eco Tour #catalinaexpress #catalinaisland

Catalina Island’s Zip Line Eco Tour is a two hour tour with 5 separate zip lines at heights of more than 300 feet above the canyon with one run that is 1,100 feet long! Each stopping at Eco-stations for live presentations about Catalina’s natural history, wildlife, and the areas you are passing through. It starts at Hog’s Back gate, runs about three-quarters of a mile at speeds up to 40 mph, and takes you back down to Descanso Beach. Advance reservations are recommended. Catalina Island Zip Eco Tour is located at the Zipline Tour Center behind Descanso Beach Club. Reservations are required. For more information please visit www.visitcatalinaisland.com or call … READ MORE >>

Great Wolf Lodge Scooops Kid Spa (Mommy & Me)

Sometimes you need to make a little time to celebrate being a girl, wear tiaras, and feel like a princess. Needless to say, I was the best auntie of the day. Also our mani’s and pedi’s came with an ice cream treat at the end! At Great Wolf Lodge in SoCal, there’s a spa designed for kids called Scooops Kid Spa. It’s great for Mommy & Me or in this case, girl time with my niece. Hint: It’s open to the public! You don’t need to be hotel guests to experience Scooops and the first two hours of parking is free with validation. For our appointment, we all borrowed their … READ MORE >>

Rockin Jump Orange County Trampoline Park in Santa Ana

Need your kids physically active and looking for a way to burn off that energy? One of the newest trampoline parks in Orange County is Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park in Santa Ana. Their motto is “Jumpsafe. Clean. Fun.” Attractions include trampolines, a rock climbing tower, dodgeball courts, slam dunk zone, stunt bag area, tripwire lazer maze, and X-Beam arena. They want to keep it smelly-free so they make everyone buy their rockin’ socks. Rockin’ Cafe Getting hungry or need a snack? You don’t need to go very far to feed the family, because there’s an onsite cafe which offers small bites like personal-size pizza, chicken strips, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, … READ MORE >>