Pick Your Own Strawberries at Tanaka Farms’ Strawberry Tour

One of our favorite places to pick strawberries in Orange County is at Tanaka Farms in Irvine. Right now they have STRAWBERRY TOURS which is an hour guided wagon tour around their 30 acre farm. We learn about the different produce they grow, history of the farm, farming methods, sample a variety of farm fresh vegetables next to where they are grown, and then we stop to pick our own strawberries. Each paying customer receives a 1-pound container to fill to take home. I have been taking the children for years, and we still love it!

Cookout Tour Weekends at Tanaka Farms Thru August #TanakaCookOut

If you’re looking for something unique to do for your next family outing, how about a Cookout Tour at Tanaka Farms? Most recently a group of blogger families and I checked it out, and it was a great experience! What I love about taking my kids to the farm is they tend to taste the veggies they pick themselves after they see where it comes from. Tanaka is an organic farm so it’s totally safe to do it on the spot. Currently only available on the weekends, the Cookout Tour is a guided walking tour around the farm which allows us to select our own vegetables straight from the source, … READ MORE >>

What’s Inside Discovery Cube OC’s ECO Challenge Exhibits?

This is a sponsored post. #DiscoveryCubeMoms Have you played the Super Eco-Shopper Game and the Race to Recycle Game at the Discovery Cube Orange County? Both games are really fun and educational. My kids like to use the scanners, and we’re racing to be the fastest sorter. Most recently I went to Discovery Cube OC to learn more about their ECO Challenge Exhibits and their partnership with OC Waste Management. As you may already know, the games are designed to help children learn to be mindful of what they put into the landfills. Let’s take a closer look. Discovery Market In Super Eco-Shopper Game, there are 6-Eco Games, 4-Games about … READ MORE >>

FREE EVENT: Meet the Presidents Educational Summer Series Tuesdays at Nixon Library | @nixonfoundation

This summer Richard Nixon Foundation would like to invite families to MEET THE PRESIDENTS, a free series of educational events with five great American Presidents plus First Lady Pat Nixon. Each event will be performed in the White House East Room and feature look-a-likes portraying Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, Nixon, and Roosevelt, as well as include interactive discussions, Q&A, coloring time, and photo opportunities. Click on links below for more information. MEET PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN – TUESDAY, JULY 15 Hear about Honest Abe’s humble beginnings, how he went on to become the 16th President and lead the nation through the Civil War. MEET PRESIDENT TEDDY ROOSEVELT – TUESDAY, JULY 22 Meet … READ MORE >>