Family Travel

Lego Robotics and an Airforce Boneyard – A Visit to Pima Air & Space Museum

I was looking for a Throwback Thursday post and came across this one from our visit to Pima Air and Space Museum from a couple of years ago. This was a terrific spot for a family visit. In fact, I think I'll add it to our list for a return visit!There is not much our grandson loves more… Continue reading Lego Robotics and an Airforce Boneyard – A Visit to Pima Air & Space Museum

Family Travel

Free Family Day Dinosaur Fun for Kids of All Ages

Free Admission to the Royal Tyrrell Museum on Family DayIf you are looking for something fun to do this Family Day Weekend, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology is offering free admission for the entire family. This includes all of the exhibits plus Storytime and two video presentations throughout the day. In addition, children aged… Continue reading Free Family Day Dinosaur Fun for Kids of All Ages

Family Travel

Historic California 101 – A Combination of Sunshine and History

There is nothing like a sunny day in Southern California to encourage a drive down California Highway 1 with the windows rolled down, salt breezes blowing through your hair, and don’t forget your best sunglasses, this is the place of Hollywood dreams after all.California Highway 1 runs along the coast of California from San Francisco… Continue reading Historic California 101 – A Combination of Sunshine and History

Family Travel

8 Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas for Families

I am often asked by friends and acquaintances about things to do in Las Vegas with children or if you don't drink or gamble. It surprises me a little that people still see Las Vegas as simply a place to party but then again, What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas is a very successful… Continue reading 8 Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas for Families

Disneyland, Family Travel

Viva Navidad at Disney’s California Adventure Park!

I've updated the following a bit for Throwback Thursday. Enjoy! To stay in the Christmas spirit I thought I would share this piece about Viva Navidad that I originally posted on December 20, 2015, after visiting the event at California Adventure with my hubby. I recently visited with our middle daughter and eldest grandson and… Continue reading Viva Navidad at Disney’s California Adventure Park!

Disneyland, Family Travel

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Day! Celebrating Dick Van Dyke’s 90th Birthday at Disneyland!

The wonderful thing about being flexible and keeping your eyes and ears open when you travel is the fun, sometimes once in a lifetime, events you can stumble upon. Even with Disney vacations, there can be an element of the unexpected if you are willing to 'go with the flow' and make changes to your… Continue reading A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Day! Celebrating Dick Van Dyke’s 90th Birthday at Disneyland!

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Fun Times at the NFR – Even Without Rodeo Tickets

Wrangler Rodeo ArenaWrangler National Finals Rodeo tickets are tough to come by. The event has been sold out for the last 26 years and they've been adding to a waitlist since 1987. You get the idea.You can find seats through the official ticket exchange, but this will set you back a respectable amount of pocket… Continue reading Fun Times at the NFR – Even Without Rodeo Tickets

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Barrel Racers and Bloggers

Cassie Hausauer from her Lipstick & Cowboy Boots blogCanadian barrel racing fans will cheer on one of their own at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas for the first time since 2012. I took this opportunity to chat with Cassie Hausauer, an Alberta barrel racer and writer of the popular Lipstick & Cowboy… Continue reading Barrel Racers and Bloggers

Family Travel

Who Can Resist a Chocolate Factory?

We've had a busy couple of weeks and now it's time to head for home. Back to school and to work for some. Back to the new reality of being retired and writing full time for me. I'll have just enough time to get things organized before our next trip down this way for the… Continue reading Who Can Resist a Chocolate Factory?