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!
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!
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
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
I've been travelling down the I-15 from Alberta to Las Vegas and LA since I was a girl. My parents loved to head south for vacation every winter and this was their favourite route. A couple of times we went to Phoenix and Tucson, but usually California was our destination. This is the same trip… Continue reading A Drive Through Kolob Canyon
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?
Music has always been important in our home. Our grandson has grown up listening to a broad variety of artists from country to pop to classic rock and even rock operas. I have to say his favorites are Katy Perry, Reba, Britney Spears, Michael Jackson and Trace Adkins, but he sings along to many others… Continue reading First Las Vegas Concert
Pinwheel near the Desert Living Centre at the Springs PreserveWe travel to Las Vegas quite often, not for the casinos, but for the warm weather in the winter and the various attractions and activities year round. There are a number of things to do for families including the Springs Preserve. We decided to visit there… Continue reading A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve
There are some days when you just feel like hanging out in your pajamas until noon. Sometimes these days come during your vacation, particularly if you have been traveling for some time or have a fairly full itinerary. I find that, especially when traveling with children, planning a quiet day or two can make everyone's… Continue reading Having a Quiet Day on Vacation
The races at Del MarThis week we headed down the coast from LA to Corona. The attraction was Legoland for their Brick or Treat party. Our youngest daughter and grandson decided to spend the day there while our eldest and I took the opportunity to visit the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for their Bing Crosby… Continue reading A Day at the Races