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?

Family Travel

A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve

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