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L.A. in 24 hours. 5 Family Friendly Activities in Los Angeles.

During our annual pilgrimage to Palm Springs for Spring Break, we break away for a couple of days for something different. I love finding places in California that are perfect for families and this year we picked L.A. There are an endless amount of activities, from surfing to skiing and everything in between. We have never […]


Legoland Family Vacation

Our family’s typical spring break is great because we have parents who live in a warm, beautiful place – Palm Springs. I’ve been going yearly since I was ten and we have passed the tradition down to our children. We usually try to combine some other towns or activities into our visit, which is usually […]

A day at Wet ‘n Wild

The day was already close to 90 degrees at 10am, so we thought that taking the kids to spend the day at Wet ‘n Wild was the obvious choice.  Wet ‘n Wild is the watermark located in Palm Springs.  We were convinced it would be packed, given that it was spring break so we set off shortly […]

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Every spring break, we go to Palm Springs, California to visit my parents and, this year, we decided to do something I haven’t done since I was a kid–the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Palm Springs is traditionally known as a playground for movie stars and hip people from LA.  To us, it’s just the place […]

The travels of George the monkey

When I was pregnant with Max, I received a Curious George stuffed monkey and a set of 4 Curious George books.  I don’t remember who gave it to me, but when Max was about 9 months, it became his “lovie”.  He carried that monkey everywhere and we started photographing George the monkey during our travels. […]

10 things to do with kids in Palm Springs

We’re going to Palm Springs for spring break and can’t wait!  I’ve been going to Palm Springs since I was about 10 years old when my grandparents lived there and boy has it changed.  Back in those days, my grandparent’s golf retirement resort was one of the first and there was barely anything there.  Now […]