Deserts, Europe and the United Kingdom, Shopping, Style, Travel, Uncategorized, wine and drink

Souvenir Shopping Fun in Prague

Contrary to what some may think, I am not a huge shopper. I mean, I do go shopping, and at times even derive some fun from the experience depending on what I am shopping for and where (I'm looking at you, Target), but I would much prefer to have figured out in advance what I… Continue reading Souvenir Shopping Fun in Prague

Decorating, Family, holidays, parenting, Shopping, Style, Uncategorized, writing

Christmas Traditions

Christmas 2008. We once had a tradition of matching pajamas when they were littles. It's been a chilly 81 degrees here in So Cal, and though the mornings have been on the crisp side, the afternoon temperatures have made it easy to forget that we are indeed in the month of December. At least I… Continue reading Christmas Traditions

coffee, Decorating, Food, Opinion, outdoors, Shopping, Style, Uncategorized, writing

First Shadows of Fall

Shortened days, comfy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, marching band field shows- these are signs of fall. California is known for really having only two seasons: a short, 2-3 month rainy season and the rest of the year. And while that's true, the massive Liquidambar in my front yard has started to change colors and drop its… Continue reading First Shadows of Fall

Amusement Parks, california, Family, Florida, Shopping, Travel, Vacation, writing

Disney 2K17: Magic Kingdom vs. Disneyland

I could call this continuation of my Disney 2K17 Vacay series 'California versus Florida.'  After considering how I would write this article, I decided to share how our family thought about our experience over our two days at Magic Kingdom: a comparison of "our" Anaheim, California park to Orlando, Florida's. Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort is… Continue reading Disney 2K17: Magic Kingdom vs. Disneyland