September in San Diego…

San Diego in September, Pacific beach


El Yunque Rainforest, Puerto Rico: Hiking La Mina Trail and Waterfall

La Mina Falls, El Yunque Forest, Puerto Rico

  Puerto Rico is a must-visit country for many reasons, but one of the main reasons is that it has the only tropical rain forest in the entire United States National Forest system.    El Yunque National Forest delves through the mountains on the eastern end of the island, it’s quite tall and you can drive […]

Relaxing Desert Retreat: La Casa Del Zorro Resort in Borrego Springs, California

Cactus plant in Borrego Springs Desert

  Who goes to the desert in the summer?   I’ll tell you who. Someone who want to relax, to unwind. Someone who wants to throw away all of their responsibilities for the moment and have a little fun. We went to La Casa Del Zorro Resort and Spa in Borrego Springs and loved every […]

Celebrating Milestones: Marriott Rewards® The Most Memorable Accomplisments

Marriott Rewards Surprise Party

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Marriott Rewards. I received Marriott Points to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.     How do you celebrate someone special in your life? Have Marriott throw them a surprise party!   Remember when I told you […]

5 Reasons To Getaway to Alaska: Stay at The Waterfall Resort and Steamboat Bay Fishing Club!

Steamboat Bay Fishing Club Lodge

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Waterfall Group. I received a gift basket and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.     I have had Alaska on my travel bucket list for a few years now. I feel like most people think of the beach […]

A Walk In Historic Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Flag Door, Old San Juan

  Remember how I told y’all that I had to get away? Well, I did, and Puerto Rico was the destination. If you’re in need of a getaway to a tropical paradise that’s nearby, this is the destination. It’s super easy to travel to Puerto Rico, it’s a U.S. Territory and no passport is required. The main […]

Gotta Get Away…

Catamaran Boats float on turquoise waters on Icacos Island, Puerto Rico

  Sometimes, you’ve got to just GO.   Leaving the day to day, the stress, the mess. Suppressing the need to be everywhere-ever-present-all-of the-time-for-everyone. This is why traveling is so exhilarating. It’s like getting a new refreshing look at the world and escaping from your reality into someone else’s.    I feel like everyone is […]

Family Adventure in Costa Rica: Stay at Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Refuge!

Aerial view of the swimming pool with watersilde, Si Como No hotel in Costa Rica

    Have you ever been to Costa Rica? If you haven’t YOU MUST add this country to your bucket list! I have written about my travels to Costa Rica, why you should take your family, a zip line adventure in San Luis, and some stunning photos of Manuel Antonio, one of the top beach tourist areas. […]

85 Family Friendly Things to Do This Summer in San Diego, California

View of Pebble Beach, California, 17 Mile Drive

  Are you taking a family vacation to San Diego this year? Or just passing through? Maybe you’re a Southern California resident? I am sure you’ll be looking for things to do while you’re here, there is so much to experience! Born and raised in San Diego, and now enjoying the city with my kids, I consider […]

Summer Nights: Brazilian Fun and Food at the Bahia Carnaval!

sunset over the bay, Bahia Hotel, San Diego

Looking for some family fun things to do in San Diego this summer?     If you live here, or are traveling to San Diego this summer, Bahia Carnaval it is! Set at the beautiful Bahia Hotel on Mission Bay, guests take part in a wonderful night time event, every Thursday night this summer. No need […]