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Discovering The Educational Side Of SeaWorld San Diego!

Since opening its doors in 1964, SeaWorld's mission has been to educate, conserve, and research marine life. By doing this, they have not only educated, but have also entertained little minds, making them develop a love for the ocean and all its creatures. In turn, SeaWorld is teaching those same kids to care for and nurture the environment and its animals. While visiting SeaWorld San Diego this … [Read more...]

SeaWorld San Diego- Perfect for the Whole Family!

Recently my family and I had the privilege of visiting SeaWorld San Diego. Not only did we get to visit the park, but we had an amazing behind the scenes tour of the park's most loved attractions, including the penguin exhibit and the animal rehabilitation area. Growing up in San Diego, SeaWorld has always been a favorite place to visit, but it wasn’t until I was older that I realized all the … [Read more...]

Hofsas House is Celebrating 70 Years in Carmel-by-the-Sea!

The Theis family is celebrating its 70th anniversary of bringing European hospitality to Carmel-by-the-Sea at its beautiful Bavarian-inspired Hofsas House Hotel! Located in the picturesque town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Hofsas House is a legendary stop for rest, relaxation and to take in what Carmel-by-the-Sea has to offer-- which is plenty! My family and I love being able to drive up the … [Read more...]

Temecula Creek Inn – A Night in Wine Country!

Last weekend my husband and I took a jaunt north to Temecula. Temecula is at the base of Riverside County and is in the heart and soul of Southern California's wine country. Lovely rolling hills, vineyards, fabulous restaurants; you can not ask for more! We were hosted by the Temecula Creek Inn, a fantastic inn in the heart of Temecula. It's close to shopping, restaurants and minutes from … [Read more...]

The Oaks at Ojai- A Wellness Destination Spa #oaksspa

Are you in need of a re-start? A getaway to refresh the mind, body and soul. Look no further than The Oaks at Ojai. A photo posted by Maryann (@goldenstatemom) on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:45pm PDT The Oaks at Ojai is an all-inclusive destination spa that provides a peaceful, healthy fitness retreat that is not only great for the body, but settles the mind and soul as well. When they … [Read more...]