Fourth Stop on our road trip from Vancouver to Disneyland – Pismo Beach, California Driving time – 3 1/2 hours We were heading to something special on this road trip from Vancouver to Disneyland. My husband had reserved ATVs for himself and the kids in nearby Oceano. The little guy and I spent 3 hours hanging out on the beach …Read More »
Road Trip to Disneyland 2013 – Driving down the I5 part two
Third stop on our road trip to Disneyland down the I5 – San Francisco Driving time from Red Bluff, California – Approximately 3 1/2 hours Which brings us to a few quick road trip packing tips: Always pack pants and a sweater. Even if you’re traveling to a sunny, hot climate where you’ll be mainly in shorts, you just never …Read More »
What’s new at Disneyland 2013?
What’s new at Disneyland 2013? This summer, I’ll be hitting the open road with my family of 6. Destination? California. We’ll be saying goodbye to the inclement, highly unstable weather of the Pacific Northwest and plopping ourselves right in the middle of what I’m sure will be a heat wave the likes of which our Canadian skin may never recover …Read More »
If you need me, I’ll be at the Hyatt – Hyatt Regency Orange County review
It’s safe to say that there aren’t very many hotels on the Anaheim strip of Harbour Blvd that I haven’t stayed at. I’ve been visiting California at least once a year since my kids were tiny, and every year I tried a new hotel. After staying, I never really felt the need to rebook at the same place. I’d move …Read More »
What’s it like to stay in a Disney hotel?
What’s it like to stay in a Disney hotel? I get asked this a lot. You’re planning your family’s Disneyland vacation and you’re searching for hotels in the Anaheim area in one browser window while the other is open to the Disney website. Somehow, you keep ending up on the Disney site because, let’s face it, when presented with the …Read More »
Disneyland vacation for the large family
I have four kids ranging in ages from 11 to 3, so I guess you could say I have a large family. Or, at the very least, everyone who ever sees me at grocery stores, Costco, or a restaurant thinks I have a big family because they always ask me, “Are they all yours?” Yes, yes they are. Having 4 …Read More »
Star Tours: The Adventures continue now open at Disneyland
It’s time to strap on your light saber and head back to Hoth. Unless, of course, you are one of ‘those people’ that wear your Han Solo costume on a weekly basis and constantly twine your wife’s hair into Cinnamon buns. For the rest of the world, June 3rd was the day Star Tours: The Adventures Continue began transporting guest …Read More »