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RiSe Lantern Festival: A family visit to the Las Vegas festival

RiSe Lantern Festival: A family visit to the Las Vegas festival

This year, we visited the RiSe Lantern Festival in the Mojave Desert. We had no idea what to expect, but it ended up being one of the most memorable, uplifting, and powerful trips we’d ever been on. We loved it! Logistics: Tickets and lodging First things first […]

The best time to visit Austin, TX for kids and families

The best time to visit Austin, TX for kids and families

We recently took a trip to Austin, TX, one of my favorite cities! And this was our first time bringing Jimmy to Texas’s weirdest city. We had a great time, but it was so hot during our September trip! So when is the best time […]

A weekend in Austin with kids and friends

A weekend in Austin with kids and friends

I’ve been to Austin before but never with kids. With a motto like “Keep Austin Weird”, it’s always been one of my favorite cities to visit. It has a lively culture, with plenty of outdoor activities to keep me busy. And since we have friends […]

LEGOLAND California: A Toddler’s Paradise

LEGOLAND California: A Toddler’s Paradise

I’ve been hearing great things about LEGOLAND California and I’m so glad we got a chance to check it out. It did not disappoint! LEGOLAND California was basically created with smaller kids in mind, making it a fantastic (and more affordable) alternative to Disneyland. Here […]

Chicago: What to do during winter in Chicago

Chicago: What to do during winter in Chicago

Sure, I’ll admit that winter in Chicago doesn’t quite stand up to all that the summer months can offer. However, Chicago is actually still pretty great in the winter… as long as you come prepared for the cold! Be sure to bundle up and put […]

Jackson Hole, WY: What to do during summer in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole, WY: What to do during summer in Jackson Hole

It’s no secret that I love the mountains, so needless to say, visiting Grand Teton National Park was high up on my list of places to visit. We spent some time this summer in Jackson Hole, WY and visited Yellowstone, the Tetons, and much more. […]

Yellowstone National Park: Our day trip to Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park: Our day trip to Yellowstone

Our family loves National Parks and Yellowstone has been high on my list for quite a while. You could easily spend a full week in Yellowstone National Park and not run out of things to do. The park is massive, which also means it’s full […]

Disneyland California: What to do with toddlers at Disneyland

Disneyland California: What to do with toddlers at Disneyland

I grew up with Disneyland just a short drive away and spent most of my summers there. So, after we moved back to Los Angeles last year, I was very excited to bring Jimmy. It is, after all, The Happiest Place on Earth, so it’s […]

Chicago: Where to eat in Chicago for every meal

Chicago: Where to eat in Chicago for every meal

The best rule of thumb for choosing where to eat in Chicago is: if it’s a national chain restaurant, skip it. Chicago has dozens of incredible restaurants, from hot dog stands to Michelin Star restaurants. If you visit during the spring, summer, or fall, make […]

Chicago: My favorite (and least favorite) activities to do in Chicago

Chicago: My favorite (and least favorite) activities to do in Chicago

I spent about eight years living in Chicago. One thing that always frustrated me was that most tourists were missing out on the best Chicago has to offer. The culture, the food, the music, and so on, are all not to be missed. I’m sharing […]