Day: August 23, 2012

Moms need to take a break too! #HealthyFamilies

They say that being a mother is the hardest job on earth, and I’m not going to disagree! Being a Mom means wearing many hats … the cook, the maid, the personal shopper, the chauffeur, the referee,  the banker, the handyman (or woman in this case) and a myriad of other roles that all mothers take on when the needs arise. Our days are filled with runny noses, toys under the feet, sloppy kisses, play dates and sibling squabbles, and every once in awhile Mom needs a break. I have a lot of ways I rejuvenate myself … a...

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Good times at Disneyland & Disney California Adventures

My son and I recently had the chance to visit Disneyland. I have been to Disney World a couple of times, but this was my first visit to Disneyland in California. I kind of expected it to be very similar to Disney World, and some things were the same, but there are a lot of differences too. When you visit Disneyland, you are within walking distance to Downtown Disney, Disneyland and Disney California Adventures. We chose to go right to Disney California Adventures because we wanted to see Cars Land! We went right to the line for a fast...

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Great History and Fun in Carlsbad, California

Like most people, I love a good story, and Carlsbad definitely has an interesting story as to how it went from rural farmlands to the popular tourist spot that it is today. In the 1800’s, Carlsbad was known for it’s farmland until John Frazier, a former captain with the US Navy, tapped artesian and mineral springs that people believed to have healing properties. Once the water gained popularity, it was tested and found to be much like the water at the world-famous Karlsbad, Bohemia health resort. People traveled  by train to Frazier’s Station to benefit from these medicinal waters,...

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