Category: Travel

Visiting Scottsdale, Arizona: food, fun and family

Spring Training in Scottsdale

I’ve never been to Scottsdale. This year, we decided to head out to the Arizona desert to watch our World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, for a Spring Training game. This was the perfect time for us to experience Scottsdale, see our favorite team play ball, and visit family.…

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Get your Jungle Cruise map

It seems as if we’ve been on the Jungle Cruise more times than I can count. Because of the colorful personalities of the Cast Members, each time is different. Even though we’ve been on it so many times, I don’t think I could tell you about the route.…

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Disneyland Hotels: Paradise Pier

We’ve had many friends travel to Disneyland, and many have asked us where we stay. They are typically surprised to find out that we have stayed on-site almost every time. We stayed off-site once, and discovered the value in staying closer.…

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Balloon replacement

As soon as we hit Disneyland, Emma sees those $12 Mickey balloons and wants one immediately. I really don’t mind getting one, as long as it’s the first day of the trip. These balloons are great and usually last the week.…

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Ride the Ducks: San Francisco

Our Duck Boat driver

There is so much to see in San Francisco. We’ve lived here many years now and I can honestly say that even I haven’t seen it all. We recently had the opportunity to “Ride the Ducks” through San Francisco and I couldn’t wait to take my family on the adventure.