Category Archives : California Adventures

Top Things To Do In Monterey

Located about six hours north of Los Angeles and two hours south of San Francisco sits Monterey, California.  Monterey is a beautiful place to visit.  I was blessed to live in the area for year when I was in college.  During that time I fell in love with all of the wonderful things that this […]

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Attending an LA Lakers Game

One of the best things about Los Angeles is the variety of professional sports that locals and visitors can see.  The Los Angeles Lakers play at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.  I have wanted to attend an LA Lakers Game for a very long time.  Recently, my Mom and I went to a […]

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

I am so excited to finally have The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ™ at Universal Studios Hollywood.  When I lived in Orlando I got to see it at Islands of Adventure which was great.  It is even better though that there is one within driving distance of where I live now.  While The Wizarding […]

McWay Falls

McWay Falls is located in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park in Big Sur, California.  I had seen pictures of this waterfall on pinterest but I had no idea that it was in Big Sur until one of my Facebook friends posted a picture saying that she took it at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Beach.  My […]

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Steinbeck House Restaurant

Famous writer John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California which is very close to CSUMB (California State University Monterey Bay) where I attended college.  My Mom and I recently went to the Monterey area to visit some of my friends from college.  I knew that John Steinbeck was from Salinas and as I was searching […]

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The Mission Inn

My first visit to the Mission Inn hotel and spa in Riverside, CA was this past fall.  I am so happy that I have been able to go back and visit a second time so that I could do more exploring of this fascinating place.  The Mission Inn has welcomed a variety of guests over […]

Top Things to do in San Francisco

San Francisco is an exciting and fun city to visit.  There are so many choices when it comes to deciding what to do in San Francisco.  I am fortunate to have been able to visit this city multiple times and I would love to go again.  When I went to San Francisco for the first […]

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Treasure Island Beach

Treasure Island Beach

This California girl loves to spend time at the beach.  Laguna Beach, CA is a wonderful place to visit and I am blessed to live within driving distance.  While there are several beaches in Laguna one of my favorites is Treasure Island Beach.  Treasure Island Beach is next to the Montage, a luxury resort, and […]