April 23, 2017

Visiting the wildflowers super-bloom at Carrizo Plain National Monument in Central California

This week we drove out to the Carrizo Plain National Monument in Central California to see the spectacular display of wildflowers. We really wanted to go there after seeing beautiful photos posts from friends of the monument’s wildflower… Read More

April 28, 2016

Rub a pig’s belly at the Animal Place Sanctuary

On Saturday we headed up to Animal Place to visit the 600-acre sanctuary and meet up with the rescued animals. It was a little bit of a drive for us. Animal Place is about 2 and an half… Read More

April 20, 2016

Visiting Point Bonita Lighthouse

Visiting the Point Bonita Lighthouse is a perfect kind of day trip with friends and family! It is located on the southernmost cliff of Sausalito and has one of the most breathtaking and spectacular views of the California coast.

January 5, 2016

Visiting The Fortune Cookie Factory in San Francisco

The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory is a must-see while you are exploring Chinatown. It will take you less than 5 minutes to tour it but this is an experience you will enjoy. The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie… Read More

December 31, 2015

The Tom and Jerry Christmas House in San Francisco

We finally visited the famous Tom & Jerry Christmas House yesterday (last year we passed by too early and they were still setting it up… they had a crane and an army of helping elves)  This is definitely… Read More

October 17, 2015

Painting Pumpkins

Painting pumpkins has became a fun tradition for my family, specially for my teenage daughter. A couple of months ago we started to discuss which character we were going to do this October. My daughter wanted to do Cheshire… Read More

July 15, 2015

Let’s Go Fly a Kite at the Berkeley Kite Festival!

Last year we attended the Berkeley Kite Festival held at Cesar Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina, one of the country’s largest kite festivals. It was very nice to see hundreds of kites in different shapes, colors and sizes… Read More

October 8, 2014

Fall Fun, Painting Pumpkins

October is here and this means it is the season for pumpkins!!!! There is something about autumn that it is very easy to get into the fall spirit. Bring on the pumpkins, the apple picking, the baking, the… Read More

January 14, 2014

The Wave Organ at The Marina District

A few weeks ago after our second attempt we finally found one of San Francisco’s hidden and unusual spots: The Wave Organ. The Wave Organ is a wave activated acoustic instrument/sculpture part of the Exploratorium. The installation was developed… Read More

December 6, 2013

San Francisco Holiday Fun!

Life-sized gingerbread house, ice skating, holiday jingles, Christmas trees, Menorah lighting and even cable cars and boats decorated with holiday ornaments. The San Francisco elves has been busy getting into the holiday spirit! Check out some of our favorite… Read More