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April 2011

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California Vacation – Koret Children’s Quarter {San Francisco}

On our way out of San Francisco we stopped at another fabulous park – the Koret Children’s Quarter, so the kids could run off some energy before being *trapped* in the vehicle for another drive. It was one of the few times we were able to bring out the boys’ Strider Bikes (BEST investment ever) and they had an absolute BLAST! They were even able to ride them on parts of the park – it was perfect – Have I…

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Jo Totes Camera Bags – IT ARRIVED!!!! *Review*

I recently won a Jo Totes Camera Bag (it pays to enter giveaways people!!!) that arrived last week and I couldn’t be more THRILLED! I was sooo hoping to win it for our upcoming vacation so I can carry my camera and other purse items carefully and easily – without having to have two separate bags (nevermind alleviating the stress of taking a camera on the airplane, etc.). It came packaged in a soft linen type bag (with the Jo…

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California Trip – Radisson Fisherman’s Wharf

As was the trend for our holiday, we stayed in San Francisco for one night. And yes, it was a lot of packing and unpacking…in and out…back and forth…but we enjoyed it and had a blast seeing so many places. We will, however, change things up a bit next time to allow for a bit more downtime (ie – more than one night in each place) – so we could take advantage of features like this: We stayed in the…

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California Trip – Aquarium of the Bay

While we were trying to keep costs down during this trip, we definitely had to splurge on a few things. Aquarium of the Bay seemed too good to pass up, and we were actually pleasantly surprised at the cost. Just $16.95 for Adults and $8 for children 3-11 – in my experience, places like this tend to be at least double that. So we were thrilled! And it did not disappoint. We had SO much fun and the kids LOVED…

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California Trip – Wipeout Bar and Grill

After the Aquarium we took a stroll along Pier 39 to see what else there was. Walking by the Wipeout Bar and Grill we both agreed it was time to eat. And seriously – a surf based restaurant is so our kind of place! The atmosphere was laid back and fun, the staff was friendly, and the food great! The kids – a little crazy! LOL Actually, they were really good and ate really well, though as is typical for…

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California Trip – Off to San Francisco!

We headed next to San Francisco where Radelle had a photo shoot set up – you can check out the incredible photos HERE. I took the kids to an amazing tot lot park while she was doing the shoot – and I completely forgot to bring the camera out of the vehicle…..and I can’t find images anywhere on google to show you. It was a fabulous park and the kids had a blast! San Francisco knows how to do parks…

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California Trip – Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma {Review}

Our first hotel of the trip! We were SO excited to be in Novato/Sonoma and see all the beautiful wineries and vineyards. As I said on my previous post, we HAVE to go back when the grapes are in season. I bet it’s breathtaking! We stayed one night at the Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma (that’s a mouthful – it’s a Courtyard Marriot) because my cousin had a wedding to attend nearby. I ordered pizza in for me and the kids and…

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Jillian Michaels – 30 Day Shred {Review}

I have had so many inquiries about Shred and what it is exactly that I knew a blog post was in order! Many of you know Jillian Michaels from The Biggest Loser, even if you aren’t a watcher of the show….but if you aren’t familiar with her (you’re missing out!), check out her BIO to find out everything she’s accomplished! Having struggled with her own weight and the challenges of making changes, she understands the trials and triumphs of making…

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Hapari Winner!!!

Are you as excited as I am to find out who is going to win this awesome $50 gift certificate from Hapari? I have been so anxious to announce the lucky winner! So, here it is….the winner of the Hapari gift certificate is: Lucky comment #44: Carmen March 19, 2011 at 9:30 pm (Edit) subscribe to blog   CONGRATULATIONS CARMEN!!! Your e-mail address is not included so please e-mail me to claim your price. You have 24 hours to e-mail…

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