The Grand Canyon & other Stops Along the way in the American Southwest

Preferring to let others take on the driving duty, I was content to sit back taking photos out the window, and reading my guidebooks in between periodic naps. But that changed this past summer when the boys and I joined my parents for a 2000 + mile road trip throughout the American Southwest.

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Chasing the Light in Upper Antelope Canyon

I pressed myself as close to the wall as I could, but there was no where else to go. It was so hot I could feel the sweat dripping down my back, and my knees ached from squating in the dirt. In places the walls were so close together I had to squeeze to get through…

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Soaring Over Monument Valley

If there was a main destination on our epic 2000+ mile road trip through the American Southwest it was Monument Valley, which is located on the border between Utah, and Arizona. Believe it or not my inspiration for this mega adventure came after riding Soarin’ Over The World a ride inside Disneyland’s California Adventure Park. And why not? Inspiration can come from anywhere.

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The Sweet Tooth’s Walking Tour of Downtown Los Angeles

I’ve been inspired by all the mouthwatering photos of food I’ve been seeing online lately, but with literally thousands of delicious choices right here in my home town of LA, and limited time to eat out, my list of must try places was growing long. A plan was in order and I decided a food tour was the perfect answer!

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Road Trip to Arches National Park

Arches National Park, one of many National Parks we visited in Utah, was also the furthest from everywhere else. “Our” decision to take Scenic Highway 12 from Bryce Canyon to Arches proved to be more of an adventure than I was hoping for…

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Exploring Bryce Canyon National Park Day & Night

Bryce Canyon National Park, was just one of many National and State parks we spent time in during our visit to Utah. We enjoyed hiking through unique and alien landscapes by day, and explored the night sky, and it’s many wonders, under it’s famously dark skies by night.

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Mini Emoji birthday Cakes

As my kids have gotten older they’re less interested in large elaborate birthday parties. However, even if the event itself has gotten much simpler, that doesn’t mean we don’t love a good celebration, and a fancy cake to go with it!

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Las Vegas The Neon Museum

Famous the world over the Las Vegas Strip shines bright with larger than life neon signs and twinkling lights stretching as far as the eye can see.  Las Vegas and neon are synonymous you really can’t have one without the other. Therefore, it makes perfect sense that there would be a museum dedicated to the preservation and history of the city’s iconic neon signs.

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8 Things to do in Las Vegas… with Kids

Are you consdiering a trip to Las Vegas with your kids? Having recently visited with my two boys, here are 8 things to do in Las Vegas with Kids all of which are 100% kid appropriate and very well done! The only problem… They’re in Las Vegas…

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