Friday, March 6, 2020
Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories, which is coming up March 12 – 14, 2020 at Talking Stick Resort Arena here in #phoenix YAY!!! ✨ Tickets start at just $20 each !! Such a great deal & it’s during #springbreak ! YES!! It’s the perfect activity to take the entire family. We love Disney on ice !!!
Sunday, January 26, 2020
This last weekend we went to Supercross! It was so awesome. We had a blast. The boys loved every single thing about it. The excitement, all of it was so great ! This next weekend is Monster Jam!
We can’t wait to go! I know the boys are going to love this fun & exciting show. You can join us to!! Use code blogger 20 for a discount off your Monster Jam tickets ! Here is a little info on the Monster Jam show!
Monster Jam is the big leagues of motorsports competition, where 12,000-pound trucks and the world-class athletes who drive themtear up the dirt with gravity-defying feats. These trucks are Engineered to perfection!! The legendary Grave Digger®, Max-D™, El Toro Loco® and many more push all limits in Freestyle, 2 Wheel Skills Challenge™ and Racing competitions. testing their agility, speed and versatility. From unbelievable action to unexpected thrills, this is full throttle family fun!!!
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
IT’S GO TIME!!! We can’t wait for Monster Energy AMA Supercross this weekend! They are coming to phx once again! Yay.
My boys ALL love supercross and are going to be so excited. I am excited too!!
My boys ALL love supercross and are going to be so excited. I am excited too!!
You can buy tickets with a discount if you use code : BLOG20! Hopefully we will see you there!?? Can’t wait.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
We have been dying to take our boys to Disney on Ice! This year we are finally doing it. I can’t wait. We are keeping it a secret and surprising our boys! Yay.
We will be joining Mickey Mouse and his friends at memories with our family! Join us in the magical celebration on the ice. You can use the code BLOG20 for a discount on your tickets for this magical event!! Hope to you see you all there.
You can buy your tickets here -
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Although my husband & i are many years away from retirement. I have started to look at some beautiful spots that might be the BEST places for us to retire !! This blog post will include 5 Sweet Spots that i like & i think you should check out!
These 5 wonderful places that i will be sharing with you are, Talking Rock in Prescott Arizona, Mariposa in Rio Rancho New Mexico, Marble Falls outside of Austin Texas, St. George, Utah & Portland, Or. All of these places are well rounded, they have charm and are great for anyone to live!
1. Talking Point, Prescott, AZ is beautiful ! There are beautiful homes there. Leisure activities,
many museums to visit, kid friendly places for visitors and a ton of historical sites to see.
2. Mariposa in Rio Rancho New Mexico has beautiful homes. There are parks and great places to hike. Wonderful museums to visit. The beautiful Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is there and many other historical sites.
3. Marble Falls, Texas is a beautiful city. There are great parks. One that i especially loved was Lakeside Park. There is great dining & hiking. Shaffer Bend Recreation Area is near and it is a great place to relax and explore.
4. St. George, Utah is so pretty! The red rock is just gorgeous.
You can explore Zions National Park and see all of the the Red Rock. They have mild weather in the winter and a warmer summer. Great golfing areas, beautiful homes, hiking, great places to eat, family friendly parks & a ton of historical sites.
5. Portland, Or is a well-rounded area. This town has great shops, events, museums and art galleries.
Wilderness is also close by. Which is so great! Two mountain ranges for you to explore and hike.
All of these places are well rounded, beautiful and are great for anyone to live!
XOXO- Andrea Maya
Monday, October 15, 2018
FAMILY VACATION IN OCEANSIDE,CA
THIS LAST WEEKEND WAS SUCH A WONDERFUL FAMILY WEEKEND. BOTH BOYS HAD FALL BREAK, SO WE PACKED OUR CAR AND HEADED OUT TO OCEANSIDE, CA! WE LOVE TO VISIT OCEANSIDE FOR MANY REASONS. A FEW REASONS ARE - IT'S THE BEACH AND WHO DOESN'T LOVE THE BEACH?? WE ARE ALL MAJOR BEACH LOVER'S IN OUR FAMILY. WE HAVE FAMILY THERE TOO. SO, ITS ALWAYS NICE TO SEE FAMILY. OCTOBER IS SAN DIEGO " KIDS FREE OCTOBER " IT MAKES THE TRIP A LITTLE MORE AFFORDABLE WITH THE KIDS FREE MONTH.
WHEN WE ARRIVED TO OCEANSIDE, WE CHECKED IN AT OUR HOTEL. WE STAYED AT THE HOLIDAY INN OCEANSIDE CAMP PENDLETON. IT WAS GREAT. WE WERE GREETED WITH A SMILE, AND SOME CUTE LITTLE STUFFED ANIMALS FROM THE CITY OF OCEANSIDE. THEY WERE PELICAN'S AND STING RAYS. MY BOYS JUST LOVED THEM.
WELCOME TO OCEANSIDE - THEY LOVED THESE LITTLE SNUGLY ANIMALS
ROOF TOP VIEW OF THE OCEAN
THIS CUTE LEGO WAS IN THE FRONT LOBBY! MY BOYS LOVED IT!
WE HAD A JR. SUITE ROOM AND IT WAS PERFECT FOR OUR FAMILY. WE HAD PLENTY OF ROOM, A FRIDGE, MICROWAVE AND A MINI LIVING ROOM. THE BEDS WERE COMFY & BIG. THE ROOM HAS A NICE NICE BIG WINDOW. WE HAD A MINI LIVING ROOM WHICH WAS GREAT! WE HAD A GREAT SET UP AND WE ALL LOVED IT! THIS HOTEL IS SO CLOSE TO THE BEACH AND THE HARBOR. THE BOYS WENT RUNNING ON THE BEACH IN THE MORNINGS AND WE LOVED THAT WE WERE SO CLOSE TO THE BEACH. IT WAS PERFECT. THE OCEANSIDE HARBOR IS IN WALKING DISTANCE. IT IS SO CUTE. IT HAS SHOP'S AND DIFFERENT FOODIE PLACES TO VISIT. WE LOVED WALKING AROUND AND CHECKING OUT ALL OF THE SPOTS. OUR HOTEL HAD A PATIO ON THE VERY TOP FLOOR. IT HAS CUTE CHAIRS YOU CAN SIT ON A ENJOY THE AMAZING VIEW. YOU COULD SEE THE BEAUTIFUL OCEAN AND WE LOVED IT.
BEACH TIME :
ONE OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OUR VISIT IS ALWAYS THE BEACH. WE ALL LOVE THE BEACH. OUR HOTEL WAS PERFECT SINCE IT WAS SO CLOSE TO THE OCEANSIDE BEACH. WE VISITED MANY BEACHES DURING THIS WEEKEND. AS WE HAVE LOTS OF FAVORITES IN THE AREA. HERE ARE A FEW PHOTOS OF US ENJOYING OUR BEACH TIME !
OCEANSIDE PIER :
THIS IS THE LONGEST WOODEN PIER ON THE CALIFORNIA COAST!! ISN'T THAT COOL?!! THERE IS A CONVENIENCE STORE HALF WAY OUT STOCKED FLOOR TO CEILING WITH FISHING POLE RENTALS, BAIT, TACKLE, SNACKS AND BEVERAGES, AND A WHOLE LOT OF SOUVENIR'S STUFFED INTO A 7X15 FOOT SPACE!! THIS STORE IS CALLED THE BAIT SHOP AND THERE IS A PELICAN THAT LIVES THERE - HIS NAME IS CHARLIE THE PELICAN. MY BOYS LOVE HIM. HAHA. AT THE END OF THE PIER IS RUBY'S. ITS A 50'S DINER WITH BREAKFAST TO BURGERS ! THE SERVERS WEAR ROLLER SKATES !! WE LOVE THE BURGERS, FRIES AND MILKSHAKES AT RUBY'S! THE VIEW IS AMAZING.THE PIER IT SELF IS OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY 7DAYS A WEEK!
ON THE LOWER PART OF THE PIER THEY HAVE WHEEL FUN RENTALS! YOU CAN RENT ALL TYPES OF BIKE AND SPECIALTY CYCLES. EXPLORE OCEANSIDE PIER, OCEANSIDE HARBOR, AND HARBOR VILLAGE ON TWO, THREE, OR FOUR WHEELS, OR RENT A STAND UP PADDLE BOARD AND EXPLORE BY WATER! WE RENTED A BIKE FOR ALL OF US. IT WAS SO FUN. WE RODE IT UP AND DOWN THE BEACH. IT WAS BEAUTIFUL!
OUR VIEW ON OUR FAMILY BIKE RIDE !
LEGO LAND : DURING OUR STAY IN OCEANSIDE, WE WENT TO LEGO LAND! WE SURPRISED OUR BOYS WITH IT. THEY WERE SO HAPPY! IN OCTOBER KIDS ARE FREE WITH A PURCHASE OF A ADULT LEGO LAND TICKET + A SEA LIFE AQUARIUM TICKET. IT IS TOTALLY WORTH IT. OUR BOYS HAD A BLAST. WE STAYED AT LEGO LAND FROM OPEN - CLOSE. THEN WE WENT TO THE AQUARIUM AFTER TILL IT CLOSED. MAKE SURE YOU ARRIVE EARLY, GET YOUR TICKETS AND TAKE SOME PHOTOS. DOWNLOAD THE LEGO LAND APP. IT'S HELPFUL WITH WAIT TIMES AND A MAP OF THE PARK. WE PACKED SNACKS & UNOPENED DRINKS. THEN WE ATE 1 MEAL THERE. THEY HAD A KIDS EAT FREE WITH ADULT PURCHASE FROM 3-5 . WE ATE WHAT WE BROUGHT BEFORE THAT AND THEN ATE AT THAT RESTAURANT DURING THE TIME FRAME, SO WE COULD GET THE DEAL. IT WORKED OUT GREAT! THE BOYS HAD SO MUCH FUN AND WE LOVED WATCHING THEM EXPLORE ALL DAY. THEY BOTH LOVE LEGO'S SO MUCH!
FOOD : OUR FOODIE FAVORITE SPOTS IN OCEANSIDE ARE SWAMIS CAFE, UPPER CRUST PIZZA, PIZZA PORT, VG'S DONUTS, TY'S BURGER HOUSE, PEPPER TREE FROSTY, YOSHINO'S & IN-N-OUT.
BELOW I HAVE LINKED ALL OF OUR FAVORITES FROM OUR OCEANSIDE TRIP. FROM OUR GREAT HOTEL, THE KIDS FREE OCTOBER INFO AND FOODIE PLACES. THAT WAY WHEN YOU ARE PLANNING YOUR NEXT VISIT TO OCEANSIDE, YOU ARE ALL SET!!
VISIT OCEANSIDE : https://visitoceanside.org/
THINGS TO DO : https://wheelfunrentals.com/
KIDS FREE : https://www.sandiego.org/promotions/kids-free.aspx