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The Best Donuts in Los Angeles

Los Angeles serves up some of the best donuts in the world. From the classic mom-and-pop donut shops in the ubiquitous strip malls to the character theme park donuts, you can find plain 50 cent donuts, fancy $5 donuts, build-your-own donuts, donuts with outlandish flavors and ingredients, and donuts even bigger than your face! Keep more »

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Field of Light at Sensorio in Paso Robles, CA

A few months ago, I embarked on a “Solo Mom Weekend Vacation” up to Los Alamos, California (you can read more about my weekend trip to Los Alamos here) and I decided to make the extra drive up to Paso Robles one night to experience Bruce Munro’s Field of Light. Field of Light at Sensorio is more »

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A Weekend Trip to Los Alamos, CA

Take a weekend trip to Los Alamos, the tiny “blink-and-you’ll-miss-it” town located in Central California. Instead of just a stop along the highway, it’s become a little destination town. With multiple motels to chose from, several fancy-ish restaurants, and almost too many places to have a drink in the middle of the day, it’s perfect more »

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The Ultimate Southern California Spring Wildflower Guide

Want to frolic in fields of beautiful flowers in Southern California? My Ultimate Southern California Spring Wildflower Guide shares all the different places to find flower fields and what you need to enjoy them!  In case you haven’t noticed in your social media feeds, spring has hit California hard! All the rain we complained about more »

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Lake Elsinore Lupine Wildflowers

The California wildflower “Superbloom” is still on and the Mister and I went on an adventure to find some more beautiful wildflowers on Tuesday! We already visited the Antelope Valley Poppy Fields, so I didn’t bother visiting the poppies in Lake Elsinore, but instead went on a hunt for these gorgeous, purple, lakeside, lupines! How did more »

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