Best Christmas Decorations in So Cal – You Can Visit for Free – We Did!

We visited the The Mission Inn in Riverside, California, to see their amazing Christmas decorations! It is quite enchanting & beautiful! This year, our daughter is a toddler and walking, so she got to experience it in a whole new way. We visited during the day and just before the Christmas rush. Watch video for more, I highly recommend visiting this resort! Admission in the lobby and several decorated areas is free. Hope you enjoy this video! Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive  Continue reading

Visiting Germany’s Enchanting Eltville in Wine Region, Rhine River, & Electoral Castle

More of our Travels in Germany! I was surprised by the enchantment & beauty of Eltville in the Rheingan Wine Region, we enjoyed the Rose Days Festival, & walked along the Rhine River as we looked for a place to get some dessert. Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive notifications of Continue reading

Amazing Zoo in a Forest in Germany

We visited amazing zoo in a forest in Germany, watch video & travel there with us (virtually)! Alessandra enjoyed learning about the animals & petting them! Thank you for watching! I will post more travel videos soon. If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive notifications of new videos Continue reading

My FIRST VIDEO!! A Different Way To Celebrate Thanksgiving…visit to Julian

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am excited to share my first video with you! I wanted to start recording videos for the blog a few years ago, but was busy with other projects and becoming a mom! Finally, I did it, my first vblog! I know it may not seem like a huge accomplishment to some, but this has been on my list of “goals” for a while. I recorded it myself and learned how to edit on my own. It took me several hours to edit but here is my first video. I recorded other videos, just need to find the time to edit and upload them. This is a start of what will hopefully be more videos in the future.

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Awesome Hotel I’d Stay At Again: JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

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We visit Las Vegas a few times per year. Our trips vary, from business to simple leisure, but I always try to add some fun outings to our trips. I also have a good friend, Rossy, which lives in Las Vegas, so I try to spend time with her every time we go. Which, is also different from Continue reading

Fun Visit to Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas: A German/Bavarian Restaurant

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One of our first trips family trips with baby Alessandra was to Las Vegas. I was excited about the trip because I would get to spend time with my friend Rossy which lives in Las Vegas, plus a few days in Vegas is always fun (see another Las Vegas trip here)! This was Alessandra’s first flight, so we were a little nervous about how she would react. She was Continue reading

Kipling Collection Reveal & Handbag Charity Drive

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Kipling held their Spring 2016 Collection Reveal & Handbag Charity Drive at their store at Simon Fashion Valley mall. Guests were asked to donate a gently used handbag and would receive 20% off any Kipling handbag. Kipling donated the handbags to a charity which helps disadvantaged women transitioning from unemployment back to work. I was honored to be invited to support a good cause! The event included Continue reading

Las Vegas “Babymoon” Getaway

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Last week is a blur, with a doctor’s appointment, the tour of the hospital, preparing some games and thank you gifts for my baby shower, continuing to organize the nursery, and working on the San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF)! I also spent several hours doing Continue reading

Visit to Heidelberg in Germany

IMG_5274Finally, I am looking through our pictures from our trip a few weeks ago to Germany. My hubby had business meetings, and I accompanied him to visit my mother-in-law and our friends. It is always nice to visit Germany with my hubby. I had been there a few times when I was single, but traveling there with him Continue reading

Where Would You Go If You Took Six Months Off?

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Have you purposely made a major career change that affected your life? Or, do you ever wondered what you would do if you lost your job? A friend was laid off a few months ago and decided to re-evaluate what she wants to do for the rest of her life. Not just her career, but the rest of her life. Her words and decision have been on my mind for the past few days. My initial thoughts were,  Continue reading