Tips and reviews on luxury hotels, best restaurants and things to do in California (like Disneyland).
American Girl Los Angeles

The Girl of the Year reveal is quite a scene. Here’s how to get inside the store without waiting in line.

things to do in sonoma with kids

This summer means new things to do in Sonoma with kids. San Diego has a direct flight to this scenic wine country.

Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa glass elevators

The Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa sometimes offers great weekend rates. A review of our stay.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Air Force One

It doesn’t matter how you vote. It’s a Presidential Library full of history and interactive exhibits kids love.

Balboa Bay Club Balcony

The Balboa Bay Club and Resort (now called Balboa Bay Resort) gets decked out for the holidays and boat parade.

Four Seasons Santa Barbara Coral Casino Kids

Spanish style charm mixed five-star service at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara.

Montage Beverly Hills Mercedes

Thank goodness this luxury hotel, Montage Beverly Hills, has a kids club as Rodeo Drive is steps away.


The Montage Laguna Beach enables parents to relax in luxury while children are entertained in the Paintbox program, which is like a fun summer camp. It’s win win.