Cheap Family Vacation in Ventura, CA

Going on vacation with a family of 4+ can get pricey, pretty darn quick! That Mom Instinct came in real fast, I wanted to make our vacation as budget friendly as possible. The boys love food, adventure, and having fun as a family. Continue reading “Cheap Family Vacation in Ventura, CA”

getty view hiking trail

10 Kid Friendly Hiking Spots in Los Angeles

Hiking locations in Southern California are so beautiful and you’ll find a few hidden gems in the busy city. All of these hiking spots are all within Los Angeles County and kid friendly. Jump right in and check them out! Continue reading “10 Kid Friendly Hiking Spots in Los Angeles”

10 Ways to Make Extra Money

I just got laid off. Those words typically scare away many families and cause so much extra stress. I’ve been very lucky to have picked up a great freelance/contractor position to create additional income for my family. This isn’t the first freelance position I’ve taken on, some are short term, others are long term. Therefore, I wanted to create a list of 10 Ways to Make Extra Money (as a freelancer or Stay At Home Mom/Dad). There are some fun jobs that are thrown into this mix for those of you who are looking to get creative, work part-time, or ditch your 9 to 5 job. Continue reading “10 Ways to Make Extra Money”

How to Save Money at Disneyland in California!

The coolest part about living in Southern California is having access to so many fun theme parks. My boys love to run wild and explore, Disneyland is the happiest place for a family of young kids. Let me share some Disneyland savings tips that my Amigas from TheMoodyMommiesPodcast shared with me! These are great for the one time visitor, or the annual pass holder!  Continue reading “How to Save Money at Disneyland in California!”