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20+ Best Family Farms Near Los Angeles (Updated for 2021)

Have you heard of the term farm-to-table?  Farm-to-table (or farm-to-fork) refers to the stages of the production of food which includes harvesting, storage, processing, packaging, sales and consumption.   Farm-to-table also refers to a movement concerned with producing food locally and delivering that food to local consumers. Do your children know where their food comes …

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Free Every Kid In A Park National Parks Annual Pass For 4th Graders

Are you familiar with the exciting government initiative called Every Kid in a Park, which gives every 4th grader grader and their families a free one-year National Parks Annual Pass!  That’s a total savings of $80.  Registration for the 2020-2021 school year opens in September 2020. Marvel at the St. Louis Arch, the Florida Keys, and the …

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Where To Go Whale Watching in California

This post may contain an affiliate link. Did you see the video last spring of the birth of a False Killer Whale that a group of tourists who were whale watching in California got to experience off the coast of Dana Point?  The whales were swimming alongside the catamaran, when suddenly a little calf was pushed …

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Where To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Southern California

The joy of cutting down your own Christmas tree has always fascinated me!  The smell of fresh cut greens, cool winter nights and the sweet aroma of drinking hot chocolate while walking through the treefarm, is as memorable as it gets.  And I loved every moment of it as a child!  Now I look forward …

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14 Fun Holiday Boat Parades in Southern California

Updated for 2020 This post contains an affiliate link. There’s nothing better than watching a parade during the holiday season.  Wait!…maybe there is.  It’s a boat parade!  You can’t help but get into the spirit of the season with lights gleaming off the cool ripples of the water and the holiday sounds coming from the …

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