LA tourism numbers have been released, and once again Australia has hopped in as the front-runner in generating the most overseas visitors in Los Angeles. In 2011, approximately 26.9 million people visited Los Angeles, surpassing the 2007 record of 25.9 million visitors, according to Carol Martinez, vice president of communications for the Los Angeles Convention… Read More G’Day LA: Tourism Soars With Help From Australia | NBC Los Angeles
I’m participating in the 2012 Blog Dare at Bloggy Moms. One of the recent writing prompts was to write about a vacation we hope to take this year. In an effort to be more positive, I can say that we ARE taking our vacation at Disney World this year. I’m very grateful that my husband… Read More Our Vacation This Year – Disney World
2011 was a busy year for me that found me trying to balance too much and ultimately neglecting my blog. I am a mother of two children, including an 8 year old with Aspergers; a contract IT worker; a Network Marketer and a wife who really enjoys having this blog as an outlet. Tomorrow is… Read More A Look Back at 2011
This year I’m participating in the Blog Dare 2012 hosted by BloggyMoms.com Simply put, the Blog Dare 2012 is a year of writing prompts for bloggers. I’m a day late for the first post, but better late than never. So I’ll keep it short and sweet. My Social Media Goals for 2012 are: To post… Read More Social Media Goals 2012
It’s our boys birthday soon and he’s having a Birthday Party. There is a great local company that makes gourmet gluten-free, dairy-free cupcakes and he loves them. Instead he’s asked for an ice-cream cake. I’ve been able to find substitutes for our sons many requests for foods since going gluten and dairy free but this… Read More He Wants A Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Ice-Cream Cake!!
I was watching TV earlier and they mentioned that we could get snow this weekend! Normally we have to drive almost 2 hours to get to the snow so the kids are going to be very excited. Snow in Southern California could fall to elevations as low as 1000 to 2000 feet in Ventura and… Read More Snow Predicted in Los Angeles this Weekend!
In May 2010 our son was diagnosed with Aspergers and I have spent the past 8 months feeling like I am stuck in a really bad version of groundhog day. There are services available for children with Autism and yet they always seem to be out of our reach. Whether it’s the local regional center,… Read More What My Life Feels Like Lately
Our son is 7 and has high functioning Aspergers with sensory processing issues. He has had digestive issues since he was born which at it’s worst had him up awake screaming up to 10 times each night. He’s visited the pediatrician so many times, had allergy tests visited gastroenterologists and none of them could give us… Read More Why Our Son is trying the Gluten Free and Casein Free Diet
I would like each and everyone of you who read this post to consider putting down your phone whilst you are in the car. If you text, email, vlog or surf the net whilst driving you are putting yourself and those around you in danger. Don’t be mistaken, this is not just a teen problem. Research… Read More Texting Whilst Driving…. Is It Worth Losing Your Life Over?
Today, January 7th 2011 my Nana finally let go this morning at 10am Sydney time. It may sound weird but I feel happy that she is now at peace. Her life has been 6 weekly doctors visits for over 22 years and for the past approximately 5 years she has been fighting multiple myeloma. Since Christmas… Read More RIP Ivy Margaret Wasley ‘Nana’