Family Comes First at These SoCal Wineries
Sep05

Family Comes First at These SoCal Wineries

By Maria del Cisne Vital Whether you prefer crisp Pinot Grigio, dry Chianti, or summer Rosé, California is the destination for any and every type of wine. The iconic Napa and Sonoma Valleys of NorCal are the titans of tannins. Meanwhile, SoCal can take pride in Temecula, Malibu and more growing wineries and vineyards. One feat that is hard to beat is the inviting and warm energy provided at SoCal’s family-owned wineries. With intimate...

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Have Some Family Fun All Month Long
Aug01

Have Some Family Fun All Month Long

By Maria del Cisne Vital Southern California is one of the most diverse and timeless destinations, especially when it comes to family-friendly activities. Whether you want to treat the family to an all-day adventure at one of SoCal’s many theme parks, go on a nature-packed hike with the kids, or just sit back and relax at a drive-in, the options are limitless. Spend the month of August, which happens to be Family Fun Month, with your...

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Our Twist on “Dog Days of Summer”
Jul16

Our Twist on “Dog Days of Summer”

By Maria del Cisne Vital   A lot of activities this summer may be fun, but think about what your dog is doing all alone back at home… Now that you have that sad image in your head, don’t feel bad because there are so many places you can bring your pup for a great time that will leave both of you with smiles on your faces! SoCal has dog-friendly parks and beaches that are bound to make your dog bark with joy while basking in the...

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Splash Around at These SoCal Waterparks
Jul02

Splash Around at These SoCal Waterparks

By Maria del Cisne Vital Beat the heat and grab the kids—it’s time to make a splash at these local waterparks. They have all the fun of a classic amusement park, with a twist that involves water slides, lazy rivers, and more refreshing and adventurous family fun. Put on your sunscreen, and dive in! Great Wolf Lodge This unique spot is a great place to play and stay with the whole family. It’s a luxury resort and a waterpark all in...

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Game Day Grub With Chef Jamie Gwen
Jun09

Game Day Grub With Chef Jamie Gwen

Baseball season is in full swing and we have the perfect recipes to feed any hungry fan. From big parties to small, these easy recipes will make your next party a home run.    LASORDA MEATBALL MADNESS To honor the Dodgers Baseball Great…and feed a crowd!  This Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce is made in the oven and it’s so rich and delicious.  This hearty sauce coats pasta beautifully, makes incredible Chicken Parmesan and is brilliant...

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Camping With Your Kiddos
May24

Camping With Your Kiddos

By Maria del Cisne Vital   Camping is a great way to teach your kids the importance of the outdoors and to spend some quality time together. Ditch the technology, take in your surroundings, and become one with nature at these kid-friendly SoCal camping spots:   Black Rock Campground in Joshua Tree National Park One of two camping sites that can be reserved at Joshua Tree, Black Rock is a great place for family camping...

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