Adventures with Snoopy to Merry Farm

snoopylast week a visitor came to visit us…it was Snoopy. i wrote about how he was going to take us to Knott’s Merry Farm this week, and today is the day!!!! be sure to keep up with our adventures with Snoopy today on instagram, Facebook and twitter as we visit Merry Farm with our pal Snoopy. or better yet, head on over and meet us there, we would love to meet you!

we are busy getting ready to leave for day at Merry Farm….so in the meantime, check out the fun we had with Snoopy this week. he was the perfect guest….practically no messes at all hee hee.

we went out to dinner and he made us fresh guacamole, we visited Mrs. Claus, and he helped us decorate Christmas cookies….although he said he we were going to decorate cookies at Merry Farm too..


he took us for ice cream at the Ghiradelli Soda Fountain…because well, he loves to eat.


and we all went to Hollywood and the Hollywood Walk of Fame….


we also went the the Hollywood Wax Museum and met a bunch of movie stars….


even the President of the United States loves Snoopy.


and best of all, he made me a traditional Charlie Brown Thanksgiving since i was sick in bed.


the boys were so grateful to have such a fun house guest. thanks Snoopy for visiting and taking us to Merry Farm. we are so excited!


75 Christmas and Holiday Events for Kids and Families in Orange County

75 Family Holiday Events in Orange Countyclick here for the updated event list

the holiday season has arrived here in Orange County and events are beginning to pop up all around Southern California!  i have compiled a list of over 75 Holiday Events in Orange County, including Christmas events, Hanukkah events and winter celebrations.  all of these events are family-friendly, and take place around the OC and SoCal this holiday season.

so get your calendar out and pick the ones that look the most fun for you and your family. get ready to make this wonderful season one that your family remembers! (be sure to check back here, as more events will be added to the list as they are announced.)

Santa Events
Irvine Park Railraod Christmas Train to Santa
November 29 – December 23, 2013  | Irvine Park Railroad
take this enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park to meet Santa Claus. Christmas train will depart from the twinkling train station and drop passengers off at the North Pole. children can share their wishlist with Santa and have a photo taken with him.

Santa Arrival Parade
November 29, 2013  | 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.  | Anaheim Town Square
Real snow play area, photos with Santa, Kids Craft Activity, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Train Rides and more! FREE

Breakfast with Santa
December 21, 2013  | 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.  | Anaheim Town Square
tell Santa your holiday wishes and enjoy seasonal music and a traditional breakfast buffet. A to-go candy buffet and Santa photo souvenir are included. Parent supervision is required throughout Santa visits and breakfast.

Pictures with Santa in the Disney Gazebo
Weekends starting November 29, 2013  | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.  | Rogers Gardens
bring in your children and take a professional photo with Santa Claus. Santa will be in the original Disneyland bandstand gazebo waiting to hear every child’s wish for this Christmas season. FREE

• Fashion Island Santa Hours
• MainPlace Mall Santa Hours
• Brea Mall Santa Hours
• The Shops at Mission Viejo Santa Hours

Holiday Light Displays in the OC
• Nellie Gail Road in Laguna Hills
• Candy Cane Lane | El Corzo Street in Rancho Santa Margarita
• Birch Street in Brea
• Belquest Drive in Lake Forest

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