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With summer right around the corner and soon the kids will be out of school, fun activities are being planned all over. Why not spend a hot summer day indoors at the Sky City Bounce House in Santa Clarita, California! Located at 26306 Diamond Place in the Santa Clarita Valley this fun and cool place is perfect for all kinds of events such as birthday parties, fundraisers, open playtime for the little ones and so much more. Whether you are there for a special event or to just have fun with the kids on a hot day, (1 comments)
So you know a little one that has a birthday coming up, why not have a birthday party at Scooter’s Jungle in Santa Clarita, California! Located at 28230 Constellation Road in the Santa Clarita Valley this fun and exciting place is great to host birthdays, fundraisers, group camps and so much more. Scooter’s Jungle is a fantastic indoor playground for kids and offers something for everyone! Scooter’s Jungle has everything from fun games to exciting climbing structures so that your little ones can have a blast and wear themselves out at the same time. For more information regarding (1 comments)
So you are ready to stop and smell the roses, why not enjoy a quiet day at the Conservatory Garden & Learning Center at the Castaic Lake Water Agency in Santa Clarita, California! The Conservatory Garden & Learning Center is located at the top of the hill above Central Park in the Santa Clarita Valley. This great community project is sponsored by the Castaic Lake Water Agency and is a fantastic way to spread the word about water conservation. The Conservatory Garden has 350 different kinds of drought tolerant plants, flowers and grasses that you can learn (0 comments)
Santa Clarita has so many great places to eat from fine dining to good old fashion cuisine. Lily’s Café is no exception! Located at 23700 Lyons Avenue in the Santa Clarita Valley this good old fashion little café is one of my favorite places to eat at. All of the tables at Lily’s Café, always has a vase full of fresh cut flowers on them even during the cold winter months. The staff is awesome as well as attentive and caring towards their patrons. Lily’s Café is definitely a favorite amongst the locals because the place is always very (0 comments)
So you are in the mood for some yummy authentic Mexican food, why not enjoy a delectable delight at Dario’s Mexican Restaurant in Santa Clarita, California! Dario’s Mexican Restaurant is located at 24523 Newhall Avenue in the Santa Clarita Valley. This quaint and charming little place is a favorite amongst the locals and has been around for many years. All of their delectable dishes will tantalize your taste buds like never before! The best part of Dario’s is that the food is fantastic and the service is phenomenal! The enchiladas and margaritas are to die for, as well as (0 comments)
If you are a lover of Italian food, then a visit to Maria’s Italian and American Deli in Santa Clarita, California is a must! Maria’s Italian and American Deli is a family owned business and has been around for many years. This beloved treasure is a favorite place amongst the locals and visitors from all over! Maria’s Italian and American Deli is located at 22620 Lyons Avenue in the Santa Clarita Valley. This amazing place has the tastiest meatball subs (my personal favorite), delectable pizzas, yummy to your tummy antipasto salads and so much more, that you too will (0 comments)
"Pay It Forward" Sent a card to a little cancer patient in Idaho - 03/27/11 11:47 PM
I am linked in with over a thousand people on Facebook. A Realtor in another state put up a post - her daughter is a nurse and is caring for this little boy that does not have much time left. In her post she requested that we send a card to this poor little guy because his wish is to receive one million get well cards. I sent out a card to this guy and reposted and hopefully he will exceed the limit. Wishing you all a great week. Cheers! (0 comments)
Enjoy a round of golf at the Robinson’s Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita, California! If you are a golf enthusiast then this gorgeous and breathtaking golf course is just for you. Located at 27734 Sand Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita Valley, this spectacular golf course has everything to offer one could only dream of! The Robinson’s Ranch Golf Course not only has gorgeous views as well a fantastic golf course, it also has a gorgeous clubhouse to complete it. I absolutely love their motto “It’s not a private club, it just plays like (4 comments)
So you need a day away from the craziness of life, why not spend the day on the golf course at Vista Valencia Golf Course in Santa Clarita, California! This spectacular and gorgeous golf course is a great way to shake the winter blues and breathe in the fresh air! The Vista Valencia Golf Course is located at 24700 Trevino Drive in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Vista Valencia Golf Course offers many amenities such as a bar and grill, clubhouse, snack bar, cart rentals, putting greens and so much more for the ultimate golfing experience. The scenery and (1 comments)
So you are looking for some good old fashioned cuisine, why not enjoy a meal at the Saugus Café in Santa Clarita, California! The Saugus Café has been around since 1887 and has been in its current location off of Railroad Avenue formally (San Fernando Road) since 1952. At the Saugus Café you can still order delicious meals at great prices! The Chef Salad there is to die for as well as many other yummy sooth your soul foods that the Saugus Café has to offer! There have been many famous customers that (0 comments)
So your New Year’s resolutions pretty much went out the door the first week of January! Well it’s not too late to join a fantastic gym like the Santa Clarita Athletic Club in Santa Clarita, California. The Santa Clarita Athletic Club is located at 24640 Wiley Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita Valley. There are so many fun activities at the Santa Clarita Athletic Club that one would want to get in a fantastic workout everyday! The Santa Clarita Athletic Club offers a women’s only gym and a co-ed main workout area, spin classes, Cardio classes, (0 comments)
With summer just around the corner, there will be a lot of fun activities taking place in Santa Clarita, California! Every year the City of Santa Clarita provides the locals and visitors from all over, free concerts in the park at Central Park located off of Bouquet Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita Valley. Take in an evening dancing under the stars with some very talented tribute bands and get your boogie on! There is always food and beverages available to make it the perfect evening for locals and visitors to spend time with their loved ones. (2 comments)
So you need to get away from the hustle and bustle, why not get out of the city and go horseback riding at the Don-E-Brook Farms in Santa Clarita, California! Located off of San Francisquito Canyon Road this amazing place of tranquility has everything a horse lover has to offer. Don-E-Brook Farms was founded in 1960 by Ernie NaQuin. With the experience and expertise of the Don-E-Farms staff members, one could really have a fantastic experience and a memorable day that would last a lifetime. For more information regarding the Don-E-Brook Farms please visit the link below: (2 comments)
Spend a fun filled day at the Valencia Ice Station in Santa Clarita, California! The Valencia Ice Station is located at 27745 North Smyth Drive in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Valencia Ice Station offers so many fun activities that one can only dream of! They have ice skating, hockey, snow day and the most fun of all the bumper cars on ice. This is the perfect place to have a birthday party, group fundraiser, company event, family get together and so much more! For more information regarding the Valencia Ice Station please visit the link below: http://www.icestation.net/HOME.aspx (0 comments)
So you need some way to let go of the weekday humdrum, why not enjoy a day or evening of bowling at the Santa Clarita Lanes in Santa Clarita, California! The Santa Clarita Lanes is located at 21615 W. Soledad Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita Valley. What a great place to have a birthday party, fundraisers, holiday functions, family reunions and so much more! While you are there, don’t forget to stop in at Vincenzo’s Sports Bar & Grill for some delicious food and refreshing beverages to tantalize your taste buds! For more information regarding the Santa Clarita (0 comments)
With the month of April right around the corner, locals and visitors from all over are getting ready for the famous Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival in Santa Clarita, California! The Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival will be open to the public from April 27- May 1, 2011 at the famous Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio right here in the Santa Clarita Valley. This exciting and classic event is well known for its fantastic western music and cowboy poetry, delectable foods from all kinds of vendors, fun film tours and my personal favorite the exquisite 1800’s cowboy gear and clothing (3 comments)
"Pay It Forward" Red Cross Japan - 03/19/11 11:34 PM
I made a donation to the Red Cross Japan earlier in the week. I saw a program last evening that donations are way down for this disaster and it is hearbreaking to even think of what these poor people are dealing with on a daily basis. I am keeping good thoughts for Japan. (0 comments)
Santa Clarita has a lot of wonderful historical houses and buildings. The Kingsbury House is no exception! Take a tour of the historical Kingsbury House in Santa Clarita, California! This historical little treasure was built in 1878 and located at one time on 8th Street and formerly (San Fernando Road) now known as Railroad Avenue. The Kingsbury House was once occupied by Lyman Stewart in 1883. Mr. Stewart was known for forming the Union Oil Company. In 1911, the house was purchased by August Ferrier and moved the Kingsbury House to Walnut Street. The Kingsbury House was donated (0 comments)
One of my favorite historical places to visit is the William S. Hart Park and Museum in Santa Clarita, California! This amazing treasure right in our own backyard was purchased and built in 1921 by William S. Hart, a beloved famous silent movie western star. The Hart mansion up on top of the hill is a gorgeous 22 room museum for all to see and admire for free, just the way William S. Hart wanted it. It houses an exquisite collection of western art and Native American artifacts. Down below is a really cool ranch house that houses (1 comments)
Santa Clarita has many wonderful parks and historical buildings that we can be proud of and the Tesoro Adobe Historic Park is no exception! The Tesoro Adobe Park is located at 29350 Avenida Rancho Tesoro in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Tesoro Adobe was built in the 1920’s and owned by western film star, Harry Carey. Mr. Carey was in and credited for 233 movies. He spent time with some very famous western stars such as John Wayne and even our own famous William S. Hart. The Tesoro Adobe Park was given to the Los Angeles County (0 comments)
Enjoy a relaxing Thursday evening at the Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market in Santa Clarita, California! The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market is open every Thursday from 3-7 pm. It is located on Market Street and west of Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Enjoy some delectable and fresh produce from local farmers from Oxnard to Temecula! Don’t forget to pick up some gorgeous flowers that are also grown in the local fields here. Why not sit down and enjoy a delicious meal as well as live entertainment while you are there! For more information regarding the Old (2 comments)
So you need something to do this weekend, why not take a Bird Hike at the Ed Davis Park on Towsley Canyon in the Santa Clarita Valley this Saturday, March 19, 2011 starting at 8:00 am! This is a fantastic time to get a glimpse of some very exquisite migratory birds as they travel away north for the season! Enjoy the morning or even the afternoon exploring this amazing park that is just west of the I-5 between Santa Clarita and the San Fernando Valley. There are wonderful trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and plenty (0 comments)
Spend a fun afternoon at the Mountasia Family Fun Center in Santa Clarita, California! Mountasia Family Fun Center is a great place to have a celebration for all occasions, from birthdays to fun loving anniversaries. Mountasia has miniature golf, fantastic lazer tag, rock wall and let’s not forget the bumper boats and Go-Karts. There is a Farrell’s Ice Cream parlor inside Mountasia to satisfy your sweet tooth! This is a great entertainment venue for all ages! For more information regarding Mountasia Family Fun Center please visit the link below: www.mountasiafuncenter.com What a great way to spend the day being (0 comments)
With summer just around the corner, it is time to think about fun ways to keep cool from the heat! Why not spend a hot summer day at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center in Santa Clarita, California! The Santa Clarita Aquatic Center has three awesome pools for every one of all ages. There is a 50 meter competition pool, a 25 meter dive pool and a fantastic activity pool equipped with water play toys and a 160 foot water slide. When you get hungry or thirsty the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center offers a concession stand to satisfy your (1 comments)
Enjoy the day or evening on St. Patrick’s Day at Mulligan’s Restaurant and Pub in Santa Clarita, California! This Thursday March 17, Mulligan’s Restaurant will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day from 11 am-2 am. There will be a live D.J. in the evening and delectable Irish food will be served all day. Do not miss this fun event full of delicious food and drinks, live entertainment and just plain old Irish fun! Don’t forget to wear green! For more information regarding Mulligan’s Restaurant and Pub please visit the link below: http://mulligans2008.com/Home_Page.html Just thinking about this is making my mouth (1 comments)
So you don’t know where to go for a St. Patrick’s Day dinner, why not enjoy dinner at the Egg Plantation in Santa Clarita, California! The Egg Plantation is having a fantastic and yummy St. Patrick’s Day dinner and celebration on March 12 from 5-9 pm. There will be live Irish music, yummy food and let us not forget the green beer! This great little place in Santa Clarita opened its doors in the 70’s with one major goal, to serve the best tasting delectable omelets in the world! For more information regarding the Egg Plantation please (0 comments)
"Pay It Forward" Friend to the Airport - 03/12/11 08:01 PM
I had a friend call me to inform me that she had to leave town quickly on a family emergency. I could hear the panic in her voice and decided I would offer to pick her up and take her to the airport. It was the beginning of rush hour traffic in L.A. and decided I had to surrender the next 3 hours to traffic. I made my way to her home, picked her up calmed her and got her to the airport. As I pulled away from the airport I felt good to know that my friend was safely at (5 comments)
Take a tour at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita, California! The Gibbon Conservation Center is a non-profit organization that was established in 1976 by Alan Richard Mootnick. This amazing place was established in order to help preserve the endangered small ape called “The Gibbon.” Gibbons are very much on the verge of extinction! However, with the help of this amazing sanctuary of a place, there is hope for the Gibbons. The Gibbon Conservation Center is a safe haven for these amazing little apes. Tours are available by appointment only and all proceeds are tax deductible. The (0 comments)
Santa Clarita has a wonderful variety of restaurants and cafes for every ones palette to enjoy! The Halfway House Café in Santa Clarita is no exception! If you are looking for some good old fashion cooking, this is the place to be. The Halfway House Café has been opened since 1931. It was named the Halfway House Café because in the early 1900’s farmers from Palmdale and the Los Angeles Market used to meet in between Palmdale and Los Angeles. Both would use the café as a trading post. The Halfway House Café has been used in (1 comments)
Spend a relaxing Sunday at the Gentle Barn in Santa Clarita, California! The Gentle Barn is a wonderful non-profit organization that rescues neglected and abandoned farm animals. This amazing sanctuary is open to the public on Sundays for every one of all ages to enjoy these courageous and loving animals. The Gentle Barn is a perfect place for all sorts of wonderful occasions and celebrations! At the Gentle Barn you can groom the horses, brush the cows and just have a great time with these amazing animals. For more information regarding the Gentle Barn please visit the link (10 comments)
Travel back into time at the Country Antique Fair Mall in Santa Clarita, California! When you step into the Country Antique Fair Mall you really do step back into a different era. It is one of my favorite places to visit, to ponder and to walk through each aisle to view every piece of somebody’s memory. When I walk down each aisle, I make sure to walk with extra care knowing that everything in this wonderful place holds precious memories from long ago! This amazing treasure of a place in the Santa Clarita Valley opened its doors July 21, (0 comments)
Enjoy an evening at the Repertory East Playhouse in Santa Clarita, California! The Repertory East Playhouse is a great place to catch a live theater performance for every one of all ages. This amazing playhouse has such a great mission to produce plays that will excite and nourish the community’s love for the arts. The Repertory East Playhouse is not a community theater. It is a professional theater and a member of the L.A. Stage Alliance. For more information regarding the Repertory East Playhouse please visit the link below: http://www.repeastplayhouse.org/ What a fantastic way to watch a live performance! (0 comments)
Enjoy an evening of live theater at the Canyon Theater Guild in Santa Clarita, California! The Canyon Theater Guild was established in 1970 and is celebrating 40 years of wonderful live performances. This amazing theater produces 10 performances each year and is enjoyed by every one of all ages. The Canyon Theater Guild has been a major part of the Santa Clarita Valley’s development and community. The Canyon Theater Guild offers fantastic workshops for those who would like to expand their horizons in the arts. For more information regarding the Canyon Theater Guild please visit the link below: (1 comments)
So you need a break from the rest of the world! Why not spend the day at the Placerita Nature Center in Santa Clarita Valley, California. Placerita Nature Center is a wonderful place to go hiking, picnic and explore all of the fantastic nature sights and magnificent creatures that nature has to offer. Amongst this amazing place sits the historic “Oak of the Golden Dream” California’s original gold discovery site that was discovered in 1842 and the Walker Cabin which was built in 1920 by Frank Walker. The Placerita Nature Center hosts fun filled events such as (0 comments)
"Pay It Forward" Red Cross - 03/05/11 10:10 PM
I was coming out of Whole Foods the other day with so many things on my mind. This sweet young lady grabbed my attention and started talking to me about the Red Cross. I took the time to listen to everything she had to say. They did not accept cash and I did not want to give my credit card number and said that I would be back with a check. I went home got the check and brought it to her and fulfilled my promise. She was shocked that I did in fact come back. She made my day and (6 comments)
There are so many wonderful playhouses all over the Los Angeles County. The Sierra Madre Playhouse in Sierra Madre, California is no exception! You can catch a hilarious comedy, a fantastic musical or even an intriguing mystery at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. This amazing and wonderful playhouse presents around eight events annually. Each event is well written and wonderfully produced for every one of all ages. The structure that is home to the Sierra Madre Playhouse today was built in 1923. The building itself has been used for many different venues and has served as the community’s (1 comments)
Enjoy an evening of live entertainment at the Long Beach Playhouse Theater in Long Beach, California! The Long Beach Playhouse Theater was opened in 1929 and is a landmark in the amazing city of Long Beach. There are 13 live shows that the playhouse produces each year as well as collaborating with other organizations for upcoming projects. The Long Beach Playhouse Theater also offers fun and inspirational acting workshops for all ages. This amazing and edgy playhouse has such a great mission statement that inspires artists from all backgrounds to show the world what inspires them. For more information (0 comments)
Step away from your busy life and go play at the park! Spend the day at Lacy Park in San Marino, California. Lacy Park is a spectacular 30 acre park that is located at 1485 Virginia Road in the gorgeous town of San Marino. This amazing park was originally Wilson Lake in 1875 and was purchased by the city in 1925. There is a great picnic area that is perfect and used for concerts, live entertainment and special events. The Lacy Park is full of luscious open green areas and lots of beautiful trees. It is the perfect (1 comments)
Spend the day whale watching in Long Beach, California! The Whale Watching with Davey’s Locker tour is a wonderful way to spend the day at sea. The Whale Watching with Davey’s Locker has such a knowledgeable staff and crew for your whale watching experience. The crew themselves have mastered the art of whale watching and their love and passion for the ocean will make your experience, one you will never forget. They know exactly where to locate these amazing and beautiful creatures of the sea in order to enhance your whale watching excursion! The Whale Watching with (2 comments)
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