Free Things to do with Kids

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Whether you want to go out because you do not feel like cooking or simply to have fun, Kids Eat Free Days at local restaurants sure make it more affordable to go out as a family!  I have rounded up lots of great places to eat and most of these restaurants offer one Kid’s Meal […]

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Storytimes in Sacramento

Storytimes in Sacramento

Whether your child is a baby, toddler or school-age, they probably love storytime just like mine do!  Not only is it a fun outing, but it plays an important role in introducing kids to the magic of books.   Another plus is that storytimes are FREE!  We are lucky in Sacramento to have so many […]

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A Capitol Adventure

A Capitol Adventure

The California State Capitol is beautiful…and a must-see for all that come to visit Sacramento.  But even if you are not a tourist, this is an awesome place to take your kids! Our Experience: When my dear friend and her son came up from San Diego to visit us this summer, the Capitol was at […]

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Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Are you in the mood to get some fresh air, some exercise…and explore nature with the kids?  Here’s a place you’ll want to check out! For quite a while I had been wanting to take my little ones to the Cosumnes River Preserve after seeing some pictures of a friend and her teenagers hiking there.  […]

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Spring Fun

Spring Break Family Fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Spring Break Family Fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

A couple weeks ago we spent the day with one of our very favorite families at one of our very favorite places, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. No matter how many times we have been, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom never fails to impress me with their combination of rides, shows, and animals. I love the variety! We […]

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Easter Guide 2015

Easter Guide 2015

The Easter Bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of egg hunts, arts & crafts, pancake breakfasts, chances to meet the bunny, and even Easter train rides in Sacramento! I’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest events in and around the county happening this weekend through Easter […]

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Maidu Playground in Roseville

Maidu Playground in Roseville

We went back in time to the old west at the Maidu Regional Park playground! My kids and I were in the Roseville area and I thought it would be fun to try out a new park. I had recently discovered the 68 Parks in 68 Days facebook page and photos of this playground got […]

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15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

Spring is all about rediscovering Mother Nature! Right now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors in our area. I have rounded up 15 of the best places to see nature, breathe fresh air, get some exercise…and have tons of fun! 1. Effie Yeaw Nature Center 2. Gibson Ranch 3. Sacramento Zoo 4. […]

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Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Spring Break Family Fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Spring Break Family Fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple weeks ago we spent the day with one of our very favorite families at one of our very favorite places, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. No matter how many times we have been, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom never fails to impress me with their combination of rides, shows, and animals. I love the variety! We […]

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Easter Guide 2015

Easter Guide 2015

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Easter Bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of egg hunts, arts & crafts, pancake breakfasts, chances to meet the bunny, and even Easter train rides in Sacramento! I’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest events in and around the county happening this weekend through Easter […]

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Weekend Top 10: March 21st – 22nd

Weekend Top 10: March 21st – 22nd

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate active and healthy living as you play at Fairytale Town during the Sutter Children’s Center WELLNESS FESTIVAL. Saturday FREE Take a farm tour and meet young lambs during Full Belly Farm’s OPEN FARM DAY. Saturday FREE more info Experience what it was like to journey in a wagon train during Sutter’s Fort’s HANDS ON […]

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Weekend Top 10: March 13th – 15th

Weekend Top 10: March 13th – 15th

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

See your favorite super heroes battle the villains to save the universe in MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE at the Sleep Train Arena. Friday – Sunday Wear green and watch the annual ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE in Old Sacramento. Saturday FREE Come face to face with live reptiles at W.O.W. Science Museum’s REPTILE ROUNDUP. Saturday  Learn all […]

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Marvel Universe Live Review

Marvel Universe Live Review

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

IT WAS A FIGHT FOR THE UNIVERSE…and it was AWESOME! Marvel Universe Live has come to Sacramento! It’s playing at the Sleep Train Arena tonight through this Sunday, March 15, 2015. Favorite Marvel characters come to life in this live-action arena show. Iron Man, Spiderman, Captain America and so many more of my boys’ favorite […]

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Weekend Top 10: March 7th – 8th

Weekend Top 10: March 7th – 8th

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Create your own pizza at Pizza Rock’s KIDS IN THE KITCHEN at Pizza Rock. Saturday (Call to reserve your spot) See the classic tale of the FROG PRINCE performed by the Fratello Marionettes at Fairytale Town. Saturday, Sunday Dance to the music of PapaHugs and meet Fitness the Frog at the Sacramento Children’s Museum’s HAPPY HEART, […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2015

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2015

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leprechauns, four leaf clovers, rainbows, all things green…it’s just so fun! Make this St. Patrick’s Day a memorable one with the help of one of these family-friendly events around town! Make Your Own Pot of Gold with ArtBeast When: Wednesday, March 11; 4:00-5:00pm Where: Arcade Library What: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a little magic! […]

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Weekend Top 10: February 27th – March 1st

Weekend Top 10: February 27th – March 1st

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enjoy games, music and museum play during the Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Listen to live music from PapaHugs and make a craft at Sierra Mom’s CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY & PRESCHOOL EXPO. Sunday FREE Learn about Maidu artifacts during TOOLS AND TALES or meet a live raptor during FANTASTIC FLYERS at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. […]

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Great Train Show at Cal Expo this weekend

Great Train Show at Cal Expo this weekend

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The traveling Great Train Show is coming to Sacramento this weekend! This is a great outing for the whole family! Tickets are inexpensive and kids 12 and under are FREE! The show features operating model railroads, train dealers, collectors, hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, and much more! Kids can even take a train ride! It is a […]

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