Farewell to the Shamu Show

Changes Coming to Sea World San Diego

This weekend we said farewell to the Shamu Show at Sea World San Diego. The One Ocean® show that has been at Sea World since 2011 had its last performance on Sunday, January 8, 2017, marking the end of an era. Starting in summer 2017, the all new “Orca Encounter” will debut, with a new […]

How to Make 2017 a Great Year!

New Year’s Dream Chart

How to Make 2017 a Great Year! Another year is ending. Are you ready for the new year? Since this is the final post for 2016, I thought it would be fitting to post a recap with some of LadyBug Blog’s 2016 highlights and to share my personal dream chart for 2017. Look for a […]

20 Facts Every Disney Fan Should Know About the Matterhorn

#MatterhornMonday

It has its own hashtag. It’s one of the few Disneyland attractions that can be seen from the 5 freeway. It was state-of-the-art when it was built. And it was not one of the original park attractions on opening day in July 1955. What is this attraction? The Matterhorn! Recently my 10-year-old grandson has become […]

How to Share the Santa Spirit

Christmas Traditions for Families with Little Ones

Christmas is a special time and has many traditions that tend to be passed down from generation to generation. The anticipation and preparation for Christmas are part of the fun with the festivities and customs related to this holiday season. When two families combine, the couple often takes some, or all, of their respective traditions […]

The Science Behind Pixar

Special Exhibit at the California Science Center

Toy Story | Bug’s Life | Toy Story 2 | Monsters, Inc. | Finding Nemo The Incredibles | Cars | Ratatouille | Wall-E | UP | Toy Story 3 | Cars 2 Brave | Monsters University | Inside Out | The Good Dinosaur | Finding Dory PIXAR has become synonymous with state of the art […]

Itty Bittys vs. Tsum Tsums

Checking out the latest plush toy craze

There’s a mini plush phenomenon that has taken over the United States in the last couple of years. At Hallmark stores, there is a line of adorable plush toys known as “itty bittys” that were first introduced in 2013. The itty bittys include favorite Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and other licensed brands. Meanwhile, over at […]

The Story Behind Disneyland’s Halloween Tree

Celebrating Halloween – Across Space and Time

Autumn is officially here! Halloween decorations are beginning to grace homes and businesses alike. Although the weather may not feel like fall yet here in southern California – where it was over 100 degrees Fahrenheit this week – we are getting ready for Halloween. The Happiest Place on Earth decorates for the fall festivities of […]

A Shopper’s Paradise in Old Town San Diego

Locally and Family Owned Shops in Old Town

When you visit San Diego’s Old Town, it is like stepping back in time to the early 1800s. A simpler time when Californios were settling small towns, also known as pueblos, and shaping California’s future. From the historic buildings and open central plaza to the charming shops and tasty restaurants, there is something for everyone. […]

E-Ticket Ride – San Diego Style

Patriot Jet Boat Ride on San Diego Bay

Speed Boats on the San Diego Bay – a great way to spend a day! The Patriot Jet Boat is part of the Flagship San Diego fleet and provides a unique and exhilarating way to experience San Diego Bay. If you are a follower of this blog, you may recall that at the beginning of […]

Are You Ready for Shark Week?

Round-up of 5 Favorite Shark Tank Products

Are you ready for Shark Week? It’s an annual tradition on the Discovery Channel and features everything you could imagine related to sharks. In 2016, Shark Week began on Sunday, June 26 so if you haven’t yet, be sure to set your DVRs or TIVOs! This week features shows, videos, and documentaries all about sharks. […]