The Story Behind Disneyland’s Halloween Tree

Celebrating Halloween – Across Space and Time

Photo credit: Krista (www.ladybugblog.com)

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

Photo credits: Krista

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

Photo credit: Lloyd

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

Photo credit: Krista

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. […]

Disneyland Expert Tips for Parents

Photo credits: Krista

  Today’s post features a collection of tips for parents (and grandparents) who plan on taking their children (or grandchildren) to Disneyland. I was recently asked by a fellow Disney Blogger to be a guest contributor on her piece called “Top Tips For Parents From Disneyland Experts”. Jessica’s post features a wide range of helpful […]

Are Disneyland Annual Passes a Good Value?

Photo credit: Krista

“To all that come to this happy place, welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past, and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams, and the hard facts that have created America…with hope that it will be a […]

C is for Cravory Cookies!

Baked daily in San Diego & delivered to your door!

Photo credit: Krista

“Now what starts with the letter C? Cookie starts with C. Let’s think of other things that starts with C. Oh, who cares about the other things? C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me. C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me. Oh, […]

LadyBug Blog’s 1 Year “Blogiversary”

Year-in-Review & What’s on the Horizon…

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A year ago today, May 10th, I launched this blog and it’s been a memorable year. I’ve learned a lot about blogging, social media, and discovering my voice. Writing this blog has also helped me develop “new core memories”, to borrow a term from the movie Inside Out. I’m learning about the back end of […]

San Diego Zoo 2016 — Centennial Celebration

Get Ready to ROAR!

Photo credit: Krista

The San Diego Zoo is celebrating its centennial this year and the festivities officially kick off on Saturday, May 14th with a celebration in Balboa Park. For the rest of 2016, special events are planned at the San Diego Zoo and throughout historic Balboa Park to commemorate the Zoo’s 100th birthday. Here’s a round-up of […]