How to Enjoy Open-Air Concerts by the San Diego Bay

San Diego Symphony’s 2017 Bayside Summer Nights

While Los Angeles has the Hollywood Bowl for summer nighttime music under the stars, San Diego has its own summer music tradition that should not be missed. Each summer the Embarcadero Marina Park South near the San Diego Convention Center is transformed into an unforgettable venue to enjoy music by the bay. For over 30 […]

Charles Phoenix: Southern Californialand Show!

Celebrating the Architecture of Sun, Fun and Fantasy!

Have you heard of Charles Phoenix? He is known as the “Ambassador of Americana” and is a master storyteller and entertainer. Charles takes great pride in sharing his love of Americana, especially Southern California, and all things vintage and retro. A couple of years ago, I first learned about Charles Phoenix after a friend went […]

Knott’s Boysenberry 2017 Festival

It’s a Berry Good Time!

You know it is springtime when the annual Boysenberry Festival begins at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. This festival runs from April 1 – April 23 in 2017 and is bigger than ever this year. Food – Entertainment – Activities – Shopping…there is something for everyone. It’s a “berry” good time! The boysenberry […]

Top 5 Reasons Why I Shop on Etsy

Arts & Crafts delivered right to your door!

Have you discovered Etsy? It’s been around since 2005 and has over 45 million items for sale. I enjoy shopping on Etsy because it’s like visiting the world’s largest arts and crafts boutique from wherever you have an internet connection. Here are the top 5 reasons why I like to shop on Etsy: Unique and […]

Keep Calm and Love Ladybugs

Spring is on its way…

Where does the time go? It seems like we were just packing up the holiday décor and celebrating the new year…and now it’s already the end of February 2017! Spring is on its way and I’m ready for the longer days and hopefully a more relaxed pace. My current mantra is: Keep Calm and Love […]

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 […]