LEGOLAND California is located in Carlsbad: North County, San Diego. With over 60 rides, shows and attractions geared for kids ages 2-12, LEGOLAND is perfect for locals and tourists. We purchased an annual pass before my husband deployed and it was a great investment. Sometimes annual passes for amusement parks only get used once or twice a year, but since LEGOLAND is about 5 minutes from the front gate of Camp Pendleton, and 20-30 minutes from San Diego, it's easy to get to and makes for a great afternoon when the kids are bored. I've stopped by for a few hours after school with my son and g... read more
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Whether you have one or four kids, going out to eat can be a hassle, not to mention it gets expensive. Kids eat free at plenty of great restaurants in San Diego. We've compiled a list that highlights a variety of places where kids can eat free and adults can still have a delicious meal, without heading to the drive through. SUNDAY Bali Hai on Shelter Island. Kids under 4 eat free and adults can enjoybottomlesschampagne with Sunday brunch. Whether you sit inside or outside, you'll love the breathtaking views of the harbor and San Diego. Humprey's on Shelter Island. Kids under 12 eat free on no... read more
When we first moved to Southern California from Upstate New York, we decided to put ourselves on a strict budget. Back then, we were a family of five with another on the way. We had some idea how to budget and buy only what we need, but SoCal ended up being more expensive. We kept our rent under our BAH, so we were a little ahead, but we quickly learned a few things to help save. There are three very expensive necessities in SoCal: water, milk and gas. SAVING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Fill up on base . It’s worth waiting in line for $.10 under gas stations out in town. Grocery shop at the Commi... read more