Wednesday, July 21, 2021

SeaWorld San Diego Electric Ocean Festivities - Summer Fun! #seaworld #seaworldsandiego #electricocean #electricoceanseaworld

Summer Night at SeaWorld with Electric Ocean - A Must Experience! 

SeaWorld brings sealife, foodie eats & treats, rides, shows & so many lights together for the beaufully done Electric Ocean.

Thank you to SeaWorld San Diego for inviting us to experience Electric Ocean & all things, we loved it, all opinions are our own. Check out #electricocean for photos & videos too.

Did you know that SeaWorld has activities, edufun, entertainment, shows, live music and a food festival.. all happening now!?

We wanted to share all the deets with you on everything Electric Ocean & more.

Highlights of Must See/Do While Visiting Specific to Electric Ocean Summer fun...

  • 5, 6 or 7 p.m. Static Shock Rock Show – Hourly shows at the Sky Tower Lawn
  • 6 – 10 p.m. Club Sea Glow – The DJ and his dancers get the party going and the dance floor full of kids and adults! 
  • 9:00 p.m. Acrobatic performers in front of Journey to Atlantis and Penguin Encounter
  • 9:50 p.m. Ignite Fireworks Show – Can be seen anywhere throughout the park
  • 9:55 p.m. Laser Reef Light Show – A dazzling display of light and laser as you exit the park

Details on the festivities...
  • Cirque Neon World: An astounding theatrical production that features a mixture of acrobatic skills, dance, and breathtaking athletic stage performance connected with world-beat music, elaborated sets, brilliant costumes, and sensational makeup.
  • Ignite Fireworks: A fireworks spectacular that brings the brilliant colors of the sea to the skies above the park. The fireworks can be seen from all around SeaWorld’s 100+ acre park.
  • Club Sea Glow: Get the excitement started with high-energy music as our DJ leads an all-ages dance party beneath the waves. The DJ will keep you moving all night, leading up to the start of our Ignite fireworks finale.
  • Electric Floating Acts: Imaginative characters, artists, acrobats, and entertainers roaming all throughout the park.
  • You will be amazed at what you see, hear, and feel!
  • Laser Ref Light Show: SeaWorld San Diego caps off the night with a canopy of colors that submerges guests below the ocean in dazzling display of color and sound.

  • Food at Electric Ocean to try...

And of course treats... tasty light cheesecake with Caramel drizzle.

SeaWorld is always bringing something new to see and or do.. keep updated with some fun on social media too! Follow SeaWorld San Diego on Facebook and Instagram for the latest park updates and information.

Upgrade to a pass... The best way to experience Electric Ocean at SeaWorld San Diego and all the other great events throughout the year is with a SoCal Resident Pass. 

Southern California residents can purchase a SoCal Resident Pass for only $9 a month which includes unlimited visits** for twelve months and 50% off parking, offer is valid through June 23. 

Those that live outside of Southern California can take advantage of tickets as low as $65.99. Please visit for more details.


For more information, park hours and to purchase tickets, visit

Events and times are subject to change. 

Happy summer! 

New Rides, Food & Fun at Universal Studios Hollywood! #universalstudioshollywood #USH

Universal Studios Hollywood is Kicking Things Up This Summer!!

New rides, new dining experiences & new surprises to see & do. We cover all the updates from Universal Studios Hollywood here and now...

Thanks to Universal Studios for having us out for the day. All opinions are our own. We love visiting the lot!

Let's dive into the happenings at Universal City Walk & Inside the park too!

Newly opened “Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” ride

Step into the streets of New York with a visit with Max & friends at their apartment building. Stroll around while you wander through the line cue surprised at each turn with a new pets perspective!

Say hello to your favorites.. so cute!

Keep an eye out since you too may be adopted out as a puppy...just kidding but it's super cute to see what family you'd end up with if you were a puppy looking for a home hehe. 

Such a cute ride. I loved it. We loved it... my kids wanted to ride it again and we would have but... you need to be sure to reserve your time in the app or pick up a return ticket from the box outside the ride. The times full up fast and book up completely. 

Lower lot....
“Jurassic World—The Ride” featuring the new Indominus Rex

Hot Tip.. bring a poncho. Lol. 

Brace yourself for turns, drops and monstrosities coming at you! 

Don't forget to do the meet n greet. I mean why would you pass up a really cool and super fun encounter right?! So awesome. 

Foodies gonna food...

New Minion Café greets hungry diners with banana inspired treats (yummmmm) and so much more...

Located just to rhe right of rhe exit to their cool rode, the Minion Cafe is open and has a variety of items to choose from for all appetites!

Inside it's decor is as festive as it is fun. Look around while you wait a few moments to grab and go with all your favorites to try.

We have a super fan here! 

Chicken natchos. We shared them with a few other things we wanted to try. They disappeared. Nom nom.

Parm & Meatball Grilled Cheese with marinara. This was surprisingly realllly good. Even my daughter enjoyed it. She finished the marinara by itself and asked for more of everything... Next time girl!

This Float!!!! Another under estimated delish treat. The Felonious Float is a must try! We got two and wanted two more! 

A sample of the treats...

Can't forget the cotton candy.

Craving something fresh, new & exciting to EAT outside the Universal Gates?! 

Perfect because NBC Sports Grill is ready for you. For now from 3pm on sit, snack, drink, watch a game or 10 on their many screens & then hop back into the park. Or make it a date night...
NBC Sports Grill & Brew is reflective of NBC Sports’ award-winning coverage and unparalleled collection of media partnerships that include the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the NFL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, Roland Garros, and many more.

The inspired menu includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options as well as traditional fare with an array of cleverly themed courses. 

A refreshing complement to the menu, the restaurant also features a full bar and an extensive selection of over 40 beers, including the 862 as an IPA or seasonal draft custom-made to the Universal CityWalk Hollywood location.

Looking to customize their beverages, diners can create their own beer flight, build their own mule cocktail or select from a list of craft cocktails and wines.

The Starting Lineup features mouthwatering appetizers from Wings and Fish Tacos to Loaded Nachos and an Artisan Pretzel. Home Run Handheld takes burgers to new heights with such tempting fare as Roadside Chili Burger, Gruyere Burger, Beyond Burger, Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Sandwich and the Brat Pretzel Press. The Chili Bowl and The Grain Bowl add tasty twists to The Bowl Games menu section.

In the mood for a crunchy salad, On The Green pleases with Classic Chicken Caesar Salad, Grilled Steak Wedge and Nashville Hot Chopped Chicken Salad. Game Time is serious with Smoked BBQ Pork Ribs, Farmhouse Fried Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Mac ‘n’ Cheese, NY Strip Steak and Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon.

NBC Sports Grill & Brew is prepared to offer guests the MVP treatment. Visitors can enjoy dining upon converted shuffleboard and foosball tables amid sports-inspired décor, including specially commissioned art pieces and a custom neon NBC peacock logo.

Guests can also enjoy the NBC Sports Grill & Brew at Universal Orlando Resort’s CityWalk destination.

So many things to see, do, try, eat & explore all season long and then some. Get Anual Pass info here & join us all year long! 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Camp Galileo - We Loved It! Autism Mom Tips Plus Our Reasons Why We Love #campgalileo

Camp Galileo - Summer Camp Where Autism failed & My Son Succeeded 

Thank you to Camp Galileo for inviting us to try a session of summer camp in Orange County. All opinions are my own.

We loved it so much & Mikey had such a successful time he asked to return, so we did, and week two was just as fun and amazing for him.

From creating something imagination and STEAM inspired to outdoor play, Camp Galileo was perfect for us.

It is not often, in fact this is this first time, where I can leave Mikey on his own at an all day camp of any sorts and feel confident he is safe and having a great time.

He has worked so much on his social skills, patience, understanding of others cues, communication and everything else this past year and has thrived at school. I figured I would trust Galileo Camps to make this summer our first of many to kick autism in the face with summer camp success.

Tips for a rocking camp...

* communication... let the on-site team and camp manager know any concerns at all and they are super attentive.

* prep your camper. Show them a video, talk about what will go on at camp and even let them know what they may do as their theme so that your camper is prepped for the week.

* send some favorites... it may be a note on the snacks in their lunch or a special pin they can wear on their daily name tag lanyard but something to remind them you are there and they can do it.

* review your emails and camp tips that come from your location. They do a great job on all of this to prep and to recap.

Here are my favorite take aways from Camp Galileo this summer... 

* Great program structure and mix of edufun with indoor and outdoor activities . Perfect mix of exciting diy projects based around a specific theme with the right amount of calming outdoor play 

* Friendly attentive staff that makes each camper feel special and significant to the amazing day at camp. Always smiling & ready to make the kids day great.  Oh and they reapplied sunscreen all day long thank you team Camp Galileo!

* Autism friendly. Each child is different and each kiddo is on the spectrum in a different place. What I thought was great at Camp Galileo... they recognized, reviewed and attended to my personal comments about my kiddo, they were attentive and on top of it all and knew they could call me for anything but never needed to. I felt like my son is safe, not being bullied and is having some social skills strengthened while he makes new friends. 

My son said "we're all friends and play together... no one is left out and everyone is included" 

We can not wait to return next summer!

You can get all the details here on locations and registration.

Happy summer...