Nifty Trip Planner, Class Sign-ups and the Cheesecake Factory

Monday, 10 January 2011 – a great trip planner! Ever wanted to go somewhere in the Bay Area (e.g. San Francisco) – but don’t know how to get there without driving? Here is a great website that can help… (see screen shot below). Have you tried it yet?    You just put in where […]


The Amazing Christmas House in Novato – see it to believe it!

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Every December, Marin’s power grid is yet again put to the test by the annual unveiling of the Rombeiros’ Christmas House on Devonshire Drive in Novato. Sure, every neighborhood has its decorated houses, but this is a different thing altogether. Edmundo Rombeiro and his family have been putting together this […]


Looking for discounted, or FREE things to do in the Bay Area?

Thursday, 5 August 2010

I’ve discovered some pretty great and interesting places to get discounted or FREE tickets to events and places to eat.  (my two favorite things to do in life).  I started out with, moved onto, and now I’m going to check out: (FREE stuff).  I know that $$ […]


Places to go, things to do….

Saturday, 15 May 2010

Now that Barnes and Noble has decided to close their doors at 9pm every night, some of you might be thinking…..where can we meet up in Marin?  Yes, Marin isn’t San Francisco, but there are still places to go and things to do after 9pm besides the Cheesecake Factory. Au […]


Wow! FREE CPR courses

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

A host mom in San Francisco told us about FREE CPR classes being offered at Sports Basement.  Classes are offered in English and Spanish at the following stores:  Potrero Hill and the Presidio in San Francisco (the Presidio one would be good for Marin au pairs as it is just […]