All About lil o' Me

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Just call me your Budget Barista. I have been married for 20 years to the best man on this planet. He's sweet, caring, kind, but most of all he makes me laugh. We have Three adorable kids. A beautiful sweet pea girl, A 'superman' boy, and a love bug baby girl. We just love that we live where people vacation...where the ocean meets the sky. We live a wonderful life. I love my life and I thank Christ for giving it to me. Some random things about me are I enjoy baking, quilting, paper crafting, jewelry making, scrapbooking, and loving on my family. I am a Princess in the Kingdom of the King of Kings, diet coke drinking baby kisser. We are a homeschooling family but are part of a hybrid program where the children attend a 'classroom' 2 days a week and we do the rest at home. It's a blast. We also love to vacation and explore God's world around us. I think that's enough for now. :-)

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Palomar mountain Observatory can be found at the end of a twisting mountain drive up San Diego County Road S-6. At 5,500 feet above sea level expect the temperate to be 15 degrees cooler in the summer and snow and ice conditions in the winter. The observatory is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The visitor center exhibits of astronomical photographs made at Palomar Observatory. A small gift shop is open on weekends and during the summer months. There is no admission charge to visit the observatory or see the 200-inch Hale Telescope from the visitors gallery. A self-guided galley tour (you can get an ipod download on thier site) gives you a peek of the 200-inch Telescope. For a closer look docent-led tours are given twice daily on Saturdays (11:30 am & 1:30 pm) from April through October. There is a picnic area but most of the grounds are off limits to the public. If you plan on doing some hiking head back down the road to Palomar Mountain State Park. The drive through the back country of San Diego County is half the fun of this day trip. Take your family on a trip that they won't forget enjoy the beautiful forests, meadows and wild flowers. Make sure you pack your picnic basket.

For added fun on your day trip if the season is right head on over to the Bates Nut farm not too far away. Click here to learn more.