Little Missy went where?

Oh! the places you’ll go. Our little baby doll just completed a year earlier this month. When we sat down to plan a celebration of her first year and we were just recapitulating the year that went by and it dawned on us that Little Missy had done quite a… Read>>

Happy Tripping, Happy 2015!

Here’s wishing 2015 has several great trips in store for you. Happy Travelling!! For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on  Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  You may also like — Little Missy went where? What’s in it for the little travellers? Our World | Mt. Hood MondayMural |… Read>>

A redwood route for a hike with a tyke

When you’re a parent, especially of children five and under, hiking is an activity you push aside thinking of the  hassles and the dangers that may come your way. Add to that the burden of those mom bags (crammed with snacks, diapers and extra set of clothes among other things)… Read>>

Oakland’s Once-upon-a-time land

Once upon a time in the United States of America, a carousel ride was the ultimate thrill ride for kids. Then in the late 1940s, a group of people in Oakland, California are said to have worked on a local businessman’s vision of creating what is today known as a… Read>>

Fair fun and Fair food at 100th Alameda County Fair

Summer in the United States means, family vacations, camping, beach-going  and COUNTY FAIRS. If you have plans to visit in the summer and you want to try out some typical American Fair Food this is your chance. Look up fairs around where you are visiting and go have a full… Read>>

Happy Halloween at ‘Happy Hollow’

In an earlier post about Happy Hollow Park and Zoo I had sworn that the name was appropriate for this place; with all its reds, yellows, oranges and greens, and lots of children, HHPZ really is a `happy’ place. Last Sunday, the park was a little more happier, celebrating Halloween… Read>>