Our Annual Family Camping Trip

Every year since I have been a part of my husbands family I have gone with them on their annual family camping trip to the Santa Cruz/Monterey KOA. They have been coming to the same place every year on a church camping trip for years and now we have turned it into an extended family…

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The Kids First Hockey Game!

Last year we gained more of an interest in hockey. We live in the Bay Area and have a great hockey team, the San Jose Sharks! Christy and I went to our first game in the Fall, followed quickly by another. We decided to get the boys tickets for Christmas and, we were stoked to…

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Grant’s Grove

Trail Info GPS Coordinates 36.7467° N, 118.9729° W Paved road to paved parking lot. Good for large vehicles such as RV/Bus. Trail Type Loop Distance & Terrain .5 miles, 29 ft elevation gain Easy paved trail. There are large bathrooms near the parking lot. Tons of great info at the trial head. Great walk for…

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SOG Tangle Fixed Blade

Ok so I like knives and tools… a lot. I picked up this knife last year on a daily deals site and it quickly became one of my favorite camping tools. The blade is 3.9 inches and is really the perfect size. I use it for food prep in the camp site, then strap it…

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Woodchuck Products

We are super excited to announce that we are partnering with Woodchuck USA! These guys make amazing products that are unique and beautiful. Not only do they offer nature-inspired products but they plant a tree for every product sold!  From Woodchuck: BUY ONE. PLANT ONE. WOODCHUCK’s vision to create “a World More Connected to Nature”…

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