We got Kayaks!

We have rented kayaks a few times and had a blast every time we went out. I have been looking for a good deal on some used kayaks. After months of scouring craigslist and saving up some extra cash, I found a local rental place that was selling some well maintained used kayaks. We purchased…

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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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Nature Coloring Pages

I have been doodling for most of my life. Only recently have I decided to do something with my doodles. I am so excited and a bit nervous to put our first ‘The Meyer Life’ product out into the world. Introducing…nature coloring pages! I have created four nature coloring pages for your kids, or you (adult…

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Big Basin Redwoods in the Winter

This park is near and dear to my heart. Every time I come here it feels like I’m coming home. You see, I grew up coming to this park. This was my families ‘go to’ place. We would drive up after school on Friday, set up camp and spend all weekend in the Redwoods. I…

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Creating the Best Tide Pooling Experience Ever!

We love tide pooling but it can be a challenge with three kids, one of whom is an overly confident toddler. Tide pooling is a two parent thing for us right now. One parent takes the big kids and one takes the toddler. Plus we are taking photos…and making sure kids are slipping or being…

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