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 … Continue reading “Big Basin Redwoods in the Winter”

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 … Continue reading “Creating the Best Tide Pooling Experience Ever!”

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

This last year we started exploring Half Moon Bay a little bit. One of the places we found and absolutely love is Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. It’s a beach but, not just a beach, it has tide pools! Really good, easily accessible tide pool that aren’t … Continue reading “Fitzgerald Marine Reserve”

Pinnacles National Park: Bear Gulch Cave Hike

We were itching to get out of the house. Work and school and housework had us needing an escape. There was a chance of rain in the late afternoon, so that meant we had all morning to adventure (not that we would have let the … Continue reading “Pinnacles National Park: Bear Gulch Cave Hike”

Our Go To Place: Hunting Hallow

In my blog: Tips for Hiking with Kids, tip number 6 is, find a favorite spot. A spot that is close to your house, that makes getting out easy and fun. Today, I’m going to share ‘our spot’ with you. It’s close to home yet … Continue reading “Our Go To Place: Hunting Hallow”