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”

Stories From the Trail: Hunting Hallow Edition

I was desperate to get out of the house. I live the majority of my life inside, homeschooling kids and cleaning and cooking. So, when my husband has a day off I am itching to GET OUT! It was late in the day and we … Continue reading “Stories From the Trail: Hunting Hallow Edition”

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

One particularly early morning, Erik had a doctors appointment. So we all piled in the car and went with him. The kids and I hung out in the car while daddy did his appointment. Afterward we wanted to shake off those doctor vibes, and the … Continue reading “Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park”

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”

Knights Ferry Recreation Area

You guys, my whole family flipping loved this hike. Maybe it was because we haven’t been hiking since before Christmas (thank you sickness that would never end). Maybe we loved it because we hadn’t been outside in a few days (we were taking care of … Continue reading “Knights Ferry Recreation Area”