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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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 in a dangerous location. This place is gold, a trifecta…

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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 best way to do that? Go adventuring, of course! We…

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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 rain stop us). So we got ourselves ready, filled our…

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