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”

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”