Hiking + Photography Spot: Vasquez Rocks in Southern California

We often have days when we don’t want to drive to far, but definitely want the kids to run their energy out, and I want to effortlessly use my camera. Hiking through Vasquez Rocks has become our new family workout and photography hot spot. My boys get to play outside, jump over things, find lizards and enjoy the moment.  Continue reading “Hiking + Photography Spot: Vasquez Rocks in Southern California”

Whale Watching in Southern California & Hiking on the Channel Islands

Who knew there was such a beautiful getaway island that you could visit with your family in Ventura, California?!?!! Check out IslandPackers.com they have a spacious vessel that is exclusively permitted (by the Coast Guard) to take passengers to Channel Islands National Park. Let’s take a hike!

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How to Live a Happy Life with Less Stress: Family Outings

Now I’m not saying blast your last dollar to enjoy day, but that’s basically what I do when I set our local family travel budget. We’re a family of 4, shit gets expensive real quick. Let me share some of my stress less + adventure tips as we stop to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Kid Friendly things to do in Southern California

Wouldn’t you love to visit a kid friendly location where your babies, toddlers and even teenagers can all enjoy some good ol’ family time?! 2016 was full of adventures for us, living in Southern California definitely has its perks! Check out these cool places…

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Gilchrist Farm Santa Clarita – Pumpkin Patch

Hay! We dropped by the Gilchrist Farm to pet some cute little piglets, milk the momma goat and picked a pumpkin to celebrate the fall. The family farmhouse opened it’s doors to the community this year and it was swarmed with locals stopping by for their family traditions.

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