Category: Family Fun

Who needs a Little Summertime Christmas?

Summertime Christmas just happened in our house. This happened partly because I was out of “stay in place” ideas and partly because nothing cheers me up like Christmas. And couldn’t we all use a little cheer right now? I’m telling you — A little Will Ferrell in Elf and twinkling lights on my tree and …

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Traveling During COVID- What it Looks Like

Traveling during COVID was a big decision for my family. Accustomed to traveling a lot and already having a spring trip cancelled, we were anxious to get out of town. We love our home, but like most people, our four walls were looking a little repetitive and I’ve done all the house projects that I …

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Yosemite with Dogs

If you’re headed to Yosemite National Park, you don’t have to leave your faithful friend at home. There are plenty of ways to enjoy Yosemite with your canine by your side. My family enjoyed a day trip to the park and as first-time visitors, we felt like we covered a lot of ground. We began …

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Paint Night at Home

Like most of you, quarantine left my family looking for new ways to entertain ourselves while locked up tight in our homes. My family tried paint nights and they were a lot of fun! This is something our busy schedules would have never allowed time for, but now even as life is blooming again, this …

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Monterey and Carmel: A Dose of Vitamin Sea

We are so lucky to live within driving distance to some of the most beautiful travel destinations in California. My family made their way to Monterey and Carmel-by -the-Sea for the most wonderful weekend respite. The three-plus hour drive may turn folks off from visiting, but I promise I forgot all about the travel time …

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