Post Tagged with: "California"

2017 Cadenza
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

At Home in La La Land

There were supposed to be more hours to kill in paradise on that Thursday morning. I’d gone Into The Mystic the evening prior, staying up later than advisable if not for the anticipation of a morning spent peacefully under a puffed white duvet until the haze of morning had faded […]

Driving Through Death Valley and Yosemite on the Way to our Cross Country Road Trip’s Hollywood Ending
Travel

Driving Through Death Valley and Yosemite on the Way to our Cross Country Road Trip’s Hollywood Ending

The Bear was apoplectic about spending 3+ hours in mid-July driving through Death Valley. That may or may not have been a driving force in us actually doing it. Because we’re a fan of awkward humor and of pushing our kids’ boundaries of comfort. Be adventurous, keep stepping out on […]

The Perfect California Redwoods Weekend Family Vacation
Travel

The Perfect California Redwoods Weekend Family Vacation

Do you have a family travel bucket list? Of course you do! Even if not formally written down, there are places within the U.S. you long to visit. Places you see when you close your eyes and wish upon a star to be…anywhere else. I bet I can name a […]

Free Hugs Bear Hug
Photos of Growing Up

Free Hugs Bear Hug

Thinker Toys in Carmel-by-the-sea, a coastal Northern Californian town every bit as precious as its overly-hyphenated-name would lead you to believe, has a massive stuffed bear doling out free hugs to any and all who enter, to those of any age who find themselves in need of a bit of […]

American Family Adventure: The Yellow Ferry San Francisco Houseboat Rental on VRBO
Travel

American Family Adventure: The Yellow Ferry San Francisco Houseboat Rental on VRBO

A wise man once said, “you haven’t lived until you’ve lived on a houseboat.” Okay, I have no idea if anyone, wise or otherwise, ever said that. But some wise fella should’ve. I know that Conor Oberst once sang, “We should move to Sausalito Living’s easy on a house boat […]

A Perfect West Coast Sunset Photograph
Nature Photography

A Perfect West Coast Sunset Photograph

A perfect west coast sunset photograph shot in Pacific Grove, California on Asilomar State Beach, February 12 2015 with Samsung NX1 85mm.

American Family Adventures: Kids’ New Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND California Review
Travel

American Family Adventures: Kids’ New Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND California Review

Sure, Disney is nice, and is probably still the glittery gem of Southern California family travel destinations, but there’s a red ruby brick located about an hour south that deserves its own place in your future vacation construction. And there’s no time better to visit LEGOLAND California than on New […]

American Family Adventure Series — Disneyland
Parenting Blog / Travel

American Family Adventure Series — Disneyland

We went to Disneyland. We of the lower case B brave young girls, no capital P princesses, anti-commercialization of childhood stance: WE went to Disneyland. This is the story.

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