What We’ve Been Up To – Summer 2017 Recap

We’re well into fall now and I can’t really believe that it is already halfway (or more) through September so this post is a little behind but I figure better late than never. Summer always seems to fly by – this was my 5th summer off (thanks teaching job!) but I’m still amazed at how …

Visiting Victoria – Bowling and Travel

I’ve been lucky enough to head to Vancouver Island the past two springs with school (I missed out this year since I was pregnant with the little guy) but Jon and I haven’t been out for a real visit in several years. In fact, we both had a hard time remembering exactly what we did …

First Camping Trip with Baby

This past weekend we went out for our first camping trip (and hike) of the season and E’s first ever! I started planning our trip a few weeks ago by booking a single night of camping at Bow Valley Campground near Calgary. I chose the location because it had reservable campsites available, looked nice enough …

Summer 2017 Bucket List

We’ve got scorching temperatures and the whole family is on vacation – summer is here! We kicked off July with a trip out to the cabin. It was warm and relaxing and Baby Scotch got smothered with attention. Now that it is summer and we’re both off, we’ve got lots of things we want to …

California Road Trip 2017 Part 3 – Solvang

California Road Trip 2017 Part 1 – San Diego California Road Trip 2017 Part 2 – San Diego to LA Our original road trip plan had been to drive Hwy 1 from LA to San Francisco but unfortunately the route between LA and Monterey was closed due to some major landslides so we had to …