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 …

California Road Trip Part 2 – From San Diego to Los Angeles

Its about 120 miles from San Diego to Los Angeles, a drive that is definitely do-able in a day (or less) but we found two days to be a good stretch of time to cover the coast between the two cities at a pace that worked for the little guy. Day 6 – San Diego …

California Road Trip 2017 Part 1 – San Diego

We kicked off our California Road Trip with 5 days in San Diego. It was a city neither of us had ever visited, and if I’m being honest a city that I’d never really thought about visiting, but we loved our time there. Day 1 – Arriving in San Diego We flew to San Diego via …