May 5, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No […]
April 10, 2019.Reading time 19 minutes.
Tips for visiting the Carrizo Plain National Monument and Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve during spring bloom.
March 15, 2019.Reading time 15 minutes.
After one of the coldest and wettest winters I’ve experienced since moving to Southern California in 2010, we have been rewarded with magnificent spring wildflower blooms. Some are calling this a “Superbloom” year, and while I’m not sure what technically qualifies as a superbloom versus a very good bloom, I can personally attest that the […]
February 25, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
I’ve seen these magical mountains – the Alabama Hills – in many pictures and movies, and have always wanted to see them in person. The Alabama Hills are located near the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the Owens Valley, west of Lone Pine, and the land is managed by the Bureau of […]
December 5, 2018.Reading time 5 minutes.
Of all the places we have stayed, I probably get the most questions about the Crystal Cove Beach Cottages. These historic beach front cottages, built in the 1930s and 1940s, are located at Crystal Cove State Park admist 3.2 miles of undeveloped coastline in Newport Beach. A few of these historic cottages were renovated and […]
November 7, 2018.Reading time 17 minutes.
UPDATED : Sept 2020, original post from 2018 If you’re familiar with our instagram feed (@everydayadventurefam), then you’re probably aware of my love for farms. If there are fruits and vegetables to pick and/or eat, farm animals to see, opportunities to learn about sustainable farming – we’re there. Lucky for us, there are many farms […]
October 24, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
I grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts – a suburb of Boston, close to the Hanscom Air Force Base. My dad is a retired mechanical engineer who use to work on aircraft engines (including some military jets), so as a family, we would always get excited when the air show travelled through. When I heard about […]
October 20, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
The weekend of the autumn equinox, we travelled inland to the mountains for a taste of fall. I was raised in New England, which in my opinion, has the most epic falls with spectacular foliage and bountiful apple orchards. Although I love living in Southern California (sunny and 70’s in January – yes, please!), fall […]