Family Adventure Tour with Kayak Connection

TweetJolee and I had the pleasure of going on a Family Adventure Tour with Kayak Connections last month and let me tell you, it was nothing short of amazing! Kayak Connections has two locations, one in Moss Landing and one in Santa Cruz.  This time we adventured with them in Moss Landing at Elkhorn Slough….

Decisions, Decisions . . . .

TweetSoooo we are trying to figure out where to go in October/November and we are getting nowhere fast. We are embarking on a family trip(plus my dad) and have narrowed it down to Mexico, the Bahamas, Iceland aaaand we just threw Sri Lanka and Borneo into the mix to make things more complicated.  

San Francisco with Kids

TweetWhat is there to do in San Francisco with kids?  A LOT!!! With summer right around the corner, lets go over all the possibilities of what a short road-trip to the city holds. Lets start with the most obvious ones first . . .

Train Them Up

TweetI am excited to share that Jolee and I may be going on a mission’s/Volunteer trip to Oahu to help/minister to the homeless. My best(guy) friend RK Castillo, is the Pastor of New Life City Waikiki, a church for the homeless.  He has opened up his families home to us, to be a part of…

Culturally Fashionable, the Kids Version

TweetAttention wanderlust parents who are like me and prefer to invest money making their children look cute rather than themselves. Have hit the jackpot for you!  I have found SUPER cute kids clothing with international flare, welcome Tea Collection!  As their company states they are; Globally inspired children’s clothes for little citizens of the world

I am trying something new in 2015

TweetOK, so pretty much my entire adult life I felt that if I wasn’t traveling abroad I wasn’t “really traveling”.  So I have HUGE list of things in the good ol’ USA that I have dreamed of seeing, doing, etc that are yet to be checked off and every time I see someone else post…

My Little Animal Rescuer

TweetMy 5 year old daughter Jolee just saw a commercial for Booster t-shirt fundraising and INSISTED I let her create a shirt to raise money for sea turtle conservation.  She LOVES animals, particularly marine animals and has a huge heart for anything relating to “saving” them. I can’t even explain how proud I am of…

15 things I want to do in 2015

TweetThe following is my annual “to do list” in no particular order. If you read my last “to do” list you’ll know that as much as I would LOVE to include 15 HUGE trips, there is just no way possible for me to do that.  So instead, I like to keep my “to do” lists…

Sea Kayaking in Santa Cruz, CA

TweetMy daughter and I had the privileged of going sea kayaking with Venture Quest Santa Cruz over summer vacation. Our guide was VERY great with kids and made sure Jolee had an amazing and safe experience.  The owner of the company, Dave is also amazing at getting back to your requests and questions in a…

Real Mermaid

TweetI must admit, I was extremely excited about everything we had planed for our first family trip to the Bahamas but nothing excited me more than taking Jolee on her first snorkeling adventure IN THE OCEAN!!!   We have snorkeled and dove for fish pool toys in our swimming pool more times than I can count…