Poppy Fields, Lake Elsinore

It has been a moment since I have had a chance to catch up on some of my recent adventures now that I am officially a SAHM! Recently, I found myself up in California around the Pomona area. While I was up there I wanted to take a moment and checkout Lake Elsinore which was […]

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The Grand Falls

The Grand Falls with Mom and Kids

Talk about something right out of a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory film. The Grand Falls are located just east of Flagstaff off the I 40. I had been yearning for adventure lately since Mathew has been gone at Army training the entire month of July so I braved the drive and took the […]

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Encourage Self-Exploration with Toddlers

Can you believe that I have not taken advantage of all the gorgeous lakes out around the Phoenix area? Even though I am a native to Arizona I find myself still blown away with the various bodies of water accessible to us without having to drive 6 hours to California. I can honestly say that […]

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Babywearing at the Beach

Coming off our weekend in California I am filled with exhaustion and beautiful new memories of their first time at Disneyland! We hit our favorite go to beach near Los Angeles for some afternoon fun before a Saturday at the most magical place on earth. For this post I’m going to focus on hitting the […]

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Camping with littles

On our most recent weekend we decided to brave the forest for our first ever family camping trip. My first actual tent camping trip (shocking, I know!) Aside from my husband who is a SGT in the Army I leaned on him to ensure that we were prepared for the night. Even though in hindsight […]

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Motherhood is Exploring

I am happy to report that 2 and 1/2 years into motherhood that my ability to hike and travel has not been taken from me or vanished from thin air.

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Seven Magic Mountains

Recently I read about these “colored” rock stacks about an hour west of Las Vegas. I started doing more research and learned that it was actually an art exhibit called the “Seven Magic Mountains”. I instantly told myself I needed to witness this myself first hand. During my research I learned that it is only […]

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Broadway Cave

Broadway Cave Superstition Mountains

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Camelback Mountain

I have spent most of my adult life in the Phoenix area and have never previously made it to the top of Camelback Mountain. When I was in my early 20s I attempted Camelback Mountain multiple times.. I say attempted because I never did quite make it to the top. For me I think it […]

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Lower Antelope Canyon

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