Beaches, california, holidays, outdoors, Travel, Vacation

The Beaches of Orange County

The temperatures in Southern California are forecasted to rival the surface temperature of hell this Labor Day weekend, and while it's going to be unusually crazy hot at the beaches, there is a good 15-20 degree difference between the coast and the valleys, making a beach escape very tempting. For our family, a trip to… Continue reading The Beaches of Orange County

american west, california, Camping, dogs, Hiking, outdoors, Travel

Chasing Waterfall Hikes

It's going to be a million degrees here in So Cal this Labor Day weekend. So in typical Southern California style, we are going in search of some water to cool off in the shade of forest settings. Here are some of my favorite waterfall hikes, easily accessible from the foothill communities along Interstate 210.… Continue reading Chasing Waterfall Hikes

Beaches, california, Family, holidays, Kids, outdoors, photography, Style, Travel, Vacation

Good Times and Sunny Climes at the Beach

It's Labor Day today, and we're finishing up what was a busy three-day weekend.  Thankfully, today has a bit of a slower pace.  The husband is back at work since we didn't make any big plans for the holiday, so it's just the kids and me. So to keep cool and keep the kids from… Continue reading Good Times and Sunny Climes at the Beach