Category Archives: Summertime

365 Project for June 2014

Since I’m terrible about posting even once a month, making a collage of a month after it’s over seems to be easier to manage for me… it’s also a complete disaster behind the scenes on my blog – I just… Continue reading ⟩⟩

The Voice of the Sea Speaks the Language of the Soul

Just geeking out with Photoshop again ;)

El Capitan State Beach – Summer Camping Trip

I’ve been a very bad, bad blogger :) So this morning I sat down and put together a bunch of photos from our week-long camping trip to El Capitan State Beach this year. I love it more every year we… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Plugging along through summer

Only a few weeks left of summer vacation… we’ve had a great time being overly busy for days in a row, only to come home and literally not leave the house for a day or two. I like that about… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Independence Day Camping

In case you’re thinking this: yes, we do camp too much. But, the kids love it and the adults love hanging out with other adults while the kids play. We invested in a trailer, and by golly, we’re going to… Continue reading ⟩⟩

San Diego Brewery Tour

Yesterday some friends and I boarded a party bus and hit a few breweries in San Diego. It was lots of fun, but that heavy beer and I don’t always get along well, so I had a couple small samples… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Wax Paper Mosaics

I saw this idea on Pinterest. I think the ones on Pinterest must have been re-colored many times because Sharpie doesn’t really want to stick to the wax paper very well. It does dry fast, though, and not a whole… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Happy Summer Vacation!

We’re halfway through the first week of summer, and although we haven’t gone on many adventures just yet, we have turned the house upside down (the kids’ rooms, specifically) cleaning things out and getting rid of toys and clothes that… Continue reading ⟩⟩


We have had the wackiest weather lately. Really hot, really humid, thunderstorms, pouring rain, lightning? It’s not typical for SoCal. I have lived here all of my life! I don’t remember ever associating rain with heat when I was younger.… Continue reading ⟩⟩


Last night we were treated to the team suite at our local minor league baseball field. Our friends are the former managaer and assistant manager of the team, and the two of them and their families were both in town… Continue reading ⟩⟩