California Missions

California Missions: Mission San Miguel

We have been listening to a podcast about California history, and Mission San Miguel came highly recommended. So we were excited to make this our 4th Mission visit on our quest to see all 21 California Missions. K was sleeping when we arrived, so we made this a mother-daughter visit while Chris stayed in the car with him.… Read More California Missions: Mission San Miguel

Travel Planning

The Thief of Joy

Travel is a very relative thing. Relative to our friends and family we travel a lot, and the children have especially been on a lot of flights and road trips. Relative to the travel bloggers I follow, we’ve basically never left our house. 😂 For me personally, when I read about families traveling or living abroad, I have to… Read More The Thief of Joy

Travel Planning

10 California Hotels to Daydream About

Now that we’re on the other side of the country from our parents and favorite babysitters, we’re regretting that we didn’t utilize them more for weekends away! We did spend our 5th anniversary in St. Lucia and we came here for our house hunting trip, but other then that we just did the occasional evening… Read More 10 California Hotels to Daydream About