Brock’s Ice Cream – Yuba City, California

As an "after-successful-dentist-appointment" treat we got ice cream at Brock's. Never mind that it is 45°F and raining. Never mind that ice cream is in direct opposition to good health and good dental hygiene. The ice cream here is made from scratch, on-site, and it's super delicious! They have great flavor choices with lots of … Continue reading Brock’s Ice Cream – Yuba City, California

Hillside Poms – Corning, California

If you've been following us for a while, you might have noticed that we like to visit farms! While I like to plan a wide variety of field trips covering a broad range of topics, we really like to visit farms a lot! Our most recent trip was to Hillside Poms in Corning, California. During … Continue reading Hillside Poms – Corning, California

The Boulder Field 🧗‍♀️ – Sacramento, California

Per the recommendation of L.R. from Returning to Paradise, we took the kiddos to Boulder Field for a morning of bouldering this past Sunday.  Bouldering is a type of rock climbing that is low to the ground and uses crash pads on the ground instead of harnesses or ropes. The gym staff was super friendly and … Continue reading The Boulder Field 🧗‍♀️ – Sacramento, California

Family Bike 🚲 Ride

This past Sabbath we loaded up the bikes for our first official family bike ride. By "official", I mean that everyone rode their own bike independently. E has been waiting for this moment for quite a while... RV living provided amble opportunities for K and B to learn to ride bikes without training wheels. Many … Continue reading Family Bike 🚲 Ride

Apple 🍎 Hill – Boa Vista Orchards – Placerville, California

My sister came to visit this past weekend and we decided to take a day trip to Apple Hill today. My favorite stop was Boa Vista Orchards. If you are ever in the area I highly recommend stopping by to try the apple cider sugar donuts! I hope you enjoy the photos of our excursion. … Continue reading Apple 🍎 Hill – Boa Vista Orchards – Placerville, California

Second Trip to Bishop’s Pumpkin 🎃 Farm – Wheatland, California

We had some leftover tickets for Bishop's Pumpkin Farm and E and I were craving their BBQ tri-tip sandwich. We took a second trip there with my parents on Monday afternoon.  There was so much to do at Bishop's Pumpkin Farm, we didn't do everything on our first visit or our second visit.  If you … Continue reading Second Trip to Bishop’s Pumpkin 🎃 Farm – Wheatland, California

House 🏡 Hunting With Your Spouse After a Natural Disaster

If you read some of our recent posts, you saw that we recently visited Bend, Oregon. The purpose of our trip was to look at real estate. House hunting is not my favorite thing to do. It always seems like the perfect house is sitting out there, just outside of our price cap... If only … Continue reading House 🏡 Hunting With Your Spouse After a Natural Disaster

Dutchman Flat Sno-Park ⛄️ – Mt. Bachelor, Oregon

When Wanoga Sno-Park ❄️ - Bend, Oregon didn't have enough snow to sled on Monday afternoon we headed further on up to Mt. Bachelor. Dutchman Flat Sno-Park is for snowmobiles and cross-country skiing, it is not designed for sledding but we had a marvelous time just the same!  Something about playing in the snow just … Continue reading Dutchman Flat Sno-Park ⛄️ – Mt. Bachelor, Oregon

Old Mill District – Bend, Oregon – Looks Like Autumn 🍂

Walking around the Old Mill District in Bend, Oregon we were fascinated by the prints left by wet leaves on the sidewalk. Here are photos of the walking path along the banks of the Deschutes River. We even found a few leaf piles to toss around after dinner. Thank you for following us! Happy Autumn … Continue reading Old Mill District – Bend, Oregon – Looks Like Autumn 🍂

The Brown Owl 🦉- Bend, Oregon

This was a quirky restaurant. It was more like a food truck outside a pub. We had to ask if we could take the kids inside because by looking at it from the outside we weren't sure that we could! S and B figured this tree was at least 70-years-old when it was cut down. … Continue reading The Brown Owl 🦉- Bend, Oregon