Today we explored a segment of the Salinas River Walk that offers Atascadero Creek access, picnic benches and a quaint meadow off San Gabriel Road and Hwy 41 in Atascadero. This post also includes information on more trails in Atascadero, info about the larger Salinas River Walk and the historic de Anza National Historic Trail.
Welcome to our first annual Shop Local Holiday Roundup, featuring our fave SLO County gifts offered by local businesses.
From blogging, I’ve been exposed to a ton of fun local businesses, all with lots to offer in the realm of handmade goodies, services and gift cards. And given this blog’s policy of being transparent and honest, we offer you these Shop Local suggestions from businesses we’ve actually tried and can wholeheartedly recommend.
On a whim, my 2 and 4 year old kiddos and I recently explored the Morro Bay Harborwalk. We were met with thrill-worthy beach swings, playful sea otters that tumbled and twirled in the calm harbor waters and boats that passed us as we ran along the expansive slated boardwalk.
The Morro Bay Marina Boardwalk in scenic Morro Bay, California offers fresh ocean-scapes, quaint harbor views and a slatted boardwalk perfect for kids.
Fall marks the time of year when I start planning Clara and Wyatt’s dual December birthday party. Yep, totally combining it ’till they won’t let me anymore. #noshame.
In December, they will be 3 and 5. So I researched aaall the kids party places.
And as bonus of my annual crazy-mama birthday party scouting, I’ve decided to make my venue list public. And styled. With links. And prices! You’re welcome.
We were recently #hosted by the brand new Cava Robles RV Resort in Paso Robles, California. And, you guys, we…
From singing and dancing at the library to strolling alongside the waterfront – we’ve got ya covered. Here are some of our absolute favorite quick-hits for things to do in SLO County with very small children.
In Family Yoga, Vanessa of Yaya Yoga ca teaches toddlers and preschoolers the perfect mix of movement, play and mindfulness from a yoga mat. Parents also participate in this class that may feature fun activities like crawling like forest animals, stomping like dinosaurs and playing toe-ga with fluffy little pom pom balls!
Here’s our review of taking kids to The Ravine Waterpark in Paso Robles.
As a SLO CAL Storyteller, the region’s tourism district will be arranging monthly adventures for us to try out along California’s awesome Central Coast. This ranges in anything from water excursions and horseback riding to nature tours in the backcountry expanses of our region. Then we will take pics and video along the way, write about it, and post it on our blog & theirs.