Tag Archives: hiking

Weekly Tips for September 20, 2011

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summer may have been over for you when the kids went back to school, but there are still some activities and family fun you can squeeze in. Our family has been very fortunate to be invited to go waterskiing and tubing at two different lakes and 4×4 in the Mojave Desert. It is truly a A-Ha parent moment to watch your babies get behind a ski boat and be taken away. Or jump into a Jeep and take off over the mountains and climb rocks. You want these moments so you can watch them grow and at the same time, grab them – wrap them in their favorite blankie and cuddle them tight! Has your child(ren) done a big kid activity that you just weren’t ready for them to do, yet? (more…)

Tips Are A Little Different This Week!

Posted on 14. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

Tired of the same thing, so are we! Time to switch it up a little. So this week, we are providing information that I bet you didn’t know or some fun facts to break out of the workout routine, Mom routine and Life routine!

IT IS ALL ABOUT CHANGE AND INSPIRING CHANGE!

SNACKING: How to snack sensibly.  Use muffin liners to portion control your snacks.  A muffin liner is about 1/2 cup or 50 calories. So use them for berries, chips, popcorn, pretzels and cherry tomatoes. (more…)

Summertime Fun Ideas for Families

Posted on 05. Jun, 2011 in For Kids

Here are some ideas for fun day trips, adventures and things to venture out with the kids this summer. They have a Southern California spin, but use them to indulge your own adventures in your area. (more…)

Family Fun for Weekend of June 5, 2010 & Upcoming Summer Events

Posted on 03. Jun, 2010 in Fun

Lots to do this weekend!  Fun for the whole family and enjoy the outdoors.

Sat., June 5, 2010 2 pm – 8 pm. San Marcos Rock, Blues and BBQ at Walnut Grove Park. Admission for adults/children.

Sat., June 5, 2010 9am – 12 pm. National Trails Day at Carlsbad Oaks N. Business Park.  celebrate the value of trails in the Carlsbad community through this national event organized by the American Hiking Association.

Sat., June 5, 2010, 8:30 am to 12 pm. Free Family Hike Sunset Park in San Marcos, CA.  Meet at Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, CA. This easy, 4-mile hike will visit the new 19-acre Sunset Park and explore the trails in the west portion of the city. Walking shoes recommended; bring water and trail snacks.

Sat., Jun 5, 2010, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, World Ocean’s Day with Hornblower Cruises. Free facepainting and storytime of “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Seuss. 

Sat., Jun 5, 2010, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Free Screening of  TOY STORY 2 at Museum of San Diego History in Balboa Park.

Sun. June 6, 2010, 2nd Annual Encinitas Enviroment Day in conjunction with Encinitas Enviroment Day Fair.  Free to all!  Bike Parade starts at 9am, fair begins at 10 am at Cottonwood Creek Park on Encinitas Blvd. and Vulcan Ave. on the west side of 5 frwy.

As always, check your local paper section or in San Diego, www.insidesandiego.com.  Have a great weekend.  The Summer Checklist of Activities to do with your kids is being worked on!  Should have it by the end of next week.

FREEBIES for Easter Weekend

Posted on 02. Apr, 2010 in Fun

A ton of Fun and Free events for the family this Easter Weekend.  A complete list for All of San Diego County, most are April 3, 2010.  If you don’t live in San Diego, go to Google or Yahoo search and put in: Free Easter Egg Hunts in (your town). Everyone is celebrating this weekend.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Meet the E. Bunny and Egg Hunt @ Carlsbad Premium Outlet, Carlsbad, CA at 10am.

Eggpalooza @ Daybreak Church, Carlsbad, CA.  From 11-2 pm.

Annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast, La Jolla Shores, CA. 8-12:00 pm. (more…)

Looking for a Challenge – San Marcos Roundup

Posted on 08. Mar, 2010 in Fitness, For Kids, Fun

double peak trail and views

Check this out: San Marcos Roundup Sat. March 13, 2010.

If you really want to challenge yourself, do Double Peak — 11K.  It is amazing trail and ocean views. Or the 5k is flat and very do-able with the whole family, including strollers, scooters and the like.