Category Archives: Family

Hawaii - Maui - Olowalu - Home - Trucker Hats (IG) (1)

Taking Risks Pay Off – Everything I Love About My Life is Because I Took Risks

Does Taking Risks Pay Off? My wife. My daughter. My lifestyle. My trips. My experiences. My growth. I have all these things in my life because I took risks. If I really sit and think about how I went about creating certain things in my life, the one consistent theme is that I faced my […]

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San Diego - Carlsbad - Agua Hedondia - Milo - Leucadia Farmer’s Market

Sunday Adventures: Agua Hedionda Lagoon | Sun Diego | Leucadia Farmer’s Market | Ride Cyclery

We definitely live by the motto “work hard, play hard” so when the weekend rolls around we always try to make it one filled with various adventures and lots of fun. This weekend we decided to start off our Sunday morning with a trip to Agua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad. It’s not too far from […]

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San Diego - Carlsbad Flower Fields

San Diego Family Vlog: Easter | Carlsbad Flower Fields | Pool Party

Carlsbad Flower Fields: Easter Celebration This year was Makena’s first Easter so Kari (aka the Easter Bunny) prepared some Easter baskets for Makena, Milo and I. They were filled with lots of awesome things including some new toys for Makena, some treats and a bone for Milo and some clothes and food for me! Kari […]

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San Diego - Family Vlog - April 2017 - San Diego Birthday Celebration

San Diego Birthday Celebration | Cafe Gratitude – Little Italy – Waterfront Park – Coronado

a This year I turned the big 34, and it’s my first birthday as a dad so Kari wanted to do something special for my San Diego birthday celebration. She had a whole day planned out going around San Diego and just having a little fun birthday with the family. We were supposed to visit […]

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Hawaii - Kauai - Princeville - Hanalei Bay - Hanalei Pier

Visit Kauai Hawaii | Day 8 & 9 | Princeville Sunrise – Hanalei Bay Pier – Lihue Airport – San Diego

Day 8: Princeville Sunrise & Hanalei Bay Pier We have been to Kauai multiple times and have seen so many beautiful sunsets, but we have never woken up early enough to actually watch a Princeville sunrise. Because it was our second to last day of this trip, we decided to wake up early and cross off […]

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Hawaii - Kauai - Kilauea - Kilauea Lighthouse

Visit Kauai Hawaii | Day 7 | Downtown Hanalei – Kilauea Lighthouse – Anini Beach Sunset

Day 7: More Hanalei, Nene’s at Kilauea Lighthouse and Sunset at Anini Beach Today was a very relaxed day! We posted our baby announcement (baby coconut on board) on social media this morning and we were so excited to finally share the news with everyone! We spend the majority of the morning responding to texts, […]

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Hawaii - Kauai - Lihue - Wailua Falls

Visit Kauai Hawaii | DAY 5 & 6 | Hanalei Bay – Wailua Falls – Anahola River

Day 5: Hanalei Shopping & Dining | Anini Beach Swimming & Snorkeling Day five and six of our trip to Hawaii were probably two of the most eventful and exciting days.  To start of our fifth day in Kauai, Kari and I went to a coffee shop and I got some work done while she […]

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San Elijo Lagoon

Family Vlog: San Elijo Lagoon (easy trails…haha!)

Today Makena, Milo, Kari and I took a trip to the San Elijo Lagoon in Carlsbad, California.  The ecological reserve is almost a thousand acres, so having enough space to explore definitely was not an issue for the four of us.  The San Elijo lagoon has tons of trails open for hiking, including Annie’s Canyon Trail, […]

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San Diego - Point Loma Lighthous - Cabrillo National Monument

New Years at Cabrillo National Monument & Point Loma Lighthouse

Today is New Year’s Eve and Kari and I took Makena to the Cabrillo National Monument & the Old Point Loma Lighthouse.  Randon and Melissa came with us, and they brought their son Lukas as well.  It was a beautiful day in San Diego, but a bit chilly.  From the monument & lighthouse  we were […]

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Family Oriented Carmel Valley

Family Oriented Carmel Valley Offers Excellent Academic, Athletic & Art Programs

Family oriented Carmel Valley is an ideal environment for families. It boasts some of the highest ranked public and private schools in San Diego, which have repeatedly received awards and recognition for a variety of strengths. Canyon Crest Academy had the highest Academic Performance Index scores in San Diego County in 2013, a Grammy Signature […]

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