Jordan Hamm

A Fun Valentine’s Project for the Kids!

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! I wanted an activity to do with my boys during our week of rain here on the Central Coast and making something for their grandparents seemed like killing two birds with one stone. I found a fun craft that was quick, affordable, and can easily be shipped to our family and friends. You too…

Tidying Up in 2021!

2021 is here! I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of purging that I want to do this year. The year 2020 has taught me many things about life and what’s most important to me. I’ve discovered that my biggest priority is my family. Beyond that, I’ve learned I need to rid…

North Coast Tide Pools

Since the shelter in place order we have all found ourselves wearing a new hat or two. Parents are now teachers as well as full-time entertainers in sometimes tight quarters – so we can all identify with trying to find creative ways to safely keep busy! With three active little boys at home, I’ve found…

A Fun Project to Do with Your Kiddos – Making Love Pies

Does anyone else out there feel the pressure to start fun traditions with their kids but the thought of trying anything from Pinterest completely stresses you out? As a working mom with three super fun and rambunctious young boys, the step-by-step process of creating new décor/recipes for every holiday is extremely daunting. Most of the…

Local Landscape Photography by Michael Ambrose

This winter, on our way to Yosemite, my family stayed at the world-renowned Tenaya Lodge. On a side note — this grand hotel in our own backyard is so well-known they welcome guests from all over the world — and will be the subject of a future blog post so stay-tuned. Anyhow, Tenaya Lodge has…

Grab a Coffee at Kraken

The central coast has gained another Kraken Coffee and it is just what Pismo Beach needed! Comfortable seating and freshly roasted coffee with the bonus of ocean views gave me a refreshing start to my morning. If you need a little bit more sustenance to start your day, then they offer up delicious handmade breakfast…

Winning with Race Rugrats!

Sarah Hawkins is the founder and owner of Race Rugrats, a childcare company dedicated to caring for and entertaining children during various races not only locally but around the State. I interviewed Sarah and asked her some questions to learn more about this amazing company and what they are all about! What is Race Rugrats?…

Enjoy the Strawberry Festival in Arroyo Grande

Memorial weekend is coming, and with it some sweet, juicy strawberries! Arroyo Grande’s 36th annual strawberry festival is here again and the event schedule sounds as delicious and entertaining as ever! If you have never been to this event that happens every year in the quaint little village of Arroyo Grande you are in for…