Photos of Mission Beach and Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California. san diego travel. beach photography.
Family Life, Photography

Photos: Mission Beach and Bahia Resort in San Diego, CA

While on vacation last month I played around with some photo apps on my smart phone to take some photos of our favorite vacation destination: Mission Beach and the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA. From the hotel, Mission Beach and Belmont Park (a beach front amusement park) are just a short two block… Continue reading Photos: Mission Beach and Bahia Resort in San Diego, CA

Knott's Berry Farm - photos of a fun day at Knott's Berry Farm Theme Park in Buena Park, CA.
Family Life, Photography

A Fun Day at Knott’s Berry Farm

Last week we snuck over the great Orange Curtain that divides Orange County and Riverside County in California and spent a few days at Knott's Berry Farm and hanging out with family visiting the area. We passed right by the more popular and well known theme park (aka The House of Mouse) for a variety… Continue reading A Fun Day at Knott’s Berry Farm

Five Sources for Free Funny Stock Photos and clipart. Great for bloggers and other businesses that need free images.
Blogging and Social Media, Humor

Sources for Free Funny Stock Photos plus Friday Frivolity Blog Party

Today the Friday Frivolity hosts are sharing some of our favorite Funny Stock Photos. If you are a blogger, you know you need a "pinnable image". And if you aren't the best photography, stock photography can be your best friend. Non-bloggers might also find themselves needing fun photos for presentations or just a good laugh.… Continue reading Sources for Free Funny Stock Photos plus Friday Frivolity Blog Party

Photos of California Native Plants in a home landscape. Toyon, Chitalpa, Arctostaphylos, Ceanothus, Zauschneria, Erigeron
Gardening, Photography

Photos of My Favorite California Native Plants

In honor of California Native Plant Week I thought I'd share with you some photos of my favorite California native plants, all of which just so happen to be in my backyard.   Last week I posted some photos of the overall landscape in place in our yard since we switched to a drought tolerant… Continue reading Photos of My Favorite California Native Plants

Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants: having a water wise garden doesn't have to be rocks and cacti.
Gardening, Photography

Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants

While Northern California may have received plenty of rain this winter, the El Nino seems to have missed Southern California again this year. While we did get more precipitation than we have in the past few years we are still in a drought and we will be for the foreseeable future. Homeowners and businesses would… Continue reading Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants