Get Away From Your TV, Get Outside,

                    & Get Exploring

My vision is to inspire families of all backgrounds to explore, be present, and have fun with their children in the Bay Area.


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Bay Explorers

  Bay Explorer is a guide of what to do and where to go to have fun with your family in the Bay Area. 

   Growing up a Bay Area native has given me the unique perspective on the in’s and out’s of Bay life. When I was younger I lived much of my life exploring the outside world with my family, friends, schools, and summer camps.

   Now that I’m a mom myself I spend every weekend exploring these same spots I visited as a child with my children.

   My goal is to show parents of all socio-economic backgrounds that you don't have to have a lot of money to show your kids a good time. You only need to be present and spend quality time with them. That's why I try to feature lots of low cost to no cost places and free events. 

   There is an endless plethora of activities, outdoors, and fun places to take your children to in this part of California where we live.  We are very fortunate to be raising our children here with so much to see and do! Hoping to inspire people to be Bay Explorers themselves. See you out there!

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May 3, 2020

Wow it has been officially almost a year since I announced I was back to blogging and I have not created one single post since then. I would say fail, but I've been really busy momming and that's never a fail. Raising three daughters, running a busin...

May 25, 2019

Whoaaa! It's been a minute since I have pushed out a blog post! I looked and saw that my last blog post was in October- OMG that was seven months ago! Life has been keeping me very busy. We had our third daughter in August and trying to be attentive...

October 7, 2018

Nothing is as synonomous with my childhood as Tilden Park in Berkeley. I spent many weekends, summer days, summer camps, and field trips in Tilden Park growing up. And why not? There is so much to do in Tilden for families. To this day Tilden Park st...

August 31, 2018

Wow with my oldest daughter starting back to school and my youngest daughter just being born, it feels like our Summer fun is coming to a close. I don't know how they suddenly changed all the rules, and Summer ends mid August for these kids now, when...

July 3, 2018

Summer is here and the weather has finally caught up! It is hot outside and if you and your family are looking for some fun places to go swimming I have got the perfect Summer swimming guide for you! Me and my girls stay in the water so I'm going to...

May 28, 2018

It's that time of the year where everyone is making their Summer plans and getting together their Summer bucket list ideas. I will be putting out a Summer Bucket List as well next month but for now I'd like to post 15 Places we visited over our Sprin...

May 3, 2018

This past weekend we went camping in Big Sur. This was the first time I have been camping since I have had our second daughter. So it's been maybe four years since we last went camping. I haven't spent much time in Big Sur so I was looking for a chea...

April 27, 2018

There are so many exciting places and fun things to do with your family around the Bay Area, but there are also awesome places to go that are just a short drive away as well. Over the next month or so I will be highlighting fun road trip destinations...

April 7, 2018

Rain, rain go away. We've had enough of you, we want to play! I guess this rain is just not gonna let up even though we are in April! With more rain in the forecast it has me thinking about my favorite rainy day activities. We've been watching a ton...

March 23, 2018

This past weekend we had the pleasure of participating in one of our favorite events of the year- Messy Art Day! Every year El Cerrito Preschool Cooperative puts on the messiest day of the year. The one day a year my kids can get totally covered from...

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