Posted on September 22nd, 2015

Bell Family - Monterey Bay Aquarium

While driving the California coast along Highway 1, immersed in the beauty of our home state, I wondered if it could get any better. We stopped in Big Sur, only for a few hours, to play in a watering hole after filling our bellies at the Big Sur Lodge. That afternoon was magical, and I doubted it could be replicated.

Posted on August 6th, 2015

Bell Family - Camping Builds Character

It was raining that day, an ever-so-slight mist, but we ventured down to the creek anyway to see what we could find. A camp ranger at the Ventura Ranch KOA had told us only a few days before the area was completely dry.

Posted on June 30th, 2015

Bell Family: California's Denmark

California is teeming with richness. From diverse wildlife to endless style, the Golden State offers admirers unique encounters around every turn of a major highway. For me, as a Latina mom having recently moved back to California, this depth of experience also provides exposure for my young kids.

Posted on June 1st, 2015

Bell Family: Exploring Olvera Street

When we moved back to Southern California six months ago, my husband and I ached for experiences that would undeniably enrich our lives; to raise our multiracial children close to family and among our cultures, giving them a strong connection to their heritage. What better way than exploring the origins of Downtown LA and Olvera Street?