Gear Review: Julbo Rookie Sunglasses

I was thinking back a few years… to a time when my largest battle was trying to keep sunglasses on my infants and toddlers. We tried everything, the bungy strap, the velcro strap. In the end we had the best luck with the Julbo Looping 3. Next we moved onto the cheap $5-$10 sunglasses found…

Gear Review: M.A.P. Footwear

A good pair of water shoes is one of our “family essential items” in the summertime. Whether wearing them just to the pool or waterpark or using them on the trails and lakeside, we are always looking for water shoes that have good traction, durability, and comfort for our kids. M.A.P. Footwear, a children’s shoe brand…

Chimney Beach on Lake Tahoe

Combine everything we love about Lake Tahoe hiking and beaches… and ta da! You have Chimney Beach! Chimney Beach is located approximately 12.7 miles from King’s Beach, along the east side of Lake Tahoe. It is just south of Sand Harbor State Park. The sign for Chimney Beach can be tricky to find if you…

Family Gear Guide

We took a different approach this year to our gear guide. Rather than share the latest and greatest from brands across the market – we took a good look at our adventures over the last few years. We then compiled a list of our favorite items, the ones we’d buy again, and often have bought…