Tag: outdoors

Dog Gear Review: Waterproof Dog Collars

Does your dog love water? Warm weather is approaching. That means water activities will be surely part of your adventures. River, lake, stream, beach or even some pool time! 💦 So many options! Xena’s not quite a water dog yet but loves to, I mean L-O-V-E, to roll in things outside. My favorite collar for Xena has white fabric with black

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Ontario Ridge To Shell Beach Bluff Loop

This may be the best coastal hike we’ve done so far! This hike is in Pismo Beach, CA. You can do this loop either clockwise or counterclockwise. We happened to do it counterclockwise and in the end we were glad we chose to do it this way. If you are like me and have acrophobia,

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Wildwood Park

A couple of weeks ago, I packed my bags for a long weekend at Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County. I was happy that my sister could join us. 1st Day – Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks I’ve been wanting to go back here and explore more. It was Hazel’s first time so I was excited

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Paradise Falls

Wildwood Park is in Ventura County. I loved this place so much, I went twice this month! Since I extended the route for our second hike, I decided to write two separate posts. This is a 3-mile loop hike that includes a tepee and waterfalls. We arrived at the parking lot just a little after

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O’Melveny Park to Mission Point

The trailhead is in O’Melveny Park located in Granada Hills. This 672-acre park is the second largest public park in L.A. after Griffith Park. We met up with my friend and his pups at the parking lot at 7:15 am. There were lots of spaces to choose from. You can also park on the street if the

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Dog Gear Review: Ruffwear Swamp Cooler

Summer is here! It’s time for Ruffwear Swamp Cooler. I soaked it in cold water, removed excess water then put it on Xena as directed. The water takes the body heat away then the warm water evaporates keeping her cool. When the Swamp Cooler was dry, I repeated. I’ve used it on Xena a few

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