Friday, May 29, 2015

Beach Camping: San Elijo State Beach

For a few years now, we have been camping at the beach in the non-winter seasons. At first I tried to be a regular happy outdoorsy camper type person. But with the kiddos, diapers and the dog, the inside of a tent (sitting in a plot of dirt) can get pretty yucky.

So for my 30th birthday we bought a vintage camper and fixed it up and now camping at the beach is so much fun!!

It is a time for the kids to ride their bikes/scooters, boogie board,


make drip castles,

play a little frisbee,

be wave ninjas,


or mermaids,

eat PB and J,

hang out with friends around the campfire,

 make silly faces,


eat s'mores

and to be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves crashing.

They have a little shop where you can buy firewood, necessities and other fun stuff like Zinkas. We are trying to get a new color every time we go. They also have warm showers and toilets.

When we get tired of cooking we like to take wagon trips outside of the campground to VG's (the awesome local bakery).

Good times!


Salty Air.

 Amazing sunsets!

Looking forward to more beach camping this year when it is a little bit warmer!

Summer is coming!!!


  1. I am so happy for you, your husband, and the kids. I have read your book and followed your posts for some years now and I am so glad that you and your husband are free from the cult. I was involved with the cult for too long myself after having been introduced to it by my mother and life is so much better and more meaningful without having to deal with all the Scientology crap.

    1. Thank you Dean! I couldn't agree more (the part about life being better and more meaningful). Thanks for stopping by!

  2. What Dean said! I love your blog and photos. I hope in future posts you show photos of the vintage camper that you fixed up.

    1. Thank you so much! Yes I do plan to share photos of the camper, I just have a bit more fixing up to do first :)

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