Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby

Fall is here! Fall is here! And it lasts about 4 weeks in Vegas...sometimes less. So you're maybe wondering how do I get out there and enjoy autumn in Vegas? Look no further than the Bristlecone Pine Loop! This trail offers scenic views, changing colors of the leaves, and varied terrain. About an hour outside … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby

Sober in Vegas: What I want to tell my daughter about alcohol

In honor of my first mother's day as an actual mother, I've been thinking about the conversation I'll have with my little one when she gets older about alcohol. As I've said before--this is based on my experience. I have many friends who are able to moderate their alcohol consumption and/or it doesn't have a … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: What I want to tell my daughter about alcohol

Sober in Vegas: In defense of smaller outdoor spaces

National Park Week at the end of April had me thinking about our outdoor spaces. My parents met working together at Yosemite, and the rest is family history. Summers were spent exploring and camping at many tourist destination National Parks. Even today, much of our vacation planning is centered around NP visitations. However, since baby … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: In defense of smaller outdoor spaces