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    Camping at Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

              This past weekend my husband, dog, and I went on a short camping trip to southern Arizona.  We had been wanting to take our dog camping for the first time and it’s been too cold in California.  We camped at Picacho Peak State Park.  We spent the first day exploring that park and the second day in Saguaro National Park.             Camping at Picacho Peak is really nice.  The campground itself was very clean and has fire pits, showers, and electric.  It’s nice because you can make reservations in advance.  I usually have to stay at a place that allows…

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    Yosemite National Park Road Trip

    Camped for the first two nights in Mammoth Lakes, at Old Shady Rest Campground.  Driving into Yosemite Toulumne Meadows: We spotted a coyote, some elk, and prairie dogs.  The Coyote was hunting the prairie dogs and they were all calling to each other.   This lake was steaming from the freezing morning temperatures.  It looked so pretty.  Hiking to upper Yosemite Falls.  We saw the lower falls and it was very tiny because there hasn’t been a lot of rain so we didn’t hike all the way to the upper falls, just part of the way.   Hiking the Mist Trail.  It’s been voted one of the best hikes in…

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    Kings Canyon National Park

    Can you see the black bear to the left? The cub is a few feet behind, but behind a tree.   TOP: Forever 21  |  CARDIGAN: Forever 21  |  JEANS: Forever 21  |  SUNGLASSES: T.J. Maxx  |  BACKPACK: Primark           We spent Sunday at Kings Canyon National Park.  I’d never been there and it’s such a pretty park.  It’s right next to Sequoia.  The mountains there are super tall (around 11,000 ft.).  It has valleys,  waterfalls, and other unique sites.  We didn’t have a lot of time to hike because the road into the park is super long and curvy.  On one of the trails a…

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    Cozy Grey Sweater at Sequoia National Park

    SWEATER: H&M  |  JEANS: Forever 21  |  BACKPACK: Primark           This past weekend we (me and my fiancé) decided to go on a little road trip camping trip to Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park.  It was a super last minute decision.  We decided to go on Friday and Left Saturday morning at 6am.  I just got a new car (blog post here) and wanted to take it on a little trip.  Sequoia is about a 4 hour drive from Los Angeles.  It’s the perfect little weekend destination to get away from city life.  That’s what I love about living in California is that there are…