After growing up in Oakland, CA, I never would have thought that I'd be able to feel so at home as a small town girl! I've settled down in a beautiful mountain town at the base of the Trinity Alps, near many gorgeous lakes and rivers. I really do feel like I am living the dream- happily married to my college sweetheart for 8 and 1/2 wonderful years, and a stay-at-home mommy to my 2 beautiful little girls and my hilarious & full of life little boy. We balance out our not-so-slow small town life with plenty of trips to the Bay Area, so my little one's can enjoy some of the pleasures I had growing up with my family in Oakland. It doesn't get much better than this! I hope you enjoy my journal of our family life.