Temperatures in the low 80's combined with the beauty of the Central Coast draw visitors from the nearby sweltering San Joaquin Valley during the summer months. Here they can cool off while enjoying the sun and fun at the local beaches. Oceano Beach is one of the only places in California that allows you to drive on and either use the beach for the day or for overnight camping. Everything from riding ATV's, Surfing,and Paragliding to renting horses at a local stable or a Bi-Plane to fly over the beach is available. You can even cruise the beach from the seats of a Hummer. Campsites are limited and making reservations is advised. Also, 4-wheel drive vehicles are recommended and paying careful attention to the tide charts can prevent you from the risk of getting stuck in the sand. During the rainy months a creek forms that can be quite treacherous.
Ok, you probably thought I fell off the face of the earth right? Nope, there is just alot happening around here. The next event is Beckie's Baby Shower this Sunday. Decided to make my very first Diaper Cake and these are just a few of the pictures. The first thing I did was watch about 20 YouTube videos describing how to do it. Then I bought my supplies and put it together roughly first then more refined about a day later. This is a close up of the baby sock roses with mitten leaves. Yes, that video DOES exist! Next is a close up of wrist rattles and a little caterpiller radio that makes soothing sounds for baby. Background ribbon is from WalMart and the blanket set is from the Jungle Adventure Collection at K-mart. The topper for our "Jungle" themed cake is a Silver Back Ganz Gorilla . These little links slipped easily over the ribbon and added a little extra bling to the sides of the cake. Each layer consists of diapers along with extras like washcloths, burp pads and