I'm Chelsea. That's my husband, Nate. After graduating from college, we got engaged, settled down and quickly discovered that domestic bliss requires a whole host of stuff they didn't teach at UCLA.
Now, we're on a mission to share smart ideas for adventurous families. Our purpose is to make everyday life more efficient, and inspire people to seize fun opportunities. Nate offers up hands-on fatherhood and a forthright approach to life's challenges. Chelsea adds color with creative how-tos and commentary about rugged living in a modern era. The blog culminates in a he-said-she-said humorous journal that documents our daily exploits.
We believe that life doesn't have to be lived on anyone's terms but your own, and even the smallest moments can hold BIG life lessons.
- Age: Early 30's
- Location: We have a farmhouse in the rural hills between San Diego and Los Angeles.
- Job: Nate is a retired first responder in the public safety field. Chelsea has a marketing and editorial background. Now, we are both photographers and writers! This blog is our full-time job and we love it.
- Our kids: Olin (April 2011), Elich (November 2012), Ahren (December 2014), Ikah (November 2016).
- Pets: A couple sweet service animals (we train them), some barn cats and a whole flock of unnamed backyard chickens. Also, some goats and sheep who think that they're dogs.
On weekends, you'll often find us working on our old fixer-upper home, where the lights and hot water sporadically stop working. It keeps us on our toes! We also spend a ton of time adventuring in our RV, broadening our children's world view. Our family has experienced some health issues and a major tragedy that caused us to hone in the focus of our lives, maximizing efficiencies to use our time on this earth as well as possible.
We believe that no matter what you've experienced, a positive mindset and incremental change can help you live a life you love.
We are the Day family, and we thank you for being here.