How I Retrained My Housetrained Dog to Pee on Fake Grass
How I Retrained My Housetrained Dog to Pee on Fake Grass
1 Dog-Friendly Day in Yosemite National Park!
1 Dog-Friendly Day in Yosemite National Park!
My Top Travel To-Do’s in Any City
My Top Travel To-Do’s in Any City
One-Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park
One-Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park
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Welcome to SimplySam.co!

Welcome to SimplySam.co!

Hey, I’m Sam! I’m a People Ops specialist who recently moved to Long Beach from West LA with my dog Maddie.

How I Retrained My Housetrained Dog to Pee on Fake Grass

How I Retrained My Housetrained Dog to Pee on Fake Grass

Housetraining a puppy is hard work. But what about retraining an older dog (mine is ~8 y.o.) to go on fake grass you’ve set up indoors or…

1 Dog-Friendly Day in Yosemite National Park!

1 Dog-Friendly Day in Yosemite National Park!

Most national parks aren’t dog friendly, and for good reason. These parks are there to protect wildlife, and dogs’ barking and marking can disrupt the ecosystem built…

My Top Travel To-Do’s in Any City

My Top Travel To-Do’s in Any City

Time and time again, I find myself repeating the same types of activities whenever I travel to a different city. Whether it’s tasting the local food at…

One-Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

One-Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

I can hardly believe it took me nearly my whole life of living in SoCal to make it out to Joshua Tree. Only last year I got…

Valley of Fire State Park Day Trip

Valley of Fire State Park Day Trip

This state park is as cool (or flaming) as its name. Just a little over an hour away from the Strip, the Valley of Fire State Park…

Top Dog-Friendly Hikes in SoCal

Top Dog-Friendly Hikes in SoCal

Even before the pandemic, hiking was a hobby. Maddie, though stubby-legged, has really built up her endurance to go from 2-3 mile hikes to 5+ miles! I’m…

Decorating Your Apartment Walls Without Drilling Any Holes!

Decorating Your Apartment Walls Without Drilling Any Holes!

When I first moved into my apartment, I was beyond excited to be able to decorate its interior to how I wanted. After several years of moving…

DIY Basket Wall

DIY Basket Wall

My basket wall marked the final piece of decoration for my apartment, so putting it together was very satisfying. This post will detail where I accumulated my…

Death Valley National Park Day Trip Itinerary!

Death Valley National Park Day Trip Itinerary!

If you are attempting to visit the must-sees in Death Valley NP in a single winter day, then there are 4 main sites to hit. I came…

My Favorite Sports Bras

My Favorite Sports Bras

I’ve been working out for quite awhile. I’ve gone through a lot of sports bras in my time from really cheap to really good quality. I used…

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