Weekend Links / / California (Here We Come)

Our 2009 California Vacation Jordan has been in California all week for work and this afternoon I’m finally boarding my flight to join him! It wasn’t ideal spending our wedding anniversary apart, BUT we’ll be spending some much-needed vacation together in California so I say it’s a good compromise. We’ve been to Cali both separately and together … Continue reading “Weekend Links / / California (Here We Come)”

Currently / / May

This post contains affiliate links.  You can see my full disclosure here. Baking | A granola recipe I shared years ago. To keep the recipe even more simple, I omit the dried fruit and use only oats and pecans (or whatever nuts I have on hand). One day I added honey and realized a honey/maple syrup combination … Continue reading “Currently / / May”

San Francisco | Brunch at Plow

Jordan and I spent 2.5 weeks in April and May of 2016 driving the coast of California. If you’d like to start at the beginning click here. After exploring San Francisco by bus, we met fellow blogger, Kelly, for brunch at Plow on our last full day. Afterwards, Jordan and I spent the afternoon exploring, shopping and eating ice cream … Continue reading “San Francisco | Brunch at Plow”

2016 | A Year in Review

It seems like a lifetime has passed since I rang in 2016. That night might also be the last time I’ll voluntarily stay up until 4 am. Haha! On the last day of January 2017 I wanted to take a moment and reflect on the past year. It’s almost impossible to put into words the impact 2016, as a … Continue reading “2016 | A Year in Review”

Weekend Links / / Vanishing Mean Girls

^ A sneak peak of our New Years card I finally received this week! Phoenix kept me on my toes this week, but I managed to finish listening to the audio of War and Peace and I’m only a few chapters away from the end of Maisie Dobbs. Next up (for my reading challenge) is Sense and … Continue reading “Weekend Links / / Vanishing Mean Girls”

San Francisco’s North Beach

Jordan and I spent 2.5 weeks in April and May of 2016 driving the coast of California. If you’d like to start at the beginning click here. Jordan and I ended our bus tour in North Beach, the “Little Italy” of San Francisco. Between recommendations from my sister-in-law, a Lyft driver and tour bus guide we knew … Continue reading “San Francisco’s North Beach”

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

Blogging in 2016 feels a little like a blur. The first half of the year I was very pregnant and I spent the remainder of the year balancing newborn life and buying a house with trying to create quality content. Despite not always feeling like I was at the top of my creative game, I … Continue reading “Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016”

San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury Neighborhood

Jordan and I spent 2.5 weeks in April and May of 2016 driving the coast of California. If you’d like to start at the beginning click here. After exploring Fisherman’s Wharf and The Palace of Fine Arts, Jordan and I spent a few hours in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood. We ate lunch at a local cafe, browsed … Continue reading “San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury Neighborhood”

Weekend Links / / Pre-Thanksgiving

^ A sneak peek of Monday’s post! Talking about how tired you are is almost as annoying as complaining about the weather but guys, I am so tired! Jordan and I plan on waltzing in to our parent’s house next week, plopping Phoenix in someone’s lap, and taking a long nap. Despite iffy sleep, Phoenix … Continue reading “Weekend Links / / Pre-Thanksgiving”

Palace of Fine Arts

Jordan and I spent 2.5 weeks in April and May of 2016 driving the coast of California. If you’d like to start at the beginning click here. It is strange to write these California posts and see my pregnant belly now that Phoenix is 16 weeks old! I look at pictures and then look over at my … Continue reading “Palace of Fine Arts”