Weekend Links / / We’re Homeowners!

It’s been a crazy week! For those that might have missed my announcement on Wednesday, Jordan and I bought a house in Nashville. I am so grateful we aren’t squished in our (less than) 700 sq. ft. apartment anymore but moving with a newborn is no joke. Jordan’s mom is here this weekend helping me … Continue reading “Weekend Links / / We’re Homeowners!”

Taking San Francisco by Bus

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 our first full day exploring San Francisco, Jordan and I realized my energy level was tapering off. Hello third trimester! We still had a lot of ground to cover, but … Continue reading “Taking San Francisco by Bus”

Reading Challenge | Book Five

This post contains affiliate links.  You can see my full disclosure here. “You’re ready to marry someone, I figure, if you’re willing to go into debt with him.” It’s time to discuss the fifth book in my reading challenge! I chose Molly Wizenberg’s first memoir, A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table for the book I’ve been … Continue reading “Reading Challenge | Book Five”

The Mill in San Francisco

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 our time admiring the Painted Ladies, Jordan and I needed a coffee (i.e. bathroom) break. After performing a quick Google search, I found plenty of coffee shops the next block … Continue reading “The Mill in San Francisco”

A Full House in San Francisco

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. Oh, San Francisco. I’m not completely sure what to think about you. On one hand, you are breathtakingly beautiful. From oceans to mountains to old Victorian homes, it al … Continue reading “A Full House in San Francisco”

Third Trimester Musings

Despite the discomfort that comes with growing a human, I really enjoyed being pregnant. Some seasons were easier than others but attempting to live moment to moment helped me move through the more challenging symptoms. The third trimester of pregnancy begins on week 28 and lasts until your baby arrives! I entered my third trimester while … Continue reading “Third Trimester Musings”

A Golden Visit to Chinatown

After spending a week in Southern California and two days driving the Pacific Coast Highway, Jordan and I rolled into the bay area. We would be spending the weekend with friends who recently moved to this part of California. Saturday we slept-in and ate donuts from a local shop before venturing to downtown San Jose for … Continue reading “A Golden Visit to Chinatown”

An Impromptu Maternity Photoshoot

When infertility is part of your story there are moments you aren’t sure you’ll ever experience: showers, baby registries, decorating a nursery and of course a maternity photoshoot.

Big Sur + Bixby Creek Bridge

“I descended a dusty gravel ridge, beneath the Bixby Canyon Bridge, until I eventually arrived, at the place where your soul had died.” If you are driving north on the Pacific Coast Highway you will pass over Bixby Creek Bridge, which is the subject of the Death Cab for Cutie song, “Bixby Canyon Bridge”. The … Continue reading “Big Sur + Bixby Creek Bridge”

Elephant Seals and Great Views

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. We left San Luis Obispo midmorning with roughly three hours of pure driving time left. I’m not sure why I went into driving the Pacific Coast Highway naively … Continue reading “Elephant Seals and Great Views”