Weekend things at Golden Gate Park + botanical garden picnic + Asian fusion brunch + moving day for cats

Happy Monday! Last week, Joe and I enjoyed our final days in SF before our next trip. Joe’s family lives in Texas and he hasn’t seen them since before COVID, and so we’re heading there this week for a visit – it’s my first time meeting his family and I’m very excited. 🙂 The upcoming … More Weekend things at Golden Gate Park + botanical garden picnic + Asian fusion brunch + moving day for cats

Fleet week + hiking east bay + new favorite Chinatown

Somehow we are already into October. Last weekend was another weekend in the sun. The highlight was attending San Francisco’s Fleet Week, a unique local event where once a year military airplanes put on an air show. The planes fly along the coast and throughout the city, so all week we could hear the airplanes … More Fleet week + hiking east bay + new favorite Chinatown

Princess’s birthday + flowers in bloom + what having kids feels like

Aaand there goes another week! Last week flew by as a lot happened at work, but we did get out for a few fun activities. Last weekend was the Princess show. It was Princess’s 30th birthday and so our group threw her a surprise party on Thursday. We rented out a room at Palm House … More Princess’s birthday + flowers in bloom + what having kids feels like

Road trip through coastal Maine + hiking and lake time + boat ride to port towns

After our visit to New York, Joe and I headed up to Maine for 5 days where we visited Joe’s good friend Neal. Joe actually lived in Maine for a few years, so it was nice to have him and Neal take us around the local sites – it felt special to see Joe’s old … More Road trip through coastal Maine + hiking and lake time + boat ride to port towns

Hometown things + meeting my dog nephew + my 28th birthday

I don’t know about you, but with Labor Day right around the corner, all I want to do is soak up the last bit of summer. Luckily I’ve been in upstate New York these last 2 weeks where it’s been absolutely lovely as I’ve been surrounded by family and enjoying the east coast summer. I … More Hometown things + meeting my dog nephew + my 28th birthday

Quiet time in San Francisco sandwiched between travel

Hello my favorite internet friends! I can’t believe we’re already into August. After coming back from our month in Mexico, I basically went into hibernation mode these last two weeks for a few reasons. First, it’s the only time I have before another month of travel. I’ll be on the east coast in New York … More Quiet time in San Francisco sandwiched between travel

Mexico week 4: secret beaches + off the beaten path activities + final days in Sayulita

And just like that, our dreamy month in Mexico is over! I’m writing this post on my flight back to San Francisco feeling a bit sentimental but also excited to go back home. One month was the perfect amount of time in Mexico – it gave us the outdoorsy adventure & local living we were … More Mexico week 4: secret beaches + off the beaten path activities + final days in Sayulita