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

Mexico week 3: A day in the life of working remotely in Sayulita

One of our goals of coming to Mexico was to take advantage of our work-from-home situation and enjoy life here without taking our precious vacation days. During this time, we’ve developed a routine that balances enjoying daily life as well as our busy work schedules. While every day looks a little different, I wanted to … More Mexico week 3: A day in the life of working remotely in Sayulita

Mexico week 1: small town life in San Francisco (San Pancho)

Hello friends! I’m blogging from San Francisco, Mexico, where I spent the last 4 days on my own enjoying a week off from work (somehow I travel and still end up in San Francisco 😛 ). Joe will be joining me very soon in Sayulita, a short 15-minute drive away, where we will be spending … More Mexico week 1: small town life in San Francisco (San Pancho)

Local festivities for July 4th weekend: Janice’s birthday + reuniting with Whitney + Jeff & Kayla’s wedding

Happy first week of July! To my American friends, I hope you had a lovely Independence Day weekend. This was the first July 4th I spent in San Francisco in all my years of living here (I usually try and leave town) because we had to stay local for a wedding. While SF is typically … More Local festivities for July 4th weekend: Janice’s birthday + reuniting with Whitney + Jeff & Kayla’s wedding