Without further ado…I present a video tour of my fabulous studio apartment! I’ve been talking about this video for the last few blog posts and it’s so exciting to finally share it. I’ve been living here for a month now and it’s basically been my little project since the new year. Between the always emotional … More Video tour of my studio apartment in the Haight, San Francisco!
Happy new year!! I think everyone enthusiastically joins with me in waving a huge fat GOODBYE to 2020. 😛 I spent new year’s eve with my family playing mahjong, watching a movie, and Facetiming Joe. It was perfection and I’m grateful my family was all together for the first NYE in many years. ❤ I … More 2020 reflection: things I was grateful for
The last 5 years have been filled with lots of life changes: graduating college, working in NYC, moving to SF, career change, solo travel, heart breaks, making new friends…from all this I put together a little post reflecting on things that I would tell myself 5 years ago when I was 22-years old (which sounds … More 10 things I would tell myself 5 years ago (at 22 years old)
Some of you may know that I met my partner Joe on a dating app (Facebook). Before Joe, I was more-or-less single for 5 years, and the majority of my dating life was from people met online — I estimate I’ve been on 30+ online dates throughout my 20’s living in NYC and SF! Even … More Tips for online dating apps from 5 years of dating experience!
Hi bogging friends!! Over the past few posts, I’ve been hinting at a special project we have been tirelessly working on: revamping Joe’s backyard garden. Before we began, there were tons of plants/trees/weeds everywhere, with lots of potential but no one to care for it. And so we took it upon ourselves to clean it … More Urban backyard garden project in San Francisco
5 things I miss 1. Kava Lounge. Oh how I miss the community and friends at my second home, and just having a chill, non-alcoholic place to kick back and relax 3-4 times of week. I’m praying Kava make it through this recession since I really can’t imagine my life in SF without it! 2. … More Some thoughts in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Last week definitely had its ups and downs. The ups was centered around Valentines Day as Joe and I spent the whole weekend together doing what we do best: spending as much time as possible outdoors. The whole weekend felt like one continuous Valentines date and I left it feeling so rejuvenated. The lows of … More Outdoorsy Valentine’s Day weekend in SF + reflection on finding balance with work
Checking in here today to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m not gonna lie, in the past this holiday has been one of the toughest ones for me. Year after year, I remember forcing myself to not touch social media on February 14th because it was difficult to see friends celebrating with their … More What Valentine’s Day is really about
Hope you all are having a wonderful holiday!! I’m writing from my hometown in upstate New York where I’m spending 2 weeks with my family, doing nothing but relaxing, running, eating lots of chocolate, movie nights…we haven’t been together since last Christmas and I am loving every minute so far! My time at home has … More 2019 Reflection
It’s hard to put in words how filled my heart feels at the moment…I’m grateful for my family, my friends, my hometown, and these past few days of reconnecting with my roots and healing from my past. While it was a decently hectic week in terms of travel, I’m very glad I made the trip … More Fall festivities in upstate New York + visiting besties in NYC + making peace with my past