Weekend favorites in SF: Ocean beach at sunset + tacos in the Mission + Japan Town lunch date + Presidio hike

I hope you had a great start to your week! Last week was a busy one as I was running around doing errands for a big event coming up that I’ll talk more about likely in next week’s post. 😉 By the time the weekend rolled by, I was excited to have some down time … More Weekend favorites in SF: Ocean beach at sunset + tacos in the Mission + Japan Town lunch date + Presidio hike

Back in San Francisco + exploring Bernal Heights and Hayes Valley+ video game throwback

The first week of 2022 is a wrap! I hope you all had a smooth time getting back into “real” life again after the holidays. I returned to San Francisco on Thursday, and it sure feels good to be back again. It was a very sweet reunion with Joe and the kitties; we were apart … More Back in San Francisco + exploring Bernal Heights and Hayes Valley+ video game throwback

Hometown attractions + doggy entertainment + rest of the holidays in New York

Hello hello, and happy new year! The turn of the new year feels surreal as it’s hard to believe we’re already in 2022 (say that 10x fast). I’m still in my hometown in Poughkeepsie, New York for a few more days, wrapping up 3 weeks total of relaxation and holiday festivities with my family. After … More Hometown attractions + doggy entertainment + rest of the holidays in New York

2021 Reflection

Happy new year’s eve!! In my usual blogging tradition, I want to share a reflection post on this past year. Writing has always helped me process my thoughts, and I love ending each year reflecting on the last 12 months and looking forward to what’s ahead. 2021 was an uplifting year, and a big reason … More 2021 Reflection

Family traditions + Christmas in upstate New York

Happy holidays!! I’m currently blogging from my hometown Poughkeepsie, NY, where I’m spending three weeks with my family for the holidays. My time here has included lots of relaxing, quality time with the family, bonding with my dog-nephew, and several family holiday traditions. The week leading up to Christmas, we decorated the Christmas tree while … More Family traditions + Christmas in upstate New York

An early Christmas in SF + spending the holidays in New York

Hey blogging friends! It’s been two weeks since my last post and things around here have been very busy. The holiday crunch is real! Between the craziness at work, packing, errands, gift shopping, and then traveling to upstate New York for the holidays, it’s been a real whirlwind. My last days in SF were spent … More An early Christmas in SF + spending the holidays in New York

Sarah/Dave’s engagement picnic + cable car museum + winter in Japan Town + brother visiting

And somehow we are already in December. I feel like last week finally started feeling like winter with the short days and breezy temps finally hitting SF. My energy has mostly been on work where there are endless things to wrap up before the holidays. Outside of that, we did get out for some fun … More Sarah/Dave’s engagement picnic + cable car museum + winter in Japan Town + brother visiting

Thanksgiving weekend in San Francisco + Point Reyes / Bass Lake hike + Alcatraz Island

Joe and I spent our Thanksgiving last week right here at home in San Francisco. In past years, I usually traveled during Thanksgiving, and this was my first year spending it in San Francisco. The extra time off work plus the emptiness of the city made for the perfect few days of recharging and doing … More Thanksgiving weekend in San Francisco + Point Reyes / Bass Lake hike + Alcatraz Island

Vegan sushi night + weekend things at Golden Gate park + favorite city hike

Hello to you all! Another week has gone by filled with the usual shenanigans. Work has been pretty crazy with the end of year crunch, but fortunately I had a few fun moments to brighten up the week. On Thursday, I met up with my friend from work, Sam. You know those people who are … More Vegan sushi night + weekend things at Golden Gate park + favorite city hike

Museum night + 2 year anniversary + Friendsgiving dinner + Berkeley hike at sunset + reunited with kava

Why hello! Is it just me, or is anyone else feeling the holiday rush already? Last week was a busy one as it was filled with activities and seeing friends before we all travel for the holidays. The festivities started on Thursday as Joe and I had a date night at the California Academy of … More Museum night + 2 year anniversary + Friendsgiving dinner + Berkeley hike at sunset + reunited with kava