Spark Social work event + when you get the date wrong + bougie bridal shower picnic for Kayla

Hello friends and happy Monday! My wisdom teeth recovery has really come along and I finally feel like myself again. There is a massive heat wave on the west coast right now which means SF reached a whopping 70 degrees last week, so I was fortunate to have a lovely week filled with long walks … More Spark Social work event + when you get the date wrong + bougie bridal shower picnic for Kayla

Wisdom teeth recovery + new roommate + Goldfish concert

Hey everyone! It’s so nice to be blogging again. I took a week off last week since I was recovering from my wisdom teeth removal surgery. Unfortunately the recovery process has been pretty difficult to be honest. Recovery has been more than just my mouth as it feels like my whole body is involved! I … More Wisdom teeth recovery + new roommate + Goldfish concert

Mini-golf birthday celebration + day trip to Six Flags + Memorial Day barbecue + exploring the sunny Mission

Happy first day of June!! I have a lot to share as we packed a lot of activities last week and Memorial Day weekend. Originally Joe and I had a weekend trip booked to Lassen Volcano National Park, but last minute we decided to cancel and stay in San Francisco instead (we were “volcano-ed out” … More Mini-golf birthday celebration + day trip to Six Flags + Memorial Day barbecue + exploring the sunny Mission

Big Island days 12-15: last chapter in Kona with the girls joining

Our last chapter in Hawaii ended with a bang. For the final days, our group of 2 became 4 as Rachel and Rene joined me and Joe. Our days were filled with lots of relaxing on the beach, outdoorsy activities in Kona, and even some partying. 🙂 Day 12: Beach/pool time + shopping in downtown … More Big Island days 12-15: last chapter in Kona with the girls joining

Big Island, Hawaii days 8-11: surf, relaxation, kava and coffee in Kona

These last 4 days flew by quicker than the other chapters of our trip, and that’s because we are now on the Kona coast where the climate is sunny and steamy and time is one big blur. 🙂 Relaxation was the theme these last few days but we did sneak in some activities too – … More Big Island, Hawaii days 8-11: surf, relaxation, kava and coffee in Kona

Big Island, Hawaii days 6-7: farm stay in Waimea + magical Waipi’o Valley

After kicking off the trip on the wet side of Big Island in Hilo, Puna, and Volcano, we headed away from the coast to inland to the gorgeous agriculture town of Waimea. Our time in Waimea was short but we made some very special memories exploring this underrated part of the island. Day 6: Quick … More Big Island, Hawaii days 6-7: farm stay in Waimea + magical Waipi’o Valley

Big Island, Hawaii days 4-5: botanical garden + exploring Puna district + Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

After our exciting first days in Hawaii, it was time to leave our peaceful yurt and move onto the next chapter: the funky district of Puna and the volcano portion of the island. Day 4: Hawaii Botancial Garden + Kehana Black Sand Beach + exploring Puna district After checking out of our yurt, we were … More Big Island, Hawaii days 4-5: botanical garden + exploring Puna district + Hawaii Volcanoes National Park