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

Beach day in Pacifica + outdoor event with deep house and tacos + feeling excited again

Hey friends! It’s been BEAU-TI-FUL here in San Francisco lately, which meant lots of time in the sun last week. I have lots of fun things to share so let’s dive right in: Friday: Team Picnic at Golden Gate Park After work on Friday, I organized a picnic for my team at work at Golden … More Beach day in Pacifica + outdoor event with deep house and tacos + feeling excited again

Day trip to Bass Lake and Bolinas + girl time in the Mission + falling in love with California again

Growing up in upstate New York, fall was always my favorite season. I loved the crisp morning air and rituals like apple picking and raking leaves. Yet since moving to SF, I quickly learned that it oddly gets more summery than ever starting in October, aka SF’s “delayed summer”. While I miss the traditional fall, … More Day trip to Bass Lake and Bolinas + girl time in the Mission + falling in love with California again

Cozy, outdoorsy weekend getaway in Mendocino, CA

Last weekend was basically pure happiness. Joe and I wanted to do something special together before my 2-week solo trip to Kenya (leaving this Friday!), and so we somewhat spontaneously booked a weekend trip to Mendocino, a small coastal town 4 hours north of SF. We ended up having the most relaxing, refreshing few days … More Cozy, outdoorsy weekend getaway in Mendocino, CA

Social week + launch party + Halloween Burner party + easy outdoorsy Sunday

Hey hey! I’m blogging from my Monday morning flight to D.C. – it’s that time of the month again where I’m on the road for work. This time will be a short trip as I didn’t tack on an additional leg or weekend trip for fun. To be honest, I’ve been really enjoying this year’s … More Social week + launch party + Halloween Burner party + easy outdoorsy Sunday

Fall festivities in upstate New York + visiting besties in NYC + making peace with my past

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