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!
Last week, Joe and I took our first vacation (longer than a weekend) in 6 months. We originally had plans to fly out to Maine, but unfortunately, the day-before we canceled the trip (we didn’t feel safe being on a plane given the rising corona cases). Instead, we pieced together a last-minute trip to stay … More Surf week in San Diego + road trip down California’s PCH
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful, hardworking, and loving moms out there! Instead of our usual flowers and chocolates to our mom, we did something a little different this year (we didn’t want to risk spreading germs with sending gifts!). My sissy texted my mom asking for help on her college homework…little did my … More A surprise zoom call for Mother’s Day
6 months ago I met my partner Joe on a blind date…we fell in love quickly and have been crazy about each other ever since. It was our half-year anniversary yesterday and we celebrated social distancing style! We packed some snacks and beer in the cooler and went on our favorite walk in the Presidio, … More Quarantine continued + happy 6 month anniversary!
Happy Friday! Or Saturday. Or whatever day it is…is it just me or does every day feel the same lately? Life here has been quiet, simple, and honestly a great blessing in many ways for me. I use to get really antsy when faced with routine and boredom, but this whole city being in quarantine … More New favorite activity + finding happiness in simplicity
I hope you all are staying safe! It is now week 3 of full lockdown in SF, which has basically felt like a looong stay-cation where every day looks the same. I’ve been enjoying waking up on my own time, doing my work without the adrenaline/stress of the office, and having ample time to run/walk … More Another week of social distancing
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
I’m back after 5 wonderful days of surf and sun in Sayulita, Mexico – a small, hippie town on the west coast of Mexico near Puerto Vallarta. I’ve been to Mexico three times and this was by far my favorite trip of all. For being such a small beach town, there is SO much to … More Surfing and active trip in Sayulita, Mexico
It’s SO good to be back in SF! As much as I loved being on the east coast for its holiday vibes, I’m so so happy to be back in my routine in SF – one week back and I’m feeling like my motivated self again. ❤ The highlight of being back was reuniting with … More Refreshing start to 2020 + SF hikes and neighborhood exploring