Local festivities for July 4th weekend: Janice’s birthday + reuniting with Whitney + Jeff & Kayla’s wedding

Happy first week of July! To my American friends, I hope you had a lovely Independence Day weekend. This was the first July 4th I spent in San Francisco in all my years of living here (I usually try and leave town) because we had to stay local for a wedding. While SF is typically … More Local festivities for July 4th weekend: Janice’s birthday + reuniting with Whitney + Jeff & Kayla’s wedding

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

Liberated! + first run nerves + korean bbq celebration + peaceful garden time

Hey you guys! Things have been pretty tame around here. I skipped last week’s post because there honestly wasn’t much going on, but after racking up a few updates I’m excited to be connect with you all again! Last week I went on my first run in TWO MONTHS. That was my longest break from … More Liberated! + first run nerves + korean bbq celebration + peaceful garden time

Dinner with the Haight crew + Marin hike + never-ending plant loop + decorating my kitchen + reflection on fitness during COVID

The highlight of last week was a gorgeous 3-day stretch when the weather was in the 70s! These days are rare in SF and let me tell you, a 10-degree difference makes the vibe feel like winter versus summer. It felt like the whole city was out-and-about, and I kept telling Joe we NEEDED to … More Dinner with the Haight crew + Marin hike + never-ending plant loop + decorating my kitchen + reflection on fitness during COVID

New local hiking spot + plant crazy apartment + beach day + drink hopping in the Mission + social media insecurities

A few highlights this week! First off, I went on a hike in the neighborhood last week after work. I stumbled upon a park called Interior Green Belt that ended up being a HUGE network of trails with amazing 360 views of the city. I’m surprised no one really mentions this spot since it really … More New local hiking spot + plant crazy apartment + beach day + drink hopping in the Mission + social media insecurities

How I write a blog post + wine night with girlfriends + cat bonding in Joe’s garden + creeping on neighbors

I have a different topic for this post in addition to my usual weekly recap below. I’ve been blogging once a week for almost 5 years, and I thought it would fun to share how I think through and write my blog posts for those who are curious. 🙂 How I write a blog post … More How I write a blog post + wine night with girlfriends + cat bonding in Joe’s garden + creeping on neighbors