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

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

Hometown things + meeting my dog nephew + my 28th birthday

I don’t know about you, but with Labor Day right around the corner, all I want to do is soak up the last bit of summer. Luckily I’ve been in upstate New York these last 2 weeks where it’s been absolutely lovely as I’ve been surrounded by family and enjoying the east coast summer. I … More Hometown things + meeting my dog nephew + my 28th birthday

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

Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

Over the past week, my entire family spent the holidays together in our hometown Poughkeepsie, NY. With our busy lives and living so far apart, it’s hard for our family to get together, so the week was very much a treat as we all took time off from work/school to be together. Our days were … More Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC