Meditation retreat + a snowed-in week + double kid’s birthday party

Hey friends, and happy new week to Y-O-U! I took a week off from blogging last week because things have been incredibly low key, but after 2 weeks, I have enough shenanigans to share so let’s get to it! First up, I attended a meditation retreat with the meditation group I joined in the DFW … More Meditation retreat + a snowed-in week + double kid’s birthday party

Holiday fun in the Hudson Valley, New York + new hometown things

Hello and happy new year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with loved ones. I spent the past 3 weeks in my hometown in Poughkeepsie, New York where I rang in the holidays with family. No matter what is going on in life, I always love ending each year at home as it’s … More Holiday fun in the Hudson Valley, New York + new hometown things

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

Sarah/Dave’s engagement picnic + cable car museum + winter in Japan Town + brother visiting

And somehow we are already in December. I feel like last week finally started feeling like winter with the short days and breezy temps finally hitting SF. My energy has mostly been on work where there are endless things to wrap up before the holidays. Outside of that, we did get out for some fun … More Sarah/Dave’s engagement picnic + cable car museum + winter in Japan Town + brother visiting

Ski trip to Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe + review of ski resorts during COVID

This past weekend was one I’ve been looking forward to for a while. Joe and I planned a ski trip to Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe. Our experience was a little different than normal due to COVID – you basically need to plan a lot more in advance (including reserving lift tickets online), which means … More Ski trip to Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe + review of ski resorts during COVID

2 weeks with my brother in Pittsburgh + surprise visit with our parents!

Surprise surprise, I’ve been in Pittsburgh the last 2 weeks! My brother and I devised a master plan to surprise my parents in our hometown, which meant we needed a 2-week quarantine prior to our visit (my parents knew my brother was visiting but they didn’t know I flew from SF :P). I’m terrible at … More 2 weeks with my brother in Pittsburgh + surprise visit with our parents!