Adventures · California · Seasons · spring

Exploring Filoli House & Gardens, California

There is a beautiful, historic home settled on a sprawling estate, surrounded by gardens and forest. The majestic Filoli House & Gardens is a sight to behold in Woodside, California – just 30 minutes south of San Francisco in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Filoli, which stands for Fight Love Live, began as the Bourn-Roth Estate.…… Continue reading Exploring Filoli House & Gardens, California

52 Hikes · Adventures

I Left My Heart in San Francisco {4.2021}

Last month, my husband and I celebrated two years of marriage with a trip (our first in over a year) to San Francisco. It was a lovely weekend full of adventure, good food, lots of walking, and excellent views. My favorite new discovery on the trip was the stunning Ina Coolbrith Park in Russian Hill.…… Continue reading I Left My Heart in San Francisco {4.2021}

Adventures · autumn · Holidays · ootd

Pumpkins, Dahlias, and Comedians, Oh My! {Autumn 2020}

Autumn is nearing its beautiful end, and I have so much to share. In October, I went to the pumpkin farm with a couple of friends for a socially-distanced visit. It was a lovely, bright afternoon and the perfect day to frolic around and explore my favorite pumpkin patch. Isn’t it the most beautiful and…… Continue reading Pumpkins, Dahlias, and Comedians, Oh My! {Autumn 2020}

Adventures · autumn

Autumn Bucket List {October 2020}

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” – L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Hello friends! I can’t believe it’s October already – I feel like there’s been a weird time warp this year with Covid and quarantine, but here we are all the same. October means autumn is in…… Continue reading Autumn Bucket List {October 2020}

Adventures · California

Life’s a Beach {August 2020}

Bonjour, everyone! August is here (already?) and the summer sunshine came out to play. I, personally, have soaked up my last few days before going back to the classroom tomorrow. This means I have been walking outside, lounging in the hammock, reading books, sleeping in, listening to music, staying up way too late watching movies,…… Continue reading Life’s a Beach {August 2020}

Adventures · California · Hikes

Hike More, Worry Less {Big Sur 1/2020}

Happy new year, everyone! It’s officially the first weekend of 2020, and I am so excited about it! We usually hike on the first of the year, but we had a much-needed restful day at home. So, with the first Saturday of the year, we packed a lunch and headed down to Big Sur with…… Continue reading Hike More, Worry Less {Big Sur 1/2020}