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}

autumn · California

A Walk Through Time {Autumn Adventures}

Welcome back, Autumn, I’m so glad to see you! Autumn is my favorite time of year. Being a coastal town, and one with a boardwalk, Santa Cruz has a population that doubles during the summertime. Autumn is slower, crisper, calmer… Unless, that is, you’re a teacher (like me!). My autumn days are filled with ABCs…… Continue reading A Walk Through Time {Autumn Adventures}

Adventures · California · wedding

Engagement Photo Sneak Peek!

Ed Pulella PhotographyLast weekend, Andrew and I had our engagement photos taken by our fun and amazing photographer, Ed Pulella. He is based in Southern California, but he is from Italy originally, so it was fun to show him around a new part of California – the central coast. We started off the day by…… Continue reading Engagement Photo Sneak Peek!