52 Hikes · Adventures

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

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

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New Year’s Adventures | January 2021

Happy New Year! It’s finally 2021, and after what seems like the longest year ever, I am hopeful for what is to come in this new year: vaccines, friends, and adventures. It was a bit odd to start this year of uncertainty with any resolutions, so instead I made an intention that I should hopefully…… Continue reading New Year’s Adventures | January 2021

Adventures · autumn · California

Autumn Strolls in Historic Downtown Santa Cruz

Welcome, Autumn! My favorite season of the year is finally here – autumn. The air is beginning to get crisp as the days grow shorter. Soon we will be getting out our coziest sweaters and socks and sipping tea and cocoa while reading a book by the fire (or, in my case, faux fireplace). It…… Continue reading Autumn Strolls in Historic Downtown Santa Cruz

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}

Adventures · Sustainable Living · wedding

Ahwahnee Marry You {Our Yosemite Wedding}

Hello all, today I am going to talk about something so especially dear to my heart: our wedding day. April 5, 2019 was pure love and magic. I got to marry my best friend and love of my life, and in our very favorite place on Earth: Yosemite National Park. When we sat down after…… Continue reading Ahwahnee Marry You {Our Yosemite Wedding}