Christmas · Holidays

A Coastal Christmas Round-Up {December 2020}

The famous Santa Cruz surfer statue on West Cliff Drive decked out for the holiday! It was days after Christmas, and all through the land, not a creature as stirring, except to eat treats… Happy holidays, darlings! I’m a bit late in posting my Christmas round-up, but honestly, it was so nice to soak up…… Continue reading A Coastal Christmas Round-Up {December 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}

Adventures · autumn · California

Welcoming Autumn

Pumpkins, scarves, and falling leaves… oh my! Autumn is my favorite time of year, and for good reason – I am an Autumn baby, after all. My birthday isn’t until November, though, so we’re still focusing on Halloween festivities! This month, we’ve watched several Halloween movies, made pumpkin spice bread, drank Maple Pecan lattes, went…… Continue reading Welcoming Autumn