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 · 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}

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!