3 Things to Expect in Napa Valley, California

Napa Valley…not for the budget friendly. However, absolutely perfect for a Valentine’s Day splurge. After 24 years of living in the Bay Area, I finally made it out to the famous wine country destination.Β Coming from wine tasting in Livermore (practically my backyard), I was pleasantly surprised with my adventure to Napa. Hopefully this post helps…

My First Visit to Austin, Texas

I’ve been so fortunate to be able to do some travel get-away’s these last couple of months and this last weekend was one of my favorites. I traveled to Austin to visit a good friend of mine and had an amazing time! I went to Texas for the first time last May and visited Fort…

Birthday Weekend – Wine, Truffle Fries, and Dessert.. Oh My!

I am officially a member of the middle-twenties club (I’m not sure how I feel about this). I just climbed into bed after a jam-packed but super fun weekend celebrating! Starting on Friday, I spent the day in Sonoma with my parents to start the celebrations off right..with wine! It was my first time in…

Hidden Gem in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of my favorite local getaway trips! If you haven’t been there I highly recommend visiting, even just for a night. It is a quaint little town on the edge of Big Sur that reminds me of an upscale fairytale village. Brett and I must get lucky because the weather was 70 degrees…

Avila Beach, CA for New Years 2018!

Salt water and sun are my two favorite things! Call me crazy but this year I wanted to bring in the new year with nothing more than the relaxing sounds of the waves (a bit of a change from my party scene back when I was 21). Interesting how life changes like that! You become…

The Perfect Monterey Getaway

Who doesn’t need a mini getaway after the craziness of the holidays?! I know I did! My boyfriend Andrew and I decided to spend some quality time together before he goes back to L.A on Monday. He started his (long..very long) medical school journey in May and we’ve been long-distance ever since. These past two…