Adventuring

Last week (in the spirit of adventure) we spent a couple nights camping up at San Onofre State Beach. Here are a few photos if you’d like to see! Our friends and their two little girls joined us as well (that’s their “shaka shack” on the left :) and our camper van on the right), […]

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Adventure

Last summer, the Mr gave me a surfboard (above) for my birthday, hoping that we could share one of his favorite pastimes. He had taken me surfing a handful of times over the years, but having my own board got me so excited to really learn. After a few slightly terrifying episodes getting tossed by […]

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Flying with little ones

Last week, the boys and I headed to NC to visit my family while the Mr is away for work. Flying with little ones (especially alone) is no joke, and I’ve spent the last few years honing my traveling skills with squirmy babies and toddlers. Here are a few things I’ve learned. :) 1. Bag […]

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In Full Bloom: The Jacaranda

This time of year, I am always astonished by the Jacaranda trees that explode into full bloom all around the city. And since it just might be my most favorite tree in the world, it makes me so happy that it happens to be the official tree of San Diego. Here are a few photos […]

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Out-of-Towners

I love playing hostess to people from out of town; not only do you get to spend time with people you love who you don’t see often, but it’s such a refreshing way to fall in love with your city all over again. Last week my lovely parents came for a visit – here’s a […]

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Unbelievable Places

Can you believe these places exist? Neither can I. Which ones would you visit if you could? Lake Retba, Senegal / Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat Mirrors, Bolivia / Tunnel of Love, Ukraine / Lavender Fields, UK / Naica Mine, Mexico I sometimes look into the endless heavens, the cosmos of which we can’t find the edge, […]

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Dream Destinations

Browsing through these photos has made me day-dreamy for an exotic vacation. I gravitate toward more tropical destinations, so Greece, Croatia, and Bora-Bora are top on my list of must-see-before-I-die places. Wouldn’t it be heavenly to stay in an over-the-water bungalow, swim in the Blue Caves, or dine in a cliff-side restaurant? What destinations are you […]

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