I distinctly remember the winter sea when I was introduced to the Pacific Ocean, specifically Carmel Beach. It was one of those December days after a storm where the sun was shining and the waves were big and glistening in the sun. The surf was crashing and it wasn’t easy to have a conversation over… Continue reading ocean goodbyes.
spring means tulips so here's a tulip On Friday, I said farewell to my place of employment. I had worked for the same company for 13 years and saying farewell to my coworkers wasn't the easiest. I wasn't quite sure how best to go about the goodbyes, but I managed to say my farewells without… Continue reading surreal farewells + an update.
Every so often, I will come across some brands that I would love to purchase products from and I like to keep track of them so that I can support them when I have a need for some of their products. I thought I would share some of the products I've been drooling over so… Continue reading brands i want to buy – April 2019.
On Sunday, we had a little going way party at one of my favorite places in this are, Folktale Winery, and y'all...it was so much fun. I enjoy Folktale so much because of the relaxed and down to earth atmosphere, the rose garden, and the sunshine. It's the perfect afternoon spot for a glass of… Continue reading sunday shindig.
I know that I tend to get a little introspective and serious around here sometimes, so I wanted to lighten things up with a little recap of the fun things I did each month that didn't make it to the blog. Let's see what March held, shall we? pre-topping post-topping, pre-baking I made a blueberry… Continue reading monthly experiences – March 2019.
image from here I have some big news: we are relocating to the beautiful state of Colorado in the very near future! Let me back up and tell you a little of the story. My dad was diagnosed with stage four prostate cancer in June of last year. Since then, he has been through one… Continue reading big news: the mountains are calling!
Last weekend, we had the opportunity to take a little road trip to Pleasanton to see some dear friends. Actually, these friends are family, though we aren't blood relatives. These people are my tribe, my ride or die buddies, my people. I am so blessed to have them in my life and I count myself… Continue reading saturday shenanigans.
It's not very often that I get to see my friend, Elena. So, when we were able to make plans for a late afternoon weekday hike, I was thrilled. We planned to meet at the Fort Ord National Monument Creekside entrance. This was not an area I had explored before, so I was excited for… Continue reading hike: fort ord national monument – engineer canyon + oil well loop.
Photo by Free Photos.cc on Pexels.com Today marks this blog's two year anniversary. It all started with this post. Yay! Over the last two years, I have blogged about my struggles, my joys, and the things that made me go "meh." Today I perused a few of those early posts and my, how much I… Continue reading two years.
In retrospect, I should have taken before and after pictures, but as they say, hindsight is 20/20. See, my dog, Jezebel, loathes having her teeth brushed and she doesn't like Nylabones or chewy toys or anything like that. She's just not a chewer. She will obliterate any kind of treated bone or cartilage within about… Continue reading canine hygiene: frozen bovine foot for the win!