CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’2017-02-04T21:54:33-08:00

California Dreamin’

Descanso Gardens and Huntington Botanical Gardens

Over the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to visit two beautiful gardens in the Glendale/Pasadena area: Descanso Gardens and Huntington Botanical Gardens. With all of the rain LA has gotten and what [...]

Labor Day Weekend Getaway: Paso Robles and San Francisco

For Labor Day Weekend, I decided to go back to a couple familiar places and explore them all over again: Paso Robles and San Francisco. Plus, I wanted a very affordable and cheap getaway and [...]

Top 10 Things I Learned From Living in SoCal

I celebrated my 7 year anniversary in SoCal yesterday, can you believe it? Time really does fly by! I have had so many amazing experiences, lessons learned and memories that have been made. I decided [...]

Weekend Getaway: Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks

Over the weekend, I finally went to Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park. I have been wanting to visit these national parks since I first moved to California. I cannot say enough about how gorgeous the [...]

My Favorite SoCal Wines + Giveaway

I am extremely passionate about California wines. Wine tasting and education is a must if you live in California, you really develop a deep appreciation for the process and dedication that the winemakers go through [...]

Confession: SoCal is My Addictive Drug

So I have a confession to make, 6 years later: Once I left Minnesota and moved the LA, the first 3 years of being here I loathed my hometown of Minneapolis. I felt like my friends [...]