Travel Tip: Supporting Small Businesses while on Vacation

Have you ever wondered how you can support a small business without knowing the area? Or maybe, you think "It would be cool to know the spots the locals love." I can help! The last couple of years I have dedicated time, money, and resources to try and learn the best ways to support small…

The BEST Outdoor Date Day!

We had the most amazing date day adventure! It was a combination of a scavenger hunt, board game, and outdoor activity all at once!

Event Recap: The Taste of Oceanside, 2021

The Taste of Oceanside put on by Mainstreet Oceanside was a blast! We loved getting to support local businesses and try new foods. Read my full post for the review!

Caroline and I standing infront of the wall art that says "Peace, Love, Austin" with a girl jumping up. Featured

A Day in Austin, Texas!

Check out my trip to Austin, TX on a new app - Travis, Pinterest for Traveling!!

3 Ways My Life Changed in Grad School

I learned a lot in grad school, and it wasn't just how to write really long papers! Life lessons have a funny way of sticking with us after stressful seasons. Here are the three things I learned that I think will stick with me for a while. Enjoy!

Activities for Social Distancing in Southern California!

Sometimes it is hard to find things to do, and it feels like we have done everything. Here are some of my favorite outdoor activities that are perfect for social distancing!

20 Things to do this Summer when it’s Too Hot to be Outside

The high in the summer in Southern California is usually around 110 degrees. While the beach is beautiful, and pools are relaxing, some days it is just TOO HOT to be outside. It's ice cream and air conditioning alllll day for me. It can be easy to feel bored, especially with technology at our fingertips.…

An Amazingly Amazon Pool Party!

It's almost pool party time! It can be hard to find the time to shop for your pool party, so here is everything in one place! All available for 2 day shipping on Amazon too! 🙂

Summer Beauty Essentials

Summer is here and it's time to both be outdoors, while taking care of our skin! Here are my three summer beauty essentials (plus a bonus, so really it's 4 beauty essentials!)

Hashtags to follow to Diversify your Feed – Black History Month 2021

I LOVE Black History Month. Why? Because it's everyone's history! Originating as a week to celebrate the black accomplishments that were undermined due to slavery, segregation, (and humanities complete failure of recognizing black lives as valuable), we now get to take a month to highlight and celebrate, the incredible accomplishments of black men and women…