Wine tasting is one of my favorite hobbies. I thoroughly enjoy savoring the taste of wine, picking up the notes in a good glass, and learning more about the complexities behind the wine itself. I preface this article by saying that I am a Syrah and Malbec kind of girl. Occasionally I’ll dabble with Pinots […]
Lucky Llama Coffee is a hidden gem in the small town of Carpinteria, CA. If you should find yourself in the area, this place is a 10 out of 10, would highly recommend. Acai Bowl: Here or To Go?
Seattle was a whole new world for me. The furthest north on the west coast of the U.S. I had ever been was Petaluma, CA. I had never crossed over into the Pacific Northwest. Amid the absolute beauty of the nature and green forests that line the PNW, there were so many things to do […]
Social media is prevalent. Especially in today’s world and when it comes to health and fitness. My issue with most health information that you can find on social media is that it is often misguided. By misguided, I simply mean that the information is usually not from a verifiable source or from an expert in […]
If you asked me during my swimming career if I would run, I would have laughed in your face. Running was not on the table. It was not up for debate as it simply did not happen. Yet now, I run half marathons. Do I love half marathons? It’s a difficult question to answer, but […]
I survived my first backpacking trip (barely). Even with the minor (or major, considering our truck broke down) bumps in the road, there was still beautiful scenery and much to be learned from the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, just outside of Bishop, California.
I recently took the train home from San Diego this last weekend. As I sat down on the train I immediately plugged in- headphones on, sunglasses over my eyes, and face buried in the book I was reading. I was thinking to myself, “Wow, I must be so approachable right now, reading a book!”