It was a hot and humid day, but this little girl wasn’t bothered by it. She was determined. In third grade, braided pony tail, and sneakers, she was ready for the challenge. The game on the playground was cops and robbers. More so, it was a chance for the boys to catch the girls and the girls to run and scream and hope that the boy she likedCONTINUE READING
Archives for September 2015
Does Pinterest act like an organized wish list board of boards for you? It does for me. My style board provides structure for what clothes I buy. My travel board contains all the places I dream of visiting. Even my “Capturing Moments in Time” board is a wish list of experiences. In the same way, my recipe board is a wish list of recipes I would like to try or have tried. It contains 171CONTINUE READING
Solvang is a Danish village in the Santa Barbara County. I have been there only once and it was a quick hour or so walk around the village. Yet I still recommend it as a must see along the California coast, even if you spend the entire time in various bakeries looking for the best pastries.
When September hits, it forces many to take out their scarves, light sweaters, and boots as the weather begins to add a chill to the air. Yet despite the cooler temperature, fall brings a sense of warmth and intimacy. Restaurant menus begin to shift to hearty stews and the smell of apple cider and warm apple pie become an addedCONTINUE READING
Labor Day weekend called for a mini getaway. Up at 5:30am and 3 hours later, we hit the coffee scene in Austin. We enjoyed our share of caffeine, food, ice cream, and humidity. Here is my list of things to do while in Austin for the weekend.
I’ve been thinking about Europe a lot…well, the truth is that I think about Europe all the time. Ever since I was a kid and my parents took my siblings and I to England and Germany, I haven’t been able to get the beauty of old architecture, the cobblestone streets, the smell of fresh bread, the best tasting ice cream, or the acres of treesCONTINUE READING