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5 Things to Do in Big Sur, CA

5 Things to Do in Big Sur, CA

Hey everyone! I’ve written a Big Sur to-do list blog post for Yvette at Wayfaring Kiwi. She’s an inspirational nomad, yogi, and ex-travel agent, currently living in a van and traveling across Canada. Her blog is a great place to find tips on traveling. If you […]

On Yoga, Duende, and the Art of Letting Go

On Yoga, Duende, and the Art of Letting Go

My body craves yoga. Not just in the I-feel-good-when-I-do-it way. Something deep within my bones, my spirit, my joints, my tendons just cries out for it. Tonight, I relaxed into pigeon pose after an eventful evening in the kitchen – dinner was squash chili, green beans, […]

The Traveler’s Guide To Minimalism (guest post)

The Traveler’s Guide To Minimalism (guest post)

Yvette Morrissey is a journalist, yogi, solo-female traveler and ex-travel agent from New Zealand. In 2016, Yvette found herself single, broke, and overworked, so she sold all her possessions and moved to Canada. She blogs about her worldwide travels at WayfaringKiwi.com while promoting a minimalist […]

Travel Skin Care

Travel Skin Care

When I was in college, I took a group of high school students on a backpacking trip through the Grand Tetons. It was over a week of climbing mountains, getting stuck in hailstorms, and forgetting to wear sunscreen every single day. There was nothing in […]

Instant Pot Lemon Poppyseed Bread (Paleo, GF)

Instant Pot Lemon Poppyseed Bread (Paleo, GF)

My life as an escapist – I’ve moved six times in the last few years, all throughout California. I’ve moved so many times that I don’t remember the comfort of being in the same place for any length of time – having a well-worn route to […]

Spoonie Essentials Box Review

Spoonie Essentials Box Review

Full disclosure: I was given this box free of charge in exchange for a review, but all thoughts and opinions are mine and I was not swayed by the company in any way. As some of you may know, I’ve been dealing with a variety […]

Bullet Journal Bootcamp: What to Buy

Bullet Journal Bootcamp: What to Buy

Part I: You are good enough and creative enough for this I’ve always loved art, but I’ve never been very good at it. I have sketchbooks full of attempted drawings and closets full of paintings gone wrong (with the best intentions and ideas). I also […]

Restaurant Tableside Guacamole

Restaurant Tableside Guacamole

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My husband has worked at a lot of restaurants in his lifetime. One of his jobs was serving at a Mexican restaurant on the ocean, where he had to make tableside guacamole TEN TIMES a night. His guacamole is famous on […]

Instant Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Look, I know I’m usually all about healthy recipes with lots of veggies, but sometimes you just need comfort food. And when you want mac and cheese, you want something fast and easy that (hopefully) doesn’t come out of a blue box. (: This recipe […]

Anthropologie Diffuser Blend

Anthropologie Diffuser Blend

  Husband and I have officially been in our new place for a month, so we’ve done a little exploring recently on his one day off a week. We happened to be driving by a Cheesecake Factory the other night, and since I finally organized my […]