Sunday Bests: A Crazy New Endeavor

Last week was the beginning of a new and challenging “endeavor.” I’m teaching an extra class of some of the most difficult students at school. After our first day, my work wife and I needed a drink. But things got better fast. It’s a welcomed challenge, a wrench tossed into the routine. I’m spending more than my hour with the group too. My life-work balance is … Continue reading Sunday Bests: A Crazy New Endeavor

September Recap & October Intentions

September Recap Do less out of habit. I’ve skipped a bunch of events with the girls and I don’t feel bad about it. 🙂 Go out into nature. I did a couple of memorable hikes and spent a glorious 3 days in Big Sur. Now all my pending plans involve being outdoors. Read a book. Still working on this. I’m still reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and added Girl … Continue reading September Recap & October Intentions

Everything Fall: Apple Picking, Hiking, & Baking

Nothing surprising – the weather is still in the 80s here and everywhere else it seems, but we couldn’t help but check off some items on my autumn bucket list this weekend. √ Go apple picking (Oak Glen) We started at Snowline Orchard for mini donuts and wine. They were out of hard cider! They didn’t allow apple picking, but my mom, who came with us, picked some … Continue reading Everything Fall: Apple Picking, Hiking, & Baking

Is it Fall Yet? (One Day Escape to Ventura/Santa Barbara)

Autumn doesn’t officially begin until September 22nd, but I’m ready for it and Starbucks started pumpkin season awhile ago. My fall bucket list is rather lofty, and I already know I can’t possibly do it all. There were just so many lines and I had to fill them all in. Fall in California means… hiking! It was 75-ish yesterday so I drove up to Ventura/Santa Barbara for … Continue reading Is it Fall Yet? (One Day Escape to Ventura/Santa Barbara)