Sunday Bests: A Lot of Miles & Traffic

I might’ve spent 7 hours driving to Carlsbad and LA (twice). It was worth it for the most part, but I was exhausted by the end of the weekend. I’m currently writing this in bed with a face mask on while watching Matt Does Fitness. After a long day at work, I immediately drove to Carlsbad for the Dames Collective Launch Party. I changed in … Continue reading Sunday Bests: A Lot of Miles & Traffic

Palm Springs: Let’s Do It Again!

Can we do this trip over again? Let’s bike to hotel hot tubs and drink with strangers from Pittsburgh for 4 hours again. Let’s play pool until 3am with lost souls again. Let’s go to another tiki bar together. Let’s eat Nashville hot chicken at a gay bar again. Let’s lay on a blanket in the park again. Let’s drive through Joshua Tree then make … Continue reading Palm Springs: Let’s Do It Again!

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)