Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur

Big Sur is one of those places that always feels like home. I always feel supported, held, and more connected to myself there. The fact that it’s one of the most beautiful places there is with blue coastlines and towering redwoods might have something to do with it. This particular trip started the day after we got home Bali. One adventure right into the next! It was actually the perfect way to ease back into
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Weekending in Tahoe

         There’s nothing like escaping to Lake Tahoe. It never fails to leave me refreshed and grateful. There’s the drive up with In-N-Out pit stops and battles over who controls the music. There’s the clean mountain air, the crisp blue water, and the breathtaking views. There’s the group trips to the grocery store to stock up on snacks and meals. There’s cooking and eating together and best of all, having an entire group to
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Sparkhuntin’ in Santa Cruz

  At the start of summer, my good friend Jill came down from SF to Santa Cruz to do some sparkhuntin’ at the Santa Cruz Antique Faire that’s held downtown once a month. Even though the pickings were pretty slim, it was so fun to see her do her thing. I met Jill in 2012 in New York of all places. We met in September, she started her vintage jewelry biz Sweet & Spark shortly after,
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Camping in Big Sur

Our camping trip in Big Sur last week was fun, breathtakingly beautiful, and also kind of awful. We got to Fernwood in the early afternoon on Monday and left on Wednesday morning so it was a pretty quick trip. On Monday, we set up camp, made ourselves lunch, took a walk around camp, and played cards and dominoes all day before making dinner and hanging around the fire. Wednesday consisted of only breakfast, packing up camp,
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