Hawaii

When I was in 7th grade my Dad received orders to move us from a small town in Maryland on the Chesapeake bay to the North shore of Hawaii. As a kid on the edge of teenager-hood you can imagine I was devastated to leave my new friends of just 2 years, but also excited…

Ousel Falls, Big Sky Montana

Location: Ousel Falls Road Trail head is located off Ousel Falls Road in Big Sky, Montana and is part of the Gallatin National Forest Hike: 1.6 miles Easy out & back trail, elevation of 460 feet Tucked away in the small town of Big Sky, Montana, Ousel Falls is a precious gem that flows freely…

Women’s March on Austin

LOVE IS LOVE January 21st, 2017 Over 50,000 people from across the state turned up at the Texas State Capitol for the Women’s March on Austin to march in solidarity, to organize and participate and express their voice that we are all here together, we all deserve equal rights are we will not be silent….

The Jade Cove Trail

  Hiking Jade Cove Facts: 1.5 Mile Trail Loop Level: Moderate/ steep incline 120 feet cove to cliff No Parking Fee/ No Restrooms Prospecting, mining or Removing an of the rock, mineral or materieals from the beach is strictly prohibited.  The Jade Cove Trail is located off Highway 1 about 3 miles south of Gorda, about…

Winter Road Trip Playlist

There is nothing quite like an epic road trip to start off a new year! Pack up your car, stuff it full of camping gear, hiking clothes, yummy car snacks. Pull out the map (or your saved map pins, pick a place to go and hit the road!  With the sun on your face, wind…

48 hours in San Francisco

Where we Stayed: The Clift Hotel Where we Dined: Rove Kitchen, Dottie’s True Blue Cafe, Social Kitchen & Brewery, Sunday’s Ice Cream & Cafe, Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, Jane Cafe What we Did: Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, De Young Museum, Crissy Field, Botanical Gardens and Conservatory of Flowers THE CITY BY THE BAY When planning our trip…

Westcave Preserve & Winery – TX

Westcave Preserve The Westcave Preserve and Outdoor Discovery Center is a quick 43 miles from Austin, TX and somehow in our many many years of living here I had never even heard of it! Located just past Hamilton Pool in the Texas Hill Country, the preserve is a beautiful and lush fern covered grotto and cave with highland…

Weekend Guide to San Diego

San Diego – a vivacious Californian coastal town mixed with Mexican culture and beach mentality makes it a great place to live, work, play and explore. We love California for the beautiful weather, fresh ocean air and delicious fresh seafood. In San Diego the people are pretty laidback and friendly enjoying an outdoor and active lifestyle- everything…