Carmel by the Sea & Big Sur

Month: June  |  Weather: Cool days and chilly nights, high 70’s to mid 80’s during the day and low 40’s plus wind chill at night. Where we stayed: AirB&B in Carmel Top Things to do: Monastery Beach, Garrapata State Park, Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, China Cove, Bixby Bridge, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Pfeiffer Beach, Mcway Falls, Canyon Falls,…

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…