May 13th

Cali Travels: Gilroy


On our way to San Luis, my lover and I made a quick stop in Gilroy, California. One because it was on the way and two because it is the garlic capital of the world, so… yeah! Located in the southernmost part of Santa Clara and nestled at the base of the mountains, Gilroy had... read more

May 2nd

KP Picks: Santa Barbara


As mentioned in our previous post, Paul and I recently spent the weekend in Santa Barbara and lovely doesn’t even begin to describe this adorable little town. Not only does it boast perfect weather and beautiful water views, there are plenty of wineries, shops and restaurants all in a VERY walkable downtown. We would be lying if we... read more

April 24th

Cali Travels: Santa Barbara


As I mentioned in an earlier post, Paul and I had work outside of San Francisco and rather than fly, we decided to take the scenic route up the Pacific Coast Highway through as many quaint, beach towns as we could. First stop on the itinerary: Santa Barbara. While we had never visited the city... read more

April 1st

Weekday Reading


Sorry for the radio silence! We had a bit of hospital scare on our way back from San Luis. Luckily the everything is ok and I am in full recovery!  More to come on Santa Barbara, San Luis and our road trip up the coast! In the meantime, check out some fun articles to get... read more

March 28th

SoCal Travels: Pacific Beach


A few weekends back Paul and I visited Pacific Beach! As a part of our goal of getting to know San Diego better Pacific Beach was a key neighborhood we were excited to explore. Since we had visited Ocean Beach a few weeks ago we were excited to compare the two. PB was a quick 15-minute... read more

March 20th

Weekend Reading


We are headed back home after a week of work in San Ramon! This weekend we are planning to stop by San Luis Obispo and Gilroy (the garlic capital of the US – too bad we won’t be in town for the Garlic Festival!) before we end our trip. Hope you have a lovely weekend! Walk... read more

March 8th

Weekend Reading


As you know from our last post, Paul and I are road tripping! We are driving up the coast to San Francisco. Our first stop is Santa Barbara for some Mexican food, wine, and exploring! Bonus: we get an extra hour of sunlight! More to come next week on our trip, in the meantime, check... read more

March 6th

Roadtrip: California Coast


We have some work scheduled in San Francisco next week and rather than fly, Paul pitched the idea of taking the scenic route and driving up the coast! Before any other discussion, we had to ask ourselves two things: how long is the drive and how many stops will we make. After a back and... read more

March 1st

Weekend Reading


Happy Weekend! I am very excited to binge watch the newest season of House of Cards – so good. If Paul and I are feeling ambitious we may make one of these and some of these to go along with our Netflix spree. Hope you guys have a lovely weekend! tea cups across the world Abbrev’s a... read more

February 26th

SoCal Travels: Ocean Beach


Last weekend Paul and I took a day trip to Ocean Beach. Given our great location in downtown, we quite close to several awesome places less than 30 minutes away, and OB is one of them! We spent the day walking along the pier, then the beach, and then the adorable downtown area. Because it was our first... read more