Coffee, Candy + Ice Cream in Carmel

I’m kicking off Monday on a sugar high. That high is from my weekend spent in northern California. I’m pretty sure I cleaned out downtown Carmel of its coffee, candies + ice cream. I made the trip up north during the famous car shows — specifically, the Concours d’ Elegance at Pebble Beach. It was oh-so-fancy and reminded me a lot of the Kentucky Derby [minus the horses]. It’s northern…. Read more

Weekend Getaway: Road Trippin’

Let’s talk weekend getaways — because after reading this you’ll be running to the road. Grab your bests + hop in the car for a quick trip. It won’t cost you anything [except gas], it requires zero planning, and you can sing really freaking loud. Here’s how to do a road trip the right way: Dress comfortably. Think denim, rompers, sunnies + swimsuits. Stop along the way [waterside, mountainside, or…. Read more

Coastal Cruise: From Los Angeles to Big Sur

I’m back home from a surprise weekend road trip along the California coast. This cruise has been on my bucket list for years. My husband Jake kindly planned it as a birthday present. I might add— I’ve always said I wanted to “camp” along the coast. The reality is, I’ve never camped a day in my life. So Jake booked a cabin rather than a tent. Smart man. We started in…. Read more