The Christmas Village

Over the mountains and through the woods, to Denmark we go? That’s the saying right? If it’s not, it should be. Over the Santa Ynez Mountains and 40 miles from Santa Barbara lies the humble and bustling quaint town of Solvang. As soon as you enter the city you are transformed to another place and…

Hollywood Dreamin’

“When things don’t go right, go left.” Just kidding, always go right. Dave and I had been looking forward to seeing one of our favorite band’s “Lord Huron” for months. They had announced a five-night run in their hometown of LA and we had purchased tickets for Friday and Saturday night. The sunset behind me…

life is good today.

My toes sink between the sand as the hot Southern California sun breaths down my sweater. I closed my eyes and let the sun fill up my soul. Behind me, palm trees reach the sky and they dance back and forth against the ocean breeze. We were spending Thanksgiving weekend in one of my favorite…

We All Scream For Riesling

Large knit sweaters, cute boots, scarves, my journal and of course, wine, are just a few of my favorite fall accessories. Nothing screams fall to me more than gathering your love or your best girls and heading to the wineries for an afternoon tasting. One of my favorite things about Santa Barbara is living so…

Dreams Are Forever.

Just because we circle the sun once more, add a digit to the year and turn the page in our book of life- doesn’t mean our souls grow old. Our bodies may age but our minds can stay young. I am forever a child at heart. This year, I celebrated my twenty-sixth birthday, which internally…

Another Goal: Crushed.

To some, running isn’t a huge deal and to run a 5K? That’s nothing. That’s a warm up regular runners, a light jog or even a random Tuesday. I, however, am not one of those people. To me, running is a chore, something I dread and something that often times makes me feel worse. But,…