Inspiration Point

The rain had been pouring down in Santa Barbara for almost two weeks straight. Though we shouldn’t complain, it’s easy to feel sick of the rainy, cloudy days and be ready for a little sunshine again. Last weekend our wishes were granted. The sun decided to pay us a visit again and the temperatures joined…

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…

Sweet Home Minnesota

When you decided to fly from your nest, it can get quite lonely when you realize most your family and friends are back where you grew up. You miss out on a lot. You miss the traditional holidays and family cookouts but you’re also missing so much more. You miss out on the driveway bonfires…

A Rolling Stone.

A Rolling Stone- Gather’s No Moss Even though we have been officially residents of Santa Barbara for about two months now, I am still a little in denial. My time in San Diego didn’t feel quiet complete- from the moment I knew we were moving; I knew that I wasn’t ready. But then, just with…

wide awake and dreaming.

I recently watched a short video on YouTube that encouraged travelers to travel their own backyard. I thought about that and actually love that idea. Travel your own backyard, so simply yet so brilliant. So often we think we have to venture thousands of miles, across the seas and into beautiful foreign lands to nip…

Do You Believe in Magic?

Back in January, Dave and I spent a weekend at the Magical Disneyland… and I did not post anything of the adventure. However, I have a few photos and thoughts that I just need to share : ) I truly believe everyone should have a person in his or her world that just makes the…

Rain Dance.

Pitter pat the rain falls slowly on our window pane. Waking up slowly, I snuggled a little closer to Dave who was still softly asleep next to me. It was Saturday morning- our third weekend in Santa Barbara and once again raining. Wasn’t this supposed to be Central Coast California? This rain was beginning to…