Sunday Stroll at Rancho Santa Margarita Lake

After a long work week and flipping through movies after another, Netflix finally got the best of me. I knew I had stayed home far too long as I was starting to feel a bit crazy. I had to get out of the house so, I drove to Rancho Santa Margarita Lake for a dose […]

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day the Julian Way.

Surprisingly, I’m not a fan of celebrating Valentine’s Day but, my bf likes it and had made plans for us to go to Julian for the day. He thought I would actually like the town and since I’ve never been before it was a perfect getaway for both of us. Julian is about a 2 […]

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Escaping to Miami, Florida in the Winter.

Miami in December is like a bite out of summer. It’s sunny and warm when it’s freezing cold almost anywhere in the world (an exception to Southern California and Baja California too). Besides the weather, Miami has more to see than just another place for tanning. Here are a few places that I thought was […]

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Happy Holidays

Hi Folks! Merry Christmas! Normally, I am somewhere for the holidays but, this year (as many may be able to relate) my plans have been cancelled. I am buckling down for the rest of the year and will likely be cooped up in my studio apartment. I wish you all a safe holiday wherever you […]

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Simple Christmas Gift Ideas

Personally, I’m not a big fan of Christmas. I enjoy seeing Christmas lightings, decorations, markets and such. However, current huge sales happening at the moment was hard to ignore. Here are a few items or ideas I found while perusing online. Under $20 AmazonCeramic Soap Dispenser $12.99Automatic Soap Dispenser $12.79Mini Bag Sealer – $6.99USB Lighter […]

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Where to Find Christmas Lightings in O.C.?

From Christmas decorations to lighting displays, it feels to me like the holiday spirit is in full effect around here. Last night, I decided to see a few Christmas lightings near my neighborhood. It was something that I’ve never done before and I thought the one in Dana Point was done quite nicely. If you’re […]

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San Antonio Texas Trip Itinerary

As the 2nd largest city in Texas, San Antonio had plenty of things to see or do. I admit I was well prepared for this trip and created a list. To this day I’m certainly glad for that list because there were times we needed to make adjustments at the last minute due to weather, […]

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5 Things I Learned from Visiting Texas for The First Time

Our trip to Texas was suppose to happen two months ago but, due to circumstances we ended up changing plans and went to Colorado instead (which turned out to be one of the best trips we’ve been on). We decided that going to Texas was either to go now or it will never happen so, […]

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A Stint Abroad in Paris (Video Compilation)

Hello! With all of the craziness happening lately; between evacuating from a recent wildfire in Orange County, CA and other life changing events, I’ve decided to turn my energy to positivity and create this video of my trip to Paris in 2017 (also, I felt inspired from watching Emily in Paris 🙂 ). Cheers!

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A Few Hours in San Diego, California.

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Lately, San Diego has been a hot spot to visit for us as it is quite easy to get to and contains a ton of places to see. On our recent visit to Old Town, I was a bit surprised why I’ve never been there before. The place had a history featuring eclectic restaurants, historical […]

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