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Category Archives: Adventure is Out There!

Briones

There’s nothing like spending my morning walking for hours surrounded by nature. I’ve been exploring different local trails with my dad and Neo and this time we ventured off the to the Orinda side of Briones Regional Park. A bit of sunshine, exercise and a happy dog always leaves us feeling refreshed and ready to […]

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24

Today is my last day of being 24 and since I have not updated here this past year I wanted to do a recap to show you what a ride it’s been. When I was 24, I started working full time at Elemental LED and hosted many a DIY competition. I spent eight weekends and […]

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Butterfly Beach + The Biltmore | Montecito, CA

On our last day in Santa Barbara, before we made the drive up north, we stopped by to check the view of Butterfly Beach adjacent to The Biltmore. Known for serving as a backdrop to many a Hollywood film and a home-away-from-home for celebs off-camera, this Four Seasons hotel combines high class luxury with Mediterreanean […]

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Mission Santa Barbara

Today marks the 225th anniversary of when Franciscan Friar Fermin de Lasuen founded the “Queen of the Missions” on the Feast Day of St. Barbara. As a native Californian with a Catholic school upbringing, visiting this beautiful Mission was not just a photo op but also a chance to connect with my roots. I remember […]

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