Three Days in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite has been the top item on our California bucket list ever since we moved to the Golden State. It's taken us two years, but we finally scraped some plans together and made the trek! Everyone we talked to said to make reservations months in advance and don't go in the summer—we did neither. We … Continue reading Three Days in Yosemite National Park

The Tri-Tip Challenge

Three beautiful hikes + one glorious sandwich = The Tri-Tip Challenge. We got up early on Saturday morning to get a head start on our adventure. Forty five minutes into our drive, we stopped at a coffee shop in El Ranchero Market to fuel up on caffeine. We walked through the door and were instantly … Continue reading The Tri-Tip Challenge

36 Hours In San Francisco

I was flipping through Jackson's work calendar and had to look twice when I saw he had two full days of work off. That's when I whipped out my phone and started browsing weekend trips in California. It didn't take long for us to decide to road trip to San Francisco. Golden Gate Bridge. Painted … Continue reading 36 Hours In San Francisco

Sunday Funday in Santa Barbara

A few Sundays back, new couple friends of ours invited us to the Funk Zone for dinner. (The Funk Zone is a collection of converted warehouses and buildings that are now home to artistic boutiques, breweries, tasting rooms, and creative eateries. It's a hoot.) While we were waiting for our tri-tip sandwiches (yummm), our friends … Continue reading Sunday Funday in Santa Barbara