The Healthiest + Cheapest Pumpkin Drink at Starbucks

There are so many hidden calories in fancy coffee drinks, especially the seasonal favorites like Pumpkin Spice Latte. I didn't want to miss out on all the fall flavored fun or go broke enjoying it so I did some research along with trial and error to come up with the perfect pumpkin drink to order … Continue reading The Healthiest + Cheapest Pumpkin Drink at Starbucks

Road Trip to Monterey + Big Sur

It's difficult for us to plan vacations and weekend getaways because we often don't know Jackson's weekend schedule until a week or two prior. But when we do, we go hard. One of the trips on our California Bucket List was driving up the 1 (that's California talk for HWY 1) and hiking in Big … Continue reading Road Trip to Monterey + Big Sur

How Pancakes Brought Jackson + I Together

The first time I met Jackson was during basketball practice. He had an athletic training rotation with the women's basketball team his junior year of college. At practice one day, my hand got sliced open so I walked over to the athletic trainers for a band-aid and the senior AT student nicely handed me off … Continue reading How Pancakes Brought Jackson + I Together

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