Monday, September 28, 2015

The burden of comparing

It was a hot and humid day, but this little girl wasn't bothered by it. She was determined. In third grade, braided pony tail, and sneakers, she was ready for the challenge. The game on the playground was cops and robbers. More so, it was

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Is Pinterest your #1 go to for recipes?

Does Pinterest act like an organized wish list board of boards for you? It does for me. My style board provides structure for what clothes I buy. My travel board contains all the places I dream of visiting. Even my "Capturing Moments in Time" board is a wish list of experiences. In the same way, my recipe board is

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Solvang, California

Solvang is a Danish village in the Santa Barbara County. I have been there only once and it was a quick hour or so walk around the village. Yet I still recommend it as a must see along the California coast, even if

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Autumn leaves of sugar

When September hits, it forces many to take out their scarves, light sweaters, and boots as the weather begins to add a chill to the air. Yet despite the cooler temperature, fall brings a sense of warmth and intimacy.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

10 Austin Weekend Favorites

Labor Day weekend called for a mini getaway. Up at 5:30am and 3 hours later, we hit the coffee scene in Austin. We enjoyed our share of caffeine, food, ice cream, and humidity. Here is my list of things to do while in Austin for the weekend.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Castle views as a distraction from the world - Photos from Óbidos, Portugal

I've been thinking about Europe a lot...well, the truth is that I think about Europe all the time. Ever since I was a kid and my parents took my siblings and I to England and Germany, I haven't been able to get the beauty of old architecture, the cobblestone streets,