San Francisco After Sunset.


The day before I left California, my parents and I went down to San Francisco. One of my favorite cities. We got into the city just as the sun was setting. And even though it was starting to get dark, the charm of Frisco was still very prevalent.

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Cheers to 2013!


I’m not one for making New Year’s resolutions, but I am genuinely excited for this year and for all that it will entail. So, I’ve continued ┬áto celebrate (with my Martinelli’s) even past the January 1 midnight hour. I genuinely hope that everyone had a fantastic New Year and that 2013 is a year full of immense blessings for you.

Comforts of home.

There are some things that can never replace those little comforts of being home. Here are a few of my favorite things (so far) from being home for the holidays.


{Iris our scruffy looking Siamese cat}


{IN-N-Out Burger, our traditional Christmas Eve dinner}


{A Thomas Kinkade Christmas puzzle to pass the time with family}


{One of my favorite Christmas decorations}


{Christmas morning breakfast from Howard’s Donuts}


{Snowflakes and white bows on our Christmas tree}

New endeavor.

I really love lifestyle blogs, I have a few I follow religiously. The problem with them though is that they highlight clothing, home decor and accessories a bit out of my grad student price range. So, I thought it was time to make my own little blog that is easier on the coin purse. Here goes…