A Passion Project


California Travel

Quest for Cows

June 12, 2018

I’ve been to Marin County (and surrounding areas, including Sonoma County) three times before. And every time I come, I make it a goal to seek out cows. There are pastures all over the place, and it’s hard to drive very far without seeing …


PNW Travel

Portland: Powell’s Bookstore

June 10, 2018

Powell’s bookstore is basically heaven on earth for book lovers. With a proper that spans nearly a whole city block, multiple floors packed to the brim with new, used, and rare books, and the perfect amount of Portland-esq vibes, it’s definitely a wonderful place …


Food Recipes

Starbucks Inspired S’Mores Bars

June 9, 2018

*Update: this blog post was written last summer, and I never got around to posting it. Starbucks has decided not to bring back the S’Mores Bars, so now seems like a good as time as any to make them! ———- I love Starbucks. I …

grand canyon


Arizona Travel

Grand Canyon

June 7, 2018

My friend Tara and I did a quick day trip to the Grand Canyon. It’s only twoish hours away from Las Vegas, and the drive was full of beautiful desert blooms. I hadn’t been to the Grand Canyon since I was a kid, and …


California Travel

San Diego: Carlsbad Flower Fields 2017

April 15, 2018

In preparation for my upcoming visit to the Carlsbad Flower Fields, I thought I’d share some snapshots of my trip from last year. If you’re not familiar, Carlsbad is in Northern San Diego. It’s home to Legoland, some amazing beaches, and 50 acres of …