San Francisco is My Oyster – A Hunt for the City’s Best!

This past weekend my college friends and I took advantage of a particular number of years (hint: too many) since we graduated to reunite on the west coast. We spent a few nights in San Francisco and then drove north to Sonoma to enjoy wine, food and each other.

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An Afternoon at Greenvale Vineyards

A few weekends ago my friends and I had the pleasure of visiting Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth, RI to celebrate our friends 30th birthday. It was a beautiful day but a bit chilly by the water so we were pretty bundled up. Continue reading “An Afternoon at Greenvale Vineyards”

Boston Public Market

A year-round public market recently opened in Boston that is both on my way home and on my way to school so I find myself there passing time (and munching) at least a couple times a week. The Boston Public Market offers many permanent vendors as well as several pop-up vendors that vary week to week. All the vendors are local so its easy to convince yourself that every unnecessary purchase  Continue reading “Boston Public Market”

Staniel Cay Yacht Club

Also known as heaven on earth – to me, at least.

As you pull up to the marina at Staniel Cay – if you arrive by boat – you can immediately feel the vibe that the island has to offer. You’re family for however long you choose to stay and the only rule is that you relax because, “Honestly now, what’s your hurry? … you’re here”.    Continue reading “Staniel Cay Yacht Club”

Maui & Kauai

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This year for Christmas, our family decided to escape the cold and spend the holiday together in Hawaii! We flew into Maui a few days before Christmas and then flew to Kauai on Christmas day. Both islands far surpassed any expectations I had and I can’t wait to go back again!

The first of a million rainbows in Maui – from the Westin Ka’anapali

                        Christmas Eve Luau at the Grand Wailea


Acai Bowls and coconut water shots at Choice Health Bar in Lahaina


Beautiful drive up to the Waimea Canyon In Kauai – the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Alana, Sarah and I hiked the Napali Coast…

…and even made it across the treacherous river to the waterfall. It was truly breathtaking and worth the grueling hike that left us sore for days.