Travel Guide to Charleston: What to See + Do

Travel Guide to Charleston: What to see and do for a quick few days down in South Carolina! Our third family trip is in the books! After taking Ezra to the Sonoma Coast and San Fransisco when he was just shy of 3 months, we were feeling a bit ballzy enough to take him away […]

Packing for Ezra: What to Travel with for Your 3 Month Old

Packing for Ezra: What to Travel with for Your 3 Month Old

Packing for Ezra: What to pack when you travel with for your 3 month old  Traveling for the first time with Ezra sounded 100x more intimidating than it actually was. I cannot tell you how many people told us we were crazy to bring him across the country when he is just shy of 3 […]

Travel Guide to the Sonoma Coast: What to See + Do

Travel Guide to the Sonoma Coast: what to see and do for a quick weekend or weekday getaway!

Travel Guide to the Sonoma Coast: what to see and do for a quick weekend or weekday getaway! We did it! We went on our first family trip as the Carpenter party of 3. Some said we were crazy bringing Ezra away to California at only 3 months. Others said it is the best thing […]

Travel Guide to Ojai: What to See + Do

Travel Guide to Ojai: What to See + Do

Travel Guide to Ojai: what to see and do during a weekend getaway in Ojai, California. Ojai, you have stolen my heart. This past week, Jord and I headed up to Ojai from a work trip I had in Palm Springs. We were craving something that would be a mix of relaxing, feasible to get […]

My Essentials to Travel With + Traveling Healthy!

My Essentials to Travel With + Traveling Healthy!

My essentials to travel with + tips for traveling healthy anywhere you go! I have always been a big fan of traveling and exploring new places. My family always prioritized going away together at least once a year when I was growing up (sometimes more) and this really had a huge impact on my love […]

My Favorite Products from 2018 Expo West

Sharing my favorite new products from this year’s Expo West with you in today’s blog post! Earlier this month, I was in California for 2018’s Expo West. Most of you are probably wondering what the beep Expo West is, why I go, what is there, etc. I had no idea what Expo West was until […]

Travel Guide to Maui Part Two (Road to Hana + Fairmont Kea Lani)

Travel Guide to Maui

Travel Guide to Maui Part Two (Road to Hana + Fairmont Kea Lani) When Jord first told me about the Road to Hana, I basically had a panic attack. Sitting in the car for 3+ hours, driving on narrow winding roads and limited accessibility to restrooms? Count me out. But after hearing nothing about amazing […]

Travel Guide to Maui Part One (Tips + Andaz Maui)

Travel Guide to Maui

Travel Guide to Maui Part One (Tips + our stay at the Andaz Maui) When Jord and I finally decided on Hawaii for our (very) delayed honeymoon, we really only considered Maui. We heard too many amazing things about the island and everyone we spoke to couldn’t recommend it enough. We debated island hopping but […]

The Key to My Heart: Raaka Virgin Chocolate

Raaka Chocolate

The Key to My Heart: Raaka Virgin Chocolate I am sure it is no surprise to you that I am writing an entire blog post on dark chocolate today. And not just about any dark chocolate but about Raaka Virgin Chocolate. AKA one of the most pure craft chocolate companies in the space. I have […]

Mini Moon to NorCal (Part Two)

Hi friends! Hope you enjoyed reading my way too long post about San Fran on Mini Moon in NorCal (Part One). This post is dedicated to our 4 amazing days in Napa. After a ton of research about Napa and where to stay, we decided on Hotel Yountville and we are so happy we did! It was absolutely […]