A Very Carmel Anniversary

This post is sponsored by Hyatt Carmel Highlands.

Every year when our anniversary rolls around I think about a million different gifts or gestures that I could do to try to show my appreciation for the wonderful husband that I have. I think about the years that we’ve spent together, both married and unmarried, and I’m so thankful that I’ve had him as a partner in life for over a decade now. This year I chose to return to the places we spent the best day of our life at, and today I’m sharing it all with you, from packing to adventuring and beyond.

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What I Wore in San Diego

What I wore to San Diego, 5 outfits I packed for a Summer trip to San Diego in a carry-on.

This post is sponsored by Kia Motors USA.

Wearing: Victoria’s Secret Leather Jacket (similar here), Cuyana Silk Slip Dress, Alexander Wang Gabi Cutout Booties.

A couple of weeks ago I took a work-related trip to San Diego as part of a press trip for Kia Motors USA. They flew me down with a few other influencers to check out the eco-friendly options that Kia offers (hint: It’s impressive!) and to show us a good time in San Diego. The trip was fairly short, only 3 days, but it was jam-packed activities as we explored San Diego and beyond. Today I’m sharing a little insight into what I packed and wore for this action-packed short trip.

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Tips for Visiting a Theme Park

6 Tips for How to Survive a Theme Park

This post is sponsored by Kia Motors.

I’ve been to a few theme parks in my day, and one thing I know is they are a lot like travel. You might lose a hairband, you might get sick, and you’ll probably be hungry. Today I’ve partnered with Kia Motors and Six Flags to share my best tips for how to survive a theme park, from planning ahead, to packing, to finding ways to make the park seem less crowded.

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Bean Hollow Pebble Beach

Bean Hollow Pebble Beach, a purple rock based beach near Pescadero, California.

Have you ever been to the same place twice and had a totally new experienced the second time around? We visited a local beach that we had been to before, but not explored much beyond hte sand. It’s called Bean Hollow State Beach and it’s closed to Pescadero, California. Now there’s Bean Hollow State Beach and there’s Bean Hollow State Beach, if you know what I mean. These two beaches may share the same name and reside in the same recreational area, but there’s quite a difference between the two. Bean Hollow Pebble Beach is on the very Northern tip of Bean Hollow State Beach and is a world apart from it’s sandy cove cousin.

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