Yosemite Part 1: Christmas Eve | Cali Road Trip Day 4!

I’ve always enjoyed Christmas Eve just a bit more than Christmas Day because there is so much excitement in the air, plus my family has always exchanged gifts on Christmas Eve as our special little tradition. This was my first year being away from home for the holidays but I felt just as excited as every …

An Afternoon in Napa Valley! | Cali Road Trip Day 3

Today Sarah, Myles, and I woke up and said goodbye to one of my new favorite places, San Francisco. Our visit here was spectacular and I’m thrilled that there is so much to do in this glorious city so I can come back one day. I was definitely going to miss the city by the …

A Day of San Francisco Must Do’s | Cali Road Trip Day 2!

Waking up on the first morning of a vacation is one of my favorite feelings in the world. I love those first few groggy minutes when I crack open my eyes and look around wondering where I am before the exciting reality of being in a brand new place hits me. Our first morning in San …

Exploring San Francisco! | California Road Trip Day 1

After waking up at 2:30am to start my long day of traveling I made it to the golden city and met up with my best friends and travel buddies for the next 12 days: Sarah and Myles. Luckily we were able to find flights from our various cities to San Francisco that landed within half …

The California Road Trip

Hi There and Happy New Year! I for one am so happy that 2017 is finally here and I have high hopes that it will be worlds better than 2016 was. I definitely started the year off on a great note as I just got back from the California road trip I did with two of …

Packing for 12 Days in a Carry On!

As I talked about in a recent post, I’m going to be spending the holidays traveling down the California coast in a van with some of my best friends! What I didn’t mention is that I’m going to attempt to squeeze everything I’ll need for the 12 day trip into a carry on suitcase and …

Holiday Cranberry Mimosa Recipe!

Happy Thanksgiving World! I have had such a great day spending time with my parents this Thanksgiving. To get the day started off right, this morning I made the three of us cranberry mimosas and I must say they are my new favorite! They are both inexpensive, super simple to make, and they taste delicious! Ingredients: Champagne …

Countdown to California

I’m writing this on November 21st and that means in exactly one month I’ll be boarding a plane, for the first time in over 5 years, headed for the ultimate California road trip! I can hardly contain my excitement for this trip so I figured I’d talk a little about it before I embark, just to revel …

Hiking at Stone Mountain, Georgia

This weekend consisted of another glorious road trip with my travel buddy Erica! This time we packed up on Friday, since it was Veteran’s day and we were both off work, and headed up to spend the weekend with friends in Atlanta. Erica suggested stopping at Stone Mountain to hike on our way to the …

A Lucky Duck Halloween

This weekend was one for the books! On top of it being Halloween we ended up having nearly all of the OG Lucky Ducks back together for a few days. Chase, Jeinni, Myles and Sarah had all planned trips to come stay with us awhile ago, so I had already been looking forward to seeing …