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Lake Tahoe weekend without the lake

Hey hey, how are you all? Hope everything is going fab-u-lous-ly! Following last week’s rarer “serious” posts, I’m happy to say that things have been looking up. I’ve been in a better mood and really focusing on tackling my things-to-make-me-happy-list, and a little is going a long way. I’ve been catching up with friends, focusing… Continue reading Lake Tahoe weekend without the lake

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Backpacking in the Sierras: Mammoth Lakes

This past weekend, I went backpacking in the Eastern Sierras, a much anticipated trip among me and some friends. After 2 intense weeks of work travel, I was feeling super burnt out, and even contemplated ditching this trip to stay home. I’m SO glad I got my butt up and chose to go – being… Continue reading Backpacking in the Sierras: Mammoth Lakes

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Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

Next stop on my 3-week trip to the east coast was one week in Chicago for work, followed by Boston for a weekend to visit my brother. I must say, my project in Chicago went above and beyond compared to last year. I came in with a much more positive attitude and was able to… Continue reading Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

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Finally feels like summer + relaxing in upstate New York with mom and sis

Hellooo there, friends! I’m currently blogging from my childhood home in beautiful upstate New York, where I spent the past 9 days. I have a two-week business trip in Chicago starting next week, and I wanted to take advantage of free flights to visit my family across the east coast: New York for my mom and… Continue reading Finally feels like summer + relaxing in upstate New York with mom and sis

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Pacific Coast Highway road trip: San Francisco to San Diego

Hey there! Hope you all had a wonderful time celebrating July 4th!! I just got back from my week-long Pacific Coast Highway road trip with my best friend Michelle. The PCH (or “Highway 1”) is known as one of the most beautiful road trips in the world, and it definitely didn’t disappoint! Most of our… Continue reading Pacific Coast Highway road trip: San Francisco to San Diego