Walking through the giants of Mariposa Grove

I have never felt more like a fairy princess than I did during my visit to Mariposa Grove. Giant trees and tiny me. Talk about a cool first taste of Yosemite. Our guide doesn't typically start here when taking groups on the three day trip to Yosemite, because it added an hour of extra driving. … Continue reading Walking through the giants of Mariposa Grove

Urban Hiking

Doesn't "urban hiking" sound way cooler than "walking?" I set out to just do an easy two miles down and back. My mission was to break in my new* hiking shoes, make sure my backpack didn't rub me in weird places requiring extra body glide next week, and practice with the GoPro I'm borrowing. Five … Continue reading Urban Hiking

Don’t worry, I tried the tie dye frapp so you don’t have to.

In hindsight, it has been well over a year, maybe longer than two years since I've had a frappuccino at Starbucks. I'm really not a huge fan of frozen drinks so I have never been a huge frapp drinker. Maybe this wasn't the best foodie adventure for me to take on. However, I do love … Continue reading Don’t worry, I tried the tie dye frapp so you don’t have to.