Emily & Julie’s Wellness Meet Up

This past Saturday, my little ambition came to life. A few months ago, I met Emily (@marrvelouseats) volunteering at GOOD Fest in LA and once again ran into her at Babes Who Sweat in San Diego. We found out we both actually live in between, in Orange County, and drive to events because we’re both crazy and we haven’t found such a community here. After … Continue reading Emily & Julie’s Wellness Meet Up

Sunday Bests: 5 Years of Teaching and Too Much Wine

Last week was the close of year 5. I remember how I wanted to teach high school in Huntington Beach, but a different opportunity came around and it has been perfect. Perfect doesn’t mean it was easy. Perfect means It’s closer to home – 20 minutes instead of 45 minutes! I came in with 12 other new teachers and we keep in touch even though … Continue reading Sunday Bests: 5 Years of Teaching and Too Much Wine

Around Town: Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County

The Week’s Discoveries: It was the last full week of work and it wasn’t too bad. My co-worker and I checked out a brand new bar in the neighborhood, Next Round. Then I stopped by another local spot, Blackmarket Meal Prep, for protein donuts and a new flavor of bang energy drink – it was needed for a long day Thursday! Saturday Friday, I quickly … Continue reading Around Town: Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County

Sunday Bests: Rest (Assured)

I prepared for this week last week and then took the weekend completely off to mentally prepare, and it went very well. I got through my last two IEP meetings and a full day of twelve 30-minute transition meetings and organizing them for me and my coworker, who also had twelve of his own. The process involves scheduling translators, parents, reps from the high school, … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Rest (Assured)

California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)

San Diego Meet Up Celeste of Seldomly Still put together a meet-up at Nolita Hall in Little Italy. First off, I loved the decor and always wanted to pop in so this was the perfect opportunity. Second, I absolutely loved everyone! I saw Jo and Christina, met a handful of amazing women, and I felt connected! Eagle Rock hike Salvation Mountain We drove to Salvation … Continue reading California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)

Spring Break 2019, in pictures

This was the first year teaching I didn’t travel over spring break (2015 – San Antonio, 2016 – Dallas, 2017 – New Orleans, 2018 – Central Europe). I needed complete rest and I have to save for my summer plans too! After the first day, I dropped 5 pounds of inflammation and was at peace! Monday Yoga on the bluff, long lunch with a friend, … Continue reading Spring Break 2019, in pictures