“We Won in Friendship” Part II | Napa Valley, CA

our napa itinerary:

  • mumm napa – sparkling wine. since it was memorial day weekend, we actually couldn’t get a full tasting. instead we just enjoyed walking around with a just single flutes. mumm is beautiful.
  • farmstead – we couldn’t get over how cute this place is! there is a little winery on the back/side. we spent quite a bit of time here since they had 2 for 1 tastings! highly recommend.
  • castello di amorosa – this is a castle. enough said.
  • bouchon – pastries / macaroons! score.

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van, check (oh yeeah, thats how we roll). wine, check. awesome weekend, check. wine is good… but even better when with friends. a few of the pictures we took on this fabulous day: (current obsession: benches and shoes!)

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By | May 30th, 2012 | California, Food, Friends, Life, Marriage, San Francisco / Oakland, Travel | 1 Comment

Anniversay in NorCal | Part I

for our anniversary / memorial weekend, we took a trip up to norcal to visit friends, eat at a bucket list restaurant, see the city and spend some time in napa! bad news: my 50mm lens broke on sunday…the day we went to napa! sadness. good news: we had an amazing time! here are some pictures from our trip.

day one. we met up with stell to see a’s vs yankees. even though the a’s lost… we won in friendship. lol. which is the theme of the weekend.

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went to 900 grayson for brunch. best chicken and waffles. ever.


By | May 30th, 2012 | California, Food, Friends, Life, Marriage, Restaurants, San Francisco / Oakland, Travel | 1 Comment

Italy: Ciao Ciao

we travel all over italy with contiki. have you heard of it? if you havent, i would definitely recommend it! we had an amazing time traveling to rome, sorrento, capri, florence, la spezia, cinque terre, verona, milan, and venice (whew). of the course of 12 days, we spent time with 50 amazing people from all over the world, a lot of gelato, saw amazing places, and took over 8,000 photos combined (yeah, i know). since i am currently in the process of making an italy book, i thought i’d share some of my favs. (sadly, they are not taken with my SLR since i did not have it at the time)

By | April 29th, 2012 | Italy, Photography, Travel | 3 Comments

Quick Trip to Chicago

i was lucky to get to travel to Chicago (my first time) on business. since i have a pretty amazing boss, i was given a few hours to myself before meeting up for dinner and was able to capture a couple of amazing shots…

i love this city…it really is beautiful.

By | April 24th, 2012 | Instagram, Travel | 0 Comments

2012 Mammoth Trip

despite a warm winter, we were lucky and had a blizzard come through during our trip to mammoth! (ps. props to our friends who drove from san francisco!) here a few pictures from our trip:

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By | February 26th, 2012 | Friends, Life, Mammoth, Travel | 0 Comments