Bryan’s 30th Birthday Weekend

Bryan turned 30 earlier this month, and I wanted to plan a special weekend getaway to celebrate. At first, I was going to make it a surprise, but I knew he wouldn’t go for that, so I eventually included him in the…

My Top 13 Travel Essentials

This past weekend, Bryan and I drove down to Maryland for a friend’s graduation ceremony. We left our apartment at 5am, which meant that I had to pack the night before and be ready to go bright and early.  So…

A Weekend in the Poconos

A few weekends ago, Bryan and I took a little weekend getaway to the Pocono Mountains, which is only about two hours north of where we live. We couldn’t have picked a better time to go, because the weather was in…

San Diego Travel Guide

San Diego is one of my favorite places… ever. I went there with a friend during spring break in 2007 and 2008, and most recently with Bryan last November. I envy anyone who lives there. There’s nothing like the weather,…

Date Night with Bryan

Bryan and I don’t go out for date nights too often. After a long week of work, the last thing I feel like doing is getting all dolled up and going out for dinner. If given a choice, I generally…

The Empress Hotel La Jolla Review

Thank you to the Empress Hotel for hosting us. All opinions are my own. For more information, see my disclosures here. The second place we stayed at in La Jolla was the Empress Hotel. This hotel was a bit further from the beach than the…