Hello friends! I am back exploring in San Diego and I finally got a chance to check out the coffee shop Communal Coffee (aka Coffee and Flowers) last week. It is the cutest little spot in North Park and has a flower shop inside it and a nursery next door. It is best known for its outside white wall which spells out “COFFEE + FLOWERS” in bold black lettering. I ordered a sea salt caramel mocha and a croissant and to…

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Calling all my pale and pasty friends who are ready for summer! I’ve found the best place to give you a golden glow without the fear of turning you orange (you won’t come out looking like Anne Hathaway in Bride Wars, I promise!) Last Friday I had my first experience at the cutest organic tanning salon Blush Tan in La Jolla. The weather has been pretty cloudy lately and I was in desperate need a little…

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I shared with you earlier this week about my trip to San Diego and about the Del Mar Racetrack. I had so much fun there with my family, even though I didn’t win any bets. The season runs until September 7th if you want to check it out! Horse racing events have become notoriously associated with big hats and fancy dresses. Although many people still do dress up, I decided to go a little more comfy and casual. I…

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Last week I spent my last few days of summer with my family in San Diego. I love visiting there because the weather is so close to Orange County, but San Diego definitely has a different vibe there that feels different from home. We stayed at the Westin hotel right in the middle of downtown SD, within walking distance of the Gaslamp District. This was my first time staying overnight in San Diego so I can’t…

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