The City of Brotherly Love: One night in Philadelphia

I’m proud to say that I hail from the (suburbs of) the wonderful city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  We lived in a small town called Langhorne until I was in middle school, when my Dad accepted a job down in Maryland and we’ve been there ever since.  I still love Philly, and every time I’m back…

Christmas with the Family

Our weeklong trip to Maryland this December included the annual family get together for Christmas.  My mom’s side of the family is fairly large, and a lot of us have jobs that require working on Christmas Day, such as servers/bartenders, nurse/hospital worker, weatherman, and UPS employee.  We decided years ago to have our celebration the…

Baltimore, Natty Boh’s & Bacon

We had a good chunk of time near the end of this year where we weren’t traveling so much, but we are making up for it now!  We came out to Maryland to celebrate Christmas with my family and try to squeeze in as many friend visits as possible (sorry if we missed you!) One…

Christmas Trees & Apple Pies

On Julio and I’s day off this week, we made the trek out to Julian for some small town feels, wine tasting, and Christmas spirit. For those of you who have never heard of Julian, it’s an historic gold-rush town about an hour north-east outside of San Diego.  This little mountain town was first settled…