Happy New Year!

Happy New Year.. and belated holiday celebrations! I know I promised to upkeep this blog, but honestly, I got a bit overwhelmed with activities. With Christmas, New Years, celebrating my Quarter of a Century (25!!) and weekend getaways, there was so much going on. I’ve finally got a chance to sit down and sift through all my pictures.

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First 5K!

I know, right? Me.. 5K?!

About a month ago, my good friend Farrah asked me if I wanted to participate in a 5K fun run called Color Me Rad with her and a few a of her coworkers.

Now, I’m no runner. Honestly, throw me in the pool or the ocean, I will swim for hours, but run… No way buddy. As hesitant as I was, I signed up and I am so glad I did it. It was quite the experience.

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During the run.

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Covered in colors, we were happy to join the rest of the runners for a mini concert.

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Post run.. We got a bit carried away with the color packs.

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Thanks for reading and don’t forget to check back for more.

Sneak Peek : Ben + Tida’s 1 year Anniversary

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Meet Ben + Tida.

I’m so excited to give you a sneak peek of this anniversary session. I am truly honored to have such wonderful people such as these two in my life. Just seeing these two together makes my heart full of love and laughter.

Sneak Peek: San Francisco

Hey there!

I’m out here in the lovely (and chilly!) San Francisco for a couple of days. Hanging out with family and catching up with friends is just what the (relaxation) doctor ordered. I just wanted to give you a sneak peak and let you know there will be an upcoming post or two that’s photo heavy. I cannot wait to share this adventure with you.

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Crestline Winter Drive

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Happy Sunday everybody! These past couple of days have been a doozy. I still haven’t fully adjusted to the idea that we’re in 2013. It’s pretty insane, I cannot wait to see what’s in store for the year.

The weather has been so cold and I’ve had to bundle up 24/7. We took a drive up to the Crestline cabin with Joelle, Ashley, and Mama, where we enjoyed the cold and light snowfall (something that Joelle has been anxious to see).

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Planned synchronized jump, not planned pose. Funny how things like that work out.

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Right before the down pour of snow.

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San Diego Auto Show and New Years Shenanigans.

On the last Saturday of 2012, I was hanging out in San Diego with Timscribbles team and went to the local Carlsbad Cars event. It’s pretty similar to a Cars and Coffee (locals meet up to display and talk about their cars) that they hold in Irvine, instead Carlsbad holds their event more frequently and obviously in Carlsbad. One of my favorite cars there was a Lotus Elan Spirit because it looked like a cute little kayak.

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After the Carlsbad Cars event, we caravanned to the Slaters 50/50  where we filled our stomachs with delicious food and beverages. With our bellies full, the TS team headed over to the San Diego auto show to look at more cars.

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The year came and went by so fast. It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating 2012. So, to close out the year and ring in 2013, I spent it with Timscribbles team, P5R (or as I usually call them MCC – Miata Car Club), and a couple of new friends at a Kaus’ place. Drinking, playing card games, and having fake mustaches have never been so fun. It was the perfect amount of shenanigans to kick off the New Year.

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New York, I love you.

Now I know that’s a movie title, but it’s honestly the truth. I won’t deny how much I enjoy the holiday season in New York City. It’s a place of miracles.

Currently, I am hanging out on the Upper East Side with my good friend Luke (who has thankfully allowed me to crash on his floor – okay, air mattress). We spent this cold and rainy day walking through Central Park. If you get the chance, there is a restaurant inside the park called The Loeb Boathouse, it’s located near the lake, and they have the most delicious hot apple cider. Just sipping that while strolling through the park made my day. As the rain continued to pour down on us, it was decided that we’d best find shelter. What better place to take refuge than the Met? The Met slightly reminded me of The British Museum, just because there was so much to take in. That place is filled with so much that there is no possibly way that a person can see it all in just a day. And no, I don’t challenge anyone to that. All I have to say is that it was a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

I remember when I was younger, I  was in New York with my parents, it has to be one of my most favorite childhood memories.. I think this is why New York brings such nostalgic memories to me, but I remember specifically, I was with my mother and we walked down 5th avenue just to look at the window displays. Everything looked so spectacular. We did all the tourist-y stuff back then. We still do. Sort of. And then I’ll never forget going to Rockefeller Hall and seeing the Christmas tree all lit up and having a light snow that started to fall.. It was truly magical. New York – you’ll always have a place in my heart.