Amador Brewing’s Picnic in July

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending Amador Brewing’s first annual Picnic in July. Held at Sutter Creek’s historic Italian Picnic Grounds, this event hosted local breweries, wineries, and food trucks. There were 2 live bands that took turns playing each of their stages, as well as bingo, cornhole, bocci ball, and a cute kiddie […]

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Moving Day: Phase 1

We knew our move from Sacramento to Portland was not going to be seamless. There were going to be phases to make it work out the best financially, as well as emotionally. When Chris got the job offer we immediately knew we needed to put in our 30-day notice on the apartment (we were fortunate […]

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Views

I just want to sit down in my kitchen with my beverage, look out the window, and watch my beautiful daughter run around the backyard. I want to sip the sweet nectar that is coffee/wine (depending on the time of day) and bask in it. But no, I get to sit in a run-down apartment […]

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Dirty Thirty

Chris hit the big 3-0 on Saturday. We’ve just had our first week apart, he starting his new job in Portland and I staying home with our 2-year-old daughter attempting to pack our lives. He drove all the way back to Sacramento just to spend his birthday with us. Budget has been super tight with […]

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Moderately Adjusted

In movies, there is usually the one crucial, pivoting point where the lead character has this sudden realization of what is important. The music swells, doves fly, you get it. My life had a pivoting week back in 2014. The Lost Week, as I like to call it. It was far from glamorous; it was […]

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