Travel Guide to California's Silicon Valley

The world knows Silicon Valley as the global hub for everything high-tech, but I know it as my backyard growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. As an adult I spent several years living and working in Silicon Valley before we settled down and ended buying a house in Sacramento. More recently, I spent Easter weekend with some gal pals as a guest at the Hotel Nia in Menlo Park.

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San Francisco Neighborhood Guide to the Marina District

Back in the day before we became parents, my husband and I used to house sit a cute little apartment in the Marina District. My favorite part of this neighborhood was that you could walk to pretty much everything and it’s so scenic! If you’re staying in San Francisco, cruising the Marina is a great way to spend a few hours. This neighborhood is worth visiting anytime of day, they’ve got great brunch spots, ample lunch options and a lively nightlife scene.

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The Millennials’ Guide to 48 Hours in Petaluma, California

Often when people think of Sonoma County they picture rolling hills with vineyards and wineries. Petaluma is a hidden gem amidst California Wine Country, a little town filled with charm and yet surprisingly very modern and trendy. Petaluma has somehow managed to walk the fine line between preserving all the old-world antiquities while still keeping the vibes fresh and welcoming for millennials.

In this guide I’ll tell you the best way to discover the favorite “must see” spots in Petaluma that are tailor-made for us millennials. Build your itinerary with where to stay, what to eat and where to explore… and of course where to take photos.

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Top 10 California Vacation Spots to View 4th of July Fireworks

Nothing feels more nostalgic than curling up with a blanket under the stars waiting for the fireworks show to begin. California always has great options for a quick vacation, so many scenic cities to choose from. Make the most of your PTO vacation days with a 4th of July getaway. This list of California destinations offer great scenery and awe-worthy firework shows.

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The Complete Guide to Exploring Santa Cruz With a Baby

Guest blog post by Jessica Holbrook of Salt & Sol Life. All those qualities that make Santa Cruz, California a great college town, an abundance of coffee shops, a lively music scene, and plenty of places to grab a quick bite to eat, make it the perfect getaway with a baby. The vibe is casual and the people are laid-back.

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The New York City Autumn Bucket List

Hands down, New York City is one of the best places to be in autumn. The sweltering heat from the summer has gone away and you aren’t experiencing the freezing cold winter weather yet either. The leaves change colors and there’s the promise of good comfort food and the holidays ahead. Every year the season passes by so fast so I always want to make sure I make the most of it with some favorite autumn events.

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The Sacramento Brunch Guide

Brunch, the most important meal of the weekend! In California brunching is considered a sport and the Sacramento brunch scene is always poppin' on the weekends. We take our restaurant selections very seriously and finding that perfect spot to set up camp with your crew is vital. 

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Your Ultimate Guide to Alt Summit

Alt Summit is known as the top-notch conference for creative entrepreneurs and trendy social media influencers. All events are tailored to the blogger and creative industry. As an attendee, the knowledge and confidence you gain can help you take leaps and bounds with your business. 

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The Ultimate Guide to San Diego Murals

Murals are all the rage right now, and unless you've been living under a rock you know that they've taken over our Instagram feeds. I did all the legwork for you guys and complied this list of San Diego murals complete with addresses you can put straight into your GPS. Have fun and snap away Instagrammers! 

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