May was a hell of a month. It was busy, exciting, and seemed to go on forever-- and not always in a good way. 31 days have left me checking off bucket list items and, honestly, exhausted. Over the last few days especially, I feel like I've been dealing with constant anxiety on top of … Continue reading May Favorites
The last few weeks (hell, months) have left me feeling very overwhelmed. Where I used to have balance between work and regular life, I have been struggling. I haven't been as inspired as I usually am with the blog. I really want to get back into it though. After I got back from Los Angeles … Continue reading Getting Back on Track
If you're used to New England beaches like I am, Santa Monica seems like a treat. It's warm sand meets the beautiful blue Pacific and you have to think it'll be warmer than the Atlantic. Nope, just as cold! Maybe a tad warmer. But just a tad. Saturday in LA was a day at the … Continue reading Sami in LA: Toes in the Pacific
“Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” -JK Rowling Today was the day that I was the most excited for. Today we went to Universal Studios Hollywood and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! That's right, I got to go to Hogwarts … Continue reading Sami in LA: Gotta Get Back to Hogwarts
Let me be the first to say that getting up at 3am sucks. Want to know what makes it sick even more? A time change. My trip to LA started before the sun was even up on Thursday morning. I woke before my alarm an decided there was no point trying to sleep for 50 … Continue reading Sami in LA: Art, Eggslut, and Ice Cream
After months of planning and waiting and getting SO excited, it is finally time to head west! While I'm in the air flying to the other side of the country, here are some tips I've come up with for prepping for any kind of travel involving flying.