Links I Love

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

Im recently obsessed with Tumeric Milk and all the benefits that it provides + I am finding how what I eat affects my hormones. This article is so on point and I am definitely going to try to grab these ingredients so I can start making these daily beverages.

Bad shopping habits? I have them. Trying to get better. I think this article has some great tips.

I love my gym/workout time but if you are in a crunch this 7 minute workout might be for you.

This is a bit of an old article but the most affordable small towns list is interesting and food for thought.

This is a great reminder to look at opportunities and not be drawn back by what you deserve.

Shaver Lake Getaway

This Winter I was able to spend a long weekend with my family in Shaver Lake. This area is without a doubt one of the most under rated Lakes in California. When we arrived snow covered everything and we did get to some some flurries over the weekend which for this coastal gal was a real treat!IMG_4451IMG_4460


Reading one of my Fav books ever – The Complete Joy of Home Brewing.



Snow Ball fights with my sweet nieces.



Clay pigeon and target shooting 


Shaver Lake is the perfect destination for those who want a quieter Lake experience. I have only come up here in the Winter so I can’t speak to summer activities but its a beautiful area and I can’t wait until I am able to go back.

If you like Beer, look on.

Merry Early Christmas from Anchor Steam!!IMG_4239 A few weeks I go I was able to Steward a home brewing event at Anchor Steam. IMG_4240

Drink a steam with J.C.?! Could be Jesus Christ or me… IMG_4242 A room full of hops could there be anything more fragrant and delicious?!IMG_4248 IMG_4251 A beautiful fall afternoon in the East Bay.IMG_4271 I sometimes forget how amazing this city is. When I am lucky enough to be a passenger and not a driver I can take wonky pictures like this. That do little justice to the beautiful view, but make me happy and thankful all the same.IMG_4306 Went to a Girls Pint Out event at Harmonic in dogpatch/portola last week. They have done a really nice job with the beers they brew.  They were crafted beautifully with robust flavors that have led me to want to go back again and soon! We had a large group and they were so attentive. I can’t recommend them highly enough. Parking is easy, get a pizza near by and enjoy.IMG_4309 We were able to take a tour!IMG_4310 IMG_4311 IMG_4312Finally got to go to go to Mikkeller Bar. Their food and beers are on point. We had the kale salad and fries. A perfect balance of healthy and not so healthy.
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These photos make it look like I drink beer a lot… What can I say? It is true.

Links I Love

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

As the nights get longer and colder I am dreaming of making these chili recipes.

Family lives in Caravan and the results are positive.

Another family ( of six )  in a renovated bus!

Small towns that are affordable… interesting, but they are probably affordable for a reason.

This list of healthiest companies to work for in the US, pretty cool to take a look at what companies are doing.

The Anywhere, Anytime Workout

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I love this little circuit. If I have ten, twenty or thirty minutes I can get in a great heart pumping and sweat inducing workout. This simple workout requires jumping and floor space. Additionally, to make it more challenging grab some weights.

I hope you enjoy!

Links I love in November!

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

Why do we spend money? I read articles about this all the time but still can’t stop myself. I am getting better… I have been stopping myself almost 30% of the time ( If I had to guess).

This is an interesting read about a couple who paid their 30 year mortgage in 7.  This hits close to home for me since I have this insane desire to buy a home but can’t quite figure out how to manage it currently.

Go to the gym or workout at home? These moves with dumbbells are challenging and effective!

Personal Branding? Who – what? I think the relevance of this article depends on who you are and what your goals are but ultimately whatever you are doing in life, who you are and how you perceive your self and how others do greatly affects your life.

This is just a random article about taking items from hotels.  I love free things and have always taken shampoos and conditioners from hotels but never anything else because I am scared that I will get caught.

Week in photos

One of my new favorite lunch spots Kingston 11! I tried the Jerk Chicken Sandwich with fries and it was delicious. Can’t wait to go back and try something new.
IMG_4138 Leaving work in the dark has some benefits! The Paramount sign in neon glory is a site to behold.IMG_4143Went tasting at one of my favorite breweries in Berkeley, Fieldwork.  Current Favs, Daypack Pale Ale, Delta Hoppy Red Ale, Hanging Valley Grapefruit Saison, Salted Watermelon Brett Gose, Chocolate Milk Brown on Nitro and Morning Time Coffee Breakfast Stout on Co2 and Nitro.

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The Alameda Flea Market is the place to be on the first Sunday of every month.  Don’t be afraid to barter but do go into it with a game plan.  This is a great place to find gifts for people who tend to be difficult to buy for or also for buying cool home decor pieces. Items must be 25 years old but let me remind you that 25 years old is from the year 1990.

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