Moving to San Francisco

The time has finally come! I am off to the big City. I have settled in a well known neighborhood of Pacific Heights; a very scenic area with views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. The neighborhood is loosely boarded by Van Ness and Presidio avenues and Pine and Vallejo streets with the cable car running throughout. The area…
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Fashion Finds: Items I picked up this holiday season…

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a great holiday! I really enjoyed Christmas in Portland; the weather was crisp (no rain), food was great, and spending time with family was much needed. I thought I would share with you some gifts I picked up this holiday season.        I am obsessed with everything that has to do with working-out, especially…
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Must SEE and DO in Portland

So, it’s official, I’ll be off to Portland Oregon for Christmas this year. I will be visiting my aunt Nicole, aka my BFF, and her family! I love this city and can’t wait to step off the plane to the smell of winter, and the pinch of a 10 degree wind chill. I’ll truly be going from a bare apartment…
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Holiday Fashion Finds

  Christmas is my favorite time of the year, so I thought I would share with you what I like to wear during this season. Whether it’s a holiday soiree, dinner with the family, or a night out with the girls, it’s time to dress to impress!   When I think of the Holidays, the first thing that pops in…
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Palo Alto- Shopping and Dining

This past weekend I headed to Palo Alto for some lunch and shopping. I always hear about the great eateries and shopping in the quaint, relaxing, city but never really find anything special or exciting. But this weekend was different… I walked up and down University Ave (a street full of shopping and dining), stopped in at the Apple store…
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Inspired to Read

The other day I was watching Oprah and I was completely inspired and moved. The show featured Nicholas Kristof and his wife and their book, Half the Sky, a Chinese proverb meaning women hold up half the sky.  After hearing several stories from the book, I had to tell my fellow readers about this MUST READ! Kristof and his wife…
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2009 Turkey Trot- Accomplished!

Just finished the Silicon Valley 10K Turkey Trot averaging 9:34 min miles and coming in just under an hour! Congratulations to my friends, we did great! As I mentioned in an earlier post, this was my first race experience, and let’s just say, it was MADNESS! Never imagined there would be thousands of people running 6.2 miles on Thanksgiving day;…
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