Visiting National Parks are my favorite things to do when I travel around the United States, and I definitely favor some, for all various reasons. In no particular order, here are my top 6 favorite National Parks that I’ve visited, and a few honorable mentions. 1) Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, California I’ve combined Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks because they’re right next to each … Continue reading My Top 6 Favorite National Parks in the United States
I haven’t really talked about this on my blog yet, but I’ve recently become quite obsessed with houseplants. Over the past year or so, I’ve accumulated over 50 houseplants in my tiny apartment. (I know, it’s a problem.) From my trials and tribulations of owning houseplants, I’ve learned that some plants are easiest to care for than others. Here are my top favorite and easy … Continue reading 10 Easy Houseplants for Beginners
Get your summer on! Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, is one of my favorite places to visit in the spring and summer times! (Side note: Coeur D’Alene is pronounced core-duh-LANE) It’s a smaller lake town, located near the Washington State – Idaho border right on Coeur D’Alene Lake in southwest Idaho. The main downtown area runs along Sherman Ave. There are many shops selling gifts, artwork, clothes … Continue reading Get your summer on! in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho
So you want to grow an avocado plant from an avocado seed? It’s actually much easier than you think! First of all, I don’t listen to all of the techniques on the internet. I, personally, don’t like stabbing the seed and putting it over water; that’s too much work for me and takes too long. I’ve also tried the method where you wrap the seed … Continue reading How To Grow an Avocado Plant from a Seed
What a crazy world we live in right now. Like many people around the world, I’m currently teleworking from home and social distancing. I’m so lucky to still have my job and be able to telework and stay home all day. I think about that a lot. For the sake of where society is right now, I’d like to write about what a “day in … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Quarantine Edition
If you’re like me, then you’re probably stuck inside your house, teleworking and social distancing. If you’re also like me, then you’re probably getting pretty bored. In no particular order, here are few things that I’ve been doing to occupy my time during quarantine. 1) Start a journal I was never a huge fan of journaling pre-quarantine. I never had the patience or time to … Continue reading Bored? Here are 6 things you can do during quarantine!
One of the most unique places in Tucson, Arizona, is the Biosphere 2. The Biosphere 2 is located to the north of Tucson, about 35 miles (or nearly an hour) from downtown. It’s one of the spots that nearly every Tucsonan has visited and recommends to anyone who comes to town. It’s operated and funded primarily by the University of Arizona, my alma matter, along … Continue reading A Rain Forest in the Desert?! Explore the Science at Biosphere 2 in Tucson, Arizona
Spokane, Washington, is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited in the Pacific Northwest. It’s located near the border of Washington State and Idaho and is a fairly small but growing city. Just like my hometown of Tucson, Arizona, it’s large and growing, but quite small compared with their sister cities, Phoenix, AZ, and Seattle, WA. Spokane is one of the most tranquil places … Continue reading Oh Dam! Exploring Downtown Spokane, Washington State