20 Questions With Karissa

20 Questions With Karissa

Do You Have Any Upcoming Trips Planned? I do! In October, Aaron and I are planning to camp in the Yellowstone National Park. This will be our first time camping together and the most time we’ve spent exploring one National Park. I’m nervous and excited.  Current Favorite TV Show? My current favorite show is Ted [...]

3 Homemade Popsicle Recipes

3 Homemade Popsicle Recipes

Homemade popsicles are a thing of nostalgia for me. As a kid, I would spend weeks at my grandparent’s house during the summer. One of our morning tasks would be to mix a pitcher of Kool-Aid to pour into the popsicle molds to enjoy in the afternoon heat.  This blog post isn’t to convince you [...]

Gasparilla Island State Park – The Place To Unplug

Gasparilla Island State Park – The Place To Unplug

This has been the summer of exploring Florida beaches. Typically, my best friend Genesah and I want nothing to do with the sticky saltwater, blazing heat, and sand. But this year the tides have changed. Recently we found ourselves desperately trying to outrun the red tide plaguing the beaches in Clearwater and the surrounding Tampa [...]

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – A Pacific Coast Highway Stop

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – A Pacific Coast Highway Stop

The morning of my visit to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve was a balmy day. The clouds hovered at the tips of the mountains like pennants on flag poles as we drove south from Monterey. Did I mention it’s July, and I’m wearing a sweater? Being a native Floridian, the concept of temperatures lower than [...]