Picture Story: Santa Cruz, CA

Picture Diaries

We decided to do a spontaneous trip to Santa Cruz for the 4th of July weekend.

Here is a quick list of the things we did:

The Mystery Spot – Gravitational Anomaly

**RESERVATIONS NEEDED**

26bd247d-12f8-49b6-b9bb-424071795b58

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

3821871e-ef15-4670-8da8-ef4ed31e9f3402a8da81-559c-450f-a202-5d03dabe42320387fc75-4174-4ef0-8cc2-2672382bea04d281c18f-4516-4531-9a50-fe4077b73bd99a48b509-6ac0-4d62-a116-1ccf06234882

Hiking at Wilder Ranch State Park

154e6d9c-ff59-4937-a826-ae2e5415eae4

f96b0ab0-0972-4fb9-8b43-adeb804acb9e984740f9-e532-45b8-a1b9-9374515195d43c3349c6-47d0-4b4e-9d52-a2c3ff8339c78c0432cd-ea95-434a-954c-3d40c0b8f221e3073874-803e-4261-aacb-b79d4ef7916666f41da7-e7dd-43e6-a76e-c0b4597c1216

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Co.

I always love a good cider =)

Also a really great place to sit in the sun and hang out..

img_5141

❤ Next up on the traveling list: Maui, HI.

Peace Easy,

D. Marie

Picture Story: San Diego, CA

Picture Diaries

Products Used:

HP Sprocket $139

Happy Planner Mini $12.99

Me and My Big Ideas Sticker Pack: $20

Sony Hx80 $340


I spent Easter weekend with the family in San Diego. It was actually supposed to be the ‘Grandparent’s weekend’ (my parents, my nephews; my aunt and uncle, and my two nieces) but I decided to crash the party.

Spending time with family completely unravels me to the core. It’s hard to go back to work after a weekend full of happiness and love pumping through my veins!

I recently purchased the HP Sprocket printer and couldn’t wait to use it for this trip. It’s really taken my planner journal to a whole new level! My planner addiction has completely gone overboard but I love it. 😉

Here’s a little recap of my favorites this weekend as well as how I captured it in my planner.

Enjoy!


Favorite Discovery: Attention fellow coffee shop dwellers!

Lestat’s in North Park is open 24/7!!! One of my favorite things to do on a day off is to wake up early, and sit in a coffee shop to catch up on my favorite blogs and the news…. I was very pleased to stumble across this.

img_2135

Favorite Day: Hiking Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

This was my first day in San Diego, and as you can see the weather was beautiful. It was nice to get out of foggy, rainy San Francisco and take all this vibrant color in.

img_2130img_2132

Favorite Photo: Because the Middle Child is the Best aka Middle Child Syndrome

The three of us haven’t been together since Christmas, so it was fun just messing with each other and acting ridiculous.

ad2c5197-c79b-4c1f-a509-ac9dd518e04a


How I captured the weekend: HP Sprocket & Happy Planner Mini

This planner addiction is completely contagious and I got my sister into it last year when I bought her a Classic Happy Planner for her birthday. We both enjoy creating so it was an easy sell; but since then, we always find a way to go to Michaels to feed our crafty addiction and stock up on planner goodies. On the third day, we got our coupons ready and went shopping! I even got my nephews excited about making a memory sticker book. Living far away from them, using my printer and teaching them how to scrapbook has been a fun activity that we can keep together from a distance. I’ve already sent them a little card with some stickers to add to it <3.

img_2199img_2356

Yours Truly,

D. Marie

Follow my blog with Bloglovin