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Jessica Willis: After a long day of taking photos on day trips around California with my husband Brandon, I love eating sushi and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, and surrounding myself with all things pineapple. Just take a look at my collection!

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Pineapple Carnitas at Cult Taco in Monterey

“California cuisine through a Oaxacan lens.” – Chef Michelle Estigoy Welcome to Cult Taco in historic downtown Monterey, California! Please step up to the touchscreen…

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Pineapple – Jack O’ Lantern at Night

Look at this cutie! He’s channeling David Bowie with this bling-y war paint and fire in his eyes.

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The Colorful Country of Guatemala

I’ve only been out of the United States a handful of times – Fiji, Mexico, Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium, Iceland (well, the airport) – but…

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Pineapple – Striped Jar and Floral Box

Sometimes, you need your storage to be pretty and say nice things to you, like this striped jar and keepsake box.

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18th Barrel, Beer & Wine Tasting Room

Taste the best of both barrels. – 18th Barrel Tasting Room Bye bye Napa Valley, hello Central Coast. The fertile soil between San Jose and…

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Pineapple – Welcome Mat

Shout out to my fabulous mother for fueling my pineapple obsession with this picture-perfect welcome mat. Despite all our traveling, it’s always a relief to…

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Guide to Mexican Riviera Cruise Excursions

Look at us – so happy, so sun-kissed. Planning our holiday cruise nine months in advance, we had plenty of time to research and pre-book…

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Pineapple – Birthday Card

My sweet coworker gave me this mind-blowing pineapple card for my birthday. Can’t lie – I teared up a little and definitely hugged her. I’ve…

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Homeroom Mac + Cheese in Oakland

Some of the best restaurants begin with the simplest of dreams and menus, wouldn’t you agree? Such is the case for Homeroom Mac + Cheese…

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Pineapple – Gold Barrette

Like I said, I love my golden pineapple accents, like this dainty pineapple barrette. Want one for yourself? You can buy it here on Amazon.

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Fine Dining in Yosemite National Park

Venturing to Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada mountains of east-central California is an all-day event, well-worth the drive from the Central Coast. We…

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Pineapple – Bunting Banner

Everyone loves a colorful bunting banner – especially if it’s made of pineapples! We found this shimmering delight in Amsterdam last summer.