Jeanne Hizon

Jeanne is a married, full-time working mom with an MBA in Marketing from Golden Gate University and BA in Communications from San Francisco State University. She is an Associate Director of Sales for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and loves that her career enables her to promote the city she loves. Jeanne and her husband Daniel live in San Francisco with their two daughters, Ilse and Alice. When Jeanne is not working, writing, or volunteering at Ilse's school, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and cooking from her collection of cookbooks (70 and growing) while sipping Hudson Bay Bourbon. Follow her adventures on Instagram.

Jeanne’s Bucket List: 22 Things To Do in 2022

Happy New Year! It’s time for another “to do” list. I enjoyed creating last year’s list so much that I decided to do it again for this year. Truthfully, I enjoy doing it. As...

“And Just Like That”: Taboo Sex (in the City) Topics

Disclaimer: Minor spoiler discussed. Read at your own risk! I just watched the first two episodes of “And Just Like That,” the Sex in the City (SATC) new series, and thoroughly enjoyed it. It had been...

Christmas Traditions: Family photo-taking and Nochebuena

Seventeen more days until Christmas! I can’t believe Christmas is almost here. It snuck up on me the way tax season does in April. Thankfully, I’ve finished most of my Christmas shopping. I started doing...

Roast Chicken Chowder in Under an Hour

Fall is in full swing in my house. The Thanksgiving prep is underway. Christmas gifts are filling up our bedroom closet. All we want to eat is food to warm our bellies on the...

Why I Schedule Self-care and Why You Should too

Before I had children, self-care wasn’t something I thought about. If my nails looked ragged, I got a manicure or pedicure. If my upper lip hair was transforming into a mustache, I got it...

Top 5 Halloween Treats That Won’t Rot Your Teeth

“Trick or Treat, Trick or Treat, Give me something good to eat . . .” Who remembers that rhyme? With the arrival of Halloween and all things pumpkin-fied, here comes the tidal wave of...

Five Things I Learned from My First Flight in Two Years

I did it! I took my first flight in two years. It was the most exciting trip I had taken in two years, and the most emotional. The last time I had flown was...

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout for Kids, Ages 5-11, and I Can’t Wait

When I got my first COVID-19 vaccine dose this year, I almost cried. The end of concepts like “social-distancing” and “Zoom” everything seemed to be in sight. Still, I couldn’t wait for the news...

Five “Must Haves” for Our Second Vehicle

The search for a second vehicle has begun. I never thought we would be looking at a second car before we had children or bought a house. Like most life changes, sometimes, we are...

What Happens After You Have the Body You Want?

This past spring, I decided to focus on my health and fitness goals. I took up running and intermittent fasting. It’s been an excellent journey that has tested my resolve, through sore limbs, irritability,...
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