Wow what a week it has been! The subsequent week following a trip is always a challenging one and last week was no different after getting back from our New England road trip. But, now that we have a new Taylor Swift album and are finally getting through our many loads of laundry, we’re starting […]

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summer reading list

Lately it seems that the world is changing daily but one thing is certain – I absolutely can’t wait until we visit New England in July! It is almost hard to believe that we’ve spent most of 2020 right in our home. I actually love our townhome which has a nice outdoor space where I […]

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what our 2020 travel plans are looking like

It’s been a little while since I’ve written a post! If I’m being honest, I’ve been struggling to find creative inspiration lately. When I started this blog it was so I could have a space to share the things that really inspire me like traveling, nature, and reading. This blog was a way to give […]

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what the pandemic has taught me about planning travel

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost two months since our lives flipped upside down due to the Coronavirus outbreak. My last day in the office was on March 13th and since then I’ve been working from home, getting groceries delivered, and haven’t come within six feet of someone other than my husband! Although […]

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a trip to washington d.c.

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all staying safe and healthy during this scary time. Now that we’re a few weeks in, I do feel as though I’m settling into my new normal of working from home, making meals in, and simply slowing down. We’ve been keeping busy by going on lots of walks, playing board […]

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waiting it out: things to do at home as the world slows down

The world seems to be filled with a lot of uncertainty these days. With the virus spreading across the world like wildfire it’s truly an experience unlike anything I’ve ever seen. There are really serious and scary things like people getting ill and dying, and then there are smaller scale stressful things like grocery stores […]

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capturing and organizing momentos without the expectation of perfection

One of the best parts about having adventures is getting to hold onto your bright and shiny memories. I think back on my adventures over the years often and for various reasons. When I am having trouble sleeping or am feeling anxious I’ll calm myself my thinking through every detail of one of my happiest […]

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travel essentials

Those that love traveling as much as me will agree that the excitement of finally clicking purchase on the flights you’ve been eyeing is unparalleled. Then, getting to map out all the adventures you’re going to take, sites you’ll see, and food you’ll taste feels like a vacation itself! After a long work day I’ll […]

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winter photography part II

It continues to be cold and gray in upstate New York! I’ve been surviving the winter blues with good TV and movies, crafting, and reading good books. This was the first year that I watched all of the Oscar nominated Best Picture nominees and I had a lot of fun with it. Setting out to […]

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