saying goodbye to summer

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close! In Upstate, NY the weather is already getting colder at night and there’s a slight crisp in the air. I love Fall but I’m not quite ready to say goodbye to summer yet. This summer has truly been one of my favorite summers ever. […]

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travel tips for work trips

I’ve been doing quite a bit of traveling for work lately and have realized one very important thing; traveling for work and traveling for pleasure are entirely different experiences. For those of you that don’t know, I work at an advertising agency in Rochester, NY. One of my main clients is located in the financial […]

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horseback trail riding

This August Phil and I celebrated our two year wedding anniversary! Last summer was a bit of a blur since work was extremely busy so this summer we’ve made sure to prioritize doing fun adventures every chance we get. To properly celebrate this year, Phil surprised me with horseback riding! I’ve been talking about going […]

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tips for making returning from vacation easier

Often when planning a trip the sole focus is on where you’ll stay, what you’ll eat, and what you’ll be doing. Of course, I agree that should be most of the trip planning focus however another important but forgotten element is what will be waiting for you at home when you return! This is something […]

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exploring, pa

At the end of July, we went on a family vacation where we stayed in a cabin-like resort in rural Pennsylvania. There was access to a small lake, a pool, a basketball court, and lawn games which is great when gathering a big group together. We got the entire family together on the first night […]

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bucket list experience – skydiving

For anyone that follows me on my personal Instagram page, you know that Phil and I went sky diving earlier this month!! The skydiving conversations between Phil and I started about a year ago when we were watching one of my favorite shows, The Bachelor. On one of the dates they went sky diving and […]

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chicago explorations

After wrapping up our time in Milwaukee we headed back to Chicago yet again. Part of the reason we went back to Chicago was because getting flights from Rochester to Chicago was much cheaper than flying into a smaller airport like Milwaukee’s. The car rental was only $50 a day and for each drive to […]

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