a pit stop in boston and new hampshire

During our New England road trip our goal quickly became to see and do as much as possible. After being confined to our home because of the pandemic; being out and exploring was so refreshing. Of course our trip looked different than any of our trips in the past but we made the most of […]

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Driving up the coast of maine

A big part of our trip to Maine was simply getting out of our house and seeing something new after being at home for most of the year due to the pandemic. Maine is the perfect place for you to unwind, slow down, and connect with nature. During our time in Maine we made quite […]

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nantucket, ma

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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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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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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tips for hiking rocky mountain national park

Now that I’ve done all of the recaps for our trips this past year, I really want to dig in and provide more tips and details for any of you that may be taking these trips yourselves! After highlighting the Rocky Mountains in my Top 12 Favorite Adventures ever post, I thought that would be […]

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my top 12 favorite adventures of all time

Phil and I keep looking back on this year in awe of how much we’ve done. It’s incredible to realize that we’ve been to 5 states and 4 countries while also doing many firsts. We snorkeled in Mexico, went zip lining in Belize, skydived, and went horseback riding. Beyond the adventures, Phil ran a marathon, […]

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top touristy things to do while in Nashville

In recent years, Nashville has experienced a boom in growth changing the city from what it once was. In speaking with locals that were born and raised in the city, some were apprehensive about the changes saying it has strayed too far from its country roots. My expectations for the city were cowboy boots and […]

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nashville murals and the many painted walls

Nashville murals have become a popular thing for tourists and locals to visit and take photos of. Often created by local artists, the murals adorn sides of restaurants, shops, and bars that add to overall warmth and friendliness that Nashville radiates. Before heading to Nashville I thought that I would have to carefully plot out […]

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nashville food review and twenty restaurant recommendations

Anyone that follows me on social knows how crazy I was about the food in Nashville! When compiling my research we had so many options to choose from that it got a bit overwhelming. I’m going to be sharing recommendations based on the wonderful meals we did have, and then will share the places that […]

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