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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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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exploring montauk, ny

Since we were on Long Island for (my) first time, I wanted to take full advantage of it! I know Long Island isn’t necessarily viewed as a hot destination but there are some spots on the island that are really popular like the Hamptons and Montauk. Montauk has been on my bucket list for years […]

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PGA in bethpage, ny

For those of you that follow me on social know that last weekend we traveled to Long Island to go to the PGA! For my non-golfing friends that is a golf tournament hosted by the Professional Golf Association. I’ll admit that I’m not a big sports fan and don’t typically follow along with many sports […]

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being a tourist in new york city

This week I traveled to the bustling city of New York for work – a city with endless energy and things to explore.  I’ve been to the city too many times to count and still feel like I haven’t scratched the surface on things to see and do. Regardless, every time I am there I see […]

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tourist in my city – memorial art gallery

Today I was a tourist in my own city and it was wonderful! I’ll admit, I often get so caught up in planning for the next adventure that I forget to focus on the here-and-now. Beyond that, I also tend to take my current city, Rochester, NY, for granted. Having been born and raised here, […]

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