little victories

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end! I know I’m not alone when saying that this summer wasn’t at all what I imagined it would be. Although we are living in an overwhelming world, I’ve found a lot of comfort and little victories in smaller places I might have otherwise overlooked. […]

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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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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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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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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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disney world – animal kingdom

Finally wrapping up my series on the Disney World Parks. Posts on Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios are linked here. Overview Animal Kingdom is one of Disney Worlds most interesting parks with a theme unlike any other. With the center of the park being the infamous Tree Of Life from Lion King, the rest […]

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winter photography

I’ve now hit the point in winter that I am in full hibernation mode. The air is so cold that my cheeks sting when stepping outside and days when we see the sun are few and far between. The days at work feel long and the nights at home too short. In my free time […]

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thanksgiving

One of my favorite holidays is here! Thanksgiving always gives me feelings of warmth, comfort, and simplicity. I love wearing my stretchy Lululemon yoga pants and playing board games, visiting with family and of course – eating delicious food. Then, before your Thanksgiving meal has even had time to be digested, it seems such a […]

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