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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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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milwaukee’s villa terrace arts museum

For anyone that follows me on social media, you know that yesterday Phil and I went sky diving for the first time!! It was such an incredible rush – I can’t wait to recap the experience! For this week, I’m recapping our first explorations in Milwaukee. After our few days exploring Chicago, we were heading […]

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vacation planning process 101

The trip planning process is unique for everyone. I absolutely love the planning process however it can be viewed as tedious, confusing, and stressful for new travelers or for people that flat out don’t enjoy planning in general. This weeks post is your one-stop shop for all of your trip planning needs! It All Starts […]

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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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