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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chicago explorations and the best places for deep dish pizza

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 must do’s

After soaking in the Villa Terrace Museum and exploring the surrounding area with views of Lake Michigan, recapped here, our stomachs were grumbling and begging us for food. We decided to check out the new stadium, Fiserve Forum, and grab a bite to eat at one of the new restaurants nearby. For dinner, we had […]

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a visit to the windy city

Just a few weeks ago we headed to the Windy City! We had a wedding in Milwaukee and decided to add on extra days to our trip so we could explore Chicago too. I had never been to Chicago and Phil hadn’t been since he was a kid so we figured this was a great […]

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finding something special while traveling

Souvenirs to me are so much more than a little chachkey. The best souvenirs will bring you back in time with a flood of memories. My earliest exposure to travel was from my Dad. For work, he would frequently travel to Israel, Japan, and China. I would be so excited for him to go because […]

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best reads for your beach vacation

The current weather in Rochester, NY  is 15 degrees with snow showers anticipated all day. I have felt cold to the bone since December so needless to say I am ready for warmth. Luckily, we’re going on our first cruise vacation ever in just 2 and a half weeks! It’s a 10-day vacation in total […]

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