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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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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travel inspiration

For anyone that has a hobby or passion like I do, we all know the reality is that we don’t get to do the thing we love all the time. In order for me/my husband to afford the travel that we do, we have to work regular 9-5 jobs like the rest of the functioning […]

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