lunch and the sunken gardens in st. petersburg

As evidenced in my past blog posts we’ve spent a few weekends exploring St. Petersburg! St. Petersburg has so much artistic charm I’m inclined to describe it as eclectic. There are endless bars, restaurants, parks, museums, and painted murals on sides of buildings that it’s going to take us many weekends to even scratch the […]

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The Don Cesar and st. pete beach

One stop I knew I wanted to make after moving to Tampa was visiting The Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach. This award winning hotel sits on pristine beach and is captivating with its pink exterior and white trimmed windows. A few weeks back I visited their spa for a glorious massage. After my spa […]

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Salvador Dali Museum In St. Pete

A few months ago I had seen an advertisement for the Van Gogh exhibit at the Salvador Dali Museum located in St. Pete. I didn’t know much about the Dali but after looking up the exhibit it sounded intriguing and I decided to book us tickets. Most weekends were sold out due to limited tickets […]

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Living In Tampa For Super Bowl LIV

Living in the city that hosted the Super Bowl has been such a unique experience. The weeks leading up to the game we’d drive by the stadium and watch it slowly change as massive billboards and signage began decorating the stadium. Slowly and almost without noticing billboards around the city “Super Bowl LIV” adorned every […]

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golden hour

One of the biggest advantages of moving to Tampa, FL has been the weather and it’s one of the biggest reasons why we moved! We still follow some of the local news stations on social media and one meteorologist in Rochester said that there had only been 3 days of partly-sunny weather in Rochester within […]

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a pit stop in boston and new hampshire

During our New England road trip our goal quickly became to see and do as much as possible. After being confined to our home because of the pandemic; being out and exploring was so refreshing. Of course our trip looked different than any of our trips in the past but we made the most of […]

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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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what the pandemic has taught me about planning travel

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost two months since our lives flipped upside down due to the Coronavirus outbreak. My last day in the office was on March 13th and since then I’ve been working from home, getting groceries delivered, and haven’t come within six feet of someone other than my husband! Although […]

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a trip to washington d.c.

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all staying safe and healthy during this scary time. Now that we’re a few weeks in, I do feel as though I’m settling into my new normal of working from home, making meals in, and simply slowing down. We’ve been keeping busy by going on lots of walks, playing board […]

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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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