Did you know that Montreal is 375 years old this year? There’s been all sorts of celebrations and events in honor of the anniversary. My friends met up there for a long-overdue girls’ trip to check out the city! First stop? Old Port!
Charlottesville, Virginia is an incredible town. It boasts amazing food and a first-class university while still maintaining a small town feel. For a girl transplanted to a rural area, I’m going to be honest: I got really excited to be somewhere with an Trader Joe’s. That being said, one of the things I most love… Read More Top things to do outside Charlottesville
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! In planning our adventure, we found ourselves with a 14 hour layover at JFK. Rather than spend our first day of vacation bumming around an airport, we grabbed our bags and headed into New York City for a day… Read More How to spend a layover in NYC
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! Our stay in Chinon felt like a retreat into another era. Time slowed down, life got quieter. The biggest question we answered each day was, “where should we eat dinner?” The necessary logistics that go into a multi-stop… Read More Relaxing in the Loire Valley
Visiting Laura has always been fun – we’ve had our share of adventures when she lived in D.C., and now that she’s relocated to Atlanta, there’s a whole new city to explore! She and her husband Armando hosted me for a weekend this spring, and their number one recommendation for a Saturday morning was exploring… Read More Local Atlanta: walking the Beltline
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! The whole reason we went to Scotland was for Logan to get a taste of the Highlands. My husband loves the mountains. He’s from the Appalachian Mountains of NC, and something in his soul needs the peaks and vistas. So… Read More One day in the Scottish Highlands
My brother came for a long weekend recently! As our first guest we got to do all sorts of firsts with him: take him to the local museum, play in our first snowstorm, try Braums. He even helped Logan build a kitchen table, which I’m thrilled about and will share more of that later. Our… Read More A Snowy Hike in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge