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June 14, 2018

Who doesn't love to spend time near the sea? As luck would have it, I found myself in the seaside town of Felixstowe during a record breaking spring weekend. The locals hadn't seen weather this great in May in over forty years! As I basked in the blue sky and warm bree...

May 22, 2018

Ah, spring time in Paris. Does it get any better? It was a gorgeous day in May when I found myself with twelve hours to wander the streets of Paris. Follow along as I spend a perfect day in Paris.

As luck would have it, our plane touched down in Paris on what could only...

May 3, 2018

For the past twenty years my husband and I have been visiting a local bed and breakfast. It is only 30 minutes away, but to us, it is worlds apart from our everyday stresses of work, parenting and life in general. It has provided the escape we've needed, if even for ju...

April 19, 2018

If you travel to Denver, Union Station is a must for your sightseeing agenda. Not only is it stunning eye candy, it also hosts a coffee shop, restaurants, bars, a bookstore and a hotel. I was lucky enough to be able to spend one night at this historic landmark, and I w...

February 24, 2018

When my husband came home from work and said that his business was closed on Monday, my response was "let's go somewhere!". It had been a few years since we visited one of our favorite local cities, and since it's only a 90 minute drive, we chose Louisville, Kentucky a...

February 11, 2018

I recently found myself with an opportunity to travel to Santa Monica with my husband. An overnight getaway at the historic, boutique hotel Case del Mar? Yes, please! Join me to take a peek inside this iconic hotel. (this review is solely my own and not sponsored...

December 29, 2017

I have read about and seen pictures on Instagram of London at Christmas. Wow, they weren't lying! London definitely knows how to do Christmas with lights and trees and markets at every turn. I had only two and half days so I had to cover as much ground as I could.

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November 18, 2017

To see the first part of our trip take a look here (Part 1). The second part of our trip began in Killarney. We arrived in the afternoon so had plenty of time to start exploring. Our first stop was the Muckross House. Killarney National Park became the first national p...

November 7, 2017

Last spring I made my first visit to Ireland and fell in love. I mean, swoon, where have you been all my life, in deep- fell in love. Everywhere I turned, there was beauty to behold. The people are lovely and that brown bread with fresh butter, oh my. My husband and I...

October 23, 2017

I am an avid reader and I can't tell you how many books I have read that have been set in the English countryside. I have easily imagined the quaint, idyllic towns and the wandering paths, but I have longed to make my own visit and see it for myself. Recently, I had th...

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