destination wednesday


When I travel, there are certain things I look for to “collect” as a souvenir. Usually these things are small and cheap since we don’t have much space and are on a tight budget. Here are my top 5 favorite travel souvenirs. 1. The first thing is usually the hardest to […]

Destination Wednesday: Top 3 Favorite Travel Souvenirs


Visiting Vermont / New Hampshire with no intention of skiing or spending much money means … random driving and mini adventures. A couple weeks back we went to visit family in southern Vermont and ended up on a day trip to Keene, New Hampshire and random driving across Vermont in […]

Destination Wednesday: Vermont and New Hampshire


Last week or so I had a moment of “if they can do it why can’t I”. These moments are often bittersweet for me; especially since I get the winter blues really bad.  This winter has been particularly hard on me and I needed inspiration. Through twitter I found out […]

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Welcome to Part 2 of our Road Trip to Syracuse series! Last week I showed you some photos from Green Lakes and around Syracuse and Liverpool. Below you’ll find some of my favorite photographs from our time at the Great New York State Fair 🙂 (1.) The Great Potato Booth […]

Road Trip to Syracuse Part 2: The Great New York ...


Every few years we join my parents on a camping trip to Green Lakes State Park near Syracuse New York and spend a day on the lake and another day at the New York State Fair. I love this trip every time. Camping at Green Lakes has been a tradition […]

Road Trip to Syracuse New York 2013, part 1


On Sunday July 14th we celebrated my birthday (a bit late) with a wonderful NYC adventure. Matt had surprised me with tickets to see Newsies on Broadway and we’d been planning the day out for at least a week. The last time we were in the city it had been […]

Destination Wednesday: New York City Birthday Adventure 2013



Destination Wednesday started with an idea – an idea to share my memories of our roadtrips – beginning with the one that started them all. Over the past few months I’ve been sharing blog posts from our first America Roadtrip, which we called Hello America 2009 and lasted two weeks.When […]

Destination Wednesday: Hello America Roadtrip Roundup


  Ah Gatlinburg. Home to some of the most beautiful Smokey Mountain views and some of the craziest kitchy tourist attractions. Matt had already been and I remember he was really excited to show me what he loved so much about the area. And I have to admit, I fell […]

Destination Wednesday: Gatlinburg Tennessee


I’m running a little late this morning and don’t have time for the post I had intended. But in between Tucumcari and Gatlinburg  fell our little detour to Memphis, which was sort of entertaining. From the Hello America Blog, circa 2009: “Touched down in the pouring rain… We’re heading out […]

Destination Wednesday Mini: Memphis Tennessee



Driving back East after California, we took roads across the Southern part of the country. The weather was warm (after a bit of unexpected snow in the mountains of New Mexico) and we kept catching glimpses of Route 66 and it’s fabulous attractions which only fueled our interest. From the […]

Destination Wednesday: Out West