road trip


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


October has been a very very busy month for me. I’m torn between not believing November is almost here and wondering why my Halloween costume isn’t done yet if November is almost here… like I said, busy. I have a lot of plans and ideas floating around in my head […]

Choose Your Adventure: 90’s Road Trips, Route 66 and Disappearing



  I don’t know about you, but every time I go on a road trip (or even just a hike or extended walk) my brain starts going a million miles a minute. I start plotting and planning all the things I’m going to do when I get home and thinking […]

Keeping the Momentum from Recent Brainstorms on our Road Trip


A couple weeks ago, I posted about our favorite Tools for planning an American roadtrip , and now that the trip is over I’d like to go back over a few of those and add a few unexpected treasures. Last time I mentioned TripAdvisor. I love the website, so I […]

Unexpected Treasures from Our Latest Roadtrip




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


Last week we spent a few days planning our next road trip. How much planning we do for any given road trip often depends on a handful of factors:  time frame, budget and if we already have a set of places to go in mind. This particular trip: we only […]

Planning an American Road Trip: Favorite Tools