"Maui, demigod of the wind and sea, you will board my boat, sail across the sea, and restore the heart of Te Fiti." - Moana Maui was such a beautiful island, and we had a great vacation there. It was enjoyable to have a relaxing vacation that wasn't full of sightseeing or a stacked schedule. … Continue reading Maui
Upon the new year's arrival in January 2021, my friend, Tiffany, suggested that we make a joint resolution to attempt a new baking recipe each month. I was all-in on this idea and was so excited to see the challenges we could overcome with the result of a delicious treat. We took turns choosing the … Continue reading 2021: New Year’s Resolutionary Bakes
I know the title of this post is really lame, but I promise this is actually the best cake ever. Here's why: light, fluffy, fresh, bouncy, moist, airy. I could probably think of a hundred more adjectives, too. You won't take a bite without saying, "mmmmm." My friend Tiffany and I made a New Year's … Continue reading Strawberry Cream Roll – Best Cake Ever
With the arrival of October 1st, what better way to celebrate than baking with pumpkin? I'll admit it; I make pumpkin goods all year long. But something about that pumpkin smell in October just feels more cozy. Here is a recipe that I love to make for breakfast. I make it on Saturday or Sunday … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice
This recipe has quickly become one of my favorites. These brownies do not last longer than a day or two in my house. Daniel is not routinely a fan of brownies, but he loves this recipe! These are really easy to make and so delicious. If you are like me and prefer your brownies fudge-like … Continue reading Double Chocolate Almond Brownies
As you all know, I started this blog with the sole intention to document our travel escapades. Now here we are, with this unprecedented request for self-quarantine and essentially zero travel, wondering what to do with our time. I do plan to make some posts about local areas, but for now, I thought it would … Continue reading Quarantine – Now What?
We had an awesome beginning to our vacation in Paris and were excited to end our adventure in Rome. After five nights in Paris, we flew to Fiumicino Airport from Charles de Gaulle to enjoy five nights in Rome. For planning information, see my post on Paris. I followed reviews and ratings on europeandestinations.com for choosing our … Continue reading Rome
Ah, Paris, the city of love and romance (and more importantly, baguettes). Paris is truly beautiful and full of history and culture. We thoroughly enjoyed experiencing Parisian life for a week and can't wait to go back. Planning: Through a little research, I found that it was most cost-effective for us to bundle our vacation … Continue reading Paris
Yellowstone National Park is such a magical place that has so much to offer, from fishing to hiking and even snowmobiling. The outdoor recreational activities are endless. But you don't even have to get out of the car to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. I love animals and absolutely adored the wildlife. It is their home, … Continue reading Yellowstone National Park
It has been quite some time since I wrote my first post on the blog. I created this blog for our travel escapades rather than our day-to-day. We ventured to Ireland in September of 2017, which ignited our wanderlust. In early 2018, the building of our first house was completed. A couple months after moving … Continue reading What’s Next?