Italian Phrases To Know Before You Go

It’s always a good idea to learn at least a few phrases of the local language when you’re visiting a foreign country. Making an effort to speak someone’s language (even if it’s just a few words) usually goes a long way. It’s also a good idea for safety reasons if you find yourself in need of a doctor. Sometimes guidebooks

Summer Bucket List

Happy first day of summer! It seems like we wait all year for summer to arrive, but these few short months always fly by so quickly. They fill up with weddings, graduation parties, BBQs, and weekend trips and before you know it, you are dusting off your boots and sweaters in anticipation of fall. In order to make the most

How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip

I feel like your sense of adventure always kicks in when the weather warms up and I think road trips are the perfect answer! Mike and I have taken a variety of road trips over the last 10 years. From moving from Minnesota to Rhode Island, from Rhode Island to Florida, a 2-week tour of the South of France, and

What to Pack for Provence, France

Wandering through lavender fields If you’re lucky enough to visit Provence between June and August then you’ll be able to enjoy the fragrant and colorful lavender fields. A popular location to view the blooms is at the spectacular L’Abbey de Senanque where monks grow their own lavender. Don’t forget your camera and a sun hat as you explore the lavender

Weekend Reading + Father’s Day Weekend!

Happy Weekend, Y’all! We’re celebrating my Dad today and hoping to get a shrimp boil and bike ride in if the rain holds off! Hopefully you have a nice weather wherever you are and can take some time to enjoy yourself outside. Believe it or not, next week is the first day of summer! Here are a few fun things