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  • lunch in the moutains | at the Montage Deer Valley

    lunch in the mountains.

    the husband + I arrived home very, very early monday morning from our utah getaway. (we’re talking 5:05AM). we chose to drive the 1,045 miles to park city, and I’m glad we did. we’re…

  • the best road trip snacks.

    headed west.

    the husband + I have loaded down our car for a westward vacation. call it the honeymoon phase or just straight crazy, but we’re all about road trips. even if we are 15 hours from our…

  • a surprise in Galena, IL

    how I pulled off a surprise birthday miracle

    the last weekend of august, my husband turned 30. as I admitted here, I essentially kidnapped him for a birthday getaway. I had been planning + scheming for months. I called in the troops…

  • hometown; waterloo, IA

    a trip to my hometown.

    Sometimes it takes leaving for awhile to truly appreciate what you have; whether that be a relationship or the place you grew up. I (now) adore the town I grew up in, Waterloo, Iowa.…

  • from my july to yours

    from my july to yours.

    I am having a hard time swallowing the fact that july 4th is in the review mirror. how are we already this far into the summer? the husband + I have stayed on the…

  • the amana colonies

    the amana colonies.

    my favorite holiday tradition just so happens to take place on mother’s day. one that started in our family before I was born. each year, we all meet in a small village in iowa (approximately…

  • go blog social 2015

    go blog social x kansas city.

    on friday morning, the husband + I packed up our car and headed south (3 hours) to kansas city, MO. I was attending my second go blog social conference. and the husband, well, he…

  • omaha

    oh, omaha.

    amidst all the packing + moving that is going on, my parents were heading to omaha for the weekend and asked the husband + I if we’d like to join. I said yes. I…

  • go blog social workshop; Kansas City, MO

    lessons from go blog social.

    I traveled down to kansas city with my husband last weekend. [see our adventures here]. the reason for our trip was so I could attend the 1-day go blog social workshop. I knew it would be…

  • kansas city

    kansas city

    I love to travel + see new cities with my husband. so knowing I’d be driving down to kansas city for a 1-day go blog social event, it was a no-brainer: we should make a…