Rainbow of Colors | San Juan, Puerto Rico

I am a bit behind on posting due to a minor setback in my new design, but I am back! (What do you think!?) Still a work in progress, but I am getting there. Last week I participated in a posting a color a day on Instagram, and I decided […]

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Saguaro Cacti | Tucson, Arizona

This year has fostered my love affair with saguaro cacti. I honestly had very little appreciation for the desert or cacti until I saw these majestic beauties in person. They are absolutely epic. Did you know it takes 10 years for them to grow ONE INCH!? That just blows my mind. They […]

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ApartoSuites Jardines de Sabatini | Madrid, Spain

I spend a lot of time doing research on the best places to stay in a new city, be it a B&B, hotel, rental apartment, etc. On many occasions I’ve felt that all I need is a bed, a place to rest my head at night, but nothing incredibly nice or fancy. The […]

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Montserrat Monastery | Catalonia, Spain

While in Barcelona we visited a monastery about thirty minutes outside the city called Montserrat, or literally, serrated mountain. It is a very important spiritual location for the people of Catalonia, and the views from the mountains stretch for miles. The abbey is home to a Benedictine monastery with a basilica that houses […]

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Ringing in 2016 | Tucson, Arizona

We’ve spent more New Years Eves than not in Vegas over the past decade, so it came as a surprise to me when I decided to spend an evening at a 55+ community New Years Eve party just outside of Tucson. Talk about the exact opposite, right? Well… not exactly. My […]

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A Giveaway & Waterfront Walk | San Diego, California

I finally made the switch from Blogger to WordPress, and while it wasn’t completely painless, I think it is going pretty well! I apologize for any issues while I get everything straightened out, but to make it up to you, I have a great giveaway today from GPSmyCity.com, a site that […]

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Plaza Mayor | Madrid, Spain


Plaza Mayor is the historical center of Madrid, and one of the the more tourist driven areas of the city. It has served a wide variety of purposes over the years, including an arena for bull fighting, weddings, and unfortunately for executions. Today many restaurants and shops line the square, […]

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A Year in Review | 2015


– 2015 –   This has been a weird year, and I’m not going to lie, I am pretty happy to be putting 2015 behind me in many ways. That being said, I still had some wonderful moments I would love to recap here, as I do each year. JANUARY […]

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Top 10 Things To Do | Hamburg, Germany

I am excited to share a great gust post with you today. This past month I took part in a Solidarity Sisters project sponsored by Susannah at Simple Moments Stick. I got paired up with Diana, an expat living in Germany. She is wonderful and I think you’ll all enjoy […]

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Holiday Card | 2015

Happy Holidays everyone! I hope it is a wonderful season for you and yours.xo Our 2014 Holiday CardOur 2013 Holiday Card

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