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Je t’aime Paris // Paris, France

Je t’aime Paris // Paris, France

Two incredible days in Paris was a perfect ending for our long Europe trip, but definitely left me with the desire to go back and experience more. Initially, I got mixed reviews from friends when planning. Some said Paris was overrated and crowded; others said […]

Winter Weekends // Chisholm and McCarthy Beach State Park

Winter Weekends // Chisholm and McCarthy Beach State Park

I just wanted to get out of the city. I was feeling the winter blues, back busy at work after a long and fulfilling holiday, and I was ready for another adventure. Then the coolest Airbnb popped up on my search, and I didn’t think […]

Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

On our way to Paris, we spent a day in Geneva, the capital of Switzerland perched right on Lake Geneva. In all honesty, Geneva was a lot different than some of the other Swiss towns we visited, with a lot of French influence. 

Magnolia Magic in December // Waco, TX

Magnolia Magic in December // Waco, TX

After a fun holiday trip to Texas, I (Rachel’s friend Alyssa – hi!) wanted to share our day in Waco. Here’s what we enjoyed as well as some tips to make your trip even better than ours!

Planning a Europe Trip // Best Tips + Resources

Planning a Europe Trip // Best Tips + Resources

As you may have seen spammed all over my Instagram, Nic and I recently went to Germany, Switzerland and France for a quick tour of some of the spots we’ve been dreaming of. It was an incredible trip – and more to come on the […]

Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne, Switzerland

We recently got back from 12 days in Europe, and I had to start my blog series on the trip with my favorite city we visited: Lucerne. This beautiful Swiss city is both quiet and bustling, quaint and fascinating. Lucerne has heavy Catholic and German […]

Fall 2018 Favorites // Minnesota

Fall 2018 Favorites // Minnesota

My favorite season has arrived! In its honor, I’m running down my favorite autumn adventures for this year. If you’re looking for something fun to do outdoors before the temps drop and we’re all complaining about how miserably cold we are, check out my favorites […]

Explore Your City // Northeast Minneapolis

Explore Your City // Northeast Minneapolis

One thing that I often find myself complaining about at the end of the summer is that I didn’t get to explore the charming neighborhoods within the Minneapolis-St. Paul area enough. I’m starting a new blog series (that, let’s be honest, will probably be never […]

Kansas City // Missouri

Kansas City // Missouri

Hello, KC… One of my new favorite spots for a weekend adventure! I probably only gained about 15 pounds in the three day span I was here, but I can say every bite and drink was WORTH IT. I can’t wait to go back and […]

Vegas, Baby // Las Vegas, Nevada

Vegas, Baby // Las Vegas, Nevada

It’s been quite a while since this trip, but it’s never too late to reminisce on how to do big cities in a weekend! If you’re looking for a blog post on the best casinos, best clubs or best places to buy fancy cigs, quit […]