Dog Friendly, Travel

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas

You may have started following this blog for the Minnesota State Park content. My boyfriend and I were on a mission to visit every state park in Minnesota and in three years we made it to over half. I think that’s pretty impressive for two people with full-time jobs and considering the ground is covered […]

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Dog Friendly Activities in La Crosse, Wisconsin

The city of La Crosse sits along the Mississippi River on the state line between Wisconsin and Minnesota and is surrounded by wooded bluffs. It’s worth a stop if you’re driving the Great River Road. I was surprised by how much there was to do and see. You could ride the ferry, attend Oktoberfest, visit […]

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PHOTOS: Dominican Republic, Casa de Campo Resort

I was extremely fortunate to tag along with Glenn on a work trip to Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in the Dominican Republic. This resort was more luxurious than anything I would normally stay at on my own dime. Not only was our villa incredible (bidet, need I say more), there were also three […]

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Exploring Texas | What I’ve been up to lately

Hi friends! It’s been a while since I’ve shared my adventures and now that I’m just about settled into my new home here in Texas I think it’s time for an update! On top of recent travels to Miami, Michigan and the Dominican Republic, Glenn and I have started to explore the Dallas area. Here’s […]

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Devil’s Lake State Park | Wisconsin

Well guys, I’m officially a Texan! As I left Minnesota for the last time, I took a detour to Baraboo, Wisconsin for a weekend of camping with my friends at Devil’s Lake State Park. Devil’s Lake State Park is Wisconsin’s most popular state park (about 3 million visitors per year according to their website) so […]

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Moving to Texas!

I can still remember my excitement as I wrote a blog post back in 2013 announcing that I was moving to Chicago. When I moved to Minnesota in 2019, you all were there every step of the way. Well, as you can see from the title of this post… I’m moving to Texas! Those closest […]

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

I love the U.P. I might go as far as to say that it’s my favorite place in America. Since moving to Minnesota, I started taking the northern route over Lake Michigan to drive back home to my parents’ house in the heart of the Lower Peninsula. It’s given me a ton of opportunities to […]

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Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula | Homer & Seward

Welcome to the second half of our 4th of July week in Alaska. If you haven’t read part one and you’re interest in Denali National Park, click here to read that post. We spent the first four days exploring Denali National Park and Talkeetna and now we head south to the Kenai Peninsula. Homer Homer […]

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Denali National Park & Talkeetna, Alaska

Every year over the 4th of July, my boyfriend and I take a roadtrip. This year we kicked it up a notch and took our first trip to Alaska. I’m still counting it as a roadtrip because we hit the road as soon as we landed in Anchorage. Alaska really lives up to its nickname […]

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