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Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Texas

I’m so excited to bring you along on another Texas State Park adventure. This time, my dog Audi and I took a girls-only day trip 1.5 hours west of Dallas to Lake Mineral Wells State Park. Once we passed Fort Worth it was clear that we were already in “cattle country” and endless ranches lined […]

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Life, Travel

2022: A Year in Review

You know how oftentimes you look back on a year and think, “Where did the time go? Everything happened so fast.” This was not one of those years for me. I know where the time went. I was BUSY. Travelling multiple times a month on big trips like Hawaii, Alaska and Dominican Republic with “little” […]

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Dog Friendly, Travel

Ringing in the New Year on Galveston Island

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a nice holiday season. I was able to spend a few weeks in Michigan and I’m so grateful for getting that time with my family. I had driven the 18+ hours up to Michigan from Texas. Anyone with a dog understands why I drove instead of flying. It […]

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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, Travel

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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Travel

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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Life

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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Dog Friendly, Travel

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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Life

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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