Travel

Campervan Packing List

In a few hours I’ll be embarking on an 11-day campervan road trip with my boyfriend Glenn and dog Audi. EEK! Nothing left to do now but be extremely Type A by checking and rechecking everything we’ve packed. We are renting a small van conversion from Voyager Campervans in Minneapolis and luckily, rentals come with a […]

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I finally went to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

I am a huge Harry Potter fan (who isn’t?!) and as a diehard Potterhead I knew I’d make it to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter eventually. My opportunity arose when I was asked to be a bridesmaid in a Florida beach wedding. My fellow bridesmaid and travel bestie Lindsay and I decided to extend […]

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Travel

11-day Vanlife Experiment

If you’re into following travel accounts on social media (you’re following this blog, so I’m assuming you are somewhat familiar) you may have noticed the trend of people living in vans. It’s known as #Vanlife. Vanlifers live out of camper vans or vehicles that have been converted into campers instead of traditional homes like apartments […]

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31-Year-Old Lady’s First Time at Disney World

Growing up my family wasn’t a Disney World family. We had access to my grandparent’s lake house and that’s where we spent most of our summer holidays. We took a few bigger trips as we got older but theme parks and resorts just weren’t our thing. That’s why at the ripe old age of 31 […]

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Travel

Minnesota Bucket List

I’ve had a very busy first two months in Minneapolis. You can read about some of the highlights like frozen waterfalls, restaurant week and cross-country skiing in my post Things to do in Minneapolis in February. I decided to keep the momentum going and create a bucket list of a few more Minnesota activities I’d like […]

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Minimal Camping Checklist

Camping can take a lot of prep work and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the things you have to own and remember to bring in order to enjoy a short weekend trip. But when it comes down to it, camping is not about bringing every comfort from home, it’s about being comfortable in […]

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Things to do in Minneapolis in February | MPLS Diaries

I’m a Minnesota newbie. February 2019 was my first month living here. It also happened to be the snowiest February in Minneapolis history. I didn’t let that stop me from getting out and experiencing as much as I could. Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite activities from this month and things I would […]

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Life

Moving to Minnesota | MPLS Diaries

I never thought I’d say this but…I moved to Minnesota! The land of 10,000 lakes and Kirk Cousins. I love Chicago and I’ve had the most amazing time living and growing there for the past 5+ years but lately I’ve been looking for a change. My job had become unfulfilling and I walked away before I could […]

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