Category Archives: Personal

Travel Series-Northern California Coast {San Fran, Monterey, Big Sur, Point Reyes National Seashore}

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. Frank Lloyd Wright  Northern California. MyView full post »

Seasons of Change

As the season distinctly begins to change here in Southern Wisconsin, I am acutely aware of how much hasView full post »

Governor Dodge Love

Governor Dodge State Park has been the backdrop for many a photoshoot.  I’m lucky to live less than 10 miles fromView full post »

Travel Series- Slovenia: Lake Bled {Another Pinterest Inspiration}

Beautiful, quaint, rustic Slovenia. A hidden gem in Eastern Europe. Just when we thought we knew our way around ItalyView full post »

Travel Series-Italy: Less than 3 hours in Venice

Venice (Venezia) Italy A short drive from Florence (160 miles) on our way to Slovenia. Another sweltering day in theView full post »

Travel Series- Italy: Florence

Florence, Italy. Capital city of Tuscany. Favorite city (for me) on the trip. Favorite hotel of the trip. HOTTEST cityView full post »

Travel Series-Italy: Under the Tuscan Sun {Radda in Chianti}

Oh, Tuscany. You feel like home.   On Tuesday, June 19th we left Cinque Terre and headed south to Pisa. WeView full post »

Travel Series- Italy: Portofino & Cinque Terre

Friday, June 15th-Tuesday, June 19th As we drove from Lake Como down to the Italian Riviera the temperaturesView full post »

Travel Series- Italy: Birthday on Lake Como

June 14th. My birthday. AKA- The day I almost met George Clooney.   Long before this vacation, I had high hopesView full post »

Travel Series: The time we drove through 5 countries in one day- Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Liechtenstein & Italy

Wednesday, June 13th. Countries visited on this one day: Begin in Salzburg (Austria)–go to Fussen, GermanyView full post »

Travel Series – Austria: Vienna, Hallstatt & Salzburg

Part I (planning) of the Travel Series here. Part II (where we’re staying) of the Travel SeriesView full post »

Travel Series: Europe {Where We’re Staying}

Part I of the Travel Series here. So…how did we decide where to stay and what to see? We relied on pinterest forView full post »

Travel Series: Europe {Planning the Trip}

In 6 weeks I will be en route to Vienna, Austria to embark on a whirlwind two-week adventure with my youngest sisterView full post »

Bittersweet Endings & New Beginnings

Is it possible to be passionate about more than one career or field in your life? I sure hope so, because I’mView full post »

Harvard, Being Above Average, & Happiness {TED talk by Shawn Achor}

TED talks are becoming my new favorite thing. In 2012 I may not be a student any longer, but I will be educated by theView full post »