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On Adventure

On Adventure

Hey Everyone! How’s your week been? As we get closer to the new year, you’re probably thinking about a new year’s resolution, or how you’d like to improve your life in 2018. Maybe it’s just me, but I’m always after the next big adventure. And […]

Your Guide to the Azores: Europe’s Best Kept Secret

Your Guide to the Azores: Europe’s Best Kept Secret

The Azores is a small archipelago of 9 Portuguese islands about 2 hours from Lisbon, in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. SATA/Azores Air (they’re the same airline) flies direct, from Boston to Ponta Delgata – the capital city. ¬†In only 4.5 hours, you could […]

Let’s Party Like it’s 1621: 10 Recipes [Probably] Served at the First Thanksgiving

Let’s Party Like it’s 1621: 10 Recipes [Probably] Served at the First Thanksgiving

Hey everyone! I have a confession: When I was little, I wanted to be a Pilgrim when I grew up. This is 100% true… right mom? I know you’re reading this. ūüėČ It only took one trip to Plimoth Plantation to make this decision …maybe […]

5 Must-Do Adventures on Maui, Hawaii

5 Must-Do Adventures on Maui, Hawaii

Donald and I are finally back on the east coast after two amazing weeks honeymooning in Kauai and Maui, Hawaii. I’m already missing the Aloha spirit of the islands – the people were super happy, the food was incredibly fresh, and the adventures were seemingly […]

Top 10 Things to Do on your Kauai Honeymoon

Top 10 Things to Do on your Kauai Honeymoon

Hey guys! It‚Äôs been a busy few months with our wedding in June and planning our Hawaii honeymoon. Donald and I are finally enjoying some time off and exploring the islands of Kauai and Maui! We are only halfway through our Hawaii honeymoon, and just […]

Road Trip Diet: My Top 10 Roadfoods

Road Trip Diet: My Top 10 Roadfoods

Recently, I hopped in the car for a longish solo drive to a meeting in Western MA. While not technically a road trip, the familiar wafts of gas station coffee reminded me how much I miss being on the road! We all know what it’s […]

Sprouting Sprouts from Seed

Sprouting Sprouts from Seed

Here is a quick update on sprouting your own sprouts – it works! In about 3-4 days, the little sprout seeds grow into fresh sprouts – at a fraction of the cost of store-bought sprouts. Plus you can decide what sort of sprouts you’re in […]

Azores Part 2: Hiking + Swimming in the Azores

Azores Part 2: Hiking + Swimming in the Azores

This guide is broken into four chapters, outlining the best of our 9-day trip to S√£o Miguel, the Azores, during mid-October 2016: PART 1: Getting Around¬† PART 2: Hiking + Swimming PART 3: Azorean Eats¬† PART 4: What to Wear in the Azores¬†   Or […]

Azores Part 1: Getting Around

Azores Part 1: Getting Around

The Azores are an unbelievably beautiful set of 9 volcanic islands in the mid-Atlantic. This is a first-hand guide to S√£o Miguel¬†Island – lovingly known in the Azores at The Green Island, for its lush vegetation. S√£o Miguel¬†hosts the capital city of the Azores, Ponta […]

Packing for the Azores

Packing for the Azores

Download my new book,¬†Sao Miguel, the Azores: A Traveler’s Guide for the complete guide to the Azores, including more about what to wear, hiking and¬†swimming,¬†Azores eats, and getting around. Why an ebook? Ebooks are a great way to find and access all the relevant information […]