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Dreaming Big Dreams – A 5 Year Old’s Travel Wish List

Dreaming Big Dreams – A 5 Year Old’s Travel Wish List

In my house, we often talk about “dreaming big dreams.” In fact, it’s one our core family values. We love “big, hairy, audacious goals” because we’ve learned that when you commit to doing something that is challenging, it pushes you out of your comfort zone. […]

Exploring Columbus: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Exploring Columbus: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

We were busy running errands around Lewis Center when hunger hit. We needed something fast and delicious and a quick Yelp search led us to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. And we’re so happy it did because it was really yummy! We thought it was the perfect […]

Authentic Bolognese Sauce

Authentic Bolognese Sauce

I’m sharing one of our house favorites today. An authentic Bolognese sauce. First things first – I want to be clear. If you’re looking for a “tomato sauce with ground meat” recipe, this isn’t it. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. In fact, it […]

Putting On The Ritz in India – An Unexpected Adventure Abroad

Putting On The Ritz in India – An Unexpected Adventure Abroad

When my husband (then boyfriend) came along on a trip to India, he had one request. He wanted to stand before the Taj Mahal. He wasn’t alone in this desire. It’s on the must-see list for virtually every tourist – national and international. The Taj Mahal […]

Exploring Columbus: The Best Damn Brunch In the Land – Bleu & Fig

Exploring Columbus: The Best Damn Brunch In the Land – Bleu & Fig

I’m so excited to share my favorite Columbus brunch with you! But before I do, let me back up. I recently joined the community at CbusFoodBloggers. And one of the first questions they asked me was what types of food related things would I love […]

Fall Harvest Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Fall Harvest Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe One of our favorites things to do on the weekend is head to the farmer’s markets. Our usual market is the Worthington Farmer’s Market, but last weekend we decided to head to Lynd’s Market.  We couldn’t help but admire the beautiful […]

Want to Know if He’s the One? Travel Together

Want to Know if He’s the One? Travel Together

I often tell the story of how I fell in love with my husband on a dance floor. It’s a great story about how on our first date, he invited me out to a Spanish club. And then taught me how to Salsa, Merengue, and […]

Exploring Columbus – Grand Opening at Hai Poke!

Exploring Columbus – Grand Opening at Hai Poke!

*I received a sample of this product to review. Please note that all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.*   Columbus friends, you are in for such a treat! Hai Poke just opened its doors in the Short North and it is SO dang […]

A Beautiful Surprise!

A Beautiful Surprise!

One of my favorite things about starting this blog has been all the amazing people I’ve met as a result. I’ve met writers and travelers from all around the world! Recently, I met Sabrina. She writes the blog Keya’s World Her beautifully illustrated blog gives […]

Is an Alaskan Cruise Suitable for Children?

Is an Alaskan Cruise Suitable for Children?

We recently took a family cruise to Alaska. And by family – I mean that we included our little one. We are veteran cruisers, and so is our daughter. I think she’s up to 4 cruises in 4 years. But Alaska? Is an Alaskan cruise […]