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Conde Nast Traveler has called Woodstock, Vermont 1 of the most beautiful towns in America. Since it was about an hour away, we decided to make a day of it & headed to 1 of the most charming towns I've ever seen.
Have you heard of Woodstock, Vermont? It's this gem of a small town located right in the middle of the state. Conde Nast Traveler has called Woodstock, VT, one of the most beautiful towns in America, and since it was just a little over an hour away, we decided to make a day of it. My Mom had flown...
Eventide for food, The Bling Tiger Hotel to stay, lighthouses for play...our 36 hours in Portland, Maine...a relaxing, family friendly getaway.
This past April, we spent a lovely weekend in Portland, Maine. Portland has long been on my bucket list, but I always imagined visiting in the summer. We were a little hesitant to go in early April....Portland can be really cold, the locals often refer to it as 'mud season,' and when one adds in further complications (and closures)...
Traveling w/ kids during the pandemic? Risky, but we did it. Our tips, lessons & packing essentials for flying (airport, plane + rental car) that made it (feel) a bit safer.
As someone who loves to travel, this year-long quarantine has given me (among other things) a mad case of wanderlust. The good news is that the more people who get vaccinated and COVID rates go down, the more travel opportunities will start to pop up. We had a chance to fly from Philly to Colorado recently with the...
In light of the vitriol & xenophobia toward Asian-Americans (words matter, folks) + the economic impact on those families, we're sending some local love to our fav Asian restaurants.
Hey, Friends! We haven’t done a local love roundup in a while now, and we put together a different version this month, one specifically dedicated to small and local restaurants we know and love that are owned by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.  We recognize that there are multiple facets and consequences of the xenophobia plaguing our country, and that...
Palm Springs is a total vibe -- nostalgic & modern, casually boho & country club glam. So here's our effortlessly cool, casual-chic packing list for a low-key vacay.
A couple of weeks ago, we packed up the car and road-tripped a cool 7-ish hours south to stay-at-home in someone else's (impeccably sterilized) home for almost a week. It was a critically necessary change of scenery and exactly what my mental health was asking for, despite the fact that we rarely left the house. (Turns out, when you...
But winter? Presque Isle in the winter is...magic. "The island" is how locals refer to Presque Isle State Park, a peninsula that juts out into Lake Superior.
"The island" is how locals refer to Presque Isle State Park, a peninsula north of town that juts out into Lake Superior. In the summer, you can find us jumping off of Black Rocks, or walking along the breakwall to the lighthouse. Presque Isle is such a shockingly beautiful place that even landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (one of...
I'm not really daunted by winter. While some people hibernate, I just...layer. UGG boots, fleece leggings, MOTHER jeans & cashmere...+ a few more cold-weather accessories.
I am definitely, absofreakinglutely an outdoor girl. I need fresh air on my face, I need to breathe it in, I need to walk and move and rearrange my thoughts in a way I've only ever been able to do when outside. I also grew up in Marquette, MI, where below zero temps were the norm Dec - March,...
A shop small opportunity we're thrilled about: Makers Union PDX & Portland Made offer Window Shop 2020. Support local artists + benefit the Black Resilience Fund. SO good.
My dear friend — photographer, maker, and Portland Textile Month organizer — Christopher Dibble, recently collaborated to create a new makers union here in Portland called Makers Union PDX. The artisan pieces from local craftspeople are gorgeous, and the efforts to support the community, and specifically The Black Resilience Fund, are lovely. So, I wanted to share it with...
Backcountry is a go-to for outdoor gear, & cute hiking outfits are no exception. We found the perfect sneakers for a trip to the Paint Mines — & more.
This post is sponsored by Backcountry and ShopStyle. Eight years ago I made the decision that I was going to make the outdoors my BFF. I grew up going to camp every year, but somewhere between high school and graduating from college, I lost my love of spending time outside. I am so happy that I've recommitted to finding new...
It's Backcountry's HUGE CyberSale! We're shopping a TON of adventure gear perfect for chillier months + the best outerwear. Our top picks for the adventurer & non-adventurer alike, inside.
This post is sponsored by Backcountry & ShopStyle. Fresh air. I will never take it for granted again after this summer and this year's fire season. Friends, this trip to the coast to get outside with my girlie was just what I needed. You can see it on my face in all of these photos...what a gift it was....