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Food, Drinks, Murals and Music in Nashville

Food, Drinks, Murals and Music in Nashville

Guest blogger – Kathy Clark Instagram: @kathy.mpls Here’s a list of must-do’s, must-see’s, and must-eat’s if you find yourself in the country music capital for a weekend. I loved spending a long weekend in Nashville with my best friend, Emily, in July. This highlight reel is […]

Everything You Need to Do in Fairbanks, Alaska

Everything You Need to Do in Fairbanks, Alaska

Once I got over the initial shock of the sky never actually getting dark while I visited, I fell in love with Alaska. It took 37 hours of flying and layovers to get there from Minneapolis (see this post), but it was so worth it. […]

7 Things To Do During Your Layover in Seattle

7 Things To Do During Your Layover in Seattle

This week I was flying to Alaska from Minneapolis and I had a fifteen hour layover in Seattle. It was impossible to find a flight that was straight to Fairbanks from MSP, and most of the flights had two or three short stops. I opted […]

Weekend in San Francisco

Weekend in San Francisco

Hello friends! I just wrote a blog post titled How to Plan a Girl’s Trip (& still be friends afterwards!).  I thought that I would go ahead and share the trip that inspired that post. I recently went to San Fransisco with three of my lovely girl […]

How to Plan a Girls Trip (& still be friends afterwards!)

How to Plan a Girls Trip (& still be friends afterwards!)

How many times have you sat around with your friends, talking about the dream girls trip? When you all finally agree on a location and dates… what next? You’re about to spend a lot of time with these people, there needs to be some conversations […]

Denver & Boulder on a Budget

Denver & Boulder on a Budget

I love the feel of Denver and Boulder. It seems like everyone was wearing Patagonia jackets and walking their dogs. I initially bought plane tickets there for a surprise trip for Collin’s birthday. I was being so careful about not giving the destination away, but of […]

How to Compromise with a Boundary Waters Trip

How to Compromise with a Boundary Waters Trip

My husband loves camping and hiking and all things nature, exercise, and discomfort. I don’t think I realized quite how much he loved these things prior to marrying him. A red flag should’ve been when he asked if we wanted to do a camping trip […]

Packing Like A Minimalist

Packing Like A Minimalist

I am one of those vacationers that likes to bring multiple outfits for each day on vacation because I’m not sure what I’ll feel like wearing that day. However, when surfing the web and trying to find the best deals, I always try to buy one […]

Things to do in the Twin Cities with Kids

Things to do in the Twin Cities with Kids

This weekend we are exploring Minneapolis with my eleven and twelve year old brothers. It’s been a weekend of good food and a lot of the “Greatest Showman” soundtrack (“A Million Dreams” is permanently stuck in my head). Here is what we are doing: Science […]

Traveling Cheaply with Airbnb

Traveling Cheaply with Airbnb

In my experience, traveling gets really expensive when you are browsing hotels and figuring out where to stay. I was so thankful to find out about Airbnb, and being able to travel and stay places for much less money. Airbnb has all sorts of different […]