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10 things to make this year the best year yet

10 things to make this year the best year yet

We have big plans for 2019; to live intentionally while spending time with the people who matter, and cooking more adventurously! I don’t know about you, but good friends and good food help keep me grounded, especially when going through big transitions.

With such big plans for the year, we have been thinking about how to set ourselves up for success in the new year. Read on to find out what some of our favorite things are for achieving our best year yet…

6 can't-miss places to eat in Woodstock, Vermont

6 can't-miss places to eat in Woodstock, Vermont

Vermont has always been a destination we sneak away to any chance we can. From our home in DC, it is a drive that can take around nine hours, so it takes some planning to make the trip! But, oh my, is it ever worth it! We seem to eat and drink REALLY well every single time we visit. If it’s not ridiculously delicious home cooked meals with family, then it’s heading into Woodstock for some tasty bites. Here’s a list of some of our favorite spots to eat while visiting family in Woodstock, Vermont

How to be a kickass godmother (just add travel)

How to be a kickass godmother (just add travel)

I came to the realization that for me, experiences are more important than giving her toys, games, clothes, or other material goods for my young goddaughter. (Don't get wrong though, I can't help but spoil her occasionally with such things!) I decided that for the most part, in lieu of material gifts as she grows up, I will tuck away money each time she celebrates a birthday or holiday, and when she's older, we will use those tucked away funds to take a trip together.

My Why

My Why

spiration is a funny thing, isn't it? It's what awoke me at 2:30am just now and is propelling this flow of words onto the page. It rears its strong head and the only thing I can do is ride it out and see where it takes me.

I've loved to write since I was a little girl. At some point I realized that writing is just a written form of talking and as soon as I made that connection, nothing could hold me back.

I love to write simply. Yet my mind is a complicated place. And I sort of love that tension. The best place for that tension to take hold is when I get lost writing about travel.