Mommy Blogger, Foodie & Travel Writer


Sports crazed

Hadley is wrapping up her volleyball season this week and it has been one of highs and lows. She tried out and made the club team, switched to the setter position and then got hurt by the snowboarder...which set her back several weeks. While everyone was learning … Read More


Launching into a Week of Work Craziness

The bad: This week is my craziest week of work for the entire year. The good: After my big event, my stress-load will be almost non-existent. I oversee our college's big donor events and this one, The Mentored Student Research Conference, is one of the largest on … Read More


That Whole Prayer Thing? Just Do It!

We just returned from a fast-and-furious trip to San Diego for Spring Break. We had to cram a week’s worth of activities into just three days because I have a huge work event next week so it was quite the whirlwind. When I get a moment to breathe, I’ll document all … Read More


Winter, resurrected

Good gracious, who writes a blog post entitled "the winter of my discontent" and then doesn't write again for the rest of the month?! It's been a whirlwind for sure but I'm happy to say that winter did eek out a brief comeback and I was able to have a couple of great … Read More

Awesome Family Travel Ideas


New Year’s in Zion

We have lived in Utah over a year and have not explored Southern Utah at all. We spent last New Year's Eve in our beloved Colorado so this year, I was NOT going to be stuck here without plans (we would later get invited to two parties) but … Read More


Family travel: Central California’s Untouched Grandeur

I've been busy wrapping up an article about our trip to Central California for fall break. It truly was a breath of fresh air after what feels like a year of non-stop stress. Not-so airy? The long drive to get there. Las Vegas is my … Read More


Oh Canada: The Lakehouse

Though we love our annual trip to Lake Okanagan, a week-long stay is a bit too long for me (disclaimer: I start to get the most antsy when it is 100+ degrees, which isn't super fun when the house is sweltering). However this year we only … Read More

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