Destinations

What To Do In Santa Fe – Our Travel Diary

Heading to Santa Fe? Keep reading for my favorite things to do in this New Mexico city and see where we ate, slept, hiked, relaxed and shopped during our recent visit. All of my best recommendations for this New Mexico city are below… (This post was originally published in 2018. I’ve been dying to get back there this fall, so thought it was time revisit this one!) My past experience with New Mexico included driving through it in the middle of the night twelve years ago when I was making a cross country move from Austin to Los …

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Christmas in Round Top and Holiday Bucket Lists

This time last year we were in a moving frenzy and a newborn baby fog. Fast forward 365 days, though, and it’s been a pretty magical Christmas season already. There is a Christmas tree lot in our neighborhood that I’ve been taking the girls to in the afternoons. The people are so friendly there and don’t mind the girls chasing each other through the trees and collecting limbs and pine cones that make their way home with us. We spent last weekend at The Vintage Round Top with friends. There was a Christmas parade and plenty …

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Our Trip to Martha’s Vineyard with Vineyard Vines

(This post is sponsored by Vineyard Vines and the Winnetu Resort, two brands we feel so lucky to have gotten to know so much about this summer and highly recommend you check out!) We land into Martha’s Vineyard by late morning.  As I look out the window, baby asleep in my lap, I can’t imagine a more stark contrast than that of leaving JFK in New York to arrive 45 minutes later at quaint Martha’s Vineyard. The frenetic pace of the former, followed by the instant calm of the latter. The airport is shuttered like the charming homes that …

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Living Abroad || An American in Munich

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to just up and move to another country for an extended period of time? A year in Europe with the whole family in tow? Six months in South America brushing up on our Spanish?  I’m always intrigued about how differently people live their every day lives around the globe and think that it would be an incredible experience to not be in a different country just for vacation, but for the mundane day-to-day things.  How do people raise their kids? Eat? Get from place to place? Treat each other?   …

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