Destinations

On The Road || Five Days in Stockholm

In many ways, this trip has been almost two years in the making.  Aaron’s work schedule is such that the best times for us to travel are summer, holiday, and the one very specific week in the spring that he has off.  We tried to plan something for last summer, but with our cross-country move from LA to Austin, we never got around to planning it and instead spent June and July exploring our new Texas digs.  Holiday rolled around, but we knew we wanted to be in town for Christmas and there just didn’t seem to be enough time on …

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9 Destinations for a Spring Vacation

We leave bright and early tomorrow for our Stockholm adventure and I would be lying if I said I wasn’t feeling a bit nervous.  It’s the longest we’ve ever left Parker and it feels so strange to be going so very far away. (The furthest we’ve both been together from her before this was a five hour drive to Yosemite!)  I tend to get this way any time I leave her and then once we are on the plane, I usually feel better. On the other hand, I couldn’t be more excited for our spring vacation adventure or our time …

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The Ultimate Guide to a Girls Weekend In Austin

Austin is such a fun city, and it’s a perfect place for a fun and fabulous girls’ weekend! Austin is perfect for weekend trips, with great places to stay, amazing things to eat and drink, really fun activities and of course shopping is a must! Check out my top tips for fun things to do in Austin with your favorite ladies! Did you know that females are more inclined to need socialization from other females than males are from other males? The article I read attributes it to our ancient upbringing when the women stayed behind in …

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24 Hours in || Dallas

With Austin having had a major moment these last five years, I feel like Dallas is often thought of as her less exciting, more corporate big sister.  Meanwhile I kept hearing about cool new restaurants and eclectic new boutiques popping up there.  Seeing pictures of The Joule hotel was the final push I needed to plan a weekend trip, so in June we dropped Parker at her aunties’ house and drove 2.5 hours north to see what the buzz was all about! With a bustling art scene and new chefs moving in by the dozens, it turns out that Dallas …

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