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Eat and Travel to Portland Maine

Eat and Travel to Portland Maine

This fall my mom had taken a road trip down south and was passing thru Detroit on her way back.  She mentioned she would be willing to take our three year old for us so my husband and I could get away if we wanted. […]

Why I Shop at Thrive Market and What to Buy

Why I Shop at Thrive Market and What to Buy

My friend and I were chatting the other day and she said to me “you need to do a blog post on what you buy at Thrive market, I never know what to get.”  I was like DONE!  So here we are, I am about […]

eat, breathe and fall in love in: northern italy

eat, breathe and fall in love in: northern italy

Since getting married in Italy we had been dying to go back.  To the point that I actually had a meeting set up with the Italian Consulate to talk about quitting our jobs, selling our house and moving there for a year.  I found out […]

My Favorites – Baby Must Haves Edition

My Favorites – Baby Must Haves Edition

Finding time to sit down and type these days are rare.  My husband is sick and taking a nap and I have baby down so here we go!  Since I had Isley I have quite a few people I know that have become pregnant.  A […]

eat, breathe and fall in love in: amsterdam

eat, breathe and fall in love in: amsterdam

When my husband and I thought about having kids we always thought “either way we will be happy”.  If we got pregnant we knew we would love our little baby, but if we didn’t we knew we would continue on with the life as we […]

organic: not just food, a way of life part 2

organic: not just food, a way of life part 2

It’s been well over a year since I wrote Part 1 of this post.  Since then my life has changed pretty significantly with the addition to our family.  I am even more picky about what we use in the house in regards to cleaners, laundry […]

detox – how to quick reboot

detox – how to quick reboot

  [dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter being in Europe for two weeks and eating croissants for breakfast, pasta for lunch, pasta for dinner, cheese on everything or by itself and drinking wine we needed a reboot.  While these meals sound great (and taste fabulous) this “lifestyle” probably isn’t great […]

how we traveled to europe for $1,500/person (and flew business class)

how we traveled to europe for $1,500/person (and flew business class)

  Last year when we returned from our Europe trip we thought that one might have been our last trip for awhile.  We are not getting any younger so we figured that if I got pregnant we probably wouldn’t be taking Eurotrip 2017.  So we […]

organic: not just food, a way of life

organic: not just food, a way of life

  Organic is often used to describe the food we eat.  I went from eating organic to turning it into a lifestyle.  My co-workers used to tease me that I was a hipster and now they call me a full fledged hippie.  They know if […]

eat, breathe and fall in love in: santorini

eat, breathe and fall in love in: santorini

If you were to ask me what was the best place I have been to on vacation I would tell you Santorini, Greece.  Of all of the Greek islands it is one of the most popular.  Santorini is what you imagine Greece to be – […]