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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 […]

life lessons from a yogi: the second year

life lessons from a yogi: the second year

  [dropcap]E[/dropcap]veryone would ask “how’s married life going” after we got married.  My answer was always “amazing”.  Several people have told me that the first year of marriage would be the hardest.  I couldn’t disagree more.  My first year of marriage truly felt like an […]

in the moment: living life in the present

in the moment: living life in the present

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately I have been observing more and more.  I look around me a lot and watch people and notice how distracted everyone is.  People are driving distracted.  Most people walk down the street looking down at their phones opposed to with their heads up looking around. […]

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 – […]

eat, breathe and fall in love in: florence

eat, breathe and fall in love in: florence

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith our one year anniversary approaching I have been missing Italy more and more.  Soon after my husband proposed we started talking about wedding plans.  I immediately got stressed out thinking about them.  I always thought I would want to get married in Detroit and […]

eat, breathe and fall in love in: london

eat, breathe and fall in love in: london

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you would have asked me what countries I wanted to see the most I would have told you Spain, Italy and Greece – in that order.  The order I saw them was Spain, Greece and Italy.  In the past 4 years I have been […]

eat, breathe and fall in love in: st. maarten

eat, breathe and fall in love in: st. maarten

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] have definitely mentioned that I love to travel.  My husband and I were in a long distance relationship for the first year and a half we were dating.  I was in Michigan, he was in Louisiana.  In the beginning most of our travels were […]

traveling – not just a destination, the journey of becoming yourself

traveling – not just a destination, the journey of becoming yourself

“In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself” [dropcap]I[/dropcap] recently saw something somewhere that was a simple phrase that really hit home.  It said “Collect moments, not things” and it really resonated with me.  When I was little we didn’t travel […]