WATERMELON AND FETA SALAD | A SUMMER RECIPE

  There’s something about the summer months that brings all of us into the kitchen.  Maybe it’s the heat of the grill or the excitement of fresh ingredients and the outdoors. Maybe it’s the fact that I don’t clean as often as I do when […]

THREE TIPS ON ENJOYING SUMMER WITH YOUR POOCH

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurinaPetPack #CollectiveBias   From time to time, I take a minute to talk about our cute pooch Bauer.  He has been around for the past seven years and […]

WHAT TO PACK IN YOUR SUMMER ROAD-TRIP BAG

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripTreats #CollectiveBias
It’s no surprise that we are big fans of road-trips. We recently shared our road trip to Vail Colorado, our road trip to Waco Texas and are currently planning a 24 hour drive to Florida, which we are super excited about. We are a road trip family all the way and are embracing every inch of that title.  I think it’s a combination of spending time together and getting a chance to explore as family. At first, I thought that maybe the kids would not be up for long car rides, but they really enjoy spending time in the car with us watching movies and anticipating our arrival (ahem asking are we there yet 100x). My favorite part of going on a road trip, is always sitting down with Alex and getting a chance to talk. It’s not often that we get the opportunity to sit for a long period of time (with the kids contained) so, we take it all in and really enjoy investing in our conversation.  These days, most of our conversations revolve around our dreams, hopes and where we see our family a year from now.  It’s really exciting stuff. I love being this guy’s wife.
When it comes to packing, we all have small bags with our clothes that we pack in the trunk space of the car. I’ll share a post on how to pack for road-trips later on.  We also bring our strollers and a few tech bags.  We try to keep the cabin as clear of clutter as possible to maximize space.  One of the ways we’re able to do this is by having a well stocked carry-on (aka mom’s backpack).
Today I’m sharing with you my travel backpack,  what I stuff in there (neatly of course) and a few of my favorite snacks and some great news… you can share your summer road trips for a chance to win $3,400 in gift card prize packs!

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EMORY ELOUISE TURNS ONE

  I’ve been too hesitant to write this post for so many reasons. Everything in me wants to document this moment in time, but I haven’t been able to put my thoughts into words. Maybe it’s something about the way I was raised or my […]