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Winter is Coming

In honor of Game of Thrones starting back up tomorrow, I wanted to remind everyone that… (btw this was our Christmas card this year)…

April 11, 2015
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Stars on the Farm

We visited my parent’s “farm” this weekend up near Madison FL. It’s only 15 miles or so south of the Georgia line, so I like to call it y’all country (and it holds true to that name, just go talk to any local shop…

March 31, 2015
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Travel

Watkins Glen State Park

Last June, we decided to take a whirlwind waterfall weekend trip through the finger lakes and up to Niagara Falls with one of my best friends was in town visiting. I was looking forward to Niagara Falls because in my mind it’s almost like a right…

March 17, 2015
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2015: New Year, New Goals

I might be a little late to the party in setting my annual goals, but I started the tradition of blogging them in 2014 and I’d like to continue as I was really excited to look back and document all that I’ve actually accomplished in…

February 23, 2015
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Cornfields and Sunsets – Iowa

Last September, my family made the trek out to the small almost unknown town of Winfield Iowa to place my grandma to rest. I wanted John to come along with me to experience the quaint feeling of the midwest I fondly remembered from my…

February 2, 2015
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Skógafoss – Iceland

I’ll admit, there are many, and many amazing waterfalls throughout Iceland, but none captured my attention quite like Skogafoss. I’m pretty sure it was the perfect timing of sunlight and sheer force of spray coupled with the beautiful rainbows that made me fall in…

February 1, 2015
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Food

Time to Make the Empanadas

Somehow my empanadas have become a once a year Super Bowl Party tradition (because I refuse to make them more than once a year), and this year was no exception… in fact I was threatened to be uninvited if I showed up without them…

February 1, 2015
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2014 Goals in Review

I set out in the beginning of January last year with some lofty (and maybe some more trivial) goals that I wanted to attain for 2014. Here we are a year later and I would like to revisit those plans and see how I…

January 30, 2015
This is my favorite, all the lights lined up with the trees perfectly
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Aurora Borealis

Seeing the northern lights has always been an item on my bucket list, but I never thought it was easily attainable until after chatting with a pleasant English couple down in Torres Del Paine, Chile. I had a long conversation with a man on…

January 29, 2015