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Birthday/Babymoon Weekend: Part 2

I’m back for part 2 of our weekend babymoon trip. If you missed part 1, check that out first! When I last left off, it was Saturday and Matt and I were enjoying a dip in the pool at our inn. As I shared in the last post, we were staying at a lovely place called Glen Gordon Manor; I heard their food was fabulous and that it was worth doing their Continue Reading …

Birthday/Babymoon Weekend: Part 1

Hi guys – Matt and I are back in town after a really nice weekend away for a combination birthday celebration for me and last trip away for the two of us solo before the baby arrives! Only 2 months until the due date now… wow. I’m splitting this into 2 posts because I took a billion photos and we packed a lot into our short weekend away! It’s Continue Reading …

Long Weekend Trip

Hi guys! I hope you had nice long holiday weekends – or regular weekends for my non-U.S. readers! Matt and I spent some time relaxing at home and also fit in an overnight adventure to the mountains of Virginia – our favorite. For a number of years starting back in 2005, Matt and I made a trip to Charlottesville every summer, but we hadn’t been Continue Reading …

Outer Banks Beach Vacation Finale

Hello, hello! We are back in DC and have hit the ground running with the workweek, but it’s fun reliving the end of our Outer Banks beach trip with family by looking through the photos! Take me baaaack!!! The last few days of our vacation were spent like the first half that I wrote about – lots of good food and playing in the water! As we did Continue Reading …

Beachin’

Hi from Duck, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks! As you know, we are here this week on our annual week long beach vacation with Matt’s family and some family friends. It’s been a fun week so far – luckily our Monday morning rain broke and we’ve had good weather ever since! Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hello from the beautiful (but currently rainy – darn!) Outer Banks in North Carolina! We are here for our annual beach week vacation with Matt’s family and family friends. We got here yesterday afternoon after spending the first part of the weekend at home and then driving down in parts. My brother arrived in DC on Friday night with his dog, Continue Reading …

Iceland: Hiking Glymur Waterfall

Miss my previous Iceland recaps? Check those out first: Iceland Day 1, Exploring the Glacier Lagoons, Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park, and the Reykjadalur Hot Springs Hike! This is my final Iceland post – featuring the amazing hike Matt and I did on the last day of the trip: hiking Glymur waterfall, which is Iceland’s second highest Continue Reading …

Iceland: Reykjadalur Hot Springs Hike

Miss my previous Iceland recaps? Check those out first: Iceland Day 1, Exploring the Glacier Lagoons, and Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park. For this recap, I’m sharing another of our favorite hikes of the trip: the Reykjadalur Hot Springs Hike! Matt and I did this hike on the second to last day of our trip, after saying goodbye to Continue Reading …