On Our Wedding Day

Why It Is Okay to Travel Without Your Spouse

I’m sure you’ve all seen it; the meme going around the internet. It depicts two scenarios. The top photo shows a bride walking down the aisle, and reads “My Friends Walking Down the Aisle.” The bottom photo depicts a traveler boarding a plane and reads “Me Walking Down the Aisle.” There is so much wrong with this image and the message it sends to ladies around the world. It seems to scream “Hey! You’re married! Your life and dreams can no longer exist because you have to cook dinner, clean the house, and raise children. Forget about ever boarding a plane again or doing something…
Nuremberg Germany in December

Christmas Market Excitement

The air has begun to crisp outside, enough to call for my light coat. The smell of my Spice Blend Essential Oils is mixing in the air with the cinnamon rolls my husband is baking. In the distance, a fireplace is gently wafting the smell of burning wood into the air, and I want to curl up with a favorite fluffy blanket and mug of apple cider. I simply can not wait for this year! I’m aware that it is only October, and I am also one of those people who hates to decorate for Christmas before Halloween has passed, however…! The smells and feels…

Exploring Arthur’s Seat (The Wrong Way)

My watch buzzed early, alerting me that it was time to wake up. Today, we were climbing Arthur’s Seat! I studied the printout hanging on the wall of our super awesome hostel in Edinburgh! It detailed how to climb Arthur’s Seat, the extinct volcano on the outskirts of Edinburgh. I not only memorized the instructions, I took a photograph of them with my cell phone so I could have a quick look if needed. My Doc Martin’s were laced tight, and we headed out the door, making our way down the Royal Mile. We headed towards Holyrood Palace, stopping along the way for a cup of…
Trinity College Library, Dublin

Dublin: A Travel Guide

Oh, man! I seriously love traveling. Mix the gorgeous scenery of Ireland in with my love of adventure and you’ve formed a serious addiction for me! I’ve been to Ireland three times now, and each time I feel at home straight-away. The people of Ireland are so friendly, funny, caring, and simply an enjoyable bunch. Ireland has such a deep, rich, tragic, and historical history that there is easily a plethora of sights to see to keep everyone entertained. So what are some of my favorite things to do/see/eat etc in the gorgeous Emerald Isle? I am by no means an Ireland native who knows…
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