• Lavender Fest

    All Things Lavender Festival 2017 This past weekend my birthday wish to go to the Lavender Fest came true! We spent a lovely few days up in Door County at our favorite bed and breakfast. And to celebrate my 36th trip around the sun I want to attend the Lavender Festival on Washington Island and

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  • Punta Cana

      ~Lauren Exploring~ A couple of winters ago, when Chicago stayed single-digits for weeks on end, we decided we needed to fly south and escape the frigid Midwest. Wanting to check out the Caribbean while not spending too much time in the air, we decided on Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. (Sidenote: SO happy

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  • Paris

    ~ Lauren Exploring ~ The next stop on our European vacation was none other than Paris! I had been dreaming of Paris since my very first French lesson in the 8th grade. Thankfully I had studied French for 5 years and I could at least use proper pronunciation with my slow statements and stuttering. The

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  • Arizona Attire

    ~Arizona Attire~ As we adventured out to Arizona for the first part of our honeymoon, I got the chance to try out some of my new Spring/Summer wardrobe additions. We mostly stayed on the resort, since the food was AH-mazing! But ventured out for a dinner or two. I was obsessed with capturing the desert

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  • Sweet ’16 Swimwear

    Sweet ’16 Swimwear HOORAY! It’s finally time for a vacay and relaxing resort life! One week from today we will be heading to Arizona to escape the Midwest Winter weather. Originally we would’ve been to Jamaica and back. But due to the risks of the Zika virus all over the Caribbean, newlywed honeymooners like us,

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  • Ireland

    ~Lauren Exploring~ Oh my gorgeousness! Image above not even edited. I think the grass really was greener and the sky bluer in the countryside of Ireland!!! Before we got engaged, bought a house, moved, and started planning a wedding… My husband and I did a fair amount of traveling. And before I was blogging, I still

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