With the non-stop renovations happening at the house, last week we decided to finally give ourselves a day off and explore our new home! There is so much to see and do here on Whidbey Island that it would be impossible to fit it all in one day, so we just focused on one of … More A day at Deception Pass.
As I mentioned in my Simplifying Christmas post, this year we planned a pre-Christmas trip to New York City. Last year we really enjoyed visiting San Francisco during the holidays and wanted to make it a tradition! Originally NYC wasn’t really on my list, after all that is a long flight for such a short … More Christmas in NYC
While my title is a little snarky – we really did have the best time visiting the theme parks in Orlando this past week! I just wasn’t prepared for the humidity. I complain about the heat in Phoenix a lot, but I finally found something worse: heat + humidity. I will never complain about “dry … More The Most Humid Place on Earth!
For Labor Day Weekend we flew up north to visit friends and family in Washington. Since this blog references trees in its very name, you can bet I was thrilled to visit WA, known as the Evergreen State. The flight in was pretty magical – we had a beautiful view of Mt. Rainier at sunset, … More A Visit to the Evergreen State
I’m so excited for my first post on travel to be about Italia! The world is seemingly boundless and I’m sure there will be many more ‘favorite’ places to come, but this beautiful country (and home of my people!) has been on the top of my list since I last visited 11 years ago. This summer … More Gal Pals, Gelato & George Clooney