life lately

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hello! i’m settling back in to my normal routine and getting my home to do list checked off and slowly getting over jet lag. (was still up at 4:30am this morning) but i’ve been pumping my bloodstream full of coffee and i’m loving life. being away for two weeks brought on a feeling that i […]

weekend recap

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it feels good good good to be home folks! it feels good to be in my garden, see my dogs and chickens, see my friends, shower in my own shower and sleep in my own bed. Europe was an adventure no doubt but there is truly truly no place like home. this weekend was mostly […]

finally friday


well it’s our last official full day on the other side of the pond. i can’t believe how fast the two weeks have flown but i am very much ready to come home and see my dogs, chickens and garden and friends and family. it has been a whirlwind couple of weeks and living out […]



yesterday was our last day in the countryside of tuscany. we had breakfast at the B & B then packed up and headed into florence with our new friends. we found a place to park about half a mile from the actual city and enjoyed a rocky walk down to the city. we walked around […]

in the hills of tuscany


yesterday felt like a true vacation day. what do i mean by that… i’ve been gone for over a week right? it was a day where we sat back and just let things happen and let the day take us where it wanted us to go. yesterday we met the other couple staying at the […]

leaning tower of pisa


yesterday we made the big drive from gruyere switzerland to tuscany italy. it was about 7 hours of adventure let me tell you. we went through mountains, we drove by the seas, we had audis passing us  at ungodly speeds but we made it! the leaning tower of pisa was about an hour or so […]