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Hello from Florida

I am so happy to say I am officially back on the air! This has been an extremely eventful first half of the year. Our life in Arizona seems like a sweet but very distant memory (if you are new to our site, you can read about our cross-country move here). A new city, new […]

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The time our family traveled 4,232 miles in a month

Exactly a month ago I wrote my last blog post of 2015. And in the span of that month we managed to cover 4,232 miles (6,811 km) by plane and car across the United States; first we moved from Phoenix, Arizona to Tampa, Florida. A few days later we drove up to West Virginia and […]

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A Sense of Community & Blogger Award

I’ve been thinking about the meaning of community a lot. I’ve moved a pretty good amount in my life, and have come to crave a sense of community, wherever I happen to be. You know, knowing your neighbors by name, attending community events, shopping locally. Since moving across the country and becoming a mom, this […]

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A Q&A with my Favorite Traveling Dad

About 10 years ago, in the very first weeks of our freshman year in college, I met the man who would change my whole life. Through those four years we became very good friends (#friendzoned). After graduating we went our separate ways, only to reconnect later on and kindle a love we knew was there […]

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5 life lessons I’ve learned traveling with an infant

We spent most of the month of May traveling. First it was a week in South Florida for a friend’s wedding, followed by two weeks with family in West Virginia and Pennsylvania while the fiance was traveling for work.  In my circles (online and in real life) it is not unusual to travel with kids, but every […]

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A Q&A with the O.G. of Traveling Mamas

…Mine! She was 10 years old when she first flew, and along with my dad, this brave and beautiful woman took me and my brother on flights and road trips all over Brazil when we were growing up. I have the fondest memories of our travels, and I am so thankful for my adventurer parents! […]

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Can’t Live Without it: Travel Edition

Once again I’m joining Cait, Stephanie and Laura for their Friday link up – a really fun way to discover new blogs! So what else can’t I live travel without? A scarf. A nice, long, soft scarf can serve as a blanket or pillow in a freezing and uncomfortable plane cabin, and now that I’m a mama […]

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Can’t Live Without It: Travel Edition

My good friend and fellow new momma Cait from Home Sweet Ruby is hosting a Link up along with Laura and Stephanie, and I thought it’d be fun to add a travel twist to the “Cant live without it‘ theme. I can’t live travel without my ERGObaby 360. Busy airports, uphill hikes, bustling cities, you name it, we’ve […]

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The Perks of Long-Distance Friendships

…AND HOW TO KEEP THEM ALIVE Hint: it involves traveling. Yup, you guessed it. As it often happens, the four years I spent pursuing my undergrad degree were some of the best of my life. By the end of my very first week in college I had already met four of my lifelong best friends […]

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Diaper bag: travel edition

The blogging community is an awesome one! it’s been a short while since I started writing again but I’ve met and ‘e-met’ great bloggers – local, across the country and even international ones. A few weeks ago, Mea of Make up & Marbles interviewed me for her blog and it was a blast! We discussed […]

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