• Travel
  • Adventures in Yellowstone

    It was another beautiful morning here in Yellowstone.  The sun was shining, the air was fresh and crisp, and the birds were singing (literally). Today we change camps from Madison to Canyon.  And speaking of which, I think that I have failed to mention up until this point just how huge Yellowstone is.  It’s enormous!  […]

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  • On the Road Again

    It’s time for a Summer road trip!  The hubs and I got our car seriously packed up just in time to hit the road and kick off the start of Summer with a week of road tripping and camping in Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. #seriouslypackedcar We hit the road bright and […]

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  • Fun, Food, Fourth

    I hope that you all enjoyed a beautiful holiday weekend, the weather was absolutely gorgeous here in San Diego.  In fact, this whole past week has been gorgeous.  It’s been really fun to spend more time outside around the pool, swimming and catching a few rays. We topped off our holiday weekend with a cookout […]

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  • Rose Garden

    If you’re a San Diego local, then I’m hoping that you already know about one of Balboa Park’s best kept secrets, and if you don’t know, then let me clue you in…the Rose Garden.  Just off the main drag of Balboa Park is the cutest little (actually not that little) Rose Garden.  And right now […]

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  • Time to Say Goodbye

    And just like that, my time in Sicily and my month in Italy has come to an end.  It always amazes me how quickly the time passes.  It almost feels like I just arrived, and now here I am, at the end of my last full day.  I can’t complain one bit though, I have […]

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  • Here Comes the Bride

    So I actually woke up surprisingly early this morning after yesterday’s feast, made myself a cup of tea, and just sat outside enjoying the sunshine.  When my father-in-law got up, he was energized and ready to pack in some morning activities before we went to the wedding. I was really enjoying the quietness of the […]

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  • Touring Termini

    The past few days have been a whirlwind of eating, visiting with relatives, eating, cooking, and eating some more.  It’s been pretty great. the coastline of Termini Imerese My father-in-law and his brother arrived from the States, so it was time for me to say my goodbyes to some of the cousins, and move out […]

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  • Southbound

    Another bright and early start for me here in Bologna.  Although as I write that, I am thinking to myself that almost every morning has had a bright and early start, right!?!  Well, today was a particularly bright and early start, early enough to catch my 6 a.m. flight to Sicily.  And I couldn’t be […]

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  • Tortellini

    It’s crazy to think that today is my last day in Bologna, and in fact that I am already 3 weeks into my Italian adventure – my time has flown by!  Although I am eagerly awaiting the last portion of my trip, today is going to be a really fun day.  I’ve arranged to take […]

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  • All That Glitters is Gold

    After yesterdays full day of feasting, I woke up today ready to do a bit more exploring than fooding.  (But don’t worry, there will be food!)  Today was planned to be yet another rainy day, so I figured it might be a good reason to get out of the city and do a little day […]