Category Archives: Travels

48 Hours in Donegal and Fermanagh

A few weeks ago, Michael and I hopped in the car on Friday night for a little excursion to County Donegal and County Fermanagh, neither of which either of us had spent any real time in – except at the … Continue reading

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The Tiniest Irish Post Office

I’m still going through photos from my travels last week, but I thought we’d all get a kick out of this little sneak peek. How about the tiniest Irish post office you ever did see? Just inland from the cliffs … Continue reading

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Picnic Ready / Roasted Vegetable Tabouleh Salad

  My goal for the last few weeks of the summer is to make the absolute most of the season. I want to make it seem like it’s still nice weather when in reality, it’s getting chillier and windier and … Continue reading

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The Evolution of an Amateur Stand Up Paddleboarding Headstand

I don’t do yoga at all, but I got it in my head while we were at Flaggstaff Lake that I was going to do a headstand on my paddleboard just like our guide. It looked hard, but not impossible. … Continue reading

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Maine Adventures: Hiking and Stand Up Paddleboarding with Maine Huts & Trails

A few weeks ago, I was invited to spend a night at the Maine Huts and Trails lodge at Flagstaff Lake. I left Michael at home because he is like dessert to mosquitos and instead asked my dad and sister to … Continue reading

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One Day in Belfast, Maine

Only a few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the wonderful day I spent exploring Belfast, Ireland, so I thought it would be fun to show you another Belfast I’ve been exploring! Maine (and most states in America) has … Continue reading

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Maine Exploring / Urban Sugar Donut Truck in Portland

  I’ve been ticking away at a very small bucket list for exploring Maine while we’re here this summer. High on the list was visiting the Urban Sugar Donut Cafe, Portland’s only donut truck. I stopped last summer when I … Continue reading

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Maine Travels: Aboard the Schooner Heritage

Happy Monday, friends! We spent surrounded by water, albeit much colder and less picturesque than the water I’m going to show you today. Hurricane Arthur meant we were bundled up and staying warm and dry with a few driving adventures, and we … Continue reading

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One Day in Belfast, Ireland

I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been to Belfast, even if we’re counting tagging along to Michael’s basketball matches. And I can count on zero hands the number of times I’ve really explored and appreciated … Continue reading

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A Magical Foraging Excursion in Borris, County Carlow

A few weeks ago, on a very sunshiney day, my friend Ajda and I hopped in the car and met our friend Julie in County Carlow, about an hour and a half from Dublin. I needed to try out a … Continue reading

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