staycation essentials

with our first #hgv staycation coming up, it always makes me start to think about what i am going to pack. now, i am a typical planner and tend to pack a bit earlier than i need to, but it has made me start thinking about our "staycation essentials." we've staycationed quite a bit over …

red, white and rosé

happy red, white and rosé?! yesterday was the fourth of july, and naturally we celebrated in typical fashion...with wine! i love this time of the year - sweet summertime, relaxing with friends and it's honestly the perfect time for a nice refreshing rosé. i hadn't really been a huge rosé drinker until just recently, especially after understanding …

sunday runday

95 days and counting... i can't believe that we are officially under the 100 day mark until the chicago marathon. the time to train just seems to be flying by so quickly. but thankfully (somehow), i have stayed true to my training plans. that's what i've found to be most important - getting out on …

come sail away

oh my goodness, i can't believe that it is less than 2 weeks until we are sailing away. i feel like this vacation could not come at a more perfect time. with the normal busy nature of life, we are so ready to get away and just relax (and maybe get a little sun-kissed too). …

hello #hgv membership

we are officially hilton grand vacations club members! i know you must be thinking, "what, a timeshare?" i know, it definitely seems a little unconventional for a couple in their late 20s / early 30s but we took the plunge. now, don't let me fool you...we did not think that we were going to buy …