Kayaking in Door County, Tips for First-Time Kayakers + Video!

I checked off a bucket list item during our recent visit to Door County! I’m still trying to figure out how I’ve lived on the coast, sandwiched between beaches and rivers my entire life and have never kayaked, but somehow I’d made it 31 years. Thankfully I was able to convince Jimmy to join me for a kayak tour during…
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A Day in Door County + Comfy Maxi Dress

We got home Monday evening from an 11-day vacation with my hubby’s fam, and I can’t stop going through pictures reliving all of the fun we had. Jimmy and his family have gone up to Door County, Wisconsin his whole life, and I’ve been joining the tradition for the past six summers or so. We go the same week of…
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We’re supposed to be in Door County eating and drinking too …

Nothing has ever called for a #ThrowbackThursday post as much as this. For the past three years (and every year of Jimmy’s life), Jimmy and I travel from Jacksonville, Florida to Door County, Wisconsin for a peaceful 10-day vacation with his family. We either fly into Chicago on a Friday night and stay with one of Jimmy’s friends in the…
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Simple Almond Loaf Cake Recipe

Last night I got the urge to bake (shocker) and decided to dig through my pantry and pull out the ingredients for one of my favorite go-to simple treats: an almond loaf cake. Sugar – check. Milk – check. Flour – check. Baking powder – check. Butter – check. Eggs and almond extract – crap. You better believe I got…
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13 Dresses: Part 2

(This post is long overdue – forgive my tardiness.) Do yourself a favor and press “play” below and listen to the song while you read this post. A) It’s a great rendition of the all-time classic. B) You’ll understand later in this post. (Disregard the video … it’s the only one I could find.) 12 weddings in a year-and-a-half. Crazy,…
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