Quick Trip: Boise, ID

One of my work perks (if you’re not asking Kyle…) is getting to travel! I have been able to go to so many (random) cities that I know I’d likely never visit on a vacation. Another added benefit of work travel is that you are usually traveling with someone who knows the area pretty well, ensuring

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Sherwin Family Vineyard – Napa Winery

One of our favorite vineyards in the Napa Valley area is up in Spring Mountain. Sherwin Family Vineyards is a small winery, by appointment only, that offers an intimate experience in a beautiful setting. I love how the caretaker for the property knows how to provide enough story & details to get you interested, but

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Day Trip to Conner Prairie

Kyle & I became members of Conner Prairie shortly after attending their annual “Festival of Machines” – a massive “Touch a Truck” type event for honestly people of all ages. I had attended Conner Prairie as a kid from a school field trip and always remember how unique it was & fun for kids. Known

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Perfect Brunch in Napa at Archetype

Since this was our second trip to Napa, I had an idea of where I wanted to explore more & places I wanted to try out. On our first trip, we spent so much time at wineries (of course…) that we didn’t get to enjoy the food scene as much. I made a list of

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Ehlers Estate – Napa Winery

If you ever visit wine country in California, you have to visit Ehlers Estate. Located up in St. Helena, just north of Napa, Ehlers Estate is 100% organic and offers a diverse variety of wines. We signed up for the “Start Your Day Tasting Experience” after receiving recommendations to check it out. Beginning at 9:30am,

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Cocktail 101 at Domaine Chandon

Our first stop in Napa was at Domaine Chandon. I went back & forth with how I wanted to spend my time there. I heard from friends that it is a great place to grab a glass of champagne and sit outside versus sitting through a formal tasting. However, after looking through their website, I

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10 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

We have traveled with Aidan since he was 6 weeks old. By the end of June he will have flown in over 20+ plane rides, ranging from quick 1 hour flights to Atlanta to the 6+ hour flight to Ireland. We’ve also experienced these trips from birth to nearly 2 years old and I must

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Best Brunch in Cincinnati, OH

On our last trip to Cincinnati, I was on a quest to find the best brunch spot in Cincinnati and I think we found it. Maplewood Kitchen & Bar is a “west coast cafe in the heart of Cincinnati”. The restaurant offers healthier fare that screams California. Think “poke tuna tostada” or “ricotta toast with berries

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