Lake Life | Michigan Travel Diary

We are (finally!) back in our groove after taking a two-week trip to Michigan this month. What a crazy magical time to indulge in some lake life with our Evan Grey. It marked the first time I brought our boy to my hometown in Holland. He traveled like a champ and didn’t have a total breakdown on the flight, which I consider a major WIN. In those two weeks on…. Read more

Travel Diary: Bliss on Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is pure bliss. My mind is calm + my heart is happy — like every time I return home.  My family and I are rooted in Holland for the week; a small lake town that’s one of the happiest places in the country [literally, it’s been rated]. Growing up, I took its beauty for granted. But now, coming back, I realize there’s no place more peaceful than this….. Read more

How to Make the Most of Summer Vacation

Need a vacation? We all do. Time to relax, time to reflect, time to be [a little] irresponsible. But I always seem to return home needing another vacation to recover. Mostly because I try to do everything while traveling— see the sunrise, trek a mountain or two, snorkel, sightsee, sip on a poolside piña colada… the list goes on. Often times, my itinerary is so packed-full my “vacation” is not exactly restful. That…. Read more