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Getting to Costa Rica

Getting to Costa Rica

This past Saturday evening the huz and returned from our nine day trip to Costa Rica. And we absolutely loved it! Best vacay ever? Possibly. Getting there though? It was a bit of a b. Get up at 3:00 AM Fly: Detroit to Fort Lauderdale =  3 hours Layover: 1.5 hours Fly: Fort Lauderdale to … Continue reading

¡Hola, amigos!

¡Hola, amigos!

Hola! The huz and I just returned from a blissful nine day vacation to Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast! We fell in love with this gorgeous country and loved every minute of our time spent there. More coming soon! Just wanted to pop in and say hello.

The Inn at Black Star Farms

The Inn at Black Star Farms

This year, the huz and I spent our Fourth of July weekend up north, in Suttons Bay, Michigan. We stayed at the Inn and Black Star Farms. I seriously cannot say enough positive things about this place. Let me try! So Black Star Farms is a winery that has vineyards and tasting rooms in both … Continue reading

Upnorth for the Fourth

Upnorth for the Fourth

As is expected of any true Michigander, I headed Upnorth for the Fourth this past week. I loved that the holiday was on a Friday this year! The huz and I also took vacation days from work on Thursday to make our weekend even longer. En route from Ann Arbor to Northern Michigan, we stopped … Continue reading

Weekend in Chicago–June 2014

Weekend in Chicago–June 2014

Heyyy heyyy! I wanted to pop in to share some pictures from this past weekend, spent in Chicago with my mom. Ladies’ weekend! We stayed in the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Streeterville, which served us well. While I’ve traveled to Chicago a number of times, this was my mom’s first visit to … Continue reading

Roast–Detroit Restaurant Week

Roast–Detroit Restaurant Week

Last month, I had the pleasure of dining at Michael Symon’s Roast during Detroit Restaurant Week. You might recall my previous visit to Roast, last spring, during which I checked out their awesome happy hour specials and fantastic craft cocktails. I’ve been dying to return to Roast since my last visit and I don’t know … Continue reading

Myrtle Beach-Part II

Myrtle Beach-Part II

Here is Part II of my Myrtle Beach girls’ weekend recap. (Find Part I here). Our first stop on Saturday morning was at the House of Blues, which was located right next door to the resort at which we stayed. [source] The House of Blues features a really affordable brunch buffet on Saturday mornings, with … Continue reading

Myrtle Beach–Part I

Myrtle Beach–Part I

Well hello there! Long time no see. What have you been up to? I just returned from an extended weekend getaway in Myrtle Beach. With dreams of escaping the gray and gloom that is Michigan in March, Five Cent Femme and I flew to South Carolina for a three-day weekend. Yep – Girls’ Weekend! Unfortunately … Continue reading

Europe 2013: Day 8: Charming Český Krumlov

Europe 2013: Day 8: Charming Český Krumlov

I don’t know about you guys, but I have been experiencing some pretty heavy duty travel lust this week. As someone who truly dislikes winter, January is the hardest time of year for me. At least in December we have the holidays to look forward to. In February there is my birthday, Valentine’s Day, the … Continue reading