The Adventures of Us
Enjoy our adventures below as we try to balance our lives between work, two kids, and ... relaxation.

Planning for a Year of Family Travel

The travel bug is one helluva a thing. But, it’s also trying to envision your future self in 25 years and the most important memories that you have. What is it that you’d talk about? For me, it will be this future adventure.…

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2016: My top 10 Tweets

Here were a few favorites: https://twitter.com/visitandy Conversations is the kickstarter to everything great – romances, businesses, etc. I “don’t” has more control and power over “I can’t” Deliver value. No one cares about how hard you work. Anyone can lead when the plan is…

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Audiobook 2016: Review

Zen Stories Zen has a way to help you become a better person Cast your bed away as soon as you get up. Be kind to everyone Always ask yourself in times of tough decisions… what will benefit the most people. Don’t eat…

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Five Great Things from 2016

Looking back this year, it felt that we accomplished quite a bit. It was not an easy year, but it was definitely a good year to be thankful. We had a lot of great things happen, which included these highlights.   Lyla Arrives…

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Five great Work things from 2016

We had an incredible year at work. We launched some amazing projects. We also pushed the limits in terms of our own growth. With all the excitement, here are the things that really affected me in a positive way The Islands of Tahiti…

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Book Review – To Sell is Human

 I’m a fan of Daniel Pink. He also wrote Drive which I wrote about quite some time ago. I also have listened to him as a guest speaker on a great podcast, Hidden Brain by NPR. The book mainly begins to highlight how, no…

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Nail Polish Overhaul

I have been wanting to overhaul my nail polish collection for some time, but it wasn’t something on my top priority list. Now that I have a baby girl, I am excited to build a new non-toxic collection in anticipation of painting her…

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Bye Bye Plastic Bags

The other night at dinner my husband and I were talking about plastic bags and he was telling me how ingenious the invention of the plastic bag actually was. I had never really thought about it that way. Plastic bags are very light…

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What can be Recycled…and Where?

In honor of Earth Day this year I thought I would blog about recycling. This is a fun topic for me because why not let something have another life instead of wasting its resources? It’s all about reducing our carbon footprint. But ugh, it can be complicated! My guess is most…

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Our “Green” Easter

This year was our son’s first year dying Easter eggs and I wanted use natural dyes from nature’s color pallet. I feel better knowing what is actually in it when he gets is all over him. The dyes can seep into the eggs too and…

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