How to have a Relaxing Time in Arizona

Nebraska welcomed me back from sunny Arizona with clouds and low temps. And although my time in the desert was short, I proudly showed off my new suntan lines. This wasn’t my first time in Arizona (and won’t be my last) but so many years had gone by between my trips that it was hard…

Dog-sledding in Minnesota

A majority of my bucket list is just a list of places. Not necessarily “things to do” but more “places to go”. However, a small portion of my list does include things not tied to a specific area, like skydiving. And dog sledding. I dragged my friend Drea across the frigid Midwest to go dog-sledding…

The Small State of Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s title as the smallest U.S. state makes it the perfect place to take a one-day trip. After crossing off some major bucket list items driving through New Hampshire and Vermont, Rhode Island was our pit-stop state in between Connecticut and Boston – where we would be flying home from. Driving into the state,…

A Haunting in Connecticut (the blog)

Driving into New Haven, Connecticut, it was actually refreshing to see some water, as opposed to just trees. The Long Island Sound glistened next to the coastal town. Our one night here was brief, but it was exactly what we needed after spending days hiking in the forests of Vermont. The first thing on our…

How to Celebrate Fall in Vermont

If you clicked on this blog, chances are you love fall. It’s hard to not fall in love with the pretty trees, sweatshirt weather and everything else that comes with autumn: apple orchards, scary movies, and pumpkin flavored food. If you’re like me, however, you might live in a place where fall really only lasts…

New Hampshire: Live Free or Die

My mom, my sister and I jumped into our rented Mazda after flying from Omaha to Boston this past Saturday – we were headed 3 hours north to New Hampshire! As soon as we crossed the state line, we saw a huge sign that read “Welcome to New Hampshire! Live Free or Die.” Maybe it…

A CC's Photography Travel Q&A

Hi guys and welcome back to my side of the internet. It’s been way to long since I’ve posted on here. I think we all know how crazy the world has gotten and that just made it hard to travel / write about travel experiences. However, I really wanted to put together a travel Q&A…

11 Creative Travel DIY’s You Can Do @ Home

One of my favorite parts of traveling is collecting memories I know will last a lifetime. For me, this also includes putting together household decor that both looks good and tells my travel stories for me. I put together this list of travel DIY’s you can easily do at home based on things I’ve really…

How to Have a Girls Weekend in Sioux Falls, SD

Are you looking for quick girls’ trip that won’t break the bank? Well, look no further than South Dakota! Me and two other friends recently went on a weekend vacation to Sioux Falls, which was only a three-hour drive from Omaha. Since it was relatively close, we didn’t even need to do a long weekend…

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling on a Budget with JenRew

You have dreams, you have goals and you have places you want to visit. So, what happens when you can’t “afford” to live out these dreams? A budget can come in handy. I’ll admit, I personally am not the best at budgeting – but I am trying to get better! Usually before I book a…