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What to do in Chicago as a Non-Tourist

Second time in Chicago in a month! To think I had never been before and now can say I've gone twice is something I'm really happy about. Also -- shout out to the fact that I hate flying and have already done it 3 times this year! This time around, we weren't able to do… Continue reading What to do in Chicago as a Non-Tourist

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Falling for Fall

Happy Friday the 13th in the wonderful month of October! Hopefully today isn't too spooky for you guys! I think I mentioned in my September wrap up that fall is my favorite season of the year, in fact, October is probably my favorite month out of the year for so many reasons! So when I… Continue reading Falling for Fall

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September 2017 Wrap Up

How can September already be over? It's hard to imagine, especially considering the end of the month Upstate New York so more than a week straight of 90 degree weather, which is ridiculous if you ask me (considering fall is my favorite season). Alright into the books I read. It was a good month overall,… Continue reading September 2017 Wrap Up

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72 Hours in Chicago (Part I)

We finally made it to Chicago! Lucky for us we had a wedding to go to which finally got our butts moving to the Midwest. I've always wanted to head to the Windy City, it's been on the bucket list, so I took my handy travel notebook from owlcrate and went exploring. Before I dive… Continue reading 72 Hours in Chicago (Part I)

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Adventures Updates

Hey everyone! I realized that this blog has lately been all about my book reviews and nothing about adventures! In fact, since July the only adventure we have done is go for a hike at Cascade Mountain. Have no fear though! We haven't had a lot of adventures because we've been planning so many that… Continue reading Adventures Updates

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Cascade Mountain

We finally did it! Since we moved to New York, all I've wanted to do is hike a high peak/46er but we just haven't had the time. This past weekend, we had friends staying an hour from Lake Placid so we took the 1 hour and 45 minute drive to Cascade Mountain (about 10 miles… Continue reading Cascade Mountain

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A Visit To The Lower Half of Cape Cod

This is my last post about my Cape Cod 2017 trip and it ends with Provincetown and Truro -- two of my favorite places on the Cape! Here's a rundown of a few things you can do there to take up your time. The Beaches There are so many beaches near the end of Cape… Continue reading A Visit To The Lower Half of Cape Cod