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A shout-out to some serious photo talent

I recently was in the need to update my head shots. Ah, the ubiquitous head shot. Something everyone needs, probably has, and most likely isn’t satisfied with. Enter, Verena. My boyfriend’s ultra talented sister, Verena, just happens to have a … Continue reading

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Greece – Santorini – Pt. 3

Our third day on Santorini we opted for a sailing trip around the island. There are several  companies that offer this service on Santorini. We went with the Sunset Oia Sailing Day Tour. They offer a lovely service, and we … Continue reading

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Greece – Santorini – Pt. 2

Our second day in Santorini was to be spent doing two of my favorite things – sunning on the beach, and going to wineries for tastings. Santorini has several wineries to visit, and there is an option to follow a … Continue reading

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Greece – Santorini – Pt. 1

Santorini is everything you read about. It’s jammed with tourists, it’s alarmingly beautiful, it’s expensive, and it’s stunning. Arriving on Santorini by ferry, you’ll see just how incredible the island really is. It’s just gorgeous. As Paul and I rode … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms

The Cherry Blossom Festival in DC is a very special attribute to our nation’s capital, and one I find particularly thrilling. The cherry trees along the Tidal Basin and around the DC metro area burst into magnificent bloom each spring. … Continue reading

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Greece – Crete Pt. 3 – Balos Beach

“You must go to Balos Beach” the man told us. A friend’s blog also told us the same thing. “To Balos, you must go early. No party party tonight as you get up tomorrow very early, at 7:00, get pastry, … Continue reading

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Greece – Crete – Pt. 2

The trouble with the internet is that it’s made us both brilliant and lazy. We can know everything, but yet, we must rely on it to learn everything. It’s amazing for research, and trip planning, but sometimes, it doesn’t let … Continue reading

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Greece – Crete Pt. 1

It takes about 9 hours to travel to Crete by ferry from the Port of Pireus, (Port of Athens). Take an overnight ferry if you can, so you can avoid being on a ferry boat for 9 hours in the … Continue reading

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Greece – Athens

In August of 2013, after several months of planning, Paul and I departed for Greece! What a trip we had. I’ll be covering each of the places we visited in a series of blog posts, beginning with this one. We … Continue reading

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Chili!

So I tried my hand at making chili this past January and it turned out amazing. Naturally, I didn’t write down the recipe, so I have no idea how I did it. With that failure in mind, I tried my … Continue reading

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