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Italy:Tuscany

The last week of our trip we spent in Toscana. We were exhausted by the time we got into Florence and still had a drive into the countryside to reach the argroturismo Podere Spedalone. The long process was worth it! We rented this cute cream fiat and navigated through the windy hills of Tuscany late at night. We were welcomed…

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Italy:Ischia

After Rome we took the train to Naples (Don’t stop in Naples…not recommended) and took a boat ride to the island of Ischia. Ischia is an island close to the famous Capri, but less touristy. Gardenia Mare, our Airbnb, was perched high on a hill but still close to everything because the island is small. We had dinner that first night…

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Italy: Rome

Italy was an absolute dream vacation, and I’ll tell you why: Gelato, Pasta, Siestas in the afternoon, not in any particular order. We didn’t over schedule our days with sites to see but rather focused on 1-2 things a day. When you don’t feel rushed, stressed, or burdened by plans, you end up doing more than you thought possible.  Our…

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A New Year

Today is our birthday! Our friend Alyce asked us what we wanted this year for our lives, or what we were looking forward to.  I said I wanted to be content with what I have. Where I am in life, the house, the job, just take the time to be grateful with what I have. I spend a lot of…

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We are Back!!!

Hi, It’s Shannon, with an update! Shelby and I are now back on the grid, well almost. We have been traveling this summer (Shannon in Italy and Shelby in Tanzania) We have both officially been back for a week, in the same country, together. We have some exciting blog posts coming your way about our trips, summer recipes, food, style,…

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