Most of you know by now that Mitch was offered an exciting role with his company in the UK, so we have moved just outside London to our favorite town of Richmond for the next three years. It’s been a whirlwind six months and we are all filled with joyful anticipation mixed with sadness. We … Continue reading Our Latest Adventure!
Ten years ago, Luke was an infant, we were new to Athens and I was looking for a community of friends in my similar stage of life…girls who loved to read, talk and laugh (maybe with a glass of wine in hand!) I count myself lucky that I said yes to an invitation on a … Continue reading A Decade of Books and Friendship
It’s only the size of New Jersey, hidden amongst powerhouses of Western Europe like Italy, Austria and Croatia. But, Slovenia offers the best of the region, a small country that is easy to navigate and overflowing with charm. I wouldn’t necessarily recommend it as your first European country to visit, but after navigating a few … Continue reading Slowing Down in Slovenia
I’m certainly no expert, but after experiencing a few safaris I believe it should be on everyone’s bucket list. Witnessing wild animals in their own neighborhood brings sheer awe and joy to adults and children alike. There’s so much to see, small and large, beautiful and ugly, but the “Big Five” are the coveted creatures … Continue reading Five Things We’ve Learned Pursuing the Big Five on Safari
I have a hard time reconciling how I live in the same world as the children of First Love orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. While I struggle with things like busyness, materialism and apathy, they are struggling for food, housing and education. But when we are together, we immediately find common ground in three things: faith, … Continue reading Hopeful Hearts at First Love
After being named the #1 city in the nation again (and #2 in the world) by Travel + Leisure, visitors beyond the South are enjoying the charms of Charleston. Our family has been there numerous times since it’s just a short four-hour drive from Athens, Ga., but I recently had the pleasure of introducing Charleston … Continue reading Charleston: How to Scratch the Surface
For some, the anticipation of travel brings excitement and glee. For others, it causes stress and anxiety. If traveling abroad seems like an overwhelming hurdle but you just can’t wait to explore, here are five easy steps to get you started on your first international excursion. Spend your way to rewards. If you are going … Continue reading Maiden Voyage? Five Steps to Your First Trip Abroad