We are off… Sort of! The hubby and I are on the road for the first leg of our trip. We are driving 6-7 hours to meet up with the rest of our group and join them on this trip of a lifetime! We are so excited and nervous! This is going to be amazing! … Continue reading Viaggiatore


Five Days. I started packing tonight. Truth be told, I nearly finished packing too. I can’t wait! I am so excited! I promised I would share my packing list. Some people may consider this crazy. Others, genius. If you are not familiar with Polyvore, or the app, check it out immediately! It is perfect for things like … Continue reading Ossessivo


With all the finalization and upheaval in my life, I use our upcoming vacation as a release from reality. But, even it can weigh on me right now with all the chaos that seems to be swirling in my day-to-day life.  Last night my sweet husband thought he would distract me from my “to-do list” … Continue reading Quietarsi 


10 days! I can’t believe it is almost here! We fly out Wednesday morning and arrive in Milan Thursday morning. We will spend 24 hours traveling from the continental United States to northern Italy. We will travel along the Alps, stopping to have lunch alfresco along Lake Cuomo before arriving for our first night in … Continue reading Avventura 


The ultimate challenge in our walk with Christ is to attempt to live a life in His image. I struggle with this daily. I know that I do not always react with love in each situation. God gives us free will which allows us to decide if we are going to feed that feeling of … Continue reading Agápē