Winter Beach Combing at Napatree Point Beach in Rhode Island

For as long as I can remember, I've always loved the beach.Β Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I feel like it's embedded in me. Some of my fondest memories are beach combing and breathing in that sweet, salty air. From collecting shells outside my grandma's house on Camano Island to escaping quicksand on the beaches…

5 Great Things to Do in NYC at Christmas

This weekend I checked off a maaaaaaaaajor item off my bucket list: experiencing New York City during the holidays. I say it all the time, but never in my life did I ever imagine the day I'd actually set foot in New York City, let alone during the holidays. Growing up this was something I…

10 Delicious Reasons to Visit Mystic, CT

While we've been living in Connecticut for six months, it took us only six seconds to go visit Mystic. And we've been back, virtually every weekend, ever since. Tucked between Groton and Stonington, this unofficial municipality is a charming seaport village with a huge secret: its thriving food and drink scene.Β Β Settled in 1654, Mystic was…

6 Instagram Accounts I Love to Follow

OK, we all love Instagram. But we also spends HOURS on it, every single day. Recently I've tried to become more mindful of the accounts I follow, and how much time I spend mindlessly scrolling through my feed. For me, I like to follow accounts that inspire me or make me smile. Here are six…