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What I’m Saying Yes To Lately…

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To say I’ve been having technology issues lately would be an understatement. You remember those cookies I mentioned last week? The ones I snapped photos of a while back that got lost in cyberspace? I made them again when our friends Mike and Laura came over for dinner, snapped photos (again) and then realized my memory card was corrupted because I removed it incorrectly from my computer. I finally got things figured out on the memory card front, but that … Read More

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Slow Cooker Rootbeer Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

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Hello, friends! I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday. I had really good intentions of getting a post up earlier this week, but my card reader magically corrupted all the files I was trying to download (photos of some really yummy cookies I was planning on sharing) so you’re getting a post about barbecue beef sandwiches. And I guess I’ll be making those cookies again this weekend. They are too good not to share! If this week is any indication of … Read More

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Our Trip to Italy: Rome

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I’m back today with the second installment about our trip to Italy! As you already know from my last post, Joe and I flew into and out of Rome. We found the best prices on flights from Minneapolis to Rome, with few stops and reasonable layovers, which guided our decision. When I was researching hotels in Rome and Florence, the two large cities visited, I had a tough time finding a place for us to stay. Joe was all about … Read More

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My Latest Stitch Fix Box Review

In Fashion by Madison Mayberry10 Comments

Right before we left for our trip to Italy, I received my latest box of Stitch Fix goodies. Perfect timing, right? I was even more excited about the fact that this was the best box I’ve received yet! I fell in love with three out of the five items that were sent my way, which I would consider a big win. Since the weather is starting to get cool around these parts, I was also excited that the items I … Read More

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Tuscan Kale Salad with Feta

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Let’s take a little break from talking about all things travel and talk a bit about food. Since, you know, this is supposed to be a food blog. I think I mentioned that I was heavily influenced by the food we enjoyed while in Tuscany, right? Well in case you missed that tidbit, I was totally enamored with the food we ate in this amazing region of Italy. Actually, I was really surprised at how different the food was as … Read More

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Traveling Italy: Siena

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Settle in, friends, and get ready for a bunch of posts about all things Italy and travel. Before I get to the specifics of our day in Siena, let’s talk a little bit about our trip in general. Joe and I have been thinking about taking a trip to Italy since we got married two years ago. Italy was the natural choice. I mean, what’s not to love? Amazing food, beautiful countryside, tons of history and super friendly people. Count … Read More

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Hello, Stranger

In Fashion by Madison Mayberry9 Comments

Hello, friends! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Joe and I just got back from the most wonderful 10-day-long vacation in Italy and I’m just now sitting down to my computer for the first time in just as many days. It’s been one of the most amazing trips I’ve ever taken, and I can’t wait to share all about it! My mind is already swimming with ideas on posts about packing light (we only traveled with backpacks), amazing Italian recipes … Read More