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Two Full Days in Savannah with Kids

**This was one of those times where I wrote half a post and then forgot about it. So this actually happened over a year ago – whatttt. Time flies. But here it is!** A few weekends ago, our little family hopped in the car for 2 full days in Savannah. Savannah with kids can be a challenge! I mean, there are bars galore! It’s definitely a city I’ve always frequented as an adult. How was it going to be WITH the kids? I was a little nervous but I also didn’t want to pass…

A Great Smoky Mountain Family Vacation Itinerary

Our Great Smoky Mountains Adventure We are busy planning our fall vacation this year and I’m just as excited as ever to have a week off from work. I started a new job recently and I’m getting into the groove of things so it’ll be a nice break come October. We seriously considered going to Portland, ME and Boston, MA this year but after our crazy Italian wedding/vacation/honeymoon-ish trip, I’m pretty okay with taking a break from flying with the littles for a bit. Since it’s fall, we still want to do…

Our Perfect Wedding in Italy

Hindu tradition says that rain on your wedding day is a sign that your marriage will be strong and last a long time because a wet knot is much harder to untie than a dry one. I’ve always leaned towards Hindu beliefs and I hope they’re right about this one. When I think about that beautiful, rainy day in April there is nothing imperfect about it. The rain held off until just after the ceremony and even a little drizzle couldn’t stop me from smiling. I mean, I was marrying the man of my dreams after all…

All the Things I Wish I’d Known Before my European Destination Wedding

I wrote a post prior to leaving for our Italian destination wedding that detailed how I planned for it. However, things don’t always go according to plan for a European destination wedding! The good news? Some things went better (and yes, some things went worse). So here are some things I learned after all is said and done, so you can avoid my pitfalls and relish in my wins. Pay more for hair & make up Yes, I thought I was totally winning when I found an Italian salon that offered wedding hair and make up for less than…

Planning a Wedding in Italy: All the Things You Need to Know

It was sometime last year that I was pursuing Facebook and I came across a post on the Girls Love Travel Facebook group that I declared to Jordan that we should look into getting married in Italy. The post was full of wonderful ideas of where to have a destination wedding but one woman’s story of getting married at a villa in Tuscany stood out to me. She let me message her and from there she was sending me the VRBO page for the villa and lots of recommendations for a musician, hair and makeup, cake, etc. The villa…