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Mackinac Island has always been one of my favorite places to go in Michigan. I visited last week and am going to be heading there again in July. If you’ve been following my blog you might remember I blogged about our trip to the island last year and after my most recent visit, I decided I want to share with you my favorite eats, stores, drinks and more! Read on to see the best places on the island including photo opps and pro tips for all you basic blondes like me! Shops Little Luxuries: This store just celebrated their ten year…

Day 1: We arrived in Barcelona Wednesday afternoon and went to our hotel in Gothic District to check in. Once we settled we explored the area including the Barcelona Cathedral and multiple gelato shops as we wandered toward La Barceloneta, a neighborhood area of Barcelona stretching out towards the sea with a harbor for yachts on one side and a beach on the other. Here we had Paella for dinner, a Spanish rice dish filled with seafood essentially. Afterward, we went back to the hotel and enjoyed our rooftop views of the city before going to bed. I honestly don’t…

Day 1: My mom, sister and I left Paris Saturday morning on a train to Luxembourg and my dad picked us up at the train station. We decided to rent a car in Luxembourg because we were there for four days and wanted to make the most of it. Once we got to the city, there turned out to be a huge event going on – the ING Night Marathon that about 15,000 people participate in. Since the marathon doesn’t start until 7pm, there were festivities going on all day beforehand. We grabbed lunch then walked out of town and around…

Recently I was lucky enough to be able to travel to Europe with my family. We went to Paris, Luxembourg and Barcelona. I am going to do a blog post on each country starting with Paris! Now, if you follow me on Instagram you’ll know I was uber sick in Paris with fever, sore throat, the whole enchilada. The times I wasn’t sleeping it off in the hotel while everyone else was exploring, I took a lot of Emergen-C. In the two days we had in Paris, I managed to get out 3 times – worth it because Paris is…

Driving through the Upper Keys on the way to Marathon. Piles of sand on the side of US 1 that was cleared for vehicles. My home missing its kitchen, living room, and roof. If you’ve read my blog in the past, you know this is not like any of my other posts and you also probably know I live in South Florida, even more accurately, Marathon in the Florida Keys. Recently, we were devastated by Hurricane Irma and I wanted to share with y’all just a few of the things (some less serious than others) I’ve learned over the past…