On Island Time…

Shakeer and I were bright-eyed and bushy-tailed pretty early on Thursday so we got to watch the sunrise as we walked to breakfast. That view is something I could get used to waking up to everyday!  I am adding “Have a house on Mackinac” to my bucket list! It’ll have an office overlooking the water.  […]

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Mackinac Island: Road Trip

I’ve mentioned a couple times that I’ve wanted to go back to Mackinac Island forever! It’s been 12 years since I’ve been back and I have missed it so much. I decided this was the year I was finally coming back. Shakeer’s birthday is on Saturday so I figured this little getaway would be the […]

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Habitat Honduras: Our last day, R & R, & Coming Home

Friday morning everyone was wide awake. It was our last day of building and we were all really excited to see the fruits of our labor at the end of the day. I was starving, but my eyes were bigger than my stomach. I didn’t even touch the cereal. I just ate my toast and […]

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Habitat Honduras:Cafe Rural Seis Valle’s & Cigars

The next morning we left the hotel an hour earlier than usual. We skipped breakfast at the hotel because we were eating at Cafe Rural Seis Valle’s; a coffee plantation.  We were also getting a tour of the plantation before heading to the worksite.  It was the cutest little shop. I loved all of the […]

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Habitat Honduras: Our First Day of Building & A Visit To The Orphanage

On Monday morning I woke up an hour before my alarm, but not to women singing. This time it was to tropical birds. It sounded like the bird house at the zoo. I loved it. It was so relaxing.  I met everyone upstairs for breakfast and then after we gathered our things and I exchanged […]

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Habitat Honduras: Flights & Exploring Gracias

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve posted and it was so hard to go that long! I have so much to share about my trip! So we’ll start with Saturday the 16th! I was up at 2 AM to make it to the airport by 4. I was super excited, but needless to say, […]

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Habitat For Humanity Shopping Haul

Habitat For Humanity is a great way to contribute to helping others and I’m going on my first mission to Honduras in less than three weeks! I’ll be going on my second mission to Kenya in September!  I had a lot of shopping to do for this trip because it certainly isn’t the relaxing cruise […]

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A Low-Key Week With A Hint of Love

Happy Friday!  I left off last Friday when my boyfriend and I spent the morning at the zoo. We spent the rest of our Friday relaxing and splurged on pizza and ice cream later on! On Saturday we barely left the room until dinner. We had a really relaxing day watching TV and movies and […]

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Weekend Recap: Memorial Day Getaway & A Trip To The Zoo

Happy Friday! I’ve been making a lot of changes to my blog and figuring out what works best for me so I think I will try to post my updates or “weekend recaps” every Friday!  On Tuesday after my long walk I got a lot of work done in the morning and then got caught […]

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