Tuscany: Part I

Ten days in Tuscany. In other words, living the dream. I have loved every wine region I've visited (including South Africa and Provence), and Tuscany was extra special because my brother and his wife joined us. The only thing better than a family reunion is a family reunion in an amazing place! Bring on the vino! Agriturismo Podere Spedalone … Continue reading Tuscany: Part I


It's hard to beat cycling through the hills of Provence, powered by fresh coffee and the promise of crisp rosé with lunch. Later, you're looking out at the sunset with a glass of wine and a gorgeous dinner, as your children sleep upstairs. And you know it won't be a problem when those children wake … Continue reading Provence

South Africa

When I was 32 weeks pregnant and Auden was a few months shy of her second birthday, we went on the most incredible babymoon to South Africa. I know babymoons usually don't involve the other child(ren), but we absolutely loved sharing this trip with our toddler. South Africa has incredible natural beauty, from the Kruger … Continue reading South Africa