life with a&F






Sep 4, 2019

If you have been following this blog series from the beginning, then you know that my first trip to Italy was when I was 18 years old.  In anticipation of my return to Rome, I wasn’t sure whether the memories I had from all those years ago, would live up to the reality of a visit […]

Sep 3, 2019

Although I am sharing this as ‘part two’ of our adventure, we actually started our trip on the Amalfi Coast. There’s nothing like going from the daily grind to the sound of waves crashing along the shoreline and beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see! While I had visited most of the other […]

Aug 28, 2019

Written on July 19, 2019 Italy has my heart. As I write this, I am sitting on a bus passing through the Tuscany region overlooking grape vines, olive trees and sunflowers as far as the eye can see. My first trip to Italy, and specifically to this region, was 19 years ago. As I write […]

Jun 25, 2018

While on our latest adventure to Arizona and Utah, we attended a wedding for a sweet childhood friend in Scottsdale. Her older sister and I were inseparable growing up, so her family is like family to me.  This trip was a wonderful opportunity to relax and reconnect with the so many loved ones that we […]

Mar 21, 2018

Ok, so maybe this one should be called “an extreme little adventure”, because winter in Iceland can only be described as intense. In our minds, this adventure was the perfect opportunity to catch the northern lights in all their glory. All the blogs said February and March were the perfect opportunity to see them. In […]