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Visiting Vermont at Christmas – Part I

Visiting Vermont at Christmas – Part I

Ahhh Vermont must be beautiful this time of year – all that snow! I grew up outside of Boston and learned to ski as a child in Vermont’s mountains, specifically at Okemo, Killington, and Sugarbush.…

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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

I’ve made this Butternut Squash Soup at least 4 times in the past month, and will likely make it for Thanksgiving as well – so I thought I should share it with you! It’s hearty…

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The Ultimate Apple Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving

The Ultimate Apple Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving

It’s pie season again and I’ve been perfecting my apple pie game ever since we returned from our visit to Apple Hill last month. We picked entirely too many apples so this apple pie recipe…

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#12CountriesOfChristmas – Colmar, France

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Colmar, France

So many of you mentioned that Colmar was a must for a tour of Christmas Markets around Europe, that we decided we had to go out of our way to visit. And so, after a…

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#12CountriesOfChristmas – Rothenburg ob der Tauber

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Rothenburg ob der Tauber

On the 10th Country of Christmas, David and I arrived in Rothenberg ob der Tauber, Germany – a town I had first heard of through my friend Tiffany, whom we visited in Oxford, and it…

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#12CountriesOfChristmas – Krakow, Poland

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Krakow, Poland

In the 7th Country of Christmas my true love gave to me: 7 trumpeters trumpeting. Our visit to Poland was probably the least “Christmasy” of all the countries we visited as a part of our…

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#12CountriesOfChristmas – Riga, Latvia

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Riga, Latvia

We chose our #12CountriesOfChristmas tour to both see some of our favorite places during the most wonderful time of the year, and also check off a bunch of countries that we still needed to visit:…

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#12CountriesOfChristmas – Tallinn, Estonia

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Tallinn, Estonia

On the fifth country of Christmas, my true love gave to me: 5 gingerbread cookies Estonia is a case study in modern governmental success. They are leading the way in many areas of innovation combining…

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#12CountriesOfChristmas – Helsinki, Finland

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Helsinki, Finland

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: four reindeer. From Stockholm, we sailed overnight to Helsinki. We’ve enjoyed incorporating ferry travel into our world trip, as it feels inherently celebratory,…

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