Our first Spring weekend getaway of the year in our 1988 Defender

Sponsored by Zappos Spring has finally sprung here in Michigan! It’s been abnormally cold this Spring, but this past weekend it FINALLY broke into some warm weather and I could not wait to get out of town and #strapintospring in my new Teva sandals! I’ve teamed up with Zappos to share the love and #strapintospring with new Teva sandals! If you … Read More

The Grand Canyon of the Pacific, Waimea Canyon Lookout

Waimea Canyon Lookout After off-roading, we had some time to spare before heading back to our condo an hour and fourty minutes away to Princeville so we thought why check it out + take atvantage of their bathrooms! There are not many to come by. They were selling all sorts of unique in-season local fruits. We got some local star fruit … Read More

The Ultimate 3 day safari to 3 famous national parks

After spending 7 days climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, Ron and I got to relax on a three-day safari exploring three different National Parks plus a pit stop to a Masai Village! This was a childhood dream come true! As I am sure, many of you can agree, The Lion King is the greatest movie of all time! Am I right?! Such … Read More

A day at the most famous Tanzanian National Park; Ngorongoro Crater!

DAY 3 of 3 Safari Excursion Ngorongoro Crater We woke up at 6:30am! Its best to leave as early as possible so we can see the variety of animals that are only active during morning hours! People were even leaving hours earlier than us! Ngorongoro is one of the most famous and interesting of Tanzania’s national parks because they have … Read More

A Day at Lake Manyara National Park + Everything You Must Know

Day 2 of 3 Safari Excursion Lake Manyara Per usual, we had a 6am wake up call to go eat breakfast! Early mornings are typical when on a safari. We were considered late starters! But I was still getting sick! People leave earlier in the morning to see variety of animals that are only active during the morning hours. Check … Read More

The Best of Tarangire National Park In a Day + Full Guide

Day 1 of 3 Safari Excursion TARangire National Park Our first night we stayed at Lake Burunge Tented Camp. This place was BEAUTIFUL! We arrived just in time for dinner. It was buffet style on a candle lit balcony sitting amongst the stars. I wasn’t feeling well so Ron enjoyed it alone :(. We were getting ready for bed and … Read More

Our Wedding Day #ronandsamsayido

I’ve heard many times over that your wedding day is one of the greatest days of your life and now that I am married, I am here to tell you that it is so incredibly true! May 30th, 2015 was by far the greatest day of my life thus far (sounds cliché but it’s true). Not only did I get … Read More

Exploring 5 Million Tulips in Holland Michigan

Could you imagine frolicking amongst FIVE MILLION tulips? Neither could I, until I did! After leaving Windmill Gardens we made our way to Veldheers Tulip farm. We paid a small fee of $10 to enter, which was so worth it.  Once we arrived my friends and I couldn’t help but run around, oohing and ahhing over every little tulip! I … Read More