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Friday Finds September 16

Woohoo it’s finally Friday! This has been a busy week for me, but it has flown by. We’re only a week away from my favorite season, fall. 🙂 This week’s finds include an apple recipe, some throwback shoes, an interesting podcast episode, and some festive fall drinks. Honey & Apple Ruffle Milk Cake Apple season […]

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Four Covered Bridges in Maine to Explore this Fall

If you love autumn, Maine is pretty much the place to be. With its dense forests of beautiful foliage, gorgeous mountains, and winding rivers, this state is the perfect place to get outside and enjoy the fall season. It’s no secret that the foliage is a showstopper but Maine’s covered bridges add a little bit […]

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Friday Finds September 9

I.am.tired. Well, the first two days of Kindergarten happened and I think I need a month to recover. Teaching is tough you guys, I don’t care how long you’ve been doing it, each new batch of students is so different and comes with their own baggage. Hug a teacher, thank a teacher, we’re tired and […]

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Authentic Oktoberfests in the USA

Every year, people flock to Munich, Germany for Oktoberfest. During this fun German festival there is a lot of beer, tasty food, and traditional music. If you live in the US and can’t make it to Munich this fall, don’t worry! There are plenty of Oktoberfests right here. Don’t feel like dealing with crowds but […]

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Friday Finds September 2

This was my first week back to get ready for the school year and I am exhausted. And I don’t even have students yet! Getting back into a routine is always tough but I’ll get there. This week’s finds include some fall travel inspiration, a time saving breakfast, a new show, and a holiday treat. […]

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Recipes

Pesto Chicken Saltimbocca

When planning a meal I like to utilize what’s in season, especially during the summer months. Garden fresh tomatoes can be found in most neighborhoods, farmer’s markets and grocery stores. I like to take advantage of this tomato season because they taste so much better than a tomato you’ll eat in the winter. I already […]

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Friday Finds August 26

This Friday marks the end of my summer break. It’s been a great couple of months and I can’t complain about having the time off to rest and recharge for the new school year BUT I’d like a few more weeks 😉 haha! I spent time this week indulging in meals out (SoPo Seafood is […]

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Things to Do in Camden, Maine

Although it gets its fair share of tourists, there’s something so authentic about this coastal Maine town. Friendly locals, a “Gilmore Girl” feel and an endless supply of activities make Camden, Maine a perfect midcoast destination. Where the mountains meet the sea, there is something for everyone! Fun fact, its authenticity is why filmmakers chose […]

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Friday Finds August 19

It’s Friday! I’ve had a pretty chill week. We got a TON of rain in Maine midweek which gave me the opportunity to catch up on some emails and do a little online professional development. The rain was lovely though and it has seemed to reawaken the gardens in the neighborhood. A mid-August bonus 🙂 […]

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Recipes

Tarte à la Tomate

It’s that time of year when gardens are bursting with colorful, fresh, and flavorful tomatoes. If you are at a loss of what to do with your bounty this is a great recipe to try. This tomato tart is a French classic. Tangy Dijon mustard, tomatoes at the peak of their season, and a buttery […]

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Friday Finds August 12

Happy Friday! I hope your week has been going well. We have finally gotten a break from the heat in Maine(yay!), so being outside is SO much more enjoyable. This week’s finds include a travel app, a salmon recipe, a self care article and a no fail vase. Trecco “A community-driven recommendation platform for inspiration, […]

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Where to Eat and Drink Around Montmartre

With its cobbled streets, majestic Basilica, local artists, and lively bistros Montmartre is bursting with charm. It’s hands down our favorite area to stay in while in Paris. In my mind, it’s one of the dreamiest and loveliest places on Earth. I blame the movie Amélie for my obsession. 🙂 Here are some of our […]

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Friday Finds August 5

Happy first Friday of August! As much as summer is not my favorite it can slow down a little bit. I think I have only 3 more Fridays until teacher PD (professional development) starts back up and we need to start getting classrooms ready for students. Yikes!Slow down summer! This week’s finds include some beautiful […]

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Recipes

Spicy Pork with Herbs and Rice Noodles

During these hot and humid summer months I try to make meals that use the oven/stovetop as little as possible. This spicy pork dish arrived in my inbox and has become a go to meal on these warmer days. It tastes great served warm or cold and is so easy to throw together. The mint […]

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Friday Finds July 29

I cannot believe that it’s the last weekend of July! It feels like it was just June and now August is upon us and I will be back in the classroom before I know it. I still have a little bit of time though 🙂 This week’s finds include a summer cocktail, a photo collection, […]

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Where to Stay in Camden, Maine

Pulling into Camden for the first time you will immediately be charmed by this small town. In my opinion it is one the most charming towns on the entire coast of Maine. Quaint downtown shops, lobstermen bringing their daily catches to shore, and a beautiful New England landscape make Camden an excellent place to visit. I’ve already shared […]

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Friday Finds July 22

Holy Moly it’s been hot and humid this week. Many days were spent by the pool, at the beach, and reading at home with the AC cranked. Is it October yet? This week’s finds include some hot weather recipes, a throwback beverage, safety tips and movie to look forward to. Healthy Summer Recipes I have […]

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Airport Tips For Summer Travel To Europe

As someone who works for an airline, I know how hectic travel has been lately. Lost bags, canceled flights, long lines, labor strikes…it has not been a good scene. That being said Andrew and I just got back from Paris. Yep, even though I know first hand how crazy airports have been the want to […]

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Friday Finds July 15

Bonjour and Happy Friday! We’ve been in Paris so there may be a little theme today 🙂 This week’s finds include some travel tips, a cute hotel, a Notre Dame update and where to find a refreshing beverage. How to Not Look Like a Tourist in France The French have the reputation for being rude […]

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Friday Finds July 8

What a beautiful stretch of weather we’ve been having in Maine. I hope the weather has been just as wonderful where you are. This week’s finds include some walking tips, meatless Monday ideas, ways to stay cool and cat videos for a cause. Level Up Those Daily Walks I have been going on sunrise walks […]

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