Kingston

Summertime Strawberry Picking

Hi there! We went strawberry picking a couple of days ago at Fruition Berry Farm just outside of Kingston. We had been trying to go forever but we kept getting rained out. The forecast called for rain all day, but we ended up getting lucky and had a beautiful evening picking strawberries with a gorgeous sunset. I think everyone else was also anticipating rain, because we ended up having the entire place essentially to ourselves! It…

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Sunset Boating & Bridal Shower Update

Hi there! I am so excited that it is finally summer outside! We recently went for our first boat ride and swim of the summer and it felt sooo good! Throughout my childhood we always marked the first day of summer with the first swim in the lake! One of my summer goals is to get on (or in) the water as much as possible this summer. Nothing makes the summer feel longer than swimming in the…

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8 Ways to Make the Most of …

Hi there! Can you believe it is already June?! How does time go by so quickly? Did you know that 71% of each year is a workday evening? How many of us hibernate during workday evenings and lust after the weekends? Sometimes I am so tired after a busy workday and life errands, that I just want to get into my sweatsuit and do something mindless. However, way too often I have found that I blink and…

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Finding Magnolias and the Secret to …

I would love to have an app that documented all of the beautiful locations and flowers in each city! However, I also love the thrill of unexpectedly stumbling across a beautiful spot. The other night we decided to enjoy the warm weather and go on a scavenger walk through the city to find magnolias. We found a couple of trees in strange locations but then found this perfect magnolia tree beside an old stone building…

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Setting Resolutions & Finding Happiness

Setting Resolutions As I mentioned in my earlier post, my grandmother sadly passed away last week after a long wonderful life. We had a lot of family time together to reflect on her values, accomplishments, and memories. It got me reflecting on how I want to live my life and and what I want to be known for among my family and friends. I am a true believer that everyone has room for improvement and…