Midwest Summer Trip

Alex and I just returned from a ten day jaunt around the Midwest. We bounced around from place to place in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota and ultimately ended up staying in six cities across the three states. The primary purpose of our trip was to attend a wedding in Illinois one weekend and a wedding in Minnesota the following. We decided to …

Minnesota Trip: Family, Friends, Reunion!

Another Minnesota trip has come and gone. Alex and I recently returned from spending several days in Minnesota to visit my family and attend my 10-year high school reunion. The weather really couldn’t have been much better. It was in the mid/upper 70s for the most part and gorgeously sunny. The mornings and evenings sure …

Cam + Adam’s Wedding

Alex and I were recently in Minnesota attending my good friend from high school, Cammy, and her now husband’s wedding. Their wedding took place in White Bear Lake on July 12th. My apologies in advance… I hardly took any photos! The original plan was for an outdoor ceremony at Matoska Park right on White Bear …

A Weekend in Minnesota

On our way back from our recent trip to Europe, Alex and I made a pit stop in Minnesota to spend some time with my family, celebrate my dad’s big birthday and to attend my good friend’s wedding. As we always do when we go back to our respective hometowns, we had a jam-packed schedule. …

Lake Shamineau

What a wonderful half day we spent at my family’s cabin in northern Minnesota two weekends ago! It was the most only relaxing part of our whole trip. We really did nothing other than sit on the deck, take a walk through the property, grill chicken and make s’mores. I enjoyed the chance to just …