I love my son and I love my husband, but sometimes a gal needs to get away and into nature. For me, hiking with a toddler is often more of a wrangling event than an exhilarating escape into nature. My boys were kind enough to give me a weekend away to hike for […]

Outdoors in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Ooo-la-la-Lake Constance (also referred to as the Bodensee)! This recreational lake and natural beauty is Europe’s third largest lake surrounded by Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, and Switzerland. I love, love, love visiting this place! The massive, bright blue lake is surrounded by fruit groves, farms, vineyards, and some of the most picture perfect villages […]

Lake Love in Sipplingen, Germany and the Bodensee

January 2013 This was our first ski trip after moving to Germany. We hadn’t even been in the country for two weeks before we signed on for this group trip. The jet lag had started to level out and I was ready to tackle my life long dream of skiing the alps. […]

Portes du Soleil