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Why is Travel So Important to Us?

Why is Travel So Important to Us?

In the last month I have had conversations with many different people about this blog and and our perspective on travel. I’ve gotten many questions about the logistics behind how we travel but the question that always seems to stand out is: Why is travel […]

Spring Break in Florida without Breaking the Bank

Spring Break in Florida without Breaking the Bank

We are continuing our look back on some of our favorite Spring travels from the last couple of years as we prepare for for this Spring’s grand adventure! Last year, after finding $39 flights, we traveled down for a quick trip to Orlando, Florida. With […]

Looking Back to Backpacking to Havasu Falls

Looking Back to Backpacking to Havasu Falls

As we are preparing for our three months on the road, we unfortunately don’t have much time to do exploring. Time that isn’t consumed with work, school, and raising a toddler is used planning our itinerary, preparing to move all our belongings, decide on housing […]

Looking Back on 2017 – A Special Announcement for 2018!

Looking Back on 2017 – A Special Announcement for 2018!

A Second a Day This year I have been working on a project where I take one second of video each day. At the end of each month, I then combine the clips to create a video journal montage. Each second recorded acts as a […]

Thanksgiving in Chicago

Thanksgiving in Chicago

When our friends, the Taylor and Hayley, invited us to join them for Thanksgiving this year, we jumped at the opportunity.  They live just outside of Chicago, while Taylor is working towards an MBA at Northwestern University. This close location to the city made it […]

Weekend Adventures in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Weekend Adventures in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Over the last semester, Kyle has been in deep with the search for the next step in his career. Among the companies on his list, was The Hershey Company. We were ecstatic when he received a job offer and excited when the company wanted us […]

Road Trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Road Trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

One of our favorite things to explore are National Parks. When we move to a new location or start researching a trip, one of the first things we do is to check out what National Parks are nearby. Upon moving to Indiana, we knew we […]

Adventures Around Island Park, Idaho

Adventures Around Island Park, Idaho

This summer my younger sister got married, which took our little family on a trip out to Utah to celebrate her marriage. Kyle stuck around for the wedding, but then had to return to his internship in Cincinnati, Ohio. Luckily, all of my work could […]

Big Family Adventures on the Oregon Coast

Big Family Adventures on the Oregon Coast

Every other year, the Frederiksen side bunks together in one house for a big family reunion. And when I say big, there are eleven adults and twelve kids ranging from 0 to 13 years old. The house is bursting at the seams! It is loud, […]

Backpacking with a Toddler Highlights

Backpacking with a Toddler Highlights

When Kyle and I first started dating, we quickly realized our mutual love of the outdoors. We had both grown up hiking, camping, and backpacking, and it didn’t take much of a discussion to determine that we were going to raise our family in the […]