• Packing Tips
    Tips Travel

    Packing Tips for a Backpack

    A few days before we left on our big trip, Mat and I each had a test run packing our new backpacks. On previous trips we have borrowed travel backpacks from family (thanks Sarah!) but…

    May 12, 2016
  • Payette Brewing Boise

    Payette Brewing – Boise

    Ever since Lacey and I moved to downtown Boise, we’ve been looking for a coffee shop, pub, or restaurant to adopt as “our place”.  You know, similar to how on TV shows like Friends,…

    May 4, 2016
  • Collaboration with Speak Your Silence

    Collaboration with Speak Your Silence

    A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to volunteer for a collaboration with Speak Your Silence. My lovely friend Laura (who happens to also be an amazing personal stylist) asked if I would…

    April 26, 2016
  • Beach Sand Cabo

    Get Free Stuff for Paying Your Bills

    I’ll admit it.  At this point, I feel super entitled to free stuff.  I’ve put in a lot of time learning how to capitalize on credit card rewards points and now I can’t wrap…

    April 21, 2016
  • 2016 Goals

    Checking in on our 2016 Game Plan

    We figured since it’s over a quarter of the way through the year, now would be a good time to check in on the 2016 game plan we set at the beginning of the…

    April 13, 2016
  • Final Four 2016 NRG Stadium Houston, TX
    Rewards Points Travel

    Go to the Final Four for $200

    For as long as I can remember I’ve dreamed of going to the men’s NCAA basketball Final Four.  Maybe it’s due to the fact that these games are always crazy exciting, or maybe it’s…

    April 7, 2016
  • Date Night Boise, ID

    Ditching the Normal Date Night

    Mat and I love “ditching the normal” anything. Hence the name of our blog. That means ditching the normal way to travel, ditching society’s views on how we should live, ditching the normal wedding…

    March 20, 2016