2018 Italy Planning: October Edition

So it honestly doesn't feel like I have done much this month so far but I think I have our itinerary more or less down and now just need to do some more research with final tweaks and prices. We arrive in Rome on December 27th at 11:35 am. That gives us time to pick [...]

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Bucket Lists

I love making lists. I make lists for everything: groceries, weekly to dos, trip planning, packing, future goals, upcoming blog posts, you name it! I love the satisfaction of crossing items off a list. Heck, I'll even retroactively put something on a list that I already completed just to see it on there to cross [...]

#28. Peplos Kore from the Acropolis

Art Historical Background Essentially the kore (pl. korai) is the female version of the kouros, except she isn't nude. And, like the kouroi, the korai are believed to be commemorative offerings to the gods, and also used to show off a family's prestige. This particular kore comes from the Acropolis (part of the AP Art [...]

2018 Fall & Winter Travel

Shockingly enough, we are NOT traveling for Thanksgiving, even though we still have the whole week off. Instead we are: HOSTING Thanksgiving. Terrifying indeed. But Will and I figured that it would be nice considering it's the first Thanksgiving in our house and my family's mainstay Thanksgiving host is traveling for the holiday. That left [...]