Category: Travels

How to Spend Two Nights on Catalina Island

The only word that comes to mind when I think of Catalina Island is enchanting. This place is the best-kept gem of California – we felt a world away and couldn’t believe we only were 26 miles off the coast! We put a lot of time into planning how to…

The $18 Travel Jewelry Organizer That You Need

We’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately, with vacation (I shared part one of our trip last week!) and lots of back-and-forth trips to my hometown for family stuff. While I generally despise packing, all these trips have given me a good excuse to update some of my travel…

Disney Vacation Snaps From My iPhone

HELLO! How the hell are ya? After several days away on vacation, it feels good to be back … minus the whole sore throat/head cold thing that I’m battling, but overall I’m happy to get back in the swing of things. 😉 ICYMI, we were away at Disney World last…

Makeup and Beauty Items I Never Travel Without

Packing is top-of-mind this week because we leave for Florida on Sunday! Yay! … But, want to know a secret? I HATE to pack. It’s literally one of my least-favorite tasks right behind laundry. That’s why I have to start doing it about a week before we leave because I…

lately on instagram @whatkarlysaid

  • To my #foreverweddingdate: thanks for always standing by my side, letting me dress you up once in a while, and posing for pictures outside my childhood home like it’s high school graduation day. I love you so much. 😂❤️ #marriedlife #fridayfeels
  • It has been 84 years since it stopped raining in Wisconsin, so it seemed necessary to document the occasion. 💁🏼‍♀️ #thursdayvibes #loveloft
  • #Bookworms, rejoice! This is our kinda day! 📚 On #WorldBookDay, I simply want to say thank you to all authors. Your characters, stories and words change my life daily, and I can’t imagine a life without them. Happy reading to all! #bookstagram
  • “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Alice, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
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@Disneyland is full of hidden scenes and little details. This area in particular, right around the corner from Fantasyland, was my favorite of them all! Maybe because we were there early before the crowds came pouring in, or maybe I was taking a moment to be nostalgic ... either way this was the first time in a few months that I felt happy and 100% myself. Perhaps that’s the magic of Disney that Walt always talked about.  #adultsatdisney #disneyland
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Do you ever experience quiet moments of total content while on vacation, no matter where you are?
  • Catalina Island is nothing short of enchanting. ☀️ #catalinacasino #vacationmode #frommyview
  • California vacation part one: ☑️. Thanks for the magic, memories and OG nostalgia Disneyland! #adultsatdisney #toontown #wallsofdisney