After a month of travel across the US we’re back on the west coast!
I wish I were still on the road, but I’m happy to be reunited with my little cat, Juniper. She stayed at the house while we were away and we had a good friend come over every day to take care of her and to hang out with her. She was so so happy to see us, but it kind of made me feel bad because she must have missed us so much from the way she’s been acting. She was glued to me the first few days back at home.
So what we’re we doing traveling for a month?
Over the next few months I’m planning on posting photos from the trip and wedding. I want to do a post for each of the main attractions we saw along with photos from all over Route 66. I’m kind of excited to get back to blogging! I felt burned out by it a few months before the trip, but I think maybe I just needed a break from it.
Our friend, D.J., performed the wedding ceremony. The night before the wedding Eric and I went to a local amusement park in PA call Knoebels. Eight friends who were in town for the wedding went to Knoebels with us and we had such a fun night! My best friend Aaron and I went on a ride call the Tilt-A-Whirl with D.J. The ride tilts and whirls you around and around in a circle on an incline. As we were tilting and whirling around in the dark with bright lights flashing I declared that this was the best bachelorette party ever! Girls night!…three girls and seven guys.
Most of the food at the wedding was homemade aside from the veggie burgers. Eric and I took control of the grill and served our wedding guests. Now we want to buy a grill for our house! All I can think about are grilled veggie burgers, roasted corn and kabobs with pineapple on them!
I managed to snap a few shots of some of the food I ate while in PA. In central PA, where I was staying, there aren’t many options for vegans/vegetarians if you want to go out to eat. Luckily there’s the college town of Lewisburg that has a cafe with two vegan lunch options. Cherry Alley Cafe used to have some amazing burritos! Vegan and all! I was really disappointed to find that they did away with awesome-burrito. They did have some vegan cookies though. I used to always get their iced chai tea with soy milk too. The barista there was actually kind enough to tell me that the chai mix isn’t vegan. Boo!! I’m assuming there’s dry milk in it. Make your own chai mix, Cherry Alley! Some spices and some grinding and BAM!…chai tea.
My mom did take me to a grocery store to stock up on some avocados, tofu and refried beans though! I usually live on bean burritos when I travel!
Remember my turtle lamp?
I’m here! And so is spring! I’ve been gone, but don’t think I haven’t been doing exciting things. Last week I took a trip to Pennsylvania. I didn’t tell my sister I was flying in so she was quite surprised! My sister is pregnant now so it was soo good to see her! I felt the baby kick too. It’s really exciting. I can’t wait to be an aunt. We spent quite a bit of time with my parents and my brother-in-law too. We went out to eat, bought some Italian ice AND had a surprise baby shower for my sister! I have tons of photos to share with you over the next few weeks.
Today after work I took a quick jaunt to the thrift store. I came home with some awesome finds!
Happy Father’s Day Dad! And Happy Father’s Day to all dads out there! I hope everyone had a great day. I may be on the other side of the country but I send my love back east!
I’ve been trying to organize my growing postcard collection. I’ve scanned and uploaded many of them to my Flickr account. You can find them here!
I’ve separated the postcard into the following categories…jackalopes, squirrels, chipmunks, map postcards, and just postcard collection. Postcard collection is just a mix of all of my vintage postcards.
Here are just a few of my favorites!