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i think we may have started a new tradition for mothers day. or at least maybe i hope that its a yearly tradition. rewind – we were trying to figure out what we wanted to do to for mothers day and thinking maybe hiding out at home or going to pentwater? maybe chicago for the […]

mothers day weekend at the leland lodge

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it’s been a long long time since i’ve been able to go to an actual flea market. not only because of time but because of the michigan gross weather. aka there are no flea markets (worth going to) in michigan while it’s cold. during the winter i pay many visits to antique stores to get […]

Kane County Flea Market

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forgive me… wallet. i went a little crazy in Charleston, South Carolina shopping. I couldn’t help it though. the shops were AMAZING. i’m no minimalist. admittedly so. my first question when i’m out in the middle of nowhere is…where do these people shop!? there were so many wonderful things about Charleston and i’ll do one […]

Charleston Shopping Haul

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what a weekend. i mean like seriously. i’m going home because i have to. i am going kicking and screaming though because i am in my element here. the people are my people and the food is fantastic. i don’t wanna go home. i’m going to try and break this down as best i can. […]

weekend recap wine country edition

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surprise!!! we are in napa. it was a pseudo on a whim trip half planned half not. we had the flight and hotel booked for a while but seriously packed the morning we left and reserved everything on our cell phones. i felt very millennial about that. we arrived at 11am CA time which was […]

finally friday napa edition

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all my bags are packed. i’m not really ready to go back to the snow but i am excited to go sleep in my own bed. and i honestly need to eat lettuce for the next 3o days so i can at least fit back into my leggings. i thought i would give a little […]

dallas wrap up

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greetings from new mexico! i have had two days here packed full of conferences and a little bit of opportunity to see what is going on around this town. my co worker misty and i arrived here early afternoon on sunday and walked the town  of santa fe a little bit after we checked into […]

new mexico

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yesterday was our last day in the countryside of tuscany. we had breakfast at the B & B then packed up and headed into florence with our new friends. we found a place to park about half a mile from the actual city and enjoyed a rocky walk down to the city. we walked around […]

florence

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I can’t believe it’s already time to move on from Switzerland. Although I will say i’m ready for a change of scenery. the swiss countryside (and french for that matter) have been stunning but i’m ready to get to a new country, a new cuisine and a new group of people. we spent our final […]

last day in switzerland

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Yesterday we left montreux and headed back to geneva to pick up our rental car. after finally making it out of the city (that was really scary) we decided to take the path through france over to gruyere. i know it was like a major major back track but we wanted to see the french […]

Saturday in Gruyere

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we leave our little lovely hotel in montreux today and head to our next adventure in gruyere! i’m super nervous because we are renting a car and driving from montreux > geneva > gruyere > florence > chianti > rome (dropping car off at rome airport). say a little prayer for us if you think […]

final day in montreux

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have i said that switzerland is gorgeous yet? switzerland is absolutely gorgeous. it is one of those places where honestly there is not a lot going on so you just wander. we have learned that concierge people or maybe it’s just the lady at this hotel messes with you. everything she has sent us on has […]

when in Switzerland

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I'm abigail albers

Wife and mother, antique shopper, entrepreneur, gardener, sheep lady, sequin enthusiast and your Midwest Martha Stewart Wannabe. 

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