Utah and the Big 5 National Parks

At the height of the pandemic in 2020, we did the only reasonable thing… We packed our bags, cooked our food, iced down the beer coolers and hit the road for wide, open spaces and almost no people. It was glorious! So many people have asked about our trip and just how we did it,…

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Road Trip Meal Planning

I know some of you read that title and were like, “yeah, Kathryn, it’s called an oxymoron.” Most of the time when we travel, it’s a combination of food we take, food we buy and food we eat at friends’ houses. Enter, a global pandemic. When we decided to embark on a 9-day road trip…

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I’m Going to France…and I Want You With Me!

Ten years ago, I shared this monumental trip with you on the blog (yes, I’ve been blogging forever). And, if you read my book, you know that I chat about France in chapter one. Our visit to France and the many spiritual mountaintops really did help prepare my heart when we were sucker punched with…

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A Little Pilgrimage

Texas Forever

A couple of summers ago, our family ventured around the state of Texas in search of BBQ and Jesus (it’s all in my upcoming book, y’all!) and we had a blast. So, when Ave Maria reached out and asked if I’d share my favorite site in celebration of a new book by Marge Steinhage Fenelon,…

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The Trip We Didn’t Know We Needed, Helloooooo California!

California

In November, when’s Scott’s boss (and our former pastor) was named the new Bishop-Elect of Monterey, California, we were equal parts elated and sad. It’s never easy to let another good priest go, but our country and our world are in dire need of the good and holy ones like Bishop Danny. At first we…

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