Megan + Joe California Pacific Coast Highway Roadtrip


This past week Joe and I along with my little brother Michael road tripped up the Pacific Coast Highway 1 (PCH 1) from San Diego to San Francisco! We had just the very best time! Joe and I had been planning this trip for awhile and planned to do it sometime in 2016. My little […]

Melissa’s St. Pete Beach Vacation


For my 25th birthday, instead of a simple, traditional present, my mama decided to take me to the beach! She always has a way of taking something that could be just another ordinary day (or birthday, in my case) and making it extra special. This was no exception. So after figuring out how to cover […]

Jambo From KENYA!


Jambo (hello) from Kenya! After a horrendously stressful 3 day trip full of bumps in the road, our team finally arrived in Kenya on Saturday — and only a few hours behind our scheduled time (MIRACLE!!!). It seems like every time I get off the plane in Kenya it gets sweeter. This place is home […]

Weekend Getaway: Canopy Crew Tree House at Red River Gorge


Joe and I celebrate four years of marriage this past week on November 11th! When everyone says that time flies, they weren’t lying! I have no idea where the last four years went!! We have always gifted travel to each other rather than things on special occasions and this year was no exception! We had […]

Weekend at Biltmore Estate – Asheville, NC

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This past weekend I was in Asheville with my mom, my aunt, and 2 of my cousins. My Aunt Julie, for my 21st birthday (I’m 24), promised to take a girls trip with her daughters and my mom and me. I honestly didn’t even realize we never did it until a few months ago when […]

Ohio Fall Getaway – Sugar Creek, OH – Amish Country


This past weekend Joe and I went on a little weekend getaway to Sugar Creek, Ohio for some fall family fun! This is about a 3 1/2 hour drive north from Cincinnati and it is a perfect inexpensive getaway for girlfriends, couples, and families! This whole weekend we learned about the Amish culture and their […]

Our #InfluenceConf Recap!

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Ok — you might want to grab a cup of coffee for this post…because it might be a little lengthy! But worth it! This past weekend was a whirlwind of beauty, inspiration, mess, read-your-mail, dig deeper, get weirder, pursue harder, meet new friends, spur each other on, authenticity, Kingdom-come, love-Jesus-more type stuff. (That sentence is so […]

Charleston, SC – A Travel Guide


Okay so this past week Joe had a business trip in Charleston, SC. Now, I LOVE Charleston, as a kid we vacationed a lot in Isle of Palms, SC so I knew if there was any way with my work schedule I wanted to join in on this trip and I am so happy it […]

Everyday Affairs

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Life lately has been full of lots of excitement! While Megan is in Kenya loving on the babies and making sure all of Waweza’s ducks are in a row, Melissa has been keeping busy here at home — hanging out with friends, working lots, and becoming an aunt to the world’s sweetest, most adorable little […]

Hello From Kenya! {update 3}

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Hello again from across the world in Kenya! I’m going to jump right into today’s blog! Last week we went on a two day safari to Masai Mara, which is a very large game park about seven hours from where we live here in Kakamega. We went on safari for the first time last year […]

Hello From Kenya! {update 2}

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Okay WOW!! It’s been a whirlwind in Kenya since I last posted. Time goes so much faster here. We have just loved having our sweet team of friends & family here and we are sad to be sending them back to America today. 🙁 It has been so precious to me to have loads of […]

Hello From Kenya! {update 1}

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WOW!! Joe and I just arrived in Kenya this week. It’s hard to really describe how at home and content it feels to be here. We arrived after a lovely 42 hours of travel and Joe and I literally dropped our luggage, hopped straight on a piki piki (motorbike) from our hotel, and headed directly […]

Melissa’s Hilton Head Trip Recap

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Saturday night my family and I returned from a week at the beach and it was so much fun! We went to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina with a bunch of our extended family. Hilton Head has always been one of my favorite places to take family vacation – mainly because it brings back […]

Megan’s Florida + Bahama Trip Recap

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I turned 25 on May 8th! WOW…25! I felt like this was the first birthday that really made me feel like an aging adult. Now this may seem dramatic, but to me 25 felt like a big deal. Thus we wanted to do it up! Since Joe and I have been married we have always […]

Everyday Affairs

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Hello, friends! Our Everyday Affairs have been lots of fun the past few days. The two of us have been doing life in seperate states this past weekend and this week.. (we totally sound like a married couple, but lo and behold Megan actually has a husband that she hangs out with, too 😉 haha!) […]