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Girl’s Day At The Ringling Museum

The Ringling Museum has been on my list of places to visit all summer. This 66-acre estate is more than a one-note museum of circus history, and It takes you on a journey of what life was like as a member of the Ringling Circus. Visitors are also given a […]

The Best Places to Roller Skate In Tampa Bay

Roller Skating saved my sanity in 2020. The world was on the brink of shutting down and I found myself in the United Skates Pro Shop trying on roller skates for the first time in my adult life. I rolled out the door in a pair of pink glitter roller […]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – August 2021

August Rose & Thorns – A monthly recap of the highs and lows experienced throughout each month. Rose: Running Faster Than Ever The Florida temperatures are ungodly hot in August, making running less than ideal. But here I am, running around the neighborhood like I’m training for a marathon. For […]

20 Questions With Karissa

Do You Have Any Upcoming Trips Planned? I do! In October, Aaron and I are planning to camp in the Yellowstone National Park. This will be our first time camping together and the most time we’ve spent exploring one National Park. I’m nervous and excited.  Current Favorite TV Show? My […]


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