15 photo-worthy stops in Grinnell, Iowa

Grinnell, Iowa, is an active and artsy college town. It's also one of the most picturesque places we discovered on our...

An inside look at the world famous Buckin’ Flamingo

With a name like the world famous Buckin' Flamingo and a mooing yellow truck with Conestoga wagon cover pulling a...

Pinter’s Gardens & Pumpkins near Decorah, Iowa

I remember as a kid the excitement I felt at the start of fall. I loved jumping in huge piles of freshly raked leaves...

Woo-hoo! Our updated travel blog is here!

After weeks of editing, cropping, categorizing and designing, our updated travel blog is here! So, what do you think?...

Eight trips to The Pioneer Woman Mercantile and we finally met the star of Pawhuska

Pawhuska, Oklahoma, has been home to several famous people. An Academy Award-winning actor, world-renowned bronze...

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We’re Steve and Ann Teget. We spent more than two decades in corporate America and public education before Ann’s health and Steve’s aversion to middle school girl drama convinced us to try something new. Now we are making the most of midlife and telling authentic stories about extraordinary travel. And yes, we send ourselves postcards.

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Tips for your visit to Prosecco Road: #4 Savor the food

When we were in Italy this summer tasting the bubbly wines along Prosecco Road, it was easy to be laser focused on the next wine tasting. However, to go to the Prosecco region and only concentrate on the wine would be a shame. That's because Valdobbiadene had some of...

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Happy Birthday, Meghan!

Today is our daughter Meghan's birthday. She is 24 which makes me feel so old. I know it's cliché, but it really does seem like yesterday that I was in my twenties, living in South Carolina and working as sports writer covering the first high school football game of...

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  • Not sure why they produce solid chocolate mice in Belgium. But we ate it anyway. .

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  • New post on the blog today about 15 photo-worthy stops in #grinnelliowa. This active, artsy town has so many cool places to see and things to do. Link in bio.
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  • Happy fall, y’all! #fall #pumpkins #pumpkinpatch
  • We are so excited to be partnering with @thechefandthedish using @parmigianoreggiano cheese. Can’t wait to meet @chef_paola_italy tomorrow and see what she has us cook up! Hope you’ll follow along. #lookforthedots #italiancooking #cheese #thechefandthedish #ad
  • Plane spotting in St. Maarten was a bucket list item for Steve. Checked it off in December 2016. .
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  • Can't wait for the colors to start changing in our backyard in Nebraska. #nebraska #fallfoilage #autumn #autumnleaves #seasons #autumnal #postcardjar #midlifetravel #travelblog #travel
  • Always stop and smell the roses. From our trip last fall to the Portland International Rose Test Garden. .

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  • Our first cooking class in Italy. Buonissimo! .
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Making the most of midlife.