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Project Discover Week #20
2017-06-23 11:12
Hello from Indy! I arrived in Indianapolis on Wednesday evening for BlogHouse, an annual travel blogging mastermind weekend created by the folks of Travel Blog Success. I’m going to… Read More
3 Hot Coffee Shops In Washington, DC
2017-06-21 11:23
Washington DC is brimming with unique, local coffee shops. Having visited many coffee shops throughout DC, I am going to highlight three must see shops next time you visit our nation&rsquo&hellip…Read More
Project Discover Week #19
2017-06-16 14:37
Hey Phoenix, we’re back! Well sort of.  Tonight is Boise, tomorrow Provo, Sunday Vegas (baby!) and Monday Phoenix! Portland, it’s been fun. Not really. That’s you… Read More
Currently June 2017
2017-06-13 11:02
Currently | 6.13.17 Watching | Wonder Woman! > Summer movies are here! And I had been waiting a very long time for Wonder Woman, go see it!  We also caught a few other movies a… Read More
2017-06-10 11:46
Before I write a single word I just want to say how AWESOME Wonder Woman is! Go see it. And if you can see it Dolby Atmos – do it! It was everything my inner little girl who worshipe… Read More
2017-06-07 12:01
Working at home. It’s the dream, right? Maybe. Being your own boss, setting your own hours, and choosing what you work on. All that sounds awesome. But what people don’t real… Read More
2017-06-06 11:01
I started this series because I enjoyed reading my friend Natalie’s monthly accounts of how she was doing with her own blog, Cosmos Mariners. I knew it would be a good way to have so… Read More
2017-06-05 11:05
Blogging conference season is well under way.  There are a ton of conference guides out there and I wouldn’t dare to duplicate them, but I haven’t seen one out there for int… Read More
2017-06-03 16:25
Last week when I wrote my week #16 Project Discover update, if you were sitting next to me and bet me $100 that I would see Baywatch on the big screen, I would have taken that bet. And I… Read More
2017-05-31 11:04
I wanted to go on a vacation where I do all the things I wanted without spending a fortune on everything but enjoying myself. I was tired of spending money on expensive hotels, flights, trav… Read More
Project Discover Week #16
2017-05-27 19:25
Week by week is different here. On the road last year travel from place to place, it made sense that our environment and our schedule was always in flux. After nearly four months here in P… Read More
Price Of Procrastination
2017-05-24 11:01
This post is originally published on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog by Kelly Soderlund and Meg Ellis, on March 8, 2017. Let’s face it: procrastination is almost as American as pie. M… Read More
A San Francisco Weekend For Foodies
2017-05-22 11:04
Whenever I chat with people about weekend trips, I often hear about trips to Vegas, trips to LA, etc. You people are missing out! A San Francisco weekend chock full of food exploits is the p… Read More
Project Discover Week #15
2017-05-19 22:33
Before I dive into this week’s update, I wanted to highlight a sale that began yesterday. Going on now until Sunday, May 21st (11:59 p.m. PT), you can use the coupon code MAY28 to re… Read More
J’adore #70 – Summertime Reading
2017-05-17 11:32
Summertime reading is right around the corner! I grew up in a family of bookworms, you can still find my parents with their noses in their books and even though I don’t read as much as… Read More
My San Francisco Guide
2017-05-16 11:09
I get lots of questions about San Francisco so I decided to put together all the posts that I’ve written about one of the best cities in the world do that you’ll have the infor… Read More
Currently May 2017
2017-05-15 11:02
Currently | 5.15.17 Watching | Guardians of the Galaxy. > Summer movies have started and I am thrilled! We just saw Guardians and will catch the latest Aliens. There are so many mov… Read More
Project Discover Week #14
2017-05-12 11:30
It’s been a weird week. Hawaii is 3 hours behind the West Coast, so jetlag shouldn’t be too much of an issue, but somehow it has been. I think part of it might be that we came… Read More
Monthly Blog Goals: May 2017
2017-05-08 13:09
I can’t believe how fast this past month flew by! I feel like this series is helping me stay accountable on certain items, but I’m still lagging a bit. That’s going to ch… Read More
Project Discover Week #13
2017-05-05 22:51
Our mission in taking a vacation to Kauai was total relaxation. So I’m afraid there won’t be a post on places to see and things to do on this gorgeous island. The places I saw… Read More
How To Spend A Weekend In Charlotte
2017-05-03 11:12
Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with Hotel Planner. As always, all experiences and opinions are my own. The South is steeped in history that spans much more than Southern… Read More
Great Mexican Restaurants In San Francisco
2017-05-01 11:34
Cinco de Mayo is on the horizon so I thought I would share a list of some of my favorite Mexican restaurants in San Francisco. Whether you love tacos, burritos or anything with mole sauce, S… Read More
Project Discover Week #12
2017-04-28 22:32
When I say it’s been a hell of a week, let me tell you, it’s been one hell of a week! I don’t know who was more nervous going to take the PMP certification exam, me or M… Read More
Hawaii Collection – Oh My, Hawaii!
2017-04-24 11:27
I’ve been blessed to have been to Hawaii four times in the last couple of years (and I am due for another trip).  There is nothing quite like this island paradise. It breath-takin… Read More
2017-04-21 11:04
Have you ever dreamed of living on a houseboat? I have! I love the water and for most of my adult life, I have lived very close to some water source.  When we go on our walks along th… Read More
J’adore #69 – Travel Gear Edition 3
2017-04-20 11:07
I’m thrilled to bring you a new edition of J’adore, my series on my favorite internet finds. This one is focused on travel gear and travel related products.  Who would hav… Read More
Currently April 2017
2017-04-18 11:17
Currently | 4.18.17 Watching | Fate of the Furious. > Anyone who knows me really well knows that I am a Fast & Furious fangirl.  I have loved this franchise since the begin… Read More
Project Discover Week #10
2017-04-14 11:20
Project Discover is my weekly series originating from my 2017 word of the year, discover. Besides looking for a job I am focused on three things: Discover(ing) Portland Discover(ing) Exe… Read More
My Blog Income
2017-04-13 07:02
Before I jump into the meat and potatoes of what my blog income is, I want to draw your attention to a FLASH SALE that is taking place for the next four days. I will go into more detail in… Read More
Top 5 Things To Eat In Richmond
2017-04-11 11:34
Image via Flickr by Bill Dickinson. Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with Hotel Planner. As always, all experiences and opinions are my own. Richmond is steeped in Americ… Read More
Project Discover Week #9
2017-04-07 23:24
We spent most of the week boiling in Phoenix. There was a 40-degree temperature difference between Portland and Phoenix and that’s way too much for Mr. Misadventures and I! Also… Read More
Monthly Blog Goals: April 2017
2017-04-06 11:04
The fact that my only priority right now is focusing on my job search, I’m left with plenty of time to work on the blog and all the things involved with keeping a healthy blog going… Read More
Project Discover Week #8
2017-03-31 23:15
As a reminder, Project Discover was spawned from my 2017 word of the year, discover. My main life priority right now is finding a new professional adventure.  After a year-long sabbat… Read More
5 Awesome Things To Photograph In Osaka
2017-03-28 11:28
Image via Flickr by jpellgen. Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with InterContinental Hotels Group. As always, all experiences and opinions are my own. I’ve often wr… Read More
The Power Of LinkedIn For Bloggers
2017-03-27 14:10
LinkedIn is a powerful social media network that can get you work! No longer a resume site, having a LinkedIn profile can open more doors than you think. The key? A good profile – on… Read More
Project Discover Week #7
2017-03-25 00:50
I promised myself after last week’s cake photo that I wouldn’t distract you with food photos, but when it comes to this week, it is apropos. Mr. Misadventures and I are saying… Read More
Get Your Sports On In Arlington
2017-03-20 11:10
Image via Flickr by Scott Ableman. Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with InterContinental Hotels Group. As always, all experiences and opinions are my own. I’m goin… Read More
Project Discover Week #6
2017-03-17 11:05
This week we are discovering the inside of a hotel room! Remember that little trouble we ran into in the snow in Idaho our last week on the road? Well, our RV is now in the shop getting re… Read More
Currently March 2017
2017-03-16 11:04
I’m kind of currently dreaming of Paris but what else is new! Currently | 3.16.17 Watching | Top Chef  & Movies. > I finished Top Chef Season 14.  I was in it unt… Read More
Project Discover Week #5
2017-03-10 11:42
Since we arrived in Portland on February 1st, every week seems a little different.  It’s hard to get into a routine, which would usually be just fine, but Mr. Misadventures is s… Read More
Wonderfully Wanderful
2017-03-09 11:02
Read on to find out how to get your chance at 1 of 10 free memberships to Wanderful’s travel community! I have a confession to make. I haven’t done any solo travel.  Yes… Read More
Project Escape Recap: By The Numbers
2017-03-07 11:32
Last week I shared the trip highlights from our year on the road living in an RV, an event otherwise known as Project Escape.  This week I wanted to share some of the numbers involved i… Read More
Monthly Blog Goals: March 2017
2017-03-06 11:33
I may not be doing a lot of discovering of Portland or exercise, but the third leg of the triangle known as Project Discover is getting plenty of attention. I am currently spending a nice… Read More
Project Discover Week #4
2017-03-03 11:40
We hit our one month anniversary in Portland! Arriving here we have had a bit of baptism by fire. It has rained almost every day we’ve been here for some part of the day. My family w… Read More
36 Hours In Anaheim – Eat, Play And Stay
2017-03-02 11:31
Image via Flickr by Aaron Paxson. Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with InterContinental Hotels Group. As always, all experiences and opinions are my own. Are you heading… Read More
Project Escape Recap: Trip Highlights
2017-02-28 11:21
Making the decision to pull the plug on our current life to take a sabbatical wasn’t easy.  But once we decided Project Escape was a go, things moved fast. We sold our house, ou… Read More
Project Discover Week #3
2017-02-24 21:41
It was a week out of the norm for us.  Or at least the norm we developed the first two weeks of living in Portland. The holiday on Monday definitely slowed down the job hunt.  Th… Read More
3 RV Parks Near National Parks
2017-02-22 00:06
Not actually our RV, but you get the picture! We were so lucky to have visited twenty-one national park sites during our one year on the road. In my experience, when it comes to traveling b… Read More
Three RV Parks Near National Parks
2017-02-22 00:06
Not actually our RV, but you get the picture! We were so lucky to have visited twenty-one national park sites during our one year on the road. In my experience, when it comes to traveling b… Read More
Project Discover Week #2
2017-02-17 11:22
Is it weird that I like the sound of airplanes taking off and landing? Or seeing them do the same? We live near the airport and I love hearing and seeing the planes leave for some far off… Read More
Project Discover Week #1
2017-02-10 21:58
Now that we are stationary and no longer wandering in the RV, the new endeavor, Project Discover commences! For our first full week in Portland the big focus was our job search. Monday mo… Read More
Monthly Blog Goals: February 2017
2017-02-08 19:24
I figure the only way I’m going to stay accountable to my Project Discover plans is to put some of my blogging goals out there. I’ve been blogging eight-and-one-half years and… Read More
Zion National Park In The Winter
2017-02-07 23:08
Our last little adventure before settling into Portland was visiting Zion National Park for two weeks. I feel so blessed to have been able to spend a significant amount of time in so many Na… Read More
My Blogging Tools – How I Get It Done
2017-01-31 20:26
Over the eight and a half years that Misadventures with Andi has been around, I’ve had a lot of people ask me about what blogging tools I use to make the magic happen. To be honest… Read More
America’s Treasure – National Parks
2017-01-30 15:09
[Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Application ESTA, but all opinions and experiences are my own.] One of the greatest gifts my year-long sabbatical has provided is a new found lov… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #54 – Zion/On The Road
2017-01-27 11:03
Horse Stud Rock near Page, AZ. We have begun our final ascent north to Portland. (Say it isn’t so!) The weather from now until February 1st looks good along our route so we are hoping… Read More
Project DISCOVER Is Sahale Inspired
2017-01-23 11:11
DISCLOSURE: This post is brought to you by Sahale Snacks.  All opinions and food I eat are of my own choosing, but Sahale Snacks is seriously a huge part of our life! It’s such… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #53 – Zion
2017-01-20 11:12
So Zion. As you know from last week’s Weekly Wanderings we visited Zion National Park on Thursday in the rain to scope out shooting locations. On Friday it rained in the morning so… Read More
Joshua Tree National Park
2017-01-16 11:41
Joshua Tree National Park is well loved by people in Southern California and it’s famous for its stars. Mr. Misadventures and I spent a long weekend in Palm Springs in 2011 and visit… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #52 – Las Vegas/Zion
2017-01-14 02:49
52 weeks! Is it possible that we have been on the road one year? It is truly hard to fathom. I’m writing part of this post from the Starbucks in St. George, Utah because it’s (… Read More
Bosque Del Apache Redux
2017-01-11 11:17
The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is one of the many hidden gems in the National Park portfolio, I’ve been constantly amazed by the beauty that is every where in the Unite… Read More
Happy New Year 2017 – Word Of The Year
2017-01-09 11:23
Photo credit: Jerry Kiesewetter It’s that time of year again. When I look back on similar posts I have written the past four years I am amused and surprised. For one, choosing REFINE… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #51 – Palm Springs
2017-01-07 01:02
Mr. Misadventures taking test shots at the Arch in Joshua Tree National Park. This is it. Our last 30 days. Next week we will have been on the road a full year! (We don’t count the tw… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #50 – Palm Springs
2016-12-30 11:25
It’s the last weekend of 2016, can you believe it??!! I hope your Christmas holiday was everything that you wanted it to be.  As for Mr. Misadventures and I, it was nothing sho… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #49 – Surprise AZ
2016-12-25 01:35
Merry Christmas Eve! The BIG day is tomorrow. Months of shopping and prepping and planning will be over. I for one will be happy to see it go although to be honest I have been out of the… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #48 – Elephant Butte
2016-12-16 22:45
Wind blown sand at White Sands National Monument. Photo credit: Sel & Poivre Photography After (mostly) ten days of laziness in Key West and then seven days driving (eight days total as… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #47 – On The Road
2016-12-09 20:11
We traveled on I-10 West for daaaayyyyyssss…….  We hit it last Friday when we drove through Tampa. We stayed in North Tampa that evening. Then Tallahassee on Saturday.&n&hellip…Read More
San Francisco For The Holidays
2016-12-05 11:54
San Francisco for the holidays doesn’t get any better! So if you are in the city this holiday season, you might want to check out the following things to do, see, eat or drink. Thin… Read More
Rocket Launch(!) At Kennedy Space Center
2016-11-30 11:04
Rocket Launch! United Launch Alliance Atlas V GOES-R. Photo credit: Sel & Poivre Photography After visiting Kennedy Space Center for the first time two weeks prior, Mr. Misadventures an… Read More
Super Duper 2016 Holiday Gift Guide
2016-11-28 09:04
Catchy  name, right?! My plan was to do individual post for bloggers, for travelers, for foodies, but then I thought, “hey, I’m all those things” and I believe it&r&hellip…Read More
Weekly Wanderings #45 – Key West
2016-11-25 11:02
I hope all my American friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday.  For my friends in Paris and beyond, hope it was a good Thursday We tried to go to the beach.  And we suc… Read More
RV Eating For The Holidays
2016-11-20 11:03
DISCLOSURE: This post is brought to you by Lucerne® Dairy Farmstand and Safeway.  All opinions and holiday meals I eat are of my own choosing, but these guys brought a little bit… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #44 – Ft. Myers
2016-11-18 11:03
Florida alligators in the Everglades. Photo credit: Sel & Poivre Photography It’s been a super fun, jam-packed week! Monday we visited the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, a 2.25 mile n… Read More
Yellowstone Redux
2016-11-14 16:12
Photo credit: Sel & Poivre Photography We really enjoyed our 10-day visit to Yellowstone National Park in May so we felt doubly blessed and privileged to be able to spend an additional… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #43 – Ft. Myers
2016-11-12 20:21
When I last left you we were headed to Orlando for a Freightliner appointment. That appointment was for a 2-3 hour service beginning at 9 a.m. We left at 4:30! The bright spot of our day w… Read More
5 Places To Eat Oysters In San Francisco
2016-11-09 10:53
It’s oyster season in San Francisco! And, along with the dungeness crab season that comes later in November, it is one of my favorite times of year in the Bay Area! San Francisco is lu… Read More
Weekly Wanderings #41 – Red Bay
2016-10-28 18:32
Our third week in Red Bay.  And the last. We should be staying longer, but if we did we would lose our minds. So we’re giving up some minor items we had on our wishlist and one… Read More

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