"People who are gluten free get a lot of hate, but I really respect them for going against the grain."-Anonymous I know what you're thinking, "Courtney, why the hell would YOU be gluten free??" Trust me, folks, it's not by choice. At the beginning of the month I ended up extremely sick for over a… Continue reading What Do You Mean No Bread?
"The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table with family and friends." -Anonymous Ah spring. What a beautiful time of year with the flowers in bloom, tree pollen coating our cars yellow, and noses sniffling nonstop. Add the plague to the mix and spring of 2020 is a wild one, that's for sure. Easter… Continue reading Enough with the Sweatpants Already
“You don’t want to be complacent. You always want to be ahead of the curve”-Dr. Anthony Fauci We're all going through it. Well, those of us that don't work an essential job. Quarantine. Our way of life has changed. I was furloughed. Alex's schedule has become a one week on, one week off. It's a… Continue reading Take it Seriously, Folks
“Go where you feel most alive.”-Anonymous I think we can all agree that 2020 sucks. From countries on fire, to the potential of World War 3, and now a plague 2020 can kiss my ass. We wanted the Roaring Twenties, before the stock markets crashed. Guess we're just skipping ahead. Doesn't help that in the… Continue reading Time to Avoid Everyone
“If you could read my mind, you wouldn’t be smiling.”― Tamara Ireland Stone, Every Last Word Disclaimer: This is a serious post about a serious topic. Don't care about it? Then don't read it. Find something else around the blog to snack on. There are some updates at the end of the post about upcoming travel and… Continue reading Well at Least I’m Functioning
“You can’t make everyone happy. You’re not cheese.”– Anonymous I don't see a point to live without cheese. Even as someone who cannot physically handle dairy, you'll have to pry cheese from my cold dead hands and even then I'll come back to haunt your cheese stealing ass. Seriously though, it makes things just better. Having… Continue reading Read This When You’re NOT Hungry
“Friends are relatives you make for yourself.”- Eustache Deschamps Girl's days are the best, aren't they? Being constantly on the go, I don't get out with my girl friends as much as I'd like to. Thankfully, we were able to make it happen yesterday. Sometimes, a break in life with good female company, drinks, and… Continue reading Sun’s Shining, Let’s Head Out
Hi y'all. You might have noticed the new tab on the site, might not have. I've been considering it for a bit now, but Life of Dyes will be a little more of the personal side to our lives outside of the traveling and food. Read, don't read it. It's up to you. We live… Continue reading Life of Dyes
On Saturday. A week after we signed the lease on the house. Yes, we got a house. No, we weren't originally planning to move so quickly. Yes, we are insane. A week to pack and move. I grew up in a military family. This shouldn't be too hard (I say while panicking). So, last week… Continue reading We’re Moving!
“The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.” -Jack Adam Weber Breaks. We all need them. So what better time to have one than right after the holidays? Running away from all responsibilities right after the busiest time of year is glorious. It's a notoriously slow weekend for travel and the deals… Continue reading Run Away with Me (…for the weekend)