Help Build The Spiral Collective


I love small businesses, especially when they are the idea and passion of one of my friends. When Kait (from Chickadee Says) shared her vision to create The Spiral Collective, I immediately wanted to help her make that possible! She is so passionate about this concept and I know it will be a benefit to [...]

8 Tips for Planning a Cycling Vacation


When we decided to plan a cycling trip through France, I didn’t know anyone else who had done this type of trip. I knew I liked to ride my bike and liked to travel, so surely the two would fit nicely together. I also knew I didn’t want a group tour, where I would be [...]

Adventures in France: Finishing in Bordeaux

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We’re finally at the end of the cycling tour in this recap series. In case you missed it, we spent the first few weeks of September in France, which included an 7-day cycling tour of the Bordeaux region. You can catch up on all my recaps here. We left off last week with two days [...]

Adventures in France: Saint Emilion


Are you ready for more about our cycling trip through Bordeaux? In case you missed the earlier posts, let me give you the quick summary. We started our ride from Bordeaux to Saint Macaire (40 miles), staying one night in this walled, medieval village. Next we rode from Saint Macaire to Sainte-Gemme (21 miles), with [...]