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We're Ben and Kelly Zugay, and we're on a mission to live small and give big!

Since 2015, we've been on a renovating and decorating our well-loved 800 square foot condo — our home on Harvest!

When we're not biking, hiking, kayaking, and enjoying beautiful western Wisconsin, Ben is a a university-level entrepreneurship educator and I'm a small business owner.

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Last week, Ben and I traveled to California to attend his cousin’s wedding in Camarillo! We took a long weekend to travel from Los Angeles to Camarillo, and we shared lots of adventures along the way! For a quick peek at all we did, here is a fun video:  Our journey began in Los Angeles, […]


While I love summer, for the past few years, spring has become my favorite season. Before I worked for myself, I had to go outside year-round; I had to commute to work every day. Nowadays, though, I don’t necessarily have to go outside — which is good and bad. Good, because it’s so, so cold outside! Bad, because I […]


A few weeks ago, I decided to give up Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat for few weeks. After turning 30 in December, I really wanted to challenge myself to do what I love as often as possible. Time away from social media has given me an opportunity to explore what I do love — being present, […]


Back in August, I had the awesome opportunity to travel to Raleigh, North Carolina — and since our sabbatical and maternity leave at With Grace and Gold ended in August — I completely forgot to post about our trip! We traveled to Raleigh to speak at Creative at Heart, which is always such a huge […]


Last weekend, Ben and I traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to celebrate our friends’ wedding! (Ben was a handsome groomsman!) It was my first time in Philadelphia — Ben’s second — and I’m so glad we went one day early so we could explore and go sightseeing. Travel Diary: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania We stayed at The Radnor […]


This fall, Ben will be starting to earn his Doctorate, so he is in need a more dedicated office space. (AKA He is ready to stop working from our dining table!) My “office” used to be in our guest bedroom, and now it’s in our master bedroom. Ben loves the natural light in our guest […]


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