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Bluebonnet Festival in Burnet, TX

Hey there Adventure Friends! With this being our second year in Austin, my husband and I are embracing the Texas lifestyle. A Texas lifestyle includes many things but during the spring and summer, one thing you can’t miss are the festivals. When I say festivals, I really mean it because there is a plethora andContinue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Austin, TX, Nikki's Adventures, 0 comments

5 Adventure Ideas To Do This Weekend!

Hey there Adventure Friends! Have you ever been overwhelmed by the vast opportunities available? Well, selecting an adventure is no different. Especially in the beginning, it can be difficult to come up with what adventure to try first or next. I got you covered! Today, I’m going to provide you with a list of adventuresContinue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Selection Help, 2 comments

How Finding Bluebonnets Turned into An Adventure

Hey Adventure Friends! Sometimes, an adventure can sneak up on you. I am a planner. I’m only spontaneous about 45% of the time- maybe less. As a result, very little ever sneaks up on me. This is not saying that it never happens… case in point how our Sunday Funday turned into a family adventure.Continue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Austin, TX, Nikki's Adventures, 2 comments

Best Adventure Quotes For Inspiring The Explorer Within

Hey Adventure Friends! Are you a lover of inspirational quotes with an adventurous, empowering flare? You have come to the right spot. This list is unique with quotes from beloved books and characters (total book nerd!!!), empowering female role models and that which inspires the spark of adventure within to grow. Everyone has moments ofContinue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Travel Inspiration, 5 comments

Why You Should Visit Desert Door Distillery

Hey Adventure Friends! Earlier this month, my husband and I were up for trying something a little different (got to get that newness in) and taking a little drive. But where should we go? Hubby piped with one of his wish list experiences that was doing a tasting at the recently opened Desert Door Distillery.Continue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Austin, TX, Nikki's Adventures, 1 comment

How to be a tourist in your own city or backyard?

Hey Adventure Friends! So, I’m here to tell you my biggest secret for adding more adventure into your daily life.  Can you guess what it is? You need to fall in love (or back in love) with where you live.  Becoming a tourist in your own city or backyard is a game changer. Are youContinue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Austin, TX, Travel Tips, 11 comments

Big Adventure to Austin: Part 2

Hello Adventure Friends! I hope you are ready for the continued story of our journey to Austin, TX.  Did you miss Part 1 of Big Adventure to Austin, TX? Click Here How Austin, TX jump to the top list? The quick answer is RESEARCH, JOB HUNTING, SCOUTING TRIPS and PATIENCE! The easiest parts of theContinue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Austin, TX, Nikki's Adventures, 0 comments

Big Adventure to Austin: Part 1

Hello Adventure Friends! Today, I want to talk to you about the big adventure that lead my family and I to Austin, TX a little over a year ago.  My hope is you learn a bit more about me (always up for a challenge, not afraid to adjust the picture & enjoy the ride) andContinue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Austin, TX, Nikki's Adventures, 2 comments

What does ADVENTURE mean?

Welcome Adventure Friends! You have no idea how happy I am to publish my first blog post where I get the pleasure to explain what adventure actually means and how I came up with the name Degrees of Adventure! So let’s dive in to adventure, it is a word that most people have heard of,Continue reading →

Posted by Nikki in Travel Inspiration, 4 comments

Hey There

I'm Nikki Yeager.

I love original dangling earrings, being a tourist in my own backyard, searching for beautiful water views & working from home in my yoga pants with a lap full of my fur babies.  My mission?  To inspire others to embrace the explorer within, do experiences to feel alive & vibrant while living the life you love.