The Morning Blend


How to reconnect and celebrate with family this summer

Posted at 1:56 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 16:56:28-04

Research shows family trips can strengthen bonds, and when those connections with loved ones inspire you to travel it uncovers truly meaningful – sometimes surprising – experiences. We’ve got the latest tips to get more bang from your travel buck and uncover what matters most through travel.

About Jennifer Utley
Jennifer Utley is the Director of Research for Ancestry and oversees all of the genealogy research at the company. She has worked for Ancestry since 1997, and in her current role, oversees the Ancestry research for the television shows, Who Do You Think You Are? and Long Lost Family. Utley has been doing family history research for more than 30 years regularly teaches classes and shares recommendations for family history enthusiasts, whether they are novices or experts.

About Kelly Rizzo:
Kelly Rizzo, a native Chicagoan who now also calls Los Angeles home, is the blonde Sicilian with a rocker-chic personality behind Eat Travel Rock.

Kelly is host of “Eat Travel Rock TV,” the popular on-demand entertainment series where she goes behind the scenes and off the cuff with master chefs, rockstars, and other creative industry heavyweights, while traveling the world. In 2017, she was named “Travel Queen” by Modern Luxury’s Michigan Avenue Magazine for her jet-setting career.

You can also find her coast to coast as a food, travel & lifestyle expert, featured everywhere from from national talks shows on ABC, Bravo, & VH1 to regional broadcasts Fox Good Day Chicago and WCIU The Jam.

Follow along with her adventures in Eating, Traveling, and Rocking out at @EatTravelRock.