fashion · Fashion/Beauty · lifestyle

How to find YOUR own Personal Style

Outfit Deets | Dress: Target | Tassel Tote: Target|Watch: Jord Watches | Earrings: Target |Shoes: Dolce Vita | So, What is Personal Style? Personal style is exactly what it sounds like: A style that fits YOUR personal style, interests, and lifestyle! However, when I say style - I don't just mean fashion. I mean a style that supports your… Continue reading How to find YOUR own Personal Style

virginia · Wine · Wine Festivals

The VA Beach Neptune Festival | Upcoming 2018 Summer Events

The Legend of King Neptune: According to legend, Neptune was a Roman God who ruled the seas. He carried his trident and was pulled by a team of dolphins, calming the sea along the way. Each year, the Neptune Festival selects members of the VA Beach community to play the part of Neptune and his… Continue reading The VA Beach Neptune Festival | Upcoming 2018 Summer Events

Food · Travel · virginia

Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

VA Beach Fine Dining Terrapin Restaurant Experiencing new, local restaurants is one of my absolute favorite parts of traveling, and Terrapin Restaurant in VA Beach did not disappoint! My mother and I were kindly hosted by Terrapin for a 3-course wine-paring dinner - and Terrapin's managing partner, Brian Williams, was an outstanding host! Terrapin Restaurant is a farm-to-table style, fine… Continue reading Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

Travel · virginia

Clarksville, VA | A Romantic Weekend Getaway

The Town of Clarksville: I was honored and thrilled to be graciously hosted by the adorable Town of Clarksville, VA, for a romantic weekend getaway with my husband, James. We were celebrating our 3 year wedding anniversary (a little early) - and the lovely town of Clarksville, VA was just what we needed. Clarksville, VA… Continue reading Clarksville, VA | A Romantic Weekend Getaway

beauty · Product Reviews

My At-Home Teeth Whitening System | Smile Brilliant

Why I was Interested: Ya'll, I am not going to lie, I haven't been comfortable with the color of my teeth for a while now. I didn't think they were totally awful, but I definitely noticed a problem. We all know that I am a sucker for a good red wine. Plus, I've gotten more… Continue reading My At-Home Teeth Whitening System | Smile Brilliant

north carolina · Travel · Wine · Wine Festivals

Hillsborough, NC | Weaver Street Market Wine Show

Hillsborough, NC Hillsborough, NC is an adorable small town with tons of great restaurants! It is right outside of Durham, NC and not too far from Raleigh! Weaver Street Market Wine Show: The Weaver Street Market is a Co-Op styled grocery store and eatery in Hillsborough, NC. They sell farm fresh, local produce, meats, house-holds,… Continue reading Hillsborough, NC | Weaver Street Market Wine Show

Food · Recipes · Wine

Classic Red Wine Sangria Recipe

Classic Red Wine Sangria Recipe Do you need something new and refreshing to serve at your next summer party? Gato Negro’s Merlot has delicious hints of berries and cherries with a lingering finish of vanilla and coconut, making it the perfect combination for a Summer Sangria! Typically, I would rather just have a good white… Continue reading Classic Red Wine Sangria Recipe

beauty · Money

How I’ve Gotten Over $400s Worth of Free Items From Ulta Beauty

What's in my Travel Bag? When packing for any type of trip, I always have a stash of travel size toiletries on hand. I have about 5 gallon sized zip lock bags FULL of travel size goodies. Items range from shampoos and conditioners, hair spray and styling products, toothpaste, face wash, moisturizers, lotions, body wash,… Continue reading How I’ve Gotten Over $400s Worth of Free Items From Ulta Beauty

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

Online Boutiques that I’m Loving | Spring Fashion Inspiration

Spring Fashion Inspiration Spring Fashion is always so exciting, because you know warmer weather is on the way! Here are some of the best online boutiques that I am loving right now: XO Mandy Sue (Save 35% with code KATIE35) - I recently purchased a ton of dressed and rompers from here! They are totally… Continue reading Online Boutiques that I’m Loving | Spring Fashion Inspiration

Wine · Wine Festivals

List of 2018 Wine Festivals in VA and NC

2018 Wine Festivals in VA & NC: One of the things that I love about where I live is the amount of Wine Festivals that we have in our general vicinity! Here is a comprehensive list (well - the one's that I have my eye on anyway) of all of the 2018 Wine Festivals in VA… Continue reading List of 2018 Wine Festivals in VA and NC