Caribbean · Jamaica · Other Resorts · Travel

Jewel Paradise Cove Resort | Runaway Bay Jamaica | Affordable Travel

Jewel Paradise Cove Resort Runaway Bay, Jamaica Dustin and I stayed here at Jewel Paradise Cove in Runaway Bay, Jamaica during week two of our February vacation. To recap, I stayed at Sandals Grande St. Lucian with my family during week one. We looked at A LOT of different places before booking this trip and… Continue reading Jewel Paradise Cove Resort | Runaway Bay Jamaica | Affordable Travel

Caribbean · Sandals · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals Grande St. Lucian

My stay at Sandals Grande St. Lucian This was a trip I had booked years ago and have had to move it several times for different reasons, including COVID-19. However, as most things do - the timing ended up being perfect. Dustin and I were able to take 2 weeks of vacation away from the… Continue reading Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Florida · Travel

The Perfect Place to Escape the Cold | Travel Guide for Hollywood Beach, FL

Travel Guide for Hollywood Beach, FL We traveled to Hollywood Beach, FL twice during 2020. Everywhere did a great job of enforcing masks due to COVID-19, but everything was pretty much open for business! Hollywood Beach is right out of Fort Lauderdale, just north of Miami. During our first stay, we went in July -… Continue reading The Perfect Place to Escape the Cold | Travel Guide for Hollywood Beach, FL

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The Virginian Hotel in Lynchburg VA

The Virginian Hotel Lynchburg VA The Virginian Hotel was kind enough to host us for a weekend of fun! The room we had was GORGEOUS and it would be the perfect local romantic getaway OR fun girls weekend!  It is a truly beautiful space & the quality and luxury speaks for itself as soon as… Continue reading The Virginian Hotel in Lynchburg VA

Travel · VA Small Town Travel Series · virginia

The Best Small Towns in Virginia

The Best Small Towns in Virginia Throughout 2019, I worked with soo many amazing Small Towns within Virginia and I called it my Small Town Travel Series. Well, I'm finally getting around to compiling a list of each town that I was able to work with! So here is a years worth of travel and… Continue reading The Best Small Towns in Virginia

NC Small Town Travel Series · north carolina · Travel

Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Statesville NC

Why you should visit Statesville NC Statesville completely blew any expectations I had for them out of the water. EVERYONE we met was kind and genuine. And while it is a small town, they did what it took to build their beautiful downtown into a true destination. Honestly, I have a bit of anxiety writing… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Statesville NC

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Staycation at the Historic Brookstown Inn | Winston Salem, NC

Staycation at the Historic Brookstown Inn Winston Salem, NC The Historic Brookstown Inn in Old Salem is not only absolutely gorgeous but makes for a fabulous staycation! There are many things that I'm going to share with you that made this such a special hotel. The staff was always helpful when needed. And even though… Continue reading Staycation at the Historic Brookstown Inn | Winston Salem, NC

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Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Blowing Rock NC

Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Blowing Rock NC Blowing Rock is a magical small town nestled in the mountains in western North Carolina (not far from Asheville). And while it may be considered a "small town," there is no lack of things to do and places to explore! We stayed… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Blowing Rock NC

Nevada · Travel

What to do with 3 Days in Las Vegas

What to do with 3 Days in Las Vegas Las Vegas is usually loved or hated by visitors. For me, even though I didn't spend a ton of time in the city - I loved it for what it was! I stayed three nights at the MGM Grand Signature and when we checked-in we were… Continue reading What to do with 3 Days in Las Vegas

tennessee · Travel

Acorn Ridge Cabin Rentals in the Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge area

Acorn Ridge Cabins Private Cabin Rentals in Sevierville TN (Right outside of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge) I’ve had the pleasure of working with Acorn Ridge Cabin Rentals twice so far this year. They have private condos in the Dominican Republic and cabins in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. You can read my review of their… Continue reading Acorn Ridge Cabin Rentals in the Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge area