Blogging · Travel · Travel Tips

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging I have good reason to say that 2018 has been the most exciting, rewarding, stressful, and memorable year of my life.  I pushed publish on WineandWeekends.com in July of 2017, but I didn't truly start treating it as a business until January of 2018. So here… Continue reading A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

Blogging · lifestyle · Money · Travel Tips

How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should

How to Create a Budget for 2019 & WHY You Should Introduction and Background: I've always been pretty smart and aware of my money and spending habits. Though, I'm not going to pretend like I don't spend (and sometimes blow) A LOT of money. This post isn't going to be a cookie cutter budget for just… Continue reading How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

Weekender’s Edit: Winter Style Inspiration & Fashion Round-Up

Weekender's Edit: Winter Fashion Inspiration It's been a while since I shared a fashion post of my own. I have had so much fun with Fall and Winter fashion thus far this season.. and I've found some pretty awesome deals! So I hope this post helps to give you some fashion inspiration and deal finding… Continue reading Weekender’s Edit: Winter Style Inspiration & Fashion Round-Up

Blogging · lifestyle · Tools

How to Edit Photos | The Best Free Photo Editing Apps

How to Edit Photos As someone who runs a business creating, sharing, and essentially selling things and ideas on the internet... photos are pretty important! I want my content to be as colorful, clear, and clean as possible. I don't want anything to come off as fake or misleading - but no one wants to… Continue reading How to Edit Photos | The Best Free Photo Editing Apps

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

How to Shop my Instagram Feed | All you need to know about the LIKEtoKNOW.it App

How to Shop my Instagram Feed I have recently been accepted into the Reward Style Affiliate Marketing program. This is a very competitive program that allows bloggers to link all of their outfits, beauty, home, etc. items in their Instagram photos. That means that you can now shop each photo that I link and post… Continue reading How to Shop my Instagram Feed | All you need to know about the LIKEtoKNOW.it App

north carolina · Travel

Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

Weekend Guide to Fuquay-Varina, NC If there is one thing that I want people to learn from all of my traveling... it's that "to travel" has nothing to do with distance or amount of time away. Travel is about experiencing new places and new things, anywhere and everywhere. I have fallen in love with exploring… Continue reading Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

Gift Guides · Wine

Finally… a to-go wine glass that is actually made of glass | By Goverre

Goverre Wine Glasses "To-go" wine glasses have been around for a while. However, the last thing any true wine lover wants is to drink out of a plastic, or even metal cup. Well, Goverre (as featured on Shark Tank) has found a solution to that! Goverre is a GLASS, to-go styled wine glass that is covered with a silicone… Continue reading Finally… a to-go wine glass that is actually made of glass | By Goverre

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · Gift Guides

Holiday Gift Ideas for Girls

Holiday Gift Ideas for Girls 1. Jord Watches This picture is actually of the brand new Sier style. I love my wooden one, but now I want this one too!! I actually got James a JORD watch for Christmas this year. And, I happen to know that literally all of my close friends and family… Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas for Girls

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · Gift Guides · Product Reviews

Unique Wooden Watches for both Men and Women | The Perfect Holiday Gift

Jord Watches Unique Wooden Watches for Men and Women I received my first JORD watch last year and absolutely loved it - and so did James! So this year, I was able to get James one as well. JORD watches are beautiful, hand-crafted wooden watches for both men and women. They are becoming more and… Continue reading Unique Wooden Watches for both Men and Women | The Perfect Holiday Gift

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

Affordable Designer Bags | How I bought my first Louis Vuitton

Affordable Designer Bags How I bought my first Louis Vuitton:I purchased my first authentic vintage Louis Vuitton bag in June, for $350. How did I manage such a snag? The oldest trick in the book... ebay! Somehow over the years, I think that ebay started to get a bad name. And for a long time,… Continue reading Affordable Designer Bags | How I bought my first Louis Vuitton