Pennsylvania · Travel

Philadelphia Weekend Guide | Eat and Drink the City

Philadelphia Weekend Guide First Impressions: The city of Philadelphia truly surprised me with its hospitality, friendly environment, and trendy hot-spots. Of course, Philly still has loads to offer history lovers - but this Philadelphia Weekend Guide isn't that kind of guide. I want to emphasize how genuinely nice everyone in Philly was! We had one… Continue reading Philadelphia Weekend Guide | Eat and Drink the City

lifestyle · Mental Health

18 Things I learned in 2018 (…Not another New Year’s Post)

18 Things I learned in 2018 Isn't it getting a little too late for "New Years Posts?" Maybe. I've actually always hated the concept of "New Year's Resolutions." We shouldn't HAVE to wait until a New Year to push the restart button. However, it does give us a good excuse to hit it if we… Continue reading 18 Things I learned in 2018 (…Not another New Year’s Post)

tennessee · Travel

Thanksgiving in Nashville | Trip Recap & Much Needed R&R

Thanksgiving in Nashville Nothing in this blog post is sponsored or part of a collaboration. This was an actual "vacation" for me - and a much needed one at that. As much as I love it, my constant travels are not always the most relaxing. They are fabulous in their own way and I wouldn't… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Nashville | Trip Recap & Much Needed R&R

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation: Background of St. Martin:The island of St. Martin is owned half by the French and half by the Dutch. The airport is on the Dutch side, but a taxi ride to the French side is only around a 20 minute drive. The beauty of… Continue reading Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Travel · Travel Tips

How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

Florida · Travel

St. Pete Beach Travel Guide | Everything You Need to Know

Location Specifically, we stayed in Pass-A-Grille, which is a smaller community within the general area that is considered St. Pete Beach. Pass-A-Grille has everything that a true beach lover could ever dream of. The area has an inviting, walkable local beach vibe with gorgeous Caribbean-like waters. However, if you are looking for a bit more to… Continue reading St. Pete Beach Travel Guide | Everything You Need to Know

Florida · Travel

Inn on the Beach | The Best Place to Stay in St. Pete Beach

Inn on the Beach The Best Place to Stay in St. Pete Beach This year, we spent my mom’s birthday weekend at Inn on the Beach, which is an adorable small hotel located in the “Pass-A-Grille” area of St. Pete Beach on the gulf coast of Florida. St. Pete Beach has been named one of… Continue reading Inn on the Beach | The Best Place to Stay in St. Pete Beach

Travel · virginia

Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

Springfield Distillery: Springfield Distillery is located on River Rd. in Halifax VA, about 30 minutes from Danville, VA. Springfield is truly an amazing local gem, with outstanding drinks - and yet, I have found that so many people in Danville still don't realize that it even exists. So, you're welcome for introducing you to your new… Continue reading Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

California · Travel

The Best Things to Do in San Francisco | The Best Food, Tours, and Sights

The Best Things to Do in San Francisco: On this past Labor Day weekend, James and I had the absolute pleasure of spending three nights in the gorgeous city of San Francisco! With the help of SFTravel, we planned a truly action packed itinerary for our two full days in the city; and I am… Continue reading The Best Things to Do in San Francisco | The Best Food, Tours, and Sights

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals South Coast | Jamaica | A Photographic Resort Tour

Sandals South Coast | Jamaica A Photographic Resort Tour The Grounds: The beach at Sandals South Coast in Jamaica has a gorgeous and huge stretch of beach! One of my favorite parts of the resort was the Over-Water Bar, which has hammocks around the outside edges of the dock. Another unique touch for Sandals South… Continue reading Sandals South Coast | Jamaica | A Photographic Resort Tour