Travel · virginia · Wineries

Weekend Tasting Guide for Lovingston VA

Weekend Tasting Guide for Lovingston VAI was able to spend a weekend in Nelson County VA, which is known for its variety of wineries, breweries, and distilleries! I chose to focus on a specific area within Nelson County - specifically the Lovingston region that surrounds Highway 29. We stayed at the beautiful Orchard House Bed &… Continue reading Weekend Tasting Guide for Lovingston VA

South Carolina · Travel

A Weekend at Sonesta Hilton Head Island Resort

A Weekend at Sonesta Hilton Head Island As a Virginian, I've spent my entire life going to the different beaching along the NC and SC coast. However, I had actually never been to Hilton Head Island before this trip. I had heard great things, and now I know why. The beach itself is gorgeous, the… Continue reading A Weekend at Sonesta Hilton Head Island Resort

Caribbean · Mexico · Other Resorts · Travel

Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun: Occidental Tucancun

Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun, Mexico: Occidental Tucancun In July, we booked a last-minute trip to Cancun, Mexico through CheapCaribbean.com. We stayed at Occidental Tucancun,  which is an affordable all-inclusive resort in Cancun. Located right beside the luxury mall, we felt very safe and even walked to the mall several times to go to a grocery… Continue reading Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun: Occidental Tucancun

Florida · Travel

Magic Village Yards | A Gated Community with Private Condos in the Heart of Orlando

Magic Village Yards I recently spent 3 nights at the gorgeous Magic Village Yards and I felt right at home! The grounds, lobby, pool, and restaurant were all breath-taking. As a gated community, you never feel like you are in the hustle and bustle of the Disney madness. However, the location is unbeatable if you do… Continue reading Magic Village Yards | A Gated Community with Private Condos in the Heart of Orlando

Caribbean · Jamaica · Other Resorts · Travel

Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

I spent Spring Break in Montego Bay, Jamaica with a large group of family. First and foremost, I want to say that we had an absolute blast together. We laughed so hard each and every day. It was truly special to be able to experience a vacation like this with a large group of family.… Continue reading Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

Caribbean · Open Letters · Other Resorts · Relationships · Travel

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection This blog post is a guest post written by Catherine Parker, mother of Olivia McCraw (Co-Contributor, Often Photographer, and "Travel Twin" of Wine and Weekends). Catherine was generous enough to volunteer to write a guest post about our recent family trip to Jamaica. I am honored and very impressed with… Continue reading Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

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

Blogging · lifestyle · Mental Health · Open Letters

My Gratitude List | 10 Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Next,  My Gratitude List 10 Things I'm Thankful for this Thanksgiving 1. Jesus I will never claim to be the perfect Christian or someone who never comes up short. I have my faults, struggles, and problems just like everyone else. The beauty of this, though, is I have a perfect Savior in Jesus Christ and that is… Continue reading My Gratitude List | 10 Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving

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

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Jamaica Round 2 | Sandals Ochi | Trip Recap

Sandals Ochi | Ocho Rios, Jamaica No, you are not having deja vu... and yes, I did go to Jamaica two weeks in a row. Why? The last trip (with James) was more of a business trip, and you can read about that trip here. This particular trip was planned months ago - I actually… Continue reading Jamaica Round 2 | Sandals Ochi | Trip Recap