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

NC Small Town Travel Series · north carolina · Travel

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

Travel · virginia · Wineries

A Weekend Wine Tasting Guide for Lovingston VA that Everyone can get on board with

Weekend Wine Tasting Guide for Lovingston VA I 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… Continue reading A Weekend Wine Tasting Guide for Lovingston VA that Everyone can get on board with

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