north carolina · Travel

Ideas for a Coastal Getaway in North Carolina | The Crystal Coast

The Crystal Coast Ideas for a Coastal Getaway in North Carolina I had the absolute pleasure of working with The Crystal Coast of North Carolina and experiencing a large part of what makes the area known as "North Carolina's Gem." The Crystal Coast includes Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Emerald Isle, Pine Knoll Shores, Morehead City, and… Continue reading Ideas for a Coastal Getaway in North Carolina | The Crystal Coast

Colorado · Travel

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs: Colorado is such an iconic United States destination. There are so many thrilling reasons to visit this beautiful state; and I 100% plan on returning to visit again. In April 2019, I had the pleasure of working with Visit Colorado Springs to create a 3-day itinerary that… Continue reading The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

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

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel Tips

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts I get so excited every time one of you messages me to say that you're considering going to a Sandals Resort! Clearly, I talk a lot about them - but I can't say it enough: there is no better overall travel company than Sandals Resorts! I've detailed almost all… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island

Aruba Trip Recap The Famous Flamingo Beach in Aruba Olivia and I had the unreal experiences of spending 4 nights at Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino. This Resort is separated into two different hotels (side by side), where one is adults only and one is family friendly. However, no matter which side you stay on -… Continue reading Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island

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

tennessee · Travel

Girls Weekend in Nashville | Reviews, Recommendations, and Recaps

Girls Weekend in Nashville This is my second recent stay in Nashville, and I already have two more trips planned for the next year... So I think it's is safe to say that I love Nashville and I highly recommend it! Yes it's a great place for bachelorette parties and country music, but it is… Continue reading Girls Weekend in Nashville | Reviews, Recommendations, and Recaps

Food · lifestyle

Pre-Bagged Smoothie Meal Prep Hack + Healthy Protein Smoothie Recipes

Pre-Bagged Smoothie Meal Prep Hack Before I start sharing a series of Healthy Protein Smoothie Recipes, I thought I would share my biggest smoothie meal-prep hack: Individual, Pre-made Smoothie Bags!  Also, if you are in need of an individual-sized blender, I use this one! They might not be the prettiest pictures ever, but you get the… Continue reading Pre-Bagged Smoothie Meal Prep Hack + Healthy Protein Smoothie Recipes

Food · restaurants · Travel · virginia · Virginia Restaurants

The Trellis Bar and Grill | Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA

Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA: The Trellis Bar and Grill James and I traveled to Williamsburg, VA to create content for Water Country USA, and you can view my video and blog here. However, our trip was taken to a new level when we had the absolute pleasure of dining at The Trellis Bar and Grill… Continue reading The Trellis Bar and Grill | Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA

Travel · virginia · Wine · Wineries

The Best Wineries in Virginia | An Ultimate Two Day Itinerary + Dining Highlights

The Best Wineries in Virginia  I'm not sure if people realize it or not, but there is actually a huge number of wineries in Virginia. There are a few scattered throughout the state; however, most of the wineries are located in Central Virginia, between Nellysford and Charlottesville. There is a popular stretch of road called… Continue reading The Best Wineries in Virginia | An Ultimate Two Day Itinerary + Dining Highlights