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

What is Blogging? What’s the Point?

So, What is Blogging?? I've been blogging for about 6 months now, but I've only really been serious about it for about 2 months. I'm from a small town; I know what some people are thinking... what is blogging?! Why is she doing all this? What is the point? Honestly, there are a lot of… Continue reading What is Blogging? What’s the Point?

lifestyle · Mental Health · Open Letters

An Open Letter to those Searching for Happiness

Outfit Deets | Cardigan: Lucky Brand | Shirt: Target | Jeans: Lucky Brand | Sandals: Dolce Vita | Bracelet: Loves Affect | Choker: Jules Smith| Earrings: LOFT | To Those searching for Happiness: I've learned a lot about myself in the last year. Most people spend their entire lives searching for happiness. But, I've come to realize that being happy or… Continue reading An Open Letter to those Searching for Happiness

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

Looking Forward to Spring Fashion

Looking forward to Spring fashion! I am seriously itching for spring and the new styles that come with it. I love the "look" of winter fashion. You know...all the layers and what not BUT I hate actually wearing them. I can't stand carrying a coat around and keeping up with extra layers and winter accessories.… Continue reading Looking Forward to Spring Fashion

lifestyle · Mental Health · Open Letters

An open letter to those who haven’t quite found their way in the world yet

Open Letter: I don't always get this personal on the blog, but this one has been a long time coming. I know we all need money and that is the biggest problem with just jumping around from job to job in order see what you like. Also, a lot of people can explore different jobs… Continue reading An open letter to those who haven’t quite found their way in the world yet

lifestyle · Mental Health

[2018 goal] Journaling: Starting Each Day with a Positive Mind!

I recently starting a new journey into guided journaling.... and this is why: The following is a post that I recently posted on Facebook: I have prided myself on having a positive outlook for most of my life. However, I keep finding myself constantly dreaming about being somewhere else. I have big dreams, aspirations, and goals… Continue reading [2018 goal] Journaling: Starting Each Day with a Positive Mind!

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

My Favorite Ways to Layer in the Winter | A Fashion Post

My main strategy when packing for this trip was layers! Layering pieces together gives any outfit depth, making it more visually appealing. Also, it keeps you warm, which is much needed where I live lately! When you are layering pieces, you want your first piece to be pretty plain and basic. The outer layers are… Continue reading My Favorite Ways to Layer in the Winter | A Fashion Post

north carolina · Travel · Wine · Wineries

The Yadkin Valley | Largest Wine Valley in NC

The Biggest Wine Valley in North Carolina We set out on yet another road trip on December 27.  Our plan was to taste a lot of wine and visit downtown Mount Airy, NC, which is known as modern day "Mayberry". This area is known as the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina...and if you like wine… Continue reading The Yadkin Valley | Largest Wine Valley in NC