lifestyle · Mental Health

25 Life Quotes that are Speaking to Me

I have been thriving off of quotes lately... *Throws back to 13-year-old Katie who spent 75% of her time building her MySpace page.* But I've found that it is still a very addicting and inspirational hobby to have. So I thought I'd share a few that have really stood out to me over the last… Continue reading 25 Life Quotes that are Speaking to Me

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

Weekender’s Edit: Athleisure Inspiration

Wine and Weekend's Athleisure Inspiration Nothing much to say about this one. I just know that this cold weather makes me so happy that it's acceptable to consistently wear athleisure in public. So I thought I'd share a few pieces that I have been eyeing lately in the form of my Athleisure Inspiration! I will… Continue reading Weekender’s Edit: Athleisure Inspiration

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 · 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

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

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?

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · Product Reviews

How I Never Wear the Same Outfit Twice

What is Clothing Rental?! Ok, the title might be a little deceiving; I'm not actually that vain. BUT, I am in love with this new concept of clothing rental! I have ranted and raved about this idea throughout my entire life, and finally someone invented it! (Why didn't I?!). Le Tote is monthly subscription for… Continue reading How I Never Wear the Same Outfit Twice

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals St. Lucia | The Perfect Honeymoon Destination

The Perfect Honeymoon It has been almost three years since my honeymoon trip to St. Lucia. We stayed at Sandals Halcyon Beach; which I highly recommend for honeymooners! The great thing about staying at any of the Sandals in St. Lucia is that there are three different Sandals Resorts on the island, and no matter… Continue reading Sandals St. Lucia | The Perfect Honeymoon Destination

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

Travel · Wine · Wine Festivals

International Wine Festival / Taubman Museum of Art

We attended the International Wine Festival held at the Taubman Museum of Art in downtown Roanoke, VA. This international wine festival was a wine festival in a class of it's own. They had over 30 excellent wines and stunning hors d'oeuvres. Having a wine festival in an art museum was an excellent idea and a… Continue reading International Wine Festival / Taubman Museum of Art