lifestyle · Mental Health

18 Things I learned in 2018 (…Not another New Year’s Post)

18 Things I learned in 2018 Isn't it getting a little too late for "New Years Posts?" Maybe. I've actually always hated the concept of "New Year's Resolutions." We shouldn't HAVE to wait until a New Year to push the restart button. However, it does give us a good excuse to hit it if we… Continue reading 18 Things I learned in 2018 (…Not another New Year’s Post)

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 · Money · Travel Tips

How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should

How to Create a Budget for 2019 & WHY You Should Introduction and Background: I've always been pretty smart and aware of my money and spending habits. Though, I'm not going to pretend like I don't spend (and sometimes blow) A LOT of money. This post isn't going to be a cookie cutter budget for just… Continue reading How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · Weekender's Edits

Weekender’s Holiday Edit | Ten Holiday Dress Ideas

Weekender's Holiday Edit: 10 Holiday Dress Ideas! I know the holidays are still a ways away, and I promise I'm not one of those people that is already listening to Christmas music and putting up my tree (lol). BUT, I am really excited about Fall/Winter fashion and love dressing up and attending holiday events. Many… Continue reading Weekender’s Holiday Edit | Ten Holiday Dress Ideas

beauty · Fashion/Beauty

Review of Willing Beauty Skincare | Safe, Effective & Cruelty-Free

Personal Review of Willing Beauty Willing Beauty is a mother-daughter beauty/skincare company. The company begin when mother, Christy, had a skin cancer scare. She decided to create products without harsh chemicals, hormone disruptors, and skin irritants that are found in so many other products. I hope you enjoy my review of Willing Beauty Skincare! Products… Continue reading Review of Willing Beauty Skincare | Safe, Effective & Cruelty-Free

Dining Highlights · Florida · Food · Travel

Grace | Fine Dining in St. Pete Beach | A Restaurant Highlight

Grace A St. Pete Beach Restaurant Highlight I traveled to St. Pete Beach, Florida with my mom for her birthday. We had an incredible time at the local Inn on the Beach; read more about it here! During our time in St. Pete Beach, we enjoyed many local restaurants and bars; however, Grace has taken dining… Continue reading Grace | Fine Dining in St. Pete Beach | A Restaurant Highlight

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

Ten Fall Styles That You Need | H&M Grand Opening | The Streets at Southpoint

H&M Grand Opening I am so excited to announce my collaboration with H&M and their brand new location at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham, NC! If you are local to me at all, The Streets at Southpoint is about an hour drive from southern VA! It is the ultimate shopping destination, and their brand… Continue reading Ten Fall Styles That You Need | H&M Grand Opening | The Streets at Southpoint

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Barbados Trip Recap | Sandals Royal Barbados

Sandals Royal Barbados: On our most recent trip, we traveled to Barbados and stayed at Sandals Royal Barbados (no surprises there - unless you are not aware how obsessed we are with Sandals - and in that case, nice to meet you). We had an amazing trip together - because we always do! However, while… Continue reading Barbados Trip Recap | Sandals Royal Barbados

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

An Inside Tour of Sandals Montego Bay in Jamaica

Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica: As of today, I have stayed at 3 and visited 4 out of the 6 Sandals Resorts in Jamaica... and it's hard to truly say which one is my favorite because they all have something different and unique about them! Sandals has so many great resorts to choose from, and many people… Continue reading An Inside Tour of Sandals Montego Bay in Jamaica

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

An Inside Tour of the Sandals Over-Water-Bungalows | Jamaica

The Inside Scoop: A life-long dream of mine has been to stay in an over-water-bungalow! Well, my dream (almost) came true recently. I work as an affiliate for Sandals Resorts, and you can read about my recent Sandals Affiliate Trip here. While I didn't actually get to stay in the Sandals over-the-water bungalows, I did… Continue reading An Inside Tour of the Sandals Over-Water-Bungalows | Jamaica