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 · 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

Fashion/Beauty · Gift Guides

Holiday Gift Ideas for Guys + Black Friday Deals

Holiday Gift Ideas for Guys I know that shopping for guys is usually incredibly difficult. They never need anything, and if they do actually tell you something that they want - it's usually super expensive. So I thought Black Friday would be a good time to round up my best picks for Holiday gift ideas… Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas for Guys + Black Friday Deals

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation: Background of St. Martin:The island of St. Martin is owned half by the French and half by the Dutch. The airport is on the Dutch side, but a taxi ride to the French side is only around a 20 minute drive. The beauty of… Continue reading Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Blogging · lifestyle · Photography

The Best Affordable Photography Equipment

The Best Affordable Photography Equipment As someone who documents a large portion of my life for part of my "living"... cameras and photography are a pretty big deal. However, I don't think you have to be a blogger to appreciate a good photo. We all love taking pictures of our lives and sharing them with… Continue reading The Best Affordable Photography Equipment

Travel · virginia

Water Country USA | Virginia’s Largest Water Park

Water Country USA: Virginia's Largest Water Park James and I were lucky enough to partner with Water Country USA to celebrate my last weekend of summer! We spent the entire day acting like big kids - riding all of the thrilling slides and rides that Water Country USA has to offer! We even rode some… Continue reading Water Country USA | Virginia’s Largest Water Park

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

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · Gift Guides · Product Reviews

My Favorite Summer Accessory | Unique Wooden Watches by JORD

JORD Unique Wooden Watches If you read my Personal Style Blog then you will know that I haven't always felt comfortable wearing a watch. For a long time, I felt like most watches were too bulky for my wrist. However, since deciding to embrace the things I love - without fear of not being able to "pull… Continue reading My Favorite Summer Accessory | Unique Wooden Watches by JORD

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · lifestyle

How to find YOUR own Personal Style

Outfit Deets | Dress: Target | Tassel Tote: Target|Watch: Jord Watches | Earrings: Target |Shoes: Dolce Vita | So, What is Personal Style? Personal style is exactly what it sounds like: A style that fits YOUR personal style, interests, and lifestyle! However, when I say style - I don't just mean fashion. I mean a style that supports your… Continue reading How to find YOUR own Personal Style