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Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival

I was invited to attend and showcase Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival last weekend, and boy was it an experience! I’ve never seen so many lines of people waiting to get their hands on freshly-cooked fried chicken… and it was worth the wait! On this trip, I simply went up for the day in order… Continue reading Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival

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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

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What should I pack in my carry-on bag?

What should I pack in my carry-on bag? The ultimate question is: What should I pack in my carry-on bag? When traveling, your carry-on bag is the most important tool that you can utilize to make your travels as smooth as possible. And I have finally found the PERFECT bag to fit my needs (pictured… Continue reading What should I pack in my carry-on bag?

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Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

Weekend Guide to Fuquay-Varina, NC If there is one thing that I want people to learn from all of my traveling... it's that "to travel" has nothing to do with distance or amount of time away. Travel is about experiencing new places and new things, anywhere and everywhere. I have fallen in love with exploring… Continue reading Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

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The Mark Addy Inn | The Perfect B&B for a Weekend of VA Wine | Nellysford, VA

The Mark Addy Inn: We set off on another Girls Trip to tour the best Wineries and Breweries in Virginia; and The Mark Addy Inn so graciously hosted us during our two night exploration! I have recently fallen head-over-heels in love with staying in bed and breakfast style hotels - and The Mark Addy Inn… Continue reading The Mark Addy Inn | The Perfect B&B for a Weekend of VA Wine | Nellysford, VA

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Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

Bryson City Travel Guide:Bryson City is an absolutely gorgeous small town, nestled in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Bryson City is about 1 hour from Asheville, NC and about 1.5 hours from Gatlinburg, TN. Outdoor lovers, thrill seekers, foodies, and pretty much anyone else can all find something nearby to do and enjoy! Lodging… Continue reading Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

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Carolina Beach Travel Guide | The Best Things to Do and Eat

Background: There are actually several parts to this particular trip. We planned our 3 night stay in Carolina Beach months ago. However, we found out that it was supposed to rain during most of our trip. Therefore, we decided to go one night early and stay in Wilmington, NC, which is about 20 minutes away.… Continue reading Carolina Beach Travel Guide | The Best Things to Do and Eat

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Clarksville, VA | A Romantic Weekend Getaway

The Town of Clarksville: I was honored and thrilled to be graciously hosted by the adorable Town of Clarksville, VA, for a romantic weekend getaway with my husband, James. We were celebrating our 3 year wedding anniversary (a little early) - and the lovely town of Clarksville, VA was just what we needed. Clarksville, VA… Continue reading Clarksville, VA | A Romantic Weekend Getaway

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Hillsborough, NC | Weaver Street Market Wine Show

Hillsborough, NC Hillsborough, NC is an adorable small town with tons of great restaurants! It is right outside of Durham, NC and not too far from Raleigh! Weaver Street Market Wine Show: The Weaver Street Market is a Co-Op styled grocery store and eatery in Hillsborough, NC. They sell farm fresh, local produce, meats, house-holds,… Continue reading Hillsborough, NC | Weaver Street Market Wine Show