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)

north carolina · Travel

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

tennessee · Travel

Thanksgiving in Nashville | Trip Recap & Much Needed R&R

Thanksgiving in Nashville Nothing in this blog post is sponsored or part of a collaboration. This was an actual "vacation" for me - and a much needed one at that. As much as I love it, my constant travels are not always the most relaxing. They are fabulous in their own way and I wouldn't… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Nashville | Trip Recap & Much Needed R&R

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

Travel · Travel Tips

How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

Florida · Travel

St. Pete Beach Travel Guide | Everything You Need to Know

Location Specifically, we stayed in Pass-A-Grille, which is a smaller community within the general area that is considered St. Pete Beach. Pass-A-Grille has everything that a true beach lover could ever dream of. The area has an inviting, walkable local beach vibe with gorgeous Caribbean-like waters. However, if you are looking for a bit more to… Continue reading St. Pete Beach Travel Guide | Everything You Need to Know

Travel · virginia

Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

Springfield Distillery: Springfield Distillery is located on River Rd. in Halifax VA, about 30 minutes from Danville, VA. Springfield is truly an amazing local gem, with outstanding drinks - and yet, I have found that so many people in Danville still don't realize that it even exists. So, you're welcome for introducing you to your new… Continue reading Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

California · Travel

The Best Things to Do in San Francisco | The Best Food, Tours, and Sights

The Best Things to Do in San Francisco: On this past Labor Day weekend, James and I had the absolute pleasure of spending three nights in the gorgeous city of San Francisco! With the help of SFTravel, we planned a truly action packed itinerary for our two full days in the city; and I am… Continue reading The Best Things to Do in San Francisco | The Best Food, Tours, and Sights

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals South Coast | Jamaica | A Photographic Resort Tour

Sandals South Coast | Jamaica A Photographic Resort Tour The Grounds: The beach at Sandals South Coast in Jamaica has a gorgeous and huge stretch of beach! One of my favorite parts of the resort was the Over-Water Bar, which has hammocks around the outside edges of the dock. Another unique touch for Sandals South… Continue reading Sandals South Coast | Jamaica | A Photographic Resort Tour

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