Colorado · Travel

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs: Colorado is such an iconic United States destination. There are so many thrilling reasons to visit this beautiful state; and I 100% plan on returning to visit again. In April 2019, I had the pleasure of working with Visit Colorado Springs to create a 3-day itinerary that… Continue reading The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

tennessee · Travel

The Most Famous Nashville Mural Locations

Have you seen the fabulous Nashville Murals on Instagram and want to find them for yourself? I have compiled a list of my favorite Nashville Murals, along with their addresses. Simply type the address into an uber and head right over! One of the most iconic things about Nashville... other than all of the amazing… Continue reading The Most Famous Nashville Mural Locations

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

The Best Affordable Swimsuits for Summer 2019

I spoiled myself with new swimsuits for my latest trip to Jamaica, and they are too good not to share! Every single one is under $40; most are under $30! I can't get down with these $70 swimsuits - I don't care how cute they are. So hopefully this post gives you some summer inspiration… Continue reading The Best Affordable Swimsuits for Summer 2019

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

I spent Spring Break in Montego Bay, Jamaica with a large group of family. First and foremost, I want to say that we had an absolute blast together. We laughed so hard each and every day. It was truly special to be able to experience a vacation like this with a large group of family.… Continue reading Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

Caribbean · Open Letters · Other Resorts · Relationships · Travel

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection This blog post is a guest post written by Catherine Parker, mother of Olivia McCraw (Co-Contributor, Often Photographer, and "Travel Twin" of Wine and Weekends). Catherine was generous enough to volunteer to write a guest post about our recent family trip to Jamaica. I am honored and very impressed with… Continue reading Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Travel · Travel Tips

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?

beauty · Fashion/Beauty · Product Reviews

Personalized Shampoo & Conditioner by Formulate

Formulate Personalized Shampoo & Conditioner For the last six weeks, I have been washing my hair with a personalized Shampoo and Conditioner formula created by the chemists at Formulate! I was honestly surprised at how impressed I was after using my formulas for the first time. But first, let me tell you how the process… Continue reading Personalized Shampoo & Conditioner by Formulate

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel Tips

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts I get so excited every time one of you messages me to say that you're considering going to a Sandals Resort! Clearly, I talk a lot about them - but I can't say it enough: there is no better overall travel company than Sandals Resorts! I've detailed almost all… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Sandals Negril It's no secret that we love Sandals Resorts. I could talk about them all day long and am planning on making a blog post comparing the different resorts soon. The layout of Sandals Negril was completely gorgeous. I was impressed that 90% of the rooms have an ocean view. The resort sits in… Continue reading Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

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