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

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

How to Shop my Instagram Feed | All you need to know about the LIKEtoKNOW.it App

How to Shop my Instagram Feed I have recently been accepted into the Reward Style Affiliate Marketing program. This is a very competitive program that allows bloggers to link all of their outfits, beauty, home, etc. items in their Instagram photos. That means that you can now shop each photo that I link and post… Continue reading How to Shop my Instagram Feed | All you need to know about the LIKEtoKNOW.it App

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

fashion · Fashion/Beauty · Gift Guides

The Best Cyber Monday Sales 2018 | Fashion, Travel, and Gifts

The Best Cyber Monday Sales 2018This is going to be a very basic list and description of the best sales: Target - Entire site 15% off - Enough said Lulu's - 40% off entire site + free shipping - Great dresses and Women's fashion Bauble Bar - 35% off entire site - The best basic… Continue reading The Best Cyber Monday Sales 2018 | Fashion, Travel, and Gifts

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

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Hotel L'Esplanade An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin About St. Martin: On September 6th, 2017, the island of St. Martin was changed forever. Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, devastated the island and destroyed pretty much everything. As most Caribbean islands, the economy of St. Martin is made up of 84% tourism.… Continue reading Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin