Girls Weekend – St Pete Beach Staycation

This past weekend I was lucky enough to attend a Girls Weekend on the beach with a few of my closest friends. Although technically a Staycation, it still felt like a vacation. And sometimes that's difficult when you already live in a place that most people think of as a vacation destination. There's a possibility that ...

Asheville, NC – Biltmore House and Gardens

One of the most well-known points of interest in Asheville, North Carolina is the Biltmore Estate. George Vanderbilt's country home, intended as an escape from every day life for his family and friends, entered construction in 1889. Opened (officially) in 1895, the Biltmore Home has over four acres of floor space and 250 rooms. While generously designed ...

Asheville, NC – Blue Ridge Parkway

Earlier this week I shared the first delicious details of our recent trip to Asheville, North Carolina. While we certainly ate our way through Asheville, we did find time for a few non-food adventures. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Asheville is located on the Blue Ridge mountain chain. The Blue Ridge Parkway is an All-American Roadway that runs ...

Selfie Stick: silly, but worth it

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A few weeks ago, I caved. I did it. I gave in and purchased... a selfie stick. While I knew that using the device would make me feel exceptionally self-conscious, I still wanted the picture opportunities it offered. Also, I decided that if anyone gave me any guff (yes, guff) then I could just explain it ...

Llamas, cheese and BoxTrolls – Friday Link-Ups

Real life after vacation is so confusing. Flat lands after mountains is disconcerting. Finding treats, that you forgot you purchased, while unpacking is fun! It's a roller coaster of emotions over here, and I'm just glad it's Friday. As usual, checking in with my favorite Friday link-ups: Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for Friday, Friday Favorites and Oh Hot ...