Packing · texas

Summer Packing: A Week in Texas

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, and this week we’re talking about packing! You know I never check a bag if I can help it, so this is how I packed light for a week in hot, humid, summertime Texas! If you’ve been following along on Facebook or Instagram, you know I was in Waco, Texas with… Continue reading Summer Packing: A Week in Texas

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10 Reasons to Visit Waco

Why did I choose to visit Waco? My mom wanted to see and shop at the Silos! And once I started watching HGTV’s Fixer Upper featuring the inspirational Chip and Joanna Gaines based in Waco, I wanted to visit to see it all in person! But once we got there, we discovered more and more reasons… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Waco

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Fixer Upper Getaway

After months of anticipation and Fixer Upper research (aka: binge watching), my mom’s birthday trip to Waco, TX, was finally here! We visited the most famous Silos in the world and had so much fun. If you’re thinking of planning your own Fixer Upper getaway, here are some top sites to visit and a few… Continue reading Fixer Upper Getaway

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Magnolia Silos Baking Company

This is a very special What I Ate Wednesday! This week I’m whisking you off to what may  currently be the country’s most famous bakery: The Silos Baking Co. in Waco, Texas! Here’s the scoop on the goodies, the decor, and the experience! The Bakery If you saw the 2017 Valentine’s Day episode of Fixer Upper,… Continue reading Magnolia Silos Baking Company

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Waco: Beyond the Silos

If you’re heading to Waco these days, there’s a good chance the Silos and all things Fixer Upper are on your list. If you’re going to Waco and the Silos to show someone how much you love them and could not care less about those rusty Silos, then this post is for you! Here are 10 things… Continue reading Waco: Beyond the Silos

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Living in a Fixer Upper

It’s the dream: to live in a home renovated and designed by the dynamic Magnolia Homes duo, Chip and Joanna Gaines! If you’re lucky enough to live in or near Waco, TX, it’s a possibility. If you’ve never seen the TV show Fixer Upper, set your TV to record an episode or two, and you’ll… Continue reading Living in a Fixer Upper

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DC in Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and here in DC, we’re so ready for it! DC really comes to life in the summer time. Between Independence Day, daylight until 9:00pm and beyond, and baseball games, summertime really makes the District come to life. Check out my top 10 list of things to do in DC… Continue reading DC in Summer

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Bahamian Shopping Day

Originally published on 9 January 2008. This Throwback post is part of a series from my graduation trip to the Bahamas with my friend Terri. Hey there! Hope all is well with y’all. It rained here yesterday morning, but only for a bit, and by noon, everything was beautiful again! We did some shopping yesterday at… Continue reading Bahamian Shopping Day


What I Ate in the Bahamas

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! I’ve started a series of Throwback Thursdays all about my graduation trip to the Bahamas with my friend Terri, so this What I Ate Wednesday is all about that tropical goodness! Grocery Store Goods Having just graduated a few weeks before and not having started jobs yet, we were still… Continue reading What I Ate in the Bahamas

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Is Solo Travel Selfish?

This Travel Tip Tuesday, We’re taking on an issue that lots of travelers–and those who love us–face from people in our lives. Are travelers, especially solo travelers, just selfish? I believe solo travelers are wise, confident, organized, responsible, and believe it or not, they tend to be less selfish and more thoughtful than your regular person.… Continue reading Is Solo Travel Selfish?