Uncategorized · Hawaii · Shop

What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! And Tropical Tuesday. I’ve been posting a lot about Maui lately, since that was our big anniversary trip this year, but I got to thinking that there are a lot of things to know before you visit any Hawaiian island. So, here is the quick run-down of things to know before… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

Travel Tips · Uncategorized

Top 10 Travel Hacks

Are you ready for this? I love giving away my travel tips, but I was recently compelled to compile a list of my very top travel hacks–the lifesavers that work every time! Well, this is it. Get ready to travel like a pro! 10. Go Carry-on Only I cannot stress this one enough. In fact,… Continue reading Top 10 Travel Hacks

North Carolina · Packing for Women · Uncategorized

What I Wore at the Outer Banks

It’s What I Wore Wednesday! I recently took a little weekend getaway with some girlfriends to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I’ll be honest, this was a packing challenge for me! I was not in charge of any of the planning, driving, finding restaurants, anything, so I had a hard time knowing what to… Continue reading What I Wore at the Outer Banks

Packing · Uncategorized

Top 10 Packing Hacks

My packing posts have been getting an awful lot of love lately, so I thought it was high time to pull together my favorite packing hacks into one blog post! Packing can be very overwhelming (even to Steve and me!), but with the right strategies and these helpful hacks, packing just got a lot less… Continue reading Top 10 Packing Hacks

Arkansas · Uncategorized

Capital Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas

It’s Motivation Monday! Our world today is incredibly negative. It’s so hard to get away from the bad language, degrading comments, and condescension–especially online it seems. So that’s why I love to highlight the positives in the world. The Capital Hotel in Little Rock, AR, is this Monday’s motivation to look for the good and… Continue reading Capital Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas

maui · Uncategorized

8 Days on Maui

Planning a trip to Maui? That’s a great idea! I’m sharing our itinerary with you. We went to Maui from Saturday-Saturday, and I think we did a pretty good job of combining relaxation with excursions and activities. Feel free to use this itinerary for your own trip, or just take the parts you like best!… Continue reading 8 Days on Maui

Tennessee · Uncategorized

Music City for Music Lovers

Do you love music? Is Nashville on your “to go” list? Then this post is for you! By popular demand, this is the ultimate list of things to do, places to see, and where to listen in world-famous Nashville, Tennessee. This is Music City for Music Lovers! Legendary Venues You can’t come to Music City… Continue reading Music City for Music Lovers

North Carolina · Uncategorized · World Foods

What I Ate at the Outer Banks

It’s everyone’s favorite: What I Ate Wednesday! My recent trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina was a short one, but we did have to eat! It seems like most people who prefer vacation rentals also prefer to cook their own food instead of spending the money to go out to eat for every… Continue reading What I Ate at the Outer Banks

Land · Uncategorized · United States

Guide to the Great American Road Trip

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! Last month Steve and I putĀ a lot of miles on the car that we share. Steve drove 460 miles round-trip to visit his mom while I took a 600-mile round-trip road trip (as a passenger) with some girlfriends to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The next weekend, we forewent $1000+ plane tickets… Continue reading Guide to the Great American Road Trip

Uncategorized · Washington DC

How to Tour the FBI Experience

It’s Museum Monday! This week I’m letting you in on one of D.C.’s best kept tour secrets: Did you know you can visit the FBI Headquarters? You can! They can (and have) shut down the tour whenever they deem necessary, but they recently reinstated the tour late last year. Visit while you can because I’m… Continue reading How to Tour the FBI Experience