5 East Coast Beaches to Visit this Summer

Who doesn't love a good day at the beach? The sand between your toes, the smell of salt in the air, and the sound of the waves crashing in the background as you drift off to sleep followed by a nice dip in the ocean when you wake up hot! Sounds amazing, right? Going to... Continue Reading →

Shackleford Banks: A Crystal Coast Treasure

Wild horses. Need I say more? Shackleford Banks is a tiny island off the coast of Beaufort, NC. And when I say tiny, I mean tiny. You can walk around the entire island in 10 minutes. My husband and I took his daughter on a day trip to Shackleford so she could see the wild... Continue Reading →

5 Destinations for Dad

One of the most daunting tasks in life is trying to find the perfect gift for dad. I mean he is one of the most special people in your life.. he's your dad. He deserves the best and what could be better than a perfect getaway just for him. Whether your dad prefers camping, golfing,... Continue Reading →

Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast

I get it. Staying at a bed and breakfast is probably a last resort. I mean are literally staying with people you do not know, sharing common areas, and they cook you breakfast. Weird, right? This is how I felt about staying in a B&B my entire life. Then came 2018. The first time I... Continue Reading →

How to Stay Healthy When You Travel

So you have this incredible trip planned to New York City. The Big Apple. It's going to be an entire week full of high end shopping, world class dining, Broadway plays, and some amazing sight seeing. Or maybe you are planning on spending a week with your toes in the sand surrounded by a cool... Continue Reading →

How to do DC on a Budget

Nothing can ruin a vacation faster than realizing you will be sitting in your hotel room most of the time because everything is sooo expensive. Washington DC is our nation's capitol which undoubtedly makes it a huge tourist attraction. Unfortunately for us, the more touristy a place is, the more expensive it will be. While... Continue Reading →

A Tour of the White House

The White House. Regardless of our political views, we have all wondered what the inside of "The People's House" looks like. It is the most famous house in the country; the home of the President of the United States, leader of the free world. It must be immaculate, right? Well of course it is! What... Continue Reading →

A Visit To Maymont

Everyone has heard of the Biltmore House. How could you not? It's America's largest home. But a hidden gem that you may not know about is Maymont. Located in Richmond Virginia, Maymont is a 100 acre estate on the banks of the James River. A tour of the 33 room house will be sure to... Continue Reading →

4 Wineries to Visit in North Carolina

1. Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery Located in the Yadkin Valley, Grassy Creek Vineyard is probably my favorite winery in NC. And it is not just for the wine. Grassy Creek, which can be found just outside of Elkin (another town you must visit), sits on a historic site known as Klondike Farm. More than... Continue Reading →

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