Author: Nia McKenna
Getting rid of furniture or clothes was a breeze. Picking books to part with? Well, I would have rather had a root canal! I was really dreading the book downsizing part of going tiny and minimalism. Having well over 600 books, many of which are […]
The downsizing has officially commenced, you guys. And when I say that everything must go I promise that is not an exaggeration. In fact, my coworkers have even commented on how I have take over the local yard sale pages! What Stays? What Goes? As […]
When Tim and I decided to get out of Florida, we were living in a 5 bedroom 2 bath house. Our house was huuuuuge when it was just the two of us but perfect when everyone was visiting. And this is something we kept in […]
A new year means a chance for renewal, growth, and change. Every year we make lists of what we want to do. We take maps and dot where we want to go. We make plans. And every year it seems few of us stick to […]
If you’ve been to the Volunteer State in the last couple of years, you might have noticed all the new distilleries that are popping up. From Nashville to Memphis to Gatlinburg, it seems that whiskey is on the rise in Tennessee and we couldn’t be […]
Photos by The Tennessee Whiskey Trail The Tennessee Whiskey Trail For as long as I can remember, Tim and I have wanted to do the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. And since we moved to Tennessee, it is something we could certainly do for a weekend trip! […]
We are not all travel and history at CircaWanderlust. We have a nerdy, binge watching, Netflix watching side too. It is no secret that Tim and I are huuuuuuge Stranger Things fans. Like, we may have both requested off so we can binge Netflix October […]
A few weeks ago, Tim and I participated in the Cotopaxi Questival in Knoxville. We had so much fun doing it and made some great friends along the way. And I know what you are thinking… “what the hell is that?” We had a lot […]
Growing up 2 hours from Memphis means that for the longest time I associated it with the closest airport, never really looking for other things to do in Memphis. But as a got older, I started to associate the city with something more true to […]
Alright FL friends, I will be updating this list for you to use and share as a resource. As you know, Tim and I moved earlier this year to the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Having been through numerous hurricanes and evacuations, we know how frustrating […]
There is a new show in town, ladies and gentlemen! So back your bags, head over to Pigeon Forge, and be ready to see Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures. You are in for a great time filled with family fun and memories you will keep […]
Since moving to Pigeon Forge, Tim and I have been playing tourist. We’ve done some dinner shows and visited the local attractions. First on the list? Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede. By far one of the most famous Pigeon Forge attractions, it certainly didn’t disappoint!
Tim and I have slowly been exploring our new back yard, one weekend at a time. We’ve ventured about looking for fun things to do when friends visit and for us to keep ourselves busy. One of our favorite things to do back home was […]
We took a walk back in time to discover the rich history of our new home. Some of the places I was familiar with, others I had never even heard of.
This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. The Smoky Mountains are known for their majestic views and outdoor activities. Though their history and rich culture sometimes get lost in the shuffle of camping gear and bright arcade lights, the truth is […]
This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. Living in East Tennessee means that Dolly Parton is everywhere. From brochures to billboards, Dear Dolly is a staple of this region. She is “Smoky Mountain girl” who dreamed big enough to leave these […]
One of the funnest things for us right now is exploring our new backyard. We learned after deciding to leave Florida that you shouldn’t take your back yard for granted. As we were leaving, we realized we had left so many things for “another day” […]
Over the years I’ve ended up with notes scribbled onto hotel stationary. There are those notes along side photos to bring them to life.
Loreto is a sleepy sea side town, tucked away on the Baja Coast of Mexico. And on that pristine coast, sits a beautiful resort, Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto.
So what is the big deal? Why does everyone want to go tiny? I have no idea! But I can tell you why Tim and I have heavily, heavily considered going tiny.