When Tim and I first went to Biltmore last year, we spent most of the day exploring the house and the grounds near the estate. We didn’t make our way over to the Biltmore winery until recently, something I am totally kicking myself in the […]
Every year, as we say goodbye to one and welcome another with holly jolly cheer and anticipation for what is to come, I look forward to setting goals for the new year. There are goals that I smash, and there are goals that I abandon […]
The Blue Ridge Parkway is considered one of the country’s most scenic drives. With beautiful flowers and majestic lookouts that take your breath away, visitors take the parkway as it winds in and out of the mountains. The natural wonder of the region can be […]
Some of the most beautiful views I’ve seen have been on along the Blue Ridge Parkway and if I’m being completely honest, more often than not it was the beautiful flora that took my breath away. With over 450 miles of beauty that spans from North Carolina […]
By now, I feel like I am an expert in all things outdoors in Tennessee. I’ve been a Tennessee resident for over a year (just don’t check my ID! I may or may not still have a Florida drivers license…). With countless weekends spent exploring […]
I don’t know about you, but I can remember the exact moment I caught the wanderlust bug. I didn’t know it had a trendy name at the time. In fact, I dont even think “wanderlust” had been coined as a term in the early 90’s. […]
When it comes to underwater activities, Los Cabos offers you an incredible show of colors, sites, and marine life. If you’re visiting the area don’t pass up the opportunity to swim side by side with colorful schools of fish, sea turtles, manta rays, eels, and […]
Tim and I try to take the travel mutts with us as much as possible. Tips for Road Tripping with your pet Traveling with your furry companion by car involves more than just packing up and heading out. Here area few travel tips to help […]
Tim and I went back and forth for about 2 years before we finally took the plunge and bought a Jeep Wrangler, a decision I wish we would have made much sooner! Owning a Jeep has been one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. […]
Just because you have been dating for a while or are married doesn’t mean epic dates are a thing of the past! Finding a fun way to spend time with each other is something that Tim and I really try to do. Our dates are […]
One of the hardest things for me to go minimalist with was my library. I have always been a big book worm and parting with books was the hardest part of our downsizing process. I wouldn’t think twice about getting rid of clothes or furniture, […]
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 […]
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! […]
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 […]
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.
Cooking is something very personal if you think about it. And it requires a lot of trust. No matter where you grew up or what your cultural background is, we all have comfort foods that make the worst of days better.
My first time in Mexico was a press trip to cover Celebrity Chef Week at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto for The Fairtytale Traveler. Having recently binge watched every Anthony Bourdain travel episode on Netflix, I was STOKED when this trip came up.