9 must have items for a lake weekend

9 Must-Have Items for a Lake Weekend

Must-Have Items for the Lake A group of us rented a huge house on Lake Norman through Airbnb for Labor Day Weekend. One of our friends brought his boat, and we all pitched in for the food. Jon and I are no strangers to spending time at a Lake. Jon’s family rents a Lake house […]

24 Hours in Atlantic City

24 hours in Atlantic City

Weekend Getaway to Atlantic City We have now flown to Atlantic City every year for the past 3 years for a quick weekend getaway. The flight we take lands late Friday night and leaves early Sunday morning which means no time off from work. The total flight time is only 1 hour and 10 minutes […]

top 5 cruise ports

Top 5 Cruise Ports

Cruising into Year 3 Jon and I are celebrating our 3 year anniversary on a 7 day cruise this fall. We always celebrate our anniversary with a much needed vacation. You can check out our 2 year anniversary recap here. I’ve been planning our shows, dinner reservations and excursions. Cruising is one of our favorite […]

Things I'm Loving Summer Edition

Things I’m Loving: Summer Edition

What I’m Loving Lately I plan to seasonally share some of my favorite things, and if it becomes a hit, I’ll start a monthly post. Since this blog is a Travel and Lifestyle blog, I want to include a little more lifestyle into the mix. Down below I will share productivity hacks, fitness and nutrition […]

15 Things not to miss in Las Vegas

After visiting Las Vegas 6 times in 2.5 years, I’ve compiled a list of 15 things not to miss in Las Vegas. There is something about the city that is so magical to me. I love the lights, action, and energy the nightlife brings, and I love the picture perfect weather, no humidity, and sunshine […]

Sandals Vs. Secrets: An All-Inclusive Review

Comparison is Key My favorite thing to to do is plan our vacations, but it can be challenging to find all the information you need in one spot. I have read dozen of reviews comparing different chains of all-inclusive resorts. My little travel notebook is full of comparisons. I decided to narrow it down and […]

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Honeymoon Gift Basket

(This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure page for more details) Are you attending a wedding soon, and are in need of a fresh wedding gift idea? Check out this honeymoon gift basket I created for my friend’s recent wedding. I always try to give gifts that are unique to the couple that is […]

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Beach Bachelorette Party

I recently helped organize and plan the itinerary for one of my college girlfriend’s bachelorette party. Ironically her family has a vacation home close to my home in Myrtle Beach, so it was fun to plan something local for a change. The bride is one of my favorite people on Earth for many reasons. She […]


3 Day Miami Itinerary

Miami is a huge city made up of different districts that offer a variety of culture. Therefore, planning a fun-filled 3 day trip with relaxation mixed in was quite the challenge. Jon and I wanted to explore a few areas that we were unfamiliar with as well as spend sometime at the resort just relaxing […]

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South Florida to Key West: Road Trip Guide

Every year we try to take a trip with both sides of our families. However, there is a huge problem with traveling with my parents. My dad refuses to fly. Yes, this makes our options for tropical vacations very limited. If we are not cruising on a ship, then we are most likely driving down […]