3 Ways to spoil your man this Valentine’s Day with a Wood Watch

Date Night Ideas & Unique Men’s Watch Valentine’s Day planning and gifting are usually all up to the men. I love when Jon plans a special date night especially for Valentine’s Day, but every once and while it’s nice to show your man how much you appreciate them with a special date night and an […]

New Year Resolutions

30 Goals for my 30th Year

Goals for the New Year 2018 I always find a new year to be exciting, inspiring and refreshing. After a busy holiday season, it’s nice to sit down and make a plan to get organized and motivated to achieve some serious goals. I’ve decided to write out my 30 goals for my 30th year, and […]

Christmas in NYC

7 Festive Things To Do in NYC at Christmas

This time of year does not feel complete without a trip to NYC. It’s our favorite way to get into the holiday spirit. There is something so magical about being in the city during the Christmas season. Jon has been looking at flights every night since November 1st. I don’t think we will be able […]

Cruise swimsuit ideas

Tropical Vacation Outfits

Tropical Vacation Outfits One of my favorite parts of planning a tropical vacation is planning my ¬†wardrobe. Nothing makes me happier than dressing up in something unique and flattering in a beautiful destination. I love to search and plan my outfits for trips, and I even enjoy assisting my mom and other friends with their […]

Q&A with a destination bride

Destination Wedding: Q&A with a Destination Bride

Last Sail Before the Veil Last Winter I had a family friend contact me for advice on having a destination wedding. She was struggling with the decision since our hometown is very traditional and destination weddings are not the norm. I ended up texting with her for 2 hours about our decision making process. This […]

How to Get Bikini Ready for Vacation

How to Get Bikini Ready for Vacation

Final Countdown until Vacation Well hopefully we will be cruising soon. With all the storms in the caribbean nothing is for sure lately. Jon and I recently had to cancel our St. Thomas trip due to Hurricane Irma, and Royal Caribbean has already changed our stop to St. Maarten to Nassau. My dad is a […]

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 […]