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Linville Falls & Gorge, Linville Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway,  Blowing Rock, NC
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Linville Falls & Gorge, Linville Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

We are very fortunate to live in a really great area that’s close to the Appalachian mountains. Since my brother-in-law was in town visiting we headed up to enjoy some hiking and fun family time.   We first stopped in our favorite little mountain town, Blowing Rock, NC and ate at our go-to restaurant, Six…

Lavender Cupcakes & Lavender Cream Cheese Frosting
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Lavender Cupcakes & Lavender Cream Cheese Frosting

Lavender is one of the most aromatic and highly versatile plants in the world. Known for its sweet-floral aroma and calming properties it is often times used as a perfume or added in culinary dishes like these lavender cupcakes and lavender cream cheese frosting! When we lived in North Carolina, we spent a lot of…

Best Day Trips with Kids in North Carolina
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Best Day Trips with Kids in North Carolina

Explore the beautiful state of North Carolina with kids!! North Carolina is one of the most diverse states with so much to offer from the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains to the gleaming coastal shores of the Atlantic. Hike, boat, swim, climb = North Carolina has it all! This guide will help you plan your trips…

6 Cozy Fall Decorating Tips with Pumpkins
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6 Cozy Fall Decorating Tips with Pumpkins

Six ways to add cozy fall decorations to your home! From faux pumpkins to floral arrangements to bales of hay. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…Fall is my favorite time of year! Hands down! I look forward to this time of year all year long! When we lived in Georgia and South…

4,000+ Mile Road Trip Day 3 Part 2: Central Park & Times Square, NYC
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4,000+ Mile Road Trip Day 3 Part 2: Central Park & Times Square, NYC

After we wrapped up our first part of the day visiting the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as part of our 4,000+ mile road trip to Canada, we came back to our hotel and relaxed for a bit before heading out to explore Central Park and Times Square. If you’ve never been to the city…

My 32nd Birthday in Myrtle Beach, SC
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My 32nd Birthday in Myrtle Beach, SC

So…yesterday was my whopping 32nd birthday. I’m definitely getting up there but until I find my 1st gray hair I’m still considering myself young! 🙂 Now watch…tomorrow I’ll find my first darn gray hair! (please God, no!!!) Anyway! We like to always get away for birthdays and do something special so we headed to Myrtle…