Wanderlust & Adventures Ahead

This past weekend while visiting the lovely Pleasanton Goods in Paris, Kentucky for my cousin’s baby shower, my eye caught sight of a beautiful magazine. I was instantly drawn in by a single caption on the cover. Wander.  Defined as to “walk or move in a leisurely, casual, or aimless way,” wander is one ofContinue reading “Wanderlust & Adventures Ahead”

Weekend Wandering: Cheesy Trails to You

There are a few things I love in life – my family and friends, my dogs, travel, the mountains, and cheese. I feel like that list really defines me as a person. So what happens when you combine all of these great things? Only the best birthday surprise ever! Otherwise known as the Western NorthContinue reading “Weekend Wandering: Cheesy Trails to You”

For the Love of Travel

I’m not generally one for celebrity advice, but when Bill Murray waltzed into a Charleston bachelor party this past weekend, he shared some words of wisdom I wholeheartedly agree with. When asked for tips on finding lasting love, Mr. Murray responded: “If you have someone that you think is The One, don’t just sort ofContinue reading “For the Love of Travel”

On the Road Again

One of Andrew and my favorite pastimes, no surprise, is to travel – to set off and explore new places or visit loved ones living afar. We love to fly of course, and when it comes to speed and convenience, commercial airlines can’t be beat. But from a budget standpoint, flying is a pricey option.Continue reading “On the Road Again”

Facing Fears

Last weekend, to celebrate her birthday, my mom decided that she wanted to go to an amusement park. This is a fantastically fun idea, except for the fact that I am slightly terrified of roller coasters and thrill rides in general. My husband has this theory though. He believes that we humans need to experience fearContinue reading “Facing Fears”

How’s Married Life? My Messy Beautiful

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” Charles Dickens wrote. Though he was referring to 18th Century Europe, he might as well have been talking about marriage. In the seven and a half short (but seemingly long) months since we said our vows, I’ve learned more about myself, relationships, andContinue reading “How’s Married Life? My Messy Beautiful”

Weekend Wandering: Adventures in Asheville

Andrew and I are lucky to get to spend most weekends at home together. Still, with all the hustle and bustle of daily life, errands to run, and chores to get done around the house, it can be nice to get away and have a change of scenery. Though I love the life and homeContinue reading “Weekend Wandering: Adventures in Asheville”

Weekend Wandering: The Hunt for the Perfect Christmas Tree

What are you up to this weekend? We’ve got holiday parties, gift making, and card sending to look forward to. Last weekend, to get into the Christmas spirit, we went on a little adventure to find our first married Christmas tree! Since it’s our first Christmas as Mr. and Mrs., we decided to do somethingContinue reading “Weekend Wandering: The Hunt for the Perfect Christmas Tree”