Travel

Camping Survival Tips (with baby & toddler!)

Camping Survival Tips (with baby & toddler!)

We went camping for the first time to Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, VA. It’s only a half an hour drive from our house and we only stayed one night. We went along with a cool, adventurous family with kids similar in age, which […]

My Favorite Subscription Boxes as a SAHM

My Favorite Subscription Boxes as a SAHM

I love subscription boxes for two primary reasons. First of all, our family lives far from stores that offer a variety of items, and secondly, it’s really difficult to shop with a baby and a toddler. We have tried meal and snack boxes, date night […]

More Adventurous

More Adventurous

I’ll never forget the first time I went skiing. I had no idea what all of the symbols meant. Black diamond, blue triangle, red circle, I had no clue. I was 24, fearless and excited to go skiing. Growing up in South Carolina, the opportunity […]

Travel Beauty Bag

Travel Beauty Bag

This week, I am doing a series of blogs related to packing, and today we are focusing on beauty products. It’s hard to narrow down my favorite beauty products on the go. Some questions I may ask: Will there be electricity or running water? What’s […]

Travel Snacks

Travel Snacks

After traveling a lot in my 30-something years of life, the one thing that I feel like I’m an expert in would be travel snacks. Will it melt? Will it get soggy? Will it get crumbly? Will my child eat it? I’m not always sure […]

Road Trip Toys for Toddlers & Babies

Road Trip Toys for Toddlers & Babies

So instead of packing, I’m blogging about packing. Eh, 2 more days should be plenty of time. I have been trying to decide on the toys and came up with the following criteria: We have made many mistakes with packing big items, like a giant […]

Friendship + hash browns 

Friendship + hash browns 

In college, there were two bars in our little town that we had the choice to spend our Thursday nights. Scandals was a tiny bar you could walk to from campus, which was convenient since often people were trashed by the end of the night […]

A Winter Road Trip

A Winter Road Trip

“Shut your mouth mommy.” It was 6 a.m. this morning when my 2 year old daughter said those exact words not once, but twice. The first time, I wasn’t sure if I heard her. I had not had my coffee yet after all. I just […]

Anew

Anew

The sky is gray and there is a chill in the air this Monday morning. Every new years, I used to take a hike to reflect on the past year and set goals for the upcoming year. Not everyone loves to hike but it’s one […]