One of my very favorite stops in Mississippi. My first time through here was on a road-trip with my old … Continue reading Vicksburg National Military Park
This first ever weekend girls weekend with my mom and (one of) my sister was an incredibly fun success! Our four days in Massachusetts started and ended in Boston, with plenty of Cape Cod adventures in between.
Each time I’ve been in New York City I have stayed on the Upper West Side. So I may be biased, but if you want to experience NYC like a local, I think this is a great start. Here are a few reasons I love calling Upper West Side home when I visit The Big Apple!
While I loved riding the Staten Island Ferry and catching views of the Statue of Liberty and that iconic NYC skyline, a proper visit to Liberty Island and Ellis Island were on the must do list this visit. I was grateful for a beautiful morning with plenty of blue skies and sunshine to take in this iconic piece of history.
My first trip to New York City took place last year, in August. I was (and always am) excited to go back. But I was extra excited to go back when it would not be quite so warm out. When scarves and boots were the best attire choice, and it was just in time to see the first few indicators that Christmas is coming.
My favorite was Central Park. Continue reading “Through the Lens: Central Park in the Fall”
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this book. It turned out to be the perfect mix of light, laughter read and thought provoking, ponder read.
Written by Donald Miller about a road trip from Texas to Oregon in a VW bus with a guy he barely knew. It’s truly inspiring to Continue reading “Through Painted Deserts”
Disclaimer: prepare for flower overload! As someone who loves flowers and being outside I don’t know why it took me this long to go the one of two botanical gardens in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The Fort Worth botanical gardens are beautiful and Continue reading “Fort Worth Botanical Gardens”
The cutest little town you ever did see. Home to one of the most quaint bookstores where I treated myself to a new book and some beautiful travel posters. Near the center of town there is a whole row of food trucks offering just about anything you could want. Plenty of narrow little tree lined streets to stroll down ’til your hearts content. And plenty of unique shops and art to browse through for days. Added bonus: The Truman Show was filmed here. Continue reading “Seaside, FL”