Thanks to Ally May for hosting our Athens getaway! I spent my college years in Athens, Georgia — and I’ve said many times since then that if the town had had a TV station (I majored in Broadcast News), I would have happily lived there forever. Athens really does have it all. It’s small enough that […]

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March 29, 2017

My New Favorite Place to Stay in Athens, GA

This post was written in partnership with Explore North Myrtle Beach. South Carolina’s coast is a good four hours farther away from our home in Nashville, Tennessee than the Florida beaches — Yet we return to South Carolina over and over again. That’s because we’re looking for more than just a beach on our beach trips — We want […]

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March 23, 2017

Four Days in North Myrtle Beach: A Fun-Filled Family Itinerary

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

When it comes to the Walt Disney World, the more you know, the better your overall experience. We’ve discovered this to be true through years of trial and error, and I’ve shared much of what we’ve learned on this blog. But there’s something new afoot at Walt Disney World and friends, it is a GAME CHANGER. It’s […]

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February 23, 2017

Express Transportation is a Walt Disney World GAME CHANGER

Walt Disney World Express Transportation Info

I’m getting ready to take my daughter and stepdaughters to Walt Disney World in a few weeks for a girl trip–  We couldn’t be more excited. There’s so much to do and see at the resort that planning ahead of time really, REALLY helps — That’s why my husband and I consider guides and websites about Walt […]

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January 18, 2017

5 Fantastic Disney World Tips From a Disney Expert

Here’s everything (and I do mean EVERYTHING) you need to know about visiting Rugby, Tennessee, a perfectly preserved Victorian village nestled in the forests of the Cumberland Plateau. For a more concise overview of Rugby, check out my companion post on Style Blueprint! Rugby, Tennessee isn’t all that far from Nashville in theory– Make the […]

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December 28, 2016

Your Complete Guide to Rugby: Tennessee’s Best-Kept Secret

Guide to Rugby Tennessee

  My family has been on the road a LOT this year– When my husband lost his job, I decided there was no time like the present to pursue more travel writing jobs — It’s the direction I’ve always wanted go with my professional writing. Consequently, we’ve found ourselves this year on beaches and prairies, […]

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December 2, 2016

This Cool Idea will Help Your Kids Remember All Your Family Travels

We just got back from one of our best family beach trips EVER! Here’s my curated list of 30 fun things to do with kids in Panama City Beach! Think you know Panama City Beach? Think again. The town your parents and grandparents once flocked to for its roadside motels and amusement park attractions has […]

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November 15, 2016

30 Things to Do with Kids in Panama City Beach

I’ve put 100 of my top Walt Disney World tips in one handy post to help you plan your vacation! We consider ourselves to be an adventurous family, and if you read this blog regularly, you know we’re always up for heading to new destinations and exploring all they have to offer. So you may […]

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November 9, 2016

The Top 100 Walt Disney World Tips You’ll Want to Know Before You Go

100 Walt Disney World Tips

When movie producers were looking for the perfect lake resort shooting location for Dirty Dancing, they chose Lake Lure, North Carolina. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this charming town hugs a serenely beautiful man-made lake and is just a few minutes away from the world-famous Chimney Rock State Park. It’s a […]

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October 19, 2016

30 Things to Do with Kids in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills

Things to do with Children in Lake Lure

Ever wonder how to trade pins at Walt Disney World? Here’s all you need to know, including pin trading etiquette, where to find inexpensive pins, and the best pin trading locations in the resort! We’ve been to Disney World multiple times as a family, but it wasn’t until our latest trip that I discovered one […]

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October 19, 2016

How to Pin Trade Like a Boss at Walt Disney World

Guide to Pin Trading